PNHS College Panel Discussion

At Portage Northern High School, the Parents Compass organization hosts a yearly discussion panel called College: Dream vs. Reality. Portage Northern alumni currently in college come back and join parents to talk about their own experiences. The discussion aims to provide a question-and-answer style conversation, covering a wide range of topics from preparing for college […]

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Compass High School Profile

Clearly, one size does not fit all when it comes to education. K-12 360 visited Comstock Compass High School to find out how they offer an alternative to the traditional high school experience! Compass offers a high school program open to students from anywhere in Kalamazoo County. Many aspects of this program differ from the […]

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Variable Student Growth

Kalamazoo Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice recently presented his state of the schools’ address titled “Building Children’s Promise 2017.” We sat down with him to discuss details on district plans to boost student academic growth. Dr. Rice started off by telling us that students should be given what they need. If a student is […]

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CIS Overview

Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo (CIS) assists students in overcoming barriers that may interrupt their success in school, graduating, and preparation for life in general. CIS Site Coordinators work with students so they can deliver the right resources to the right students at the right time to address the needs of a child. By working […]

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