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Wellness Wednesday seminars offered for mental health support among students

By Brandon Miller December 17, 2020

New amidst remote learning, Wellness Wednesday seminars are a new opportunity for students to connect with their peers and teachers that they may not otherwise get a chance to see, as well as offer a forum...

New remote learning plan takes effect on Dec. 7

New remote learning plan takes effect on Dec. 7

By Amelia Nowicki, Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2020

On Wednesday, Dec. 2, the district introduced the altered remote learning schedule for students. The plan, taking effect Monday, Dec. 7, implemented a new schedule structure and set of virtual guidelines,...

On November 6, GPPSS announced the hybrid learning plan for when in-person school resumes. Deputy Superintendent Jon Dean explained that changes may be made to both plans in the future, and he urged everyone to keep a look out for further information.
“Just at this time, keep paying attention to what’s going on. Obviously, things are always changing,” Dean said.

Proposed remote learning plan removed, future plans for face-to-face learning

By Farrah Fasse and Sophia Dragich November 24, 2020

Return to school postponed, midterms canceled On Nov. 6, GPPSS announced the postponement of the return to in-person learning for high school students to the tentative date of Jan. 25. Since the entirety...

COVID-19’s impact on anxiety sufferers

By Abi Murray, Page Editor May 5, 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, economic downturn and international quarantine, the mental health of Americans is a growing public concern.  To help alleviate students’ negative feelings, School...

Staying in shape during quarantine

By Colin Duffy, Staff Reporter May 4, 2020

 For many of us, working out is a staple 0f our everyday lives. Whether it’s a 50 year old Grosse Pointe mom going for a run on the treadmill, or a 6'5" Division I athlete hitting some bi's and tri's,...

District switches to Google Hangouts after Zoom privacy concerns

By Grace Cueter, Staff Reporter May 4, 2020

As schools around the world are transitioning to online schooling, most are turning to Zoom, an app that allows teachers, students, board members and more to connect through video chat. While Zoom is the...

Students, staff reflect on COVID-19 school closures

By Brandon Miller, Staff Reporter April 3, 2020

For many, time off from school in March and April means spring break. Unfortunately, the circumstances for the time off now may not be as enjoyable.  In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, all K-12...

Schools continue teaching through online programs

By Grace Cueter, Staff Reporter April 2, 2020

In the midst of global school closures, students, teachers and parents are transitioning to online learning. For students, this can mean video meetings with teachers or completing work that has been posted...

KIB: Week of 5/27

KIB: Week of 5/27

By Adam Schwartz, Page Editor May 28, 2018

1)Senior Exams begin on Tuesday, May 29. There will be two exams each day, with the last exam on Friday, June 1st. During Senior exams, all underclassmen will have two 90 minute class periods on Tuesday...

KIB: Week of 4/22

KIB: Week of 4/22

By Adam Schwartz, Page Editor April 23, 2018

On Thursday April 26th, there is a half day for all students due to afternoon staff development. Students will report to class at regular time and will be dismissed at 10:55 A.M. All classes will be...

KIB: Week of 4/16

KIB: Week of 4/16

By Savannah Burguron , Intern April 19, 2018

“Super Troopers 2” will premiere in theaters Friday, April 20. The movie is not yet rated, but it is a comedy/mystery movie. The first “Super Troopers”  got a 90 percent Rotten Tomatoes rating...

KIB-Week of April 9

KIB-Week of April 9

By Adam Schwartz, Page Editor April 9, 2018

Juniors will have Workkeys testing on the morning of Wednesday, April 11th in the gym. All other grades will be attending class as normal, and continue with a regular school day during testing. For...

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