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The Arts at Kentwood Public Schools

For over 40 years, the arts have enjoyed a prominent place in the core curriculum at KPS. Every day of the school year, the arts are taught to over 7,000 children district-wide.

Parent & Community Support

Kentwood Band and Orchestra Boosters provides parent support for Kentwood Middle and High School instrumental music programs.  There are over 1,000 students registered in the instrumental music programs offered.

The Vocal Music Boosters provide support for Voice instruction.

 

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Fathers, Bring-Your-Child-To-School Day

Fathers, Bring-Your-Child-To-School Day”

October 24, 2014

 Dads (or other significant male role model) bring their elementary-aged

children to school.  The school arranges and provides breakfast for the Dads and children.  An assigned, professional athlete gives a short, uplifting message to the Dads.  Dads visit their children’s classrooms if possible.

 

Morning Timeline:

8:15                      Dads and children begin to arrive at school

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 8:15-8:40            Breakfast is served

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8:40                      Official welcome and instructions given by principal

8:45                       Children report to playground

8:50-9:05            Uplifting message

9:05-9:15              Dads are encouraged to visit classrooms



 Professional Athletes and Building Assignments

Bowen                            Corey Alston - New York Jets WR

                              Buster Mathis- Professional Boxer

 

Brookwood                    Reggie Jordan- Los Angeles Lakers G

                                       Vincent Jennings- Professional Boxer

  

Challenger         Mateen Cleaves- Detroit Pistons G

                            Grand Rapids Drive- Detroit Pistons D-League

 

      

Discovery            Aaron Bailey - Indianapolis Colts WR

                              Anthony Kimbrell- CFL QB- Western Michigan

 

 

Endeavor              Reuben Riley - Carolina Panthers OT

 

        

Explorer                Carlton Brewster - Cleveland Browns WR

 

 

Glenwood          Kevin Clemens - Jacksonville Jaguars RB

                            Jordan Shimell- Professional Boxing Champion

 

 

Meadowlawn         Colin Christopher- University of Indiana LB

                                  Terrance Shaw- Grand Rapids Fusion F

 

 

Southwood              Brian Dickey- University of Michigan QB

                                   Pete Trammell- Lansing Capitals G/F

 

 Townline                 Thomas Kelley - Michigan State Spartans G