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HPS theater program to continue in directors absence  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — The production and schedule of Holland High School's theater program will go on while theater director Kevin Schneider has been placed on paid ...



HPS teacher accused of misconduct  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Holland High School English teacher Kevin Schneider has been placed on paid administrative leave pending a formal investigation into ...



Holland High Teacher on Leave, Investigation Underway  WHTC News

A Holland High School teacher is on paid administrative leave while school officials investigate allegations by former students of possible misconduct.



This is your prize: Holland High graduates class of 2018  HollandSentinel.com

The Holland High class of 2018 is positioned to do more and be more: 108 of them are first generation college students, 13 of them are on track to earn their ...



Police search Holland home connected to body mutilation suspect  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Police are investigating a former Holland man's local ties after a body was found in his Grand Rapids apartment. The Holland Police Department ...



Holland area salutes vets with Veterans Day events  HollandSentinel.com

Military veterans will be honored at several events taking place in the Holland area on Friday, Sunday and Monday, Nov. 12.Three high schools will host ...



Holland native charged with murder of mutilated woman  HollandSentinel.com

GRAND RAPIDS — Holland native Jared Chance, 29, has been charged with the murder of 31-year-old Ashley Young, who police believe he also mutilated ...



Holland High School class of 1978 sets reunion  HollandSentinel.com

The Holland High School class of 1978 will host its 40th class reunion Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Macatawa Bay Yacht Club.Reservations are required to attend.



GRPS families turn out for free meals from YMCA, Kids' Food Basket  MLive.com

In response to the weather forcing Grand Rapids Public Schools to close all week, the YMCA and Kids' Food Basket are offering meals to district families ...



Holland police investigating an armed robbery  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — The Holland Police Department has confirmed reports of an armed robbery at the Check 'N Go store Tuesday, Dec. 4. The robbery was reported at ...



Class of 2018 prepares to graduate from local high schools  HollandSentinel.com

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect the correct location of Holland VR Tech's graduation ceremony.It's a high school senior's favorite time of ...



Holland Public moving to K-5 schools, single middle school  HollandSentinel.com

No programs will be cut in the change, though Davis said there will be layoffs as the district cuts back on the “duplicating.” HOLLAND — In the 2009-10 school ...



Holland/Zeeland Community Foundation to Grow The Promise scholarship  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — In 2010, three couples from the Holland area — Bob and Colette DeNooyer, Bob and Deb Sterken and Tim and Anne Hemingway — created the ...



Holland parents of murder suspect headed to trial  HollandSentinel.com

GRAND RAPIDS — The Holland parents of murder suspect Jared Chance will both be headed to trial in Grand Rapids circuit court.James and Barbara Chance, ...



Bloody saw in mutilation case found in Holland parents home  HollandSentinel.com

New court documents reveal the alleged killer told his neighbor “he knew how to murder someone and get away with it.” GRAND RAPIDS — Just a day after ...



Count Day an overall success for Holland-area schools  HollandSentinel.com

It's important for children to regularly attend school to develop their academic and social skills. Attendance on Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Michigan schools didn't just ...



Holland-area robotics teams prepare for space-themed competition  HollandSentinel.com

High school students get involved in robotics for many different reasons. Fennville juniors like Ally Miscikoski and Austin Steenwyk joined just because it looked ...



Holland High School welcomes new assistant principal and dean of students  WZZM13.com

13 ON YOUR SIDE's Meredith TerHaar helps you get to know Assistant Principal Dan Holden and Dean of Students Josh Rumpsa with some quick fire ...



Why Holland Schools is weighing its fourth restructure in 15 years  MLive.com

The Holland School Board will vote on a fourth restructure to rightsize later this month.



Hollands Donovan Webb, Ben Leeka, Isaac Cassel lead Dutch into season  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Making the playoffs for just the third time in school history was huge for the Holland High School football team.The breakout season was big for the ...



FAB FIVE  HollandSentinel.com

Parade of Lights. WHEN 6:30 p.m., Tuesday. WHERE Downtown Holland. ADMISSION Free. INFO 616-796-1210. Holland's annual Parade of Lights heralds the ...



Holland Christian hoops looks forward to rekindling Civic Center crowd  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — For decades, the Holland Civic Center was home to Hope College Holland Christian basketball games, and a host of other sporting events.



Get in the holiday spirit with HHS production of A Christmas Story  HollandSentinel.com

Holland High Theatre is bringing another classic to the stage with "A Christmas Story, the Musical!"The show's director, award-winning Kevin Schneider, said, ...



Holland school board approves district restructure  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — The Holland Public Schools Board of Education has opted for a restructuring of the district for the 2018-19 school year.On Monday, March 19, the ...



Holland Early College will offer classes for younger students, closer to home  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Holland Early College will have two big changes starting this school year: It is a locally-controlled program that will offer college classes closer to ...



High school students create solutions for businesses through IChallengeU  HollandSentinel.com

A common question asked by K-12 students during their school days is "When am I going to use this in real life?"The Ottawa Area Intermediate School District's ...



Former police sergeant, wife arraigned on Grand Rapids body mutilation case  HollandSentinel.com

GRAND RAPIDS — A Holland man charged with perjury in connection to a body mutilation case against his son is a retired police officer. The parents of ...



Hollands Abby Mendels sprinting through season, school — graduating early  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Abby Mendels has always been a quick study.She has excelled in the classroom from a young age, even participating in an advanced program at ...



Attorney: Mutilation suspect tried to tell cops  HollandSentinel.com

GRAND RAPIDS — A Holland native charged with mutilating a dead body allegedly tried to tell police about it, according to his attorney. Jared James Chance ...



Holland mom killed in crash remembered for her big heart  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — A Holland woman and mother has died following a motorcycle crash in Newaygo County. Friends and family identified the woman as 26-year-old ...



Holland High School football team hosts book drive at season opener  WZZM13.com

HOLLAND, Mich. - When Holland High School's team takes the field Friday, it will be about more than just football. That's because the team is holding a book ...



Schools to hold open houses, orientations  HollandSentinel.com

With the school year starting in just a few short weeks, several Holland- and Zeeland-area school are hosting open houses and orientations. Open houses are ...



Busy Thursday Night in Sports; Hope to Begin Season Fri.  WHTC News

UNDATED (WHTC-AM/FM) - After winning all eight openers for the first time ever, the high school football teams from the Lakeshore finally tasted defeat on ...



Holland-area students exhibit artistic response to Big Read  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — What it means to be human, what it means to be a community and things we take for granted were among the subjects explored by Holland-area ...



Holland students are back to school and earning college degrees  WOODTV.com

Students are back to school in Holland, and they are already busy learning.



Holland firefighter retires after 30 years  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — After over 30 years of educating the public and fighting fires, Holland firefighter Jimmy Ruiz retired Tuesday, Aug. 28.Ruiz was originally hired into ...



Holland Check 'N Go robbed at gunpoint  WOODTV.com

Authorities are looking for the man who robbed a Check 'N Go in Holland at gunpoint Tuesday.



Police 'discredit' social-media threat at Holland High  MLive.com

Holland police investigated a social-media threat late Wednesday, Feb. 22, which warned high school students to stay home. The threat was discredited by local ...



SAT scores drop in Michigan  HollandSentinel.com

LANSING — SAT scores in Michigan showed a small drop in total scores and sub scores for the 2017-18 school year, according to data released by the ...



Holland choir students to perform at Carnegie Hall  HollandSentinel.com

Norma Ashby gets choked up when she talks about performing at the legendary Carnegie Hall in New York City with the Holland Chorale."It was on my bucket ...



Eighth Street construction ongoing, businesses making plans  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — For the past two years, GDK Construction has worked to completely transform Eighth Street between River Avenue and Pine Avenue in downtown ...



Parents mixed on proposed Holland Public restructuring  Holland Sentinel

If the board approves, the 2018-19 school year will see Holland switch from the current K-7 model and 8-12 high school to K-5 schools, a designated middle ...



Top News stories of 2018  HollandSentinel.com

They were the stories that captivated us, shocked us, made us think and pushed us forward. They pulled at our heartstrings, inspired pride in our communities ...



Catholic Central too much for West Ottawa  HollandSentinel.com

GRAND RAPIDS — The last time West Ottawa and Grand Rapids Catholic Central basketball teams were in the same building, it was at the Breslin Center in ...



MLA brings elite swimmers together for junior nationals  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Michigan Lakeshore Aquatics brings in elite swimmers from all over West Michigan.It leads to a diverse group coming together to join forces, ...



Holland senior Olympian Fred Winter dies  HollandSentinel.com

PARK TWP. — Fred Winter, known for winning multiple medals in the Michigan Senior Olympics, died Monday, July 9, at his home. He was 103. Born on June 1, ...



Challenge Manufacturing fined for Holland workers death  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Challenge Manufacturing's plant on South Washington Avenue has been penalized for safety violations, causing the death of one of its employees ...



Dutch finish second at Tim Horn Invitational  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Holland wrestling coach Nick Lewin wasn't sure what to expect out of his Dutch Saturday at the Tim Horn Invitational on their home mats.With a ...



Kirk Cousins 7-on-7 tournament hits Holland  HollandSentinel.com

Holland native Kirk Cousins hosted his annual 7-on-7 football tournament on Saturday at Hope College.Teams from around the Holland area and West ...



Challenge Mfg. appealed workplace death fine for smaller amount  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Following a months-long investigation into the workplace death of Scott Teusink, 56, at Challenge Manufacturing, the company appealed its safety ...



Holland, Holland Christian make history at state theater competition  HollandSentinel.com

CHELSEA, Mich. — Holland High School and Holland Christian High School theater programs captured state titles for the second consecutive year at the ...



Holland High, Calvary choirs invited to sing at Carnegie Hall  MLive.com

Choirs from Holland High School and Calvary Schools have been invited to perform at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, May 19, by guest conductor Ryan Kelly.



Muziekparade draws crowds to downtown Holland  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Sue and Howard Johnson drove about two hours Saturday morning to come to Holland and finally see the Tulip Time Festival's Muziekparade.



Beauty college hosting fundraiser for students family  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Just weeks away from graduating from Holland's Tulip City Beauty College, Holland resident Amanda Vorabout was killed in a motorcycle crash.



Jeff Carlson takes over as Zeeland West AD for retiring Mark Werley  HollandSentinel.com

ZEELAND — Jeff Carlson and Mark Werley have a long history together.Werley was Carlson's basketball coach at Holland High School and has recently been ...



Hollands Sam Martens, Shayna Altvater win OK Green individual XC titles  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND TWP. — Sam Martens is used to winning cross country meets. In his four years at Holland High School, he's won 19 races.On Wednesday afternoon ...



Meet Up and Eat Up provides summer meals to kids  HollandSentinel.com

Approximately 771000 Michigan school children rely on the federal school lunch program to eat during the school year. With the end of the school year right ...



Area students named National Merit semifinalists  HollandSentinel.com

Nine Holland-area students are among the 16000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.Local students are Black River High ...



Five Area Prep Boys Hoops Teams Win on Friday; Hope Women on Road Today  WHTC News

Five area high school boys basketball squad posted victories last evening, while the Flying Dutch hit the road this afternoon for the first time this season.



Hope Colleges TRIO Upward Bound program celebrates 50 years  HollandSentinel.com

Editor's note: This article has been updated to reflect more recent Upward Bound statisticsEric Solis came to Hope College's TRIO Upward Bound program a shy ...



Count day sees good enrollment numbers at local schools  HollandSentinel.com

From a financial perspective, Wednesday, Oct. 4, was the most important day of the school year.The numbers of students attending school on Wednesday will be ...



Ensuring student safety: Sheriffs office school resource officer program grows  HollandSentinel.com

OTTAWA COUNTY — When school staff told Deputy Kristina Workman there was a student at West Ottawa High School with a gun, she and fellow Deputy Tonya ...



Evergreen Chorale ready for its Fall Concert  HollandSentinel.com

About 95 seniors, members of the Evergreen Chorale, will take the stage at The Commons of Evergreen on Saturday, Nov. 3, to perform their annual Fall ...



Former newspaper editor, Holland historian 'loved stories'  MLive.com

Randy Vande Water spent 40 years at The Holland Sentinel before becoming a historian for the city.



Holland Chorale preparing for showcase concert  HollandSentinel.com

The Holland Chorale will kick off its 59th season with an evening of music by artists of all ages. The Adventures in Harmony Showcase Concert, “Our Gift to the ...



Holland continues to honor Medal of Honor recipients  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Four men who earned the highest military honor in the U.S. had roots in Holland.The Medal of Honor is bestowed on servicemen and women for ...



Hollands Corey Willis cut by Cardinals, Keizer cut by Ravens  HollandSentinel.com

Willis cut by CardinalsHolland native Corey Willis was cut by the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday.Willis, a Holland High School graduate and Central Michigan ...



Changes could be coming to Holland Public Schools  Fox17

HOLLAND, Mich. -- A lack of funding and less students enrolling could lead to some changes at Holland Public Schools as the board is set to vote on possibly ...



Veteran attorney selected as county public defender  HollandSentinel.com

Hamilton has practiced law in West Michigan for 30 years.



National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named | News | 1450 99.7 WHTC  WHTC News

HOLLAND, MI (WHTC-AM/FM) - Five West Ottawa High School students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. That's tied for the most of ...



Build Season: Holland-area high school robotics teams prep for competition  HollandSentinel.com

Emmett Altena's eyes light up as he explains the different workings of last year's Team R.O.B.O.T.I.C.S robot, and how the team will build on their prior ...



Police report drowning, other incidents  HollandSentinel.com

Grand Rapids man drowns in Dumont LakeA Grand Rapids man identified as Gregory Troy Williams drowned in Dumont Lake Sunday, July 15.The Allegan ...



Dutch dance kicks off before Tulip Time  HollandSentinel.com

Hundreds of Dutch dancers lined the streets around Centennial Park on Thursday evening, May 3, for the season's first dress rehearsal in Holland.It started with ...



Corey Willis training in scorching heat to try to make Arizona Cardinals  HollandSentinel.com

With temperatures at a scorching 110 degrees, Corey Willis was out on the field with work to do. He was getting reps and getting ready. His first NFL training ...



Ottawa, Allegan County college enrollment trends up, state down  HollandSentinel.com

OTTAWA COUNTY — College enrollment is trending down in the state of Michigan, but Ottawa County graduates are attending college in greater numbers.



School choice producing segregation in districts across the state  MLive.com

Holland, MI - For more than a decade, Holland Public Schools has watched its enrollment fall, prompting the closure - and demolition - of multiple schools.



Holland Police Department attracts hometown alumni  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Of the nearly 60 members of the Holland Department of Public Safety police division, more than 25 percent of officers are Holland Christian ...



Mac Bay students learn design creating therapy tools  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND TWP. — For 90 minutes of the school day, eighth-graders at Macatawa Bay Middle School experiment with being occupational therapists.



Sentinel All-Area Softball Team  HollandSentinel.com

Melody AntelSCHOOL >> SaugatuckGRADE >> SeniorPOSITION >> P/UTILON THE DIAMOND >> .381 AVG, .521 OBP, 9 doubles, 1 triple, 1 home run.



Holland cheerleaders protest during national anthem Friday  HollandSentinel.com

Editor's Note: The story has been updated to show that there are 13 members of the cheer team and not 11. Two cheerleaders chose not to kneel. Also included ...



Class of 2017 prepares to graduate from Holland-area schools  HollandSentinel.com

After 13 years of school — or sometimes a little bit longer — hundreds of Holland-area students are about to earn their high school diploma.From West Ottawa's ...



Holland native Corey Willis signs with Arizona, GVSU TE Keizer signs with Baltimore  HollandSentinel.com

With the 2018 NFL Draft complete, the college players that went undrafted through seven rounds signed with teams as undrafted free agents on Saturday ...



80th Veterans Day Assembly at Holland High  WHTC

HOLLAND, MI (WHTC-AM/FM) - The 80th Veterans Day Assembly at Holland High Dutch Dome not only honors veterans, but is used as a teaching tool for ...



Tulip Time Ticket Sales Begin | News  WNWN-FM

Tickets are being sold online at www.tuliptime.com, or you can buy them in person at the Tulip Time Festival Box Office, 42 W. Eighth St., Holland, or by phone, ...



Why I Want to be Mayor: Nathan Bocks Nov. 13  WHTC News

The local attorney announces his intent to be the next Mayor of Holland.



Registration for Holland High starts Tuesday | News | 1450 99.7 WHTC  WHTC

HOLLAND, MI (WHTC-AM/FM) - In less than two weeks students at Holland Public Schools will return to the classroom. Registration for Holland High School is ...



Two face off for state House seat representing part of Ottawa County  MLive.com

OTTAWA COUNTY, MI - Ottawa County Treasurer Bradley Slagh, a Republican, is set to square off against Democrat Christopher Banks for a Michigan House of ...



Healing through hope: Holland Christian schools grieves seven students, faculty  HollandSentinel.com

Four students and three faculty members have died since June 2016.



Black River, Holland students attend Youth in Government conference  HollandSentinel.com

Holland and Black River students were among more than 600 students from 35 high schools to attend the Michigan Youth in Government Conference from ...



Register your school for the School Spirit Challenge  WZZM13.com

13 ON YOUR SIDE encourages West Michigan Schools to participate in the School Spirit Challenge, which benefits Toys for Tots.



Holland High School Class of 2017 Graduates Tonight  WHTC

HOLLAND, MI (WHTC) - Tonight 244 students from Holland High School will receive their diplomas. This year more students than ever received local ...



Michigan Lakeshore Aquatics swim team helps student athletes prosper  HollandSentinel.com

For the Michigan Lakeshore Aquatics swim team, it isn't just about the sport of swimming. It's about fostering a program built on acceptance, growth and support ...



Classroom Spotlight: Andrea Wiersma teaches ASL, deaf students at Holland High  Holland Sentinel

When Andrea Wiersma was teaching gymnastics for a summer recreation program, she ended up getting a deaf student."I knew nothing," Wiersma said.



Holland High School hires new principal Katie Pennington  HollandSentinel.com

Katie Pennington has been hired to be the new principal of Holland High School, replacing retiring principal Deb Feenstra.



Holland Fire Department adds new fire marshal  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — On the morning of Thursday, March 1, Holland's new Fire Marshal Bret Groendyke responded to a cardiac arrest medical call, then went on his ...



Destination Education holding college prep workshops for Holland High grads  HollandSentinel.com

There's an unfortunate phenomenon that can happen to high school graduates in the summer between graduation and the first semester of college.It's called ...



Holland Public recognizes employees with Power H awards  HollandSentinel.com

Holland Public recently recognized the best of the best with the employee Power H awards.The Power H awards were started four years ago to "recognize and ...



UPDATE: Lockdown at Holland High, police respond to area for suicidal person  HollandSentinel.com

Officers with the Holland Department of Public Safety were conducting a traffic stop on a suicidal subject near Holland High School and the district was notified of ...



Holland schools win theater championships  HollandSentinel.com

The city of Holland took over the 2017 Michigan Interscholastic Forensics Association (MIFA) State Competitive Theatre Championship at the Stage Theatre ...



Take a ride in a magical car with Holland High Theatre  WHTC

HOLLAND, MI (WHTC-AM/FM) - Holland High School Theatre is in rehearsals for the musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The musical is based on the 1968 film ...



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