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Thank you, Dr. Rice!

September 3, 2019

The 2019/2020 school year has officially begun. Gary Start is serving as Interim Superintendent of Kalamazoo Public Schools after Superintendent Dr. Michael F. Rice was named Michigan State Superintendent of...

Creating Courage

February 26, 2019
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Courage doesn’t just happen. It takes work. Just ask the seventh through twelfth graders throughout Kalamazoo Public Schools who have chosen to participate in MLK Courage to Create. For the...

What Do You Love?

February 12, 2019
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We know you love seeing kids succeed. We do too! What else do you love? We polled a few CIS staff. Here is what they said:  “I love my new...

What We are Made Of

January 29, 2019
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Just last week, the national CIS office unveiled What We are Made Of. This collaboration between pop artist Jason Mecier and CIS students has resulted in 3-D mosaic portraits of students...

The Gift of Presence

December 18, 2018
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  “The gift of presence is a rare and beautiful gift. To come – unguarded, undistracted – and be fully present, fully engaged with whoever we are with at that...