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October 9, 2020
COVID-19 District Dashboard

In partnership with the Kent County Health Department, Kent ISD has launched a COVID-19 dashboard. This tool is meant to provide parents, educators and the general public with transparency on confirmed COVID-19 cases in our local schools and districts.

News & Announcements

April 9, 2021
Lighthouse Academy 04/12/2021 Special Board Meeting
March 8, 2021
Lighthouse Academy 03/23/2021 Regular Board Meeting
March 1, 2021
GSRP, Head Start, Adult Ed., and Young Adult Special Ed. Teacher COVID-19 Grant Information

The State of Michigan has established a grant through which teachers working in the programs listed above can receive additional compensation for work during the 2019-2020 school year. This represents an opportunity for additional compensation for those individuals working in the programs listed above, who were not eligible for the previous Educator COVID-19 grant program announced in November 2020.  Payment will be made directly from the Michigan Treasury Department; however, schools are tasked with gathering and verifying the information.

April 9, 2021 is the deadline to file an appeal to the District regarding eligibility. Employees who believe that they are eligible and have NOT received Form 5741 from the District should send a written appeal email with an explanation of why they believe they are eligible to Appeals filed after April 9, 2021 cannot be accepted.

February 8, 2021
Lighthouse Academy 02/16/2021 Special Board Meeting (Board Retreat for Strategic Planning)

If you have any issues accessing the Zoom meeting, immediately call Nasha Huitema (616)204-0304 for assistance.

Lighthouse - South 3330 36th St. SE Grand Rapids, MI 49512-2810 P: (616) 600-6518 F: (616) 949-2379
Lighthouse - North 1260 Ekhart St. NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503-1372 P: (616) 965-9702 F: (616) 588-5941
Lighthouse - The Pier 701 Ball Ave. NE (Located inside the Kent County Correctional Facility) Grand Rapids, MI 49503 P: (616) 965-9702 F: (616) 632-6361
Lighthouse - Waalkes 1501 Cedar St. NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503 P: (616) 965-9700 F: (616) 301-3439
Lighthouse - Eagle Village 4507 170th Ave. Hersey, MI 49639 P: (231) 305-6680 F: (231) 305-6694
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