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Congratulations to the 2015 Grantees!

The Zeeland Education Foundation is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2015-2016 competitive grant cycle. The $26,962 awarded in grants will continue to enhance the academic excellence at Zeeland Public Schools. Please join us in congratulating them. Chad Boorsma/Adams     Fraction tools     $450 Missy Lambers/Quincy     Sensory tools     $600… Continue Reading

Fowl Play Dinner 2014 Exceeds Expectations

“Birds of a feather flock together”. We sure proved that to be true at our first annual Fowl Play Dinner held on October 28, 2014. Chix and Dux supporters of Zeeland Public Schools gathered together to support the Zeeland Education Foundation. Through the proceeds from our sponsors and a raffle of local business items, we… Continue Reading

Congratulations to the 2014 grantees

The Education Foundation is excited to announce our 2014 grant award winners. They were all recognized at our first ever grantee breakfast and are beginning to put together their new programs so they are up and ready to impact our students this fall. Sherry Schrotenboer Quincy Lego table New Groningen Special Ed team New Groningen… Continue Reading

Foundation Phone-A-Thon

The Zeeland Education Foundation is preparing for its annual Phone-A-Thon to families.  Volunteers will be calling Zeeland families on February 24th and 25th to update you on the Zeeland Education Foundation activities and give you the opportunity to have a positive impact on education in Zeeland.  We will be reaching out to families to continue… Continue Reading

Literacy is the focus for this fall!

The ZPS Education Foundation Board is making K-12 literacy a focus for the 2011-2012 school year.  Each of Zeeland’s 10 schools will receive $1,000 to use for a specific learning project that improves student literacy. This $10,000 commitment is in addition to the grants awarded to classrooms each year. We’ll provide more details about this… Continue Reading

GPS: the new hide and seek

The rules to hide-and-seek have changed. Fourth and fifth graders at Zeeland Public Schools recently had to find five hidden caches of candy, and they did it scientifically: by entering latitude and longitude coordinates into hand-held GPS units provided by the Zeeland Public Schools Education Foundation. Read more. Continue Reading

Update: $200,000 and climbing

July, 2007 The newly formed Zeeland Education Foundation has raised $200,000 toward its goal of $1.5 million.  Announcing the news May 21 was Zeeland Board of Education President Tom Den Herder, who also heads the Foundation board.  He took a few moments to recognize the hard work of fellow Foundation board members: Wendy Rebhan –… Continue Reading