Kalamazoo Public Schools

5:37 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Resignation Creates Third Vacancy on Kalamazoo School Board

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Kalamazoo Public Schools board trustee Mark Totten announced his resignation Friday. Totten did not give a reason for resigning, but he is running for Michigan Attorney General this November.
KALAMAZOO, MI -- For the third time since August, the Kalamazoo Public Schools needs to fill a vacancy on its seven-member school board. Trustee Mark Totten has announced he is resigning his seat on the board, effective at the end of the month. In August, board Treasurer Ervin Armstrong resigned for personal reasons.
4:36 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Kalamazoo Public Schools Announces Student TB Case

Kalamazoo Public Schools Superintendent Michael Rice speaks at a press conference Thursday about a KPS student with active TB.

About 300 students and staff from Kalamazoo Central High School can expect to undergo a skin test for tuberculosis next week. That’s because they might have been exposed to the disease by a student from Central who, Kalamazoo Public Schools confirmed today, has a case of active TB.

KPS learned about the case last Friday from a hospital treating the student, says Kalamazoo County Public Health Department Director  Linda Vail.

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7:36 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Kalamazoo Schools closed Friday

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Extreme cold means no classes
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo Public Schools will be closed Friday because of the extreme cold. The district's schedule originally called for a half-day of classes on Jan. 24. Friday's high temperature is expected to be 17 degrees, but strong winds mean a wind chill as low as minus 20.
6:16 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Kalamazoo School Board re-elects top officers

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Patti Sholler-Barber remains president, Carol McGlinn vice president of board
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO — Patti Sholler-Barber was re-elected president of the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education Thursday night for 2014, retaining to a role that she has held since July 2011.
7:32 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Kalamazoo Public Schools closed again Wednesday

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Mattawan also calls off school for Wednesday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- For the third day in a row, Kalamazoo Public Schools and Mattawan Consolidated School have canceled classes because of extreme cold and icy, snow-covered roads. Kalamazoo schools will be closed Wednesday, although staff on a 12-month contract should report to work, KPS spokesman Alex Lee said.