Since its release on May 9, the most recent issue of The Portage Connection has been viewed over 19,000 times!
Listen to this edition of Sounds of the District to get the inside scoop on the popular publication from the magazine’s editor, Kyle Herm.
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Last month, fourth and fifth grade students at Haverhill Elementary held the school’s sixth annual science fair. Listen to this edition of Sounds of the District to learn more about the event and hear from some of the scientists!
6th Annual Haverhill Science Fair
Portage middle and high school students visited all eight elementary schools last week to showcase the music opportunities the 5th graders will have next school year. The band and orchestra musicians played a sample of each instrument’s sound and the middle school choirs also performed. Click the link below to hear this week’s edition of Sounds of the District.
Music programs visit District 5th graders
For the last two weekends, the Portage Central performing arts department has presented six sold out performances of the Tony Award winning musical, “Hairspray.” Due to its immense popularity, there will be three additional shows this weekend. Learn more about the production in this week’s Sounds of the District.
‘Hairspray’ at Portage Central High
PPS became the first area public school district to offer Chinese language classes through the Western Michigan University Confucius Institute to elementary students at the start of the 2010-2011 school year.
During the first semester, Western Michigan University welcomed Counselor for Economic Affairs Li Haiyan from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to their Confucius Institute. As a part of his stay, WMU brought Counselor Li to Amberly Elementary to show the Chinese language pilot program in action.
Counselor Li Visits Amberly
Portage Public Schools gave the gift of music this season with numerous concerts featuring the students’ musical talents. Listen to this week’s Sounds of the District.
‘Tis the Season for Music
After a great fall athletic season, winter sports are underway across the District. Portage rising stars girls basketball players got an all-access pass into the Portage Central girl’s varsity basketball locker room for the home-opening, pre-game pep talk by head coach Matt Tabor.
Winter athletics podcast