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Five Name Options for Grand Rapids New Elementary Schools

District officials break ground on the two new elementary schools in May 2019. District officials break ground on the two new elementary schools in May 2019. |  Photo: Baihly Warfield/WDIO-TV

Updated: January 14, 2020 08:35 PM

Your help is wanted narrowing down the names for Grand Rapids' two new elementary schools. 

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There are five pairs listed in an online survey:

  • Pine View Elementary and Prairie View Elementary
  • Westview Elementary and Eastview Elementary
  • White Pine Elementary and Red Pine Elementary
  • West Pine Elementary and East River Elementary
  • West Rapids Elementary and East Rapids Elementary

The names focus on natural features that can also be represented in Ojibwe, according to the survey. 

A committee plans to present the final recommendations to present to the school board Feb. 10.

To vote via the survey, click here

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