Principal's Message

Dear EGRMS Families,

East Grand Rapids Middle School is excited to present the musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr. this fall. The students have been working hard and will be performing shows on the following dates and times at the High School Performing Arts Center (PAC):

  • Thursday, November 21 @7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, November 22 @ 7:00 p.m. 
  • Saturday, November 23 @ 2:00 p.m. 

On November 20th, all middle school students and staff will be walking over to the High School PAC during the morning to view the musical. This will be an exciting opportunity for our whole student body to support their peers that have been putting in many hours of time to prepare for this show. 

We hope that you will join us in supporting all of our talented students that have put in countless hours for this show. Tickets for the event may be purchased in the main office this week or at the door before the show. Ticket prices are $5 for students and $7 for adults. 

Jeff Dykhouse


Deadline:  November 28th, 2019

  • Cake & refreshments will be provided.
  • Please consider sending a note or memory of Linda with your RSVP which will be compiled as a keepsake for Linda.  
  • Photos are welcome!
  • Help us keep this a secret! 

Linda's family sincerely hopes you join them in celebrating her incredible 32 years of service to East Grand Rapids!

Shelly Schram
Assistant Principal



Students are issued “Way to Go” cards for demonstrating Respect, Responsibility or Personal Best by doing the right thing!  As students receive these cards, they are placed in the container located in the Main Office. Every Friday, names are drawn and announced during the afternoon announcements.  Each student selected, has the opportunity to pick a prize from the prize basket simply as a way to say “Thanks, we appreciate and recognize you!” 

This week's winners include: 

Cole Bertke, 6th Grade
Karina Chung, 6th Grade
Joey Lukezich, 8th Grade

Attention students interested in Science Olympiad ~ sign up sheets
are available in Science classrooms.
Please see Mr. Vance or Mr. Burke
if you have any questions.

Save the Date!
  • Student & Parent Informational Meeting - Monday, November 18 @ 7 PM  in the Middle School Cafeteria
  • Parent MeetingMonday, November 25 @ 7 PM in Mr. Vance's room (008)
  • Student Event Sign-up Meeting - Monday, December 2 @ 7 PM in the Middle School Cafeteria

In honor of Veteran’s Day, here are two “Virtual Cup of Coffee” alumni profiles you might want to read (or better yet, reread). 


The East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation and Alumni Association thank all our alumni who serve or served in our armed forces.


The EGR Music Boosters is pleased to announce a “Mid-Winter” concert fundraiser on Friday January 24, 7 pm, at the EGR Performing Arts Center. This event features a solo concert by Ruslan Sirota, Grammy award-winning pianist.  Click on the below link to purchase your tickets TODAY :

Please join us in the conference room across from the High School Cafe for our EGR Music booster membership meeting on November 20th at 5:30 p.m.  All are welcome! 

Announcements & Upcoming Events
  • The EGRHS Student Council is hosting the Schoolhouse Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday, November 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the high school main gym. Admission is $2.00 and all are invited to attend.  
  • EGRHS Hockey ~ Thanksgiving Camp please view the flyer here.
  • For more upcoming events, please be sure to check with your child and reference the MS Calendar which may be found here.
  • EGRMS Daily Announcements may be found here.



Our district is a proud partner of School News Network, visit their site for news items about EGR and other local schools!

Items listed here are non-school sponsored events that may be of interest to some parents or students.  Organizers are not affiliated with EGRPS.

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