How the Gap Creates a Gap

Commonly coined as the ‘Gap Within the Gap’, economic status plays an important role in the success of students in districts across the country, state, and city. This issue is relevant within our own school district Grand Rapids Public Schools, and how our students are affected. Students who are at an economic disadvantage more often have lower test scores than their well-off peers. As this … Continue reading How the Gap Creates a Gap

Special Edition: Entertainment For IBs, IAs, EEs, APs, and Everything Else

It’s that time of year again: everyone seems to have an abundance of homework, quizzes, tests, projects, IB assessments, AP assessments, and more, including us! So this week we decided to forgo a standard edition in favor of this collection of entertainment that you might find helpful whenever you need a break from studying. Devan “Kumar” Varma Read “No Country For Old Men” (adult, Amazon) … Continue reading Special Edition: Entertainment For IBs, IAs, EEs, APs, and Everything Else

Remembering Larry King’s Legacy

An American television host, radio host, winner of two Peabody awards, an Emmy award, and 10 Cable ACE Awards. From a local Florida journalist to host of his own nationwide radio show with his trademark suspenders and deep, rich voice. We all know him as Larry King. Sadly, on Saturday, King, 87, passed away from Covid-19 complications at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, after … Continue reading Remembering Larry King’s Legacy

PSA: The Next Commitment Form Will Be Final

Last week GRPS sent out a survey asking all GRPS students and their families to choose between a hybrid in-person or virtual schooling for the second marking period. Using the data they received, GRPS planned to make plans for the hybrid and online school models. However, a lot of people did not vote. Luckily, those who did not vote last week will have another chance. … Continue reading PSA: The Next Commitment Form Will Be Final

Start a Dungeons and Dragons Campaign with the Free Adventure Archive

For some high schoolers, one of the most difficult parts of this extended shutdown is being cut off from friends. That is why now is the perfect time to start a Dungeons and Dragons campaign with your friends online. Originally created in the 1980s, D&D has seen a resurgence in the past few years and is now more popular than ever. For those who have … Continue reading Start a Dungeons and Dragons Campaign with the Free Adventure Archive

Editorial: COVID-19, the Environment, and Earth Week 2020

This editorial was written by Ella Postuma, co-president of the E-Club. Update 4/22/20 at 10:08 AM to clarify that no formal registration is needed for the Earth Day Live event. Today we kickoff Earth Week, and this Wednesday, April 22, we’ll mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! The 2020 theme is Climate Action, and although this presents an enormous challenge, it also comes with … Continue reading Editorial: COVID-19, the Environment, and Earth Week 2020

All About Manga

Written by Sparsh Aiyar. Submit your own article to the City Voice at bit.ly/chmsVoiceSubmit Manga. You may have heard the word from a friend or on the media. You may have even seen a section for Manga at a bookstore or a library. So, what is Manga? Manga refers to Japanese comics that are often made into animations known as Anime. Manga (pronounced Maa-nn-gah) has … Continue reading All About Manga

The City Voice Will Continue

Since COVID-19, dubbed Coronavirus, became a major pandemic there has been a lot of disruption in all of our lives. Everything is now shut down, including our school, but nevertheless the City Voice will continue to publish articles every Thursday as usual. This is a difficult time for everyone, but we will try our best to continue providing with high quality journalism about our school … Continue reading The City Voice Will Continue