October 2013 Videos

K-12 360: KPS Greeters
KPS Greeters
Duration – 2:14

Let’s start with the first day of school, when elementary students in the Kalamazoo Public Schools district are greeted by community celebrities. It’s a great way to begin the year!


K-12 360: Parchment Early Learning Center
Parchment Early Learning Center
Duration – 5:51

We’ve all heard about the benefits that a quality preschool gives to young students. In Parchment, community members are working along with the school district to ensure that their children have access to a great preschool experience. The Parchment Early Learning Center, connected to Northwood Elementary School, serves children from 12 months through 12 years of age. K-12 360 attended a ribbon-cutting at the beginning of September to celebrate the center joining the Kalamazoo Chamber of Commerce.


K-12 360: New Portage Superintendent
New Portage Superintendent
Duration – 7:41

We sat down with Mark Bielang, the new Superintendent for Portage Public Schools.


K-12 360: Comstock Bus Training
Comstock Bus Training
Duration – 4:12

Before the students head back to class, transportation departments at all the schools get busy making schedules and training new drivers. We visited Comstock Public School’s Transportation Department as their drivers prepped for the new school year.


K-12 360: Wild Music at KVM
Wild Music at KVMDuration – 4:25
A great place for students of all ages is the Kalamazoo Valley Museum. This summer the Museum celebrated its two-millionth visitor as it continues to bring in new and educational exhibits.


K-12 360: Operation School Supplies
Operation School Supplies
Duration – 0:26

Public Media Network is proud to be a sponsor of Operation School Supplies! We partnered with Charter Media to collect school supplies in our community. Greater Kalamazoo area residents generously donated supplies at participating collection sites. In September, we presented the Comstock Public Schools with these supplies to help community children learn and grow. We’re grateful to all of you who helped make this donation possible. Thank you for your support!