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Grand Rapids Schools Guide: Check out these opportunities for school supplies

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The 2011-2012 school year will begin very soon for most of the Grand Rapids area school districts. If you are checking for school supplies in Grand Rapids, here are a few places to check out for your school supply needs.

The Home School Building, located at 5625 Burlingame Ave SW in Wyoming, MI, offers great deals on home schooling materials as well as educational games and home work helpers for children attending a school within the Grand Rapids area. Check out their current sales and selections!

Debby & Company, located at 3170 Plainfield Ave NW, in Grand Rapids, offers a large selection of educational materials and school supplies for everyone. In addition to educational materials, Debby & Company also offers specialty areas, such as gifts, collectibles, scrapbooking and rubberstamping supplies and events.

Help your student(s) be successful this school year! Success by Design, located at 3741 Linden Ave SE in Wyoming, MI, provides flexible student planners to help prepare students for a successful school year. These flexible planners give each student the opporutnity to record the assignments or projects due for each of their classes, as well as any notes they made need to complete the assignments.

Michigan Podiatric Medical Association (MPMA) partnered across the state with local nonprofit organizations to help local families prepare for the upcoming school year. In West Michigan, they worked with Mel Trotter Ministries and Payless Shoe Store on a New Shoe and Sock Drive, and many individual podiatrists purchased shoes and socks to support the drive. These socks and shoes will be distributed between noon - 3 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23 at Mel Trotter Ministries , 225 Commerce SW, Grand Rapids




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