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Brandywine principal retires after 11 years

NILES — During the regular Brandywine Community Schools board meeting Monday evening, a change was made official in the middle and high school administration. A ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Brandywine graduates two military-bound seniors

Correction: In an earlier version, we misspelled the two graduates’ names. We regret the error and are happy to correct it. NILES — Two graduating ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Niles business owner looks to plan outdoor prom for area graduates

NILES — It is a milestone in any teenagers’ life, idolized by movies and photos of older siblings and parents in their own styles. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Gov. Whitmer announces next steps for school reopening in the fall

LANSING — Today, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that Michigan schools may resume in-person learning in phase 4 of the MI Safe Start plan, with strict ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Merritt Elementary hosts Summer Sendoff for students

NILES — Waves of cheers arose through the neighborhood surrounding Merritt Elementary School on Tuesday. As each car passed, teachers waved to and cheered for ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

Brandywine renews administrator contracts for one year

NILES — Performance pay, administrative contracts and budgets were on the agenda for Monday’s Brandywine Board of Education meeting. Board members hosted the meeting virtually ... Read more

1 month ago by Debra Haight.

Michigan Townships Association offers scholarship to future local leaders

Delta Charter Township, Mich. — An annual scholarship designated for student leaders is now accepting applications across the state of Michigan. The Robert R. Robinson ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

United Way of Southwest Michigan creates Education Support Fund to help area schools with pandemic impact

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way of Southwest Michigan recently announced that its board of directors approved the creation of an Education Support Fund and invested ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Bobcats name top 10 seniors

NILES — Brandywine High School recently released its list of top 10 seniors. 1. Connor Janowiak Janowiak will be graduating with a GPA of 4.0 ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Brandywine grads continue family legacies

NILES — Two Brandywine valedictorians are continuing family legacies. Brandywine’s Connor Janowiak is continuing a family tradition by being a Bobcat valedictorian. The family was ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Brandywine Community Schools announce pre-Labor Day start

NILES — Brandywine Community Schools announced Tuesday the 2020-2021 school year will start earlier than in the past. The schools will begin on Monday, Aug. ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

MEC grant to support area schools

CASSOPOLIS — An annual grant supporting local schools is now accepting applications. Midwest Energy and Communications is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 Strengthening Schools ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Brandywine Athletics Hall of Fame calls for nominations

NILES—As celebrations for current Brandywine High School graduates are being planned, the Brandywine Community Schools Development Board is seeking nominations for its athletics Hall of ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Brandywine woodwind, brass to attend virtual clinic with Marine band

NILES — This month, one group of high school students will be working with a band with roots dating back more than 200 years. The ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

High school senior volunteers can now apply for United Way youth scholarships

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way of Southwest Michigan is seeking nominations for the Volunteer United Youth Scholarship Award. The Volunteer United Youth Scholarship Award recognizes ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

K&M announces scholarship winners

CASSOPOLIS — K&M recently announced the winners of its Earl G. Marhanka Scholarship. The scholarship program was established in 2001 in recognition of K&M’s 50th ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

SMC grad creates scholarship skilled construction trades students

DOWAGIAC — Recent Southwestern Michigan College graduate Victoria Knight is already paying it forward by giving back to her alma mater. Knight, 24, of Niles, ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Girls on the Run Southwest Michigan to host virtual 5K

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Since COVID-19 reached the state of Michigan, state-mandated closures and “Stay Home, Stay Safe” orders have canceled many annual and time-honored events ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Graduating students are virtually embraced by community adoptions

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — As spring arrives, students in their senior year of school look forward to attending their school’s prom, celebrating their academic and sports ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

Pizza Hut offers free pizza, grants to local educators serving students in need

DOWAGIAC — In a matter of days, COVID-19 closed schools across southwest Michigan, denying students access to everyday necessities — meal services, internet, books and ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

Instructor offers ideas to keep children entertained through lockdown

DOWAGIAC — As face-to-face school closures were announced in March, parents made an overnight transition to becoming facilitators of their children’s education. On April 2, ... Read more

3 months ago by Hannah Holliday.

Michigan Gateway Community Foundation on track to make awards

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — School buildings may be closed, but seniors are still making plans for their next steps past graduating high school. Amidst the changing ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

Area school administrators use time to plan distance learning, rest of year

BERRIEN COUNTY — Schools are currently on a new kind of spring break. With travel restrictions in place and social distancing measures implemented, trips are ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

Gov. Whitmer closes schools for the remainder of the year

LANSING — Michigan students will not be returning to school this year. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Thursday that orders schools to close ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

Niles photographer extends photo sessions for graduations, proms

NILES — While schools remain under state mandates until at least April 13, and are likely to remain closed through the rest of the scheduled ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

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