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Performing arts organization creates scholarship fund

NILES — When the leadership of Performing Arts Workshop announced its first merit-based scholarship, it was to do so in the memory of a professional ... Read more

10 hours ago by Christina Clark.

MDARD reminding schools, businesses to only use EPA-approved disinfectants

LANSING — Cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting have become part of the fabric of Michigander’s daily lives as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Michigan Teen Safe Driving program enters 10th year

LANSING — Students at every Michigan high school have the opportunity to help make their fellow teens better drivers by participating in this year’s Strive ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Performing Arts Workshops launches memorial fundraising campaign

NILES — An area nonprofit is seeking to honor the memory of an artist, while also creating an opportunity for students. Performing Arts Workshops is ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

In-person, virtual classes begin for area schools

BERRIEN COUNTY — The rain did not damper the spirits of educators welcoming students back to their first official day of in-person instruction since March. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

GALLERY: Soft start for students begins at Niles, Brandywine schools

NILES — Yellow school busses lined up outside of schools Wednesday morning, with partially filled rows of seats of anxious students. A new middle schooler ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Soft starts for back to school begin Wednesday for Niles, Brandywine schools

NILES — Students will soon be back in the classrooms they left for the last time in the spring on March 13 due to COVID-19 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien RESA to help provide PPE to thousands of students in Berrien County

BERRIEN SPRINGS — As a result of a partnership between the Michigan Department of Education, the Michigan Community Service Commission and the Michigan Association of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Area superintendents introduce phase-in to back to school

NILES — Two area superintendents have announced phase-in approaches to back to school for the fall. With the unique challenges of added safety precautions and ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

PHOTO STORY: Brandywine students given backpacks at nonprofit event

NILES — Cars snaked through the Brandywine Middle and High School, 1700 Bell Road, Thursday evening. At 5 p.m., the beginning of a two-hour event, ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

Brandywine school board accepts back to school plan

NILES — Brandywine Community Schools are moving forward with plans to reopen for in-person instruction starting Aug. 31. Monday evening, the Brandywine Board of Education ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

Vikings assemble backpacks for students

NILES — Filled backpacks in bright red, yellows, greens, blues and pinks lined the entrance to a room at Niles High School on Wednesday afternoon. ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Brandywine reviews reopening plan

NILES — As the first day of school draws nearer, area school districts have been drafting plans to reopen their doors safely amid the COVID-19 ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Alternative prom allows area students to enjoy dance amid COVID-19

EDWARDSBURG — In early March, Brandywine High School graduate Ashlyn Farmer had picked out the perfect prom dress, a pink and purple number embroidered with ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Brandywine Community Schools to hear public comment Monday, vote next week

NILES — As the deadline for having 2020-21 school year Preparedness Plans approved by school district boards draws near, superintendents like Brandywine Community School’s Karen ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Health departments working with area schools to finalize back to school plans

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Students left classrooms on March 13 as state mandates to control the spread of COVID-19 were handed down by Michigan Gov. Gretchen ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Children experience reptiles, amphibians at Summer My Way

NILES — Four cold-blooded animals arrived on Friday to the Summer My Way program. Students watching the animals grew wide eyed as they watched them ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Homeschoolers educate parents about school at home options for fall

BERRIEN COUNTY — As the fall approaches with school administrators continuing to work out the details to provide a safe class environment amidst COVID-19 concerns ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Niles nonprofit seeks PPE for students in the fall

NILES — Calls for school supplies mean back to class is on the horizon. A local nonprofit is hoping to raise funds and collect donations ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Local nonprofit adapts performing arts workshops

BERRIEN COUNTY — Even amidst COVID-19 precautions and mandates, the show must go on. Performing Arts Workshops, or PAW, adapted its summer offerings to be ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Brandywine seniors graduate in adapted ceremony

NILES—The parking lot of Brandywine Middle/High School started to fill with cars of graduating Bobcats and their families just after 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Socializing with ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months ago by Submitted.

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