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Buchanan to interview superintendent candidates starting Monday

BUCHANAN – Buchanan school board members have selected seven people including three current or former district employees to interview next week to become the district’s ... Read more

4 days ago by Debra Haight.

Area schools offer virtual learning

BERRIEN COUNTY — On Tuesday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer released “Michigan’s MI Safe Schools: Michigan’s 2020-21 Return to School Roadmap” providing guidance for how to approach ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan Community Schools’ superintendent search moves into next steps

BUCHANAN — Next steps are in order to find the new superintendent of Buchanan Community Schools. As the call for applications closed on at 4 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

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

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Buchanan Class of 2020 graduates at Redbud MX

BUCHANAN — Cars and trucks filled with proud family members filed into Redbud MX Friday evening. The gathering was not for the location’s famed motocross ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

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.

Buchanan High School graduation to take place at Redbud

BUCHANAN—Students graduating from Buchanan High School may not get the traditional graduation they hoped for, but they will get something truly unique to the Buchanan ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

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.

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.

Buchanan Board of Education signs separation agreement with superintendent

BUCHANAN — A change in leadership is coming to Buchanan Community Schools. Wednesday, the Buchanan Board of Education voted to authorize board president Dennis Wentworth ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

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.

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.

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.

Niles, Brandywine address uncertainty in school year

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Uncertainty continues in the wake of class cancellations amid COVID-19 concerns. Schools were mandated to shut down in-person classes as of March ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

Junior Achievement provides at-home resources

NILES — In response to recent school closures, Junior Achievement is now providing free online resources to students, teachers and parents. With a wide variety ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

Michigan apple industry donates apples for school children

SUBMITTED LANSING — Michigan’s apple industry will donate nearly 346,000 fresh apples and 726,000 sliced apple packages to feed school children who are currently out ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

Emergency child care options to be provided for essential workers

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer handed down her executive order for “Stay at home, stay safe” on Monday, regional organizations were mobilized to ... Read more

4 months ago by Christina Clark.

MDE to request federal waiver for child nutrition programs

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Education announced Wednesday it will request a federal waiver of statutory and regulatory requirements in the state child nutrition ... Read more

4 months ago by Submitted.

School lunch programs still a go

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Despite a stay at home order handed down by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, families in southwest Michigan can still pick up school provided ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

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