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Berrien, Cass counties hosting backpack, school supply drives

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – Students in need will have the opportunity to receive school supplies for the upcoming school year, as area organizations are hosting giveaway ... Read more

1 week ago by Caleb Steensma.

Students experiencing homelessness remain hard to identify after year with remote education

By CHRISTINA CLARK christina.clark@leaderpub.com SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – Throughout the pandemic, educators and students have navigated new challenges both in classrooms and during remote instruction. The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan approves event to celebrate local Olympian

BUCHANAN — Buchanan commissioners Monday gave a shout out to Buchanan’s own Hannah Roberts, who will be competing in the Tokyo Olympics at the end ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Debra Haight.

Tri-County Head Start recognizes employees

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN Tri-County Head Start closed out this year with a recognition program dedicated to covering the successes of this past year with both in-person ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Buchanan Area Rural Schools Reunion comes to an end

BUCHANAN – An era is coming to an end as organizers have announced they will stop hosting their annual Buchanan Area Rural Schools Reunion. The ... Read more

1 month ago by Debra Haight.

PHOTO STORY: Buchanan High School graduates Class of 2021

BUCHANAN — Friends, family and community members packed the stands at Memorial Field to see the Buchanan High School Class of 2021 together for one ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Buchanan schools will have shorter Wednesdays starting fall 2021

BUCHANAN – Buchanan Community Schools families recently learned of a few changes impacting all schools in the district in the fall. Superintendent Patricia Robinson said ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Honor Credit Union Community Commitment Scholarship winners announced

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — A regional credit union recently awarded more than $20,000 to area high school graduates. Honor Credit Union officials said they are proud ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

United Way of Southwest Michigan honors community’s resiliency with annual awards

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way has crafted another unique experience to acknowledge the generosity of donors and the impact made in the community in 2020. ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

Buchanan Middle School threat under investigation

BUCHANAN – On Thursday, May 6, Buchanan Community Schools reported a student had made “some alarming threats” at Buchanan Middle School. In a letter released ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

2021-22 Strengthening Schools grant cycle open

CASSOPOLIS — Midwest Energy and Communications is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 Strengthening Schools Grant program. For the 2020-21 school year, 26 grants totaling ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

Tri-County Head Start planning new Cass County facility

CASS COUNTY — A regional educational organization has its eye on a new facility to better serve Cass County residents. Tri-County Head Start, an organization ... Read more

3 months ago by Sarah Culton.

LMC to hold drive-in/drive-thru commencement Saturday

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College graduates will celebrate this year’s commencement ceremony in-person, although not in the traditional way. Because of COVID-19, last year’s ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

Volunteer team builds bikes for Buchanan elementary students

BUCHANAN – New rides for students arrived in boxes at Ottawa Elementary School Saturday. After only a 20-minute assembly line comprised of volunteers from the ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County Dancers announce spring concert

BERRIEN COUNTY — Tickets are now on sale for a concert showcasing talent in Berrien County. The Berrien County Dancers will host its spring dance ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

School, community partner to bring bikes to Buchanan students

BUCHANAN – This Saturday, a Buchanan Community Schools physical education teacher will be teaming up with volunteers from Bike Buchanan to build more than 20 ... Read more

4 months ago by Christina Clark.

Despite governor’s urging, local students return to classrooms after spring break

BERRIEN COUNTY – Students around Berrien County left for spring break on April 2, and returned to classrooms with their peers on Monday. Despite urges ... Read more

4 months ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan senior awarded for top essay in local DAR contest

THREE OAKS — Six local students were recently recognized for good citizenship by the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The Rebecca Dewey ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Buchanan High School student named featured finalist in New York Times writing contest

BUCHANAN – A Buchanan High School senior had her work selected to be included a special print section of The New York Times. The section ... Read more

5 months ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County educators receive second COVID-19 vaccine

NILES – “Celebration” by Kool and the Gang rang through the decorated hallway school staff and educators used to exit Niles High School on Friday ... Read more

5 months ago by Christina Clark.

One Year Later: Educators reflect on COVID-19 school shutdown anniversary

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — On March 13, 2020, Michigan students packed up their bags from school for what was, initially, just a temporary break through April ... Read more

5 months ago by Christina Clark.

Junior Achievement of Berrien and Cass Counties announces “Play for JA” event

BENTON HARBOR — Junior Achievement serving Berrien and Cass counties is inviting the community to engage in team-building to support local youth education in financial ... Read more

5 months ago by Submitted.

Buchanan High School has remote day due to teacher shortage

BUCHANAN – Buchanan High School students got an unplanned remote day of instruction to begin the week with on Monday. A communication to parents and ... Read more

5 months ago by Christina Clark.

United Way invites community to sponsor children to receive free books

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — March is National Reading Month, and United Way of Southwest Michigan is encouraging the community to rally around early childhood literacy by ... Read more

5 months ago by Submitted.

During virtual learning, students experiencing homelessness can fall through the cracks

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – Recently, the number of students experiencing homelessness in some way throughout Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties seems to be lower than ... Read more

5 months ago by Christina Clark.

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