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Dowagiac schools make masks optional for students, staff

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools have announced new COVID-19 protocols for the 2021-2022 school year In a statement posted the district’s website, Superintendent Jonathan Whan ... Read more

4 hours ago by Staff Report.

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.

Following name change, Heritage Southwest unveils new signs, website

CASSOPOLIS — A local school district finally has a new face to match its new name. Heritage Southwest Intermediate School District, which serves Dowagiac, Cassopolis, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac Board of Education approves interactive monitor systems for K-8 classrooms

DOWAGIAC — State-of-the-art technology will soon be coming to Dowagiac Middle School and Dowagiac elementary schools. The Dowagiac Union Schools Board of Education unanimously approved ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

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.

One year after COVID hiatus, Fitch Camp makes triumphant return

DOWAGIAC — The sounds of children splashing in the lake and basketballs bouncing on the concrete court were music to Chris Cox’s ears. Cox, the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Max Harden.

DUHS principal named superintendent at Hartford Public Schools

DOWAGIAC — Kelly Millin is ready for her next adventure. After seven years as the principal of Dowagiac Union High School, Millin recently accepted a ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac school board approves construction of new baseball field

DOWAGIAC — The Dowagiac Union High School baseball team will not have to travel far to play home games next season. Monday, the Dowagiac Union ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac Middle School honor roll

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Middle School recently released its honor roll for its second semester. Students who achieved a 4.0 GPA are noted with an *. ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac Union High School honor roll

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union High School recently released its honor roll for its second semester. Students who achieved a 4.0 GPA are noted with an ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac Middle School Esports team finishes successful inaugural season

DOWAGIAC — There is a new sport on the block at Dowagiac Middle School, and students are taking notice. DMS has joined schools across the ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

Lyons Reading Fund donates more than 400 books to Dowagiac Middle School students

DOWAGIAC — Thanks to the donation of a local family, Dowagiac Middle School students will be able to travel this summer to lands far away, ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac students named to Saint Mary’s College dean’s list

NOTRE DAME — Three Dowagiac natives have been named to Saint Mary’s College’s dean’s list. To earn this academic honor at Saint Mary’s, a student ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Saint Francis Outreach’s Food Backpack Program concludes fifth year

DOWAGIAC — A local nonprofit is putting the finishing touches on one of its biggest yearly projects. Saint Francis Outreach is gearing up for the ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

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.

PHOTO GALLERY: Dowagiac community celebrates Class of 2021

DOWAGIAC — An event 13 years in the making took place Sunday afternoon at Chris Taylor Alumni Field in Dowagiac. One-hundred-and-four Dowagiac Union High School ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac marching band honors fallen alumnus with Memorial Day performance

DOWAGIAC — Before taking to the streets to perform in Monday’s Memorial Day Parade, the Dowagiac Union High School marching band took a moment to ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Dowagiac schools join class-action lawsuit against Juul

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union Schools is taking legal action to address underage vaping. During a special meeting Tuesday, the Dowagiac Union Schools Board of Education ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Heritage Southwest ISD granted pre-Labor Day start waiver

CASS COUNTY — The Heritage Southwest Intermediate School District, formerly Lewis Cass ISD, was given the go-ahead by the Michigan Department of Education to begin ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

PHOTO STORY: Dowagiac celebrates seniors with honors program

DOWAGIAC — Thursday evening was host to a celebration at Dowagiac Union High School. Proud parents and teachers were on hand to celebrate their students’ ... Read more

3 months ago by Max Harden.

Virtual community resource forum taking place June 4

CASSOPOLIS — Area agencies have teamed up to help bring visibility to Cass County’s resource providers and help connect them to those who need them ... Read more

3 months ago by Sarah Culton.

DUS honors April students of the month

DOWAGIAC —The Dowagiac Union Schools Board of Education honored the district’s April Students of the Month during its meeting Monday night at Dowagiac Middle School. ... Read more

3 months ago by Max Harden.

SMC library hosts honors program showcase

DOWAGIAC — The Fred L. Mathews Library on Southwestern Michigan College’s campus is decked out with posters ready to educate curious eyes on everything from ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

DUS honors retiring faculty, staff members

DOWAGIAC — A group of retiring Dowagiac Union Schools educators were honored this week for their years of service. The Dowagiac Union Schools Board of ... Read more

3 months ago by Max Harden.

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