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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

12 hours 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

6 days 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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 weeks 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 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

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