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Brandywine Innovation Academy sees increased interest as students prepare for second semester

NILES – The beginning of the school year’s second semester begins for Brandywine Innovation Academy students next week. “There are lots of new kids trying ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

SMC announces fall honor rolls

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College named 50 students to president’s list for the September-December 2020 fall semester. Students honored on president’s list must earn a ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Honor Credit Union to award 23 high school seniors with $1,000 scholarship

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union recently announced it will support local outstanding high school seniors with the annual Honor Credit Union Community Commitment Scholarship. ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

MEC accepting scholarship applications

CASSOPOLIS — Midwest Energy and Communications is now accepting applications for its 2021 scholarship program. High school seniors whose families receive monthly service from MEC ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted.

Blossomtime extends pageant season

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The Blossomtime Festival Board of Directors recently announced the kickoff of its 2021 community pageants. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Haunted house to donate scholarships to area seniors

NILES — The Niles Scream Park is offering local students a chance to be granted funds toward their continuing education. The Niles Haunted House Board ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Brandywine, Buchanan schools back to the classroom

BERRIEN COUNTY – Some students in Berrien County are relieved to have returned to in-person learning this week after more than a month out of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Geer remembered for his dedication to Brandywine athletics

NILES — The Brandywine Bobcat Nation recently lost a member of its family. Ronald Henry Geer, 77, passed away Dec. 7. Geer was a bus ... Read more

1 month ago by Scott Novak.

Honor Credit Union announces winners of 11th annual Teacher Awards

BERRIEN SPRINGS — Honor Credit Union has announced the winners of its 11th annual Teacher Awards. This year has been and will continue to be, ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Brandywine graduate contributed to development of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

PORTAGE, Mich. — As semitrucks carrying the first approved COVID-19 vaccine rolled out of Pfizer’s parking lot in Portage, Michigan earlier this week, millions of Americans ... Read more

1 month ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

Brandywine board seeks to fill vacant seat

NILES — The Brandywine Community Schools board of education is seeking applicants to fill a vacant position. The position was left vacant after Doris Schoenleber, who ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Brandywine winter break to begin Dec. 21

NILES — Winter break at Brandywine Community Schools begins for all students, grades kindergarten through 12, including alternative and adult education, on Monday, Dec. 21. ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Michigan State Police seeks participants for National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

LANSING — An annual contest is giving area children the chance to flex their creative muscles, while bringing attention to a statewide cause. The Michigan ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Brandywine Middle/High School cancels choir concert

NILES — For the Brandywine Middle and High School choir instructor Denise Boger, the challenges with singing safely, and sometimes remotely, due to COVID-19 precautions ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Merritt, Brandywine Elementary closed as transportation staff quarantine

NILES — One day after Michigan closed high schools across the state to “Pause to Save Lives” amid the second wave of coronavirus, Brandywine Community ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Brandywine Middle/High School to go remote through Nov. 19

NILES — A Niles area middle and high school will temporarily go remote due to staffing issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Brandywine Middle/High School ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Brandywine Honor Roll

HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLL 9th Grade Excellence Dillard, Robert Dye, Brock Dye, Conner Farmer, Alexys Fedore, Allison Hullinger, Tressa Peterson, Triston Rieth, Kaiden Solloway, Abagail ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Local school boards elect new members

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Local school board candidates were on the ballot Tuesday. Listed below are the unofficial election results from Berrien, Cass and Van Buren ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Brandywine Middle/High School to go remote Oct. 23 to 30

NILES — Students at Brandywine Middle/High School will move to remote learning for one week beginning Friday, after three positive cases and one probable case ... Read more

3 months ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

Operation Safe Stop runs this week

LANSING — Starting today, law enforcement officers throughout Michigan will be ramping up patrols of motorists illegally passing school buses. Operation Safe Stop is part ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

Berrien County holds at one official school COVID-19 outbreak in Stevensville

BERRIEN COUNTY — Despite reports of positive COVID-19 cases in area schools over the past few weeks, the numbers have stayed low, according to the ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County educators, leaders discuss racism in schools

BERRIEN COUNTY — In the second of four Zoom virtual meetings organized by the Berrien County Advocates and Leaders for Police and Community Trust and ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

Band marches on, Niles band season continues without football, competitions

By CHRISTINA CLARK christina.clark@leaderpub.com NILES — On warmer fall days, band students can be heard playing outdoors. The familiar rhythm from the percussion section reminds ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

Students, staff in quarantine at local school districts due to positive COVID cases

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Approximately one month into the school year, many school districts throughout southwest Michigan are responding cautiously to positive cases of COVID-19. After three ... Read more

4 months ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

Brandywine announces first COVID case

NILES — A staff member at Brandywine Middle/High School has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a letter published on the school district’s Facebook page ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

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