Cassopolis Education

Registration open for 11th School Supply Spectacular

CASS COUNTY — Registration is now open for the 11th annual School Supply Spectacular in Cass County. The Spectacular takes place from 9 a.m. to ... Read more

4 months ago by Max Harden.

Lewis Cass ISD considers name change

CASSOPOLIS — The Lewis Cass Intermediate School District is reconsidering its namesake. At a board meeting Wednesday, the Lewis Cass ISD Board, which provides services ... Read more

4 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Squires Elementary being turned into middle school

CASSOPOLIS — What started as a project for the Sam Adams Elementary fifth and sixth graders will become a reality in the fall when Cassopolis ... Read more

5 months ago by Scott Novak.

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

5 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

5 months ago by Submitted.

Despite deficit, Cassopolis schools feel they are in good shape

CASSOPOLIS — The Cassopolis Board of Education found out at its annual budget hearing Monday night that it will finish the 2019-20 school year in ... Read more

6 months ago by Scott Novak.

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

6 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

6 months ago by Submitted.

Cassopolis celebrates top 10 graduates

CASSOPOLIS — Ross Beatty Jr./Sr. High School recently released its list of its top 10 academic seniors. 10. Christopher Harding Tenth in his graduating class ... Read more

6 months ago by Submitted.

Cassopolis senior receives one of four Robert Freeze Memorial Scholarships

CASSOPOLIS — Senior Owen Gardner, of Cassopolis, did not know Robert Freeze, but his mother, Tammy Gardner, went to school with him. Using the memories ... Read more

6 months ago by Scott Novak.

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

6 months ago by Submitted.

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

7 months ago by Submitted.

K&M announces scholarship winners

CASSOPOLIS — K&M recently announced the winners of its Earl G. Marhanka Scholarship. The scholarship program was established in 2001 in recognition of K&M’s 50th ... Read more

7 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

7 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Cassopolis food services director continues to feed children amid COVID-19 closures

CASSOPOLIS — The Cassopolis Public School kitchens have been looking different for the past seven weeks. Instead of cooks working in an assembly line, preparing ... Read more

7 months ago by Sarah Culton.

PHOTO STORY: Cassopolis Public Schools celebrate School Lunch Hero Day

CASSOPOLIS — Between preparing healthy food, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile, Cassopolis Public Schools nutrition ... Read more

7 months ago by Submitted.

MEC offers Cassopolis students WiFi use in its parking lots

CASSOPOLIS — The Cassopolis community recently got a little more connected. Local electric cooperative Midwest Energy and Communications is offering Cassopolis Public Schools students and ... Read more

7 months ago by Sarah Culton.

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

7 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

8 months ago by Christina Clark.

Lewis Cass ISD pulls together for distant learning

CASS COUNTY — As school systems were informed Thursday that classes would not be reuniting for the remainder of the current school year, distance learning ... Read more

8 months ago by Christina Clark.

American Legion accepting scholarship applications

EDWARDSBURG — Though schools have been shut down for the remainder of the year school year due to COVID-19 concerns, Edwardsburg and Cassopolis students can ... Read more

8 months ago by Submitted.

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

8 months ago by Submitted.

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

8 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

8 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

8 months ago by Christina Clark.

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