Edwardsburg Education

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

5 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

5 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 months ago by Christina Clark.

MDE to request federal waiver for child nutrition programs

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Education announced Wednesday it will request a federal waiver of statutory and regulatory requirements in the state child nutrition ... Read more

6 months ago by Submitted.

School lunch programs still a go

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Despite a stay at home order handed down by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, families in southwest Michigan can still pick up school provided ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Edwardsburg, Cassopolis schools offer free meals to students during shutdown

CASS COUNTY — For many children in Cass County, the only meal they could rely on daily was the one they received at school. So, ... Read more

6 months ago by Sarah Culton.

GALLERY: Edwardsburg schools offering drive-up free breakfast, lunch

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Public Schools will provide free breakfast and lunch to everyone. Meals can be picked up between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays ... Read more

6 months ago by Emily Sobecki.

Edwardsburg schools offering drive-up free breakfast and lunch

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Public Schools will provide free breakfast and lunch to all children 18 and younger during the three-week mandated closure. Today through April ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Schools closed until April 5 due to coronavirus concerns

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to include newly released information. SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Around 11 p.m. Thursday, local school administrators received news that ... Read more

6 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Eddies take home hardware at Cass County spelling competition

DOWAGIAC — Only one word stood between Edwardsburg sixth-grader Nolan Tighe and the title of individual champion at the 2020 Cass County Spelling Bee. The ... Read more

6 months ago by Hannah Holliday.

PHOTO STORY: Edwardsburg Primary School hosts grandparents’ day

EDWARDSBURG — On Wednesday, Edwardsburg Primary School hosted Grandparents’ Day. Grandparents throughout Michiana and some out of state visited to spend time with their grandchildren ... Read more

7 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles native, Edwardsburg grad performing in Chicago play

CHICAGO — A Niles native is taking to the Chicago stage in an experimental form of theater. Niles native and 2013 Edwardsburg High School graduate ... Read more

7 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Berrien County Youth Fair celebrates 75 years of tried, true traditions

BERRIEN SPRINGS — For one week during the year, Berrien County comes together. The community celebrates a mutual love of corn dogs, as third and ... Read more

7 months ago by Hannah Holliday.

Dowagiac students gear up for county spelling bee

DOWAGIAC — This week, students will be taking the stage ready to spell. Lewis Cass Intermediate School District will host the 37th Annual Cass County ... Read more

7 months ago by Hannah Holliday.

Spirit tournament begins today

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — State Sen. Kim LaSata’s spirit tournament will start today, pitting students, staff and fans of southwest Michigan schools she serves against one ... Read more

7 months ago by Submitted.

United Way hosting annual Spring into Reading book drive

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The month of March means spring is around the corner. It also means United Way of Southwest Michigan’s Spring into Reading is ... Read more

7 months ago by Submitted.

Southwest Michigan’s shining stars setting a bright light for the future

While no quantitative studies can prove it, perhaps the question high school seniors are asked the most is, “What are your plans after graduation?” These ... Read more

7 months ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

MEC accepting scholarship applications

CASSOPOLIS — Midwest Energy and Communications is now accepting applications for its 2020 scholarship program. High school seniors whose families receive monthly service from MEC ... Read more

8 months ago by Submitted.

EMS seventh-grader places fifth in statewide Patriot’s Pen essay contest

EDWARDSBURG — Seventh-grader at Edwardsburg Middle School Richard Duis said he enjoys freedom, and his English and language arts class. Recently, he combined the two ... Read more

8 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Great Start playgroup program expands into Edwardsburg

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County parents now have twice the opportunities each month to engage their children in a developmentally-aimed program thanks to a new partnership ... Read more

8 months ago by Sarah Culton.

< Newer | Older >