Edwardsburg Education

Due to high temperatures, EPS to go virtual Friday

EDWARDSBURG — Due to anticipated high temperatures, Edwardsburg Public Schools will be going virtual Friday. In a letter sent to parents Wednesday, Superintendent Jim Knoll ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

MEC announces 2021 scholarship winners

CASSOPOLIS — Midwest Energy and Communications recently recognized the academic achievements, leadership and community involvement of four local students with its annual college scholarship program. ... Read more

4 months ago by Submitted.

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

4 months ago by Sarah Culton.

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

5 months ago by Submitted.

United Way of Southwest Michigan honors community’s resiliency with annual awards

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way has crafted another unique experience to acknowledge the generosity of donors and the impact made in the community in 2020. ... Read more

5 months ago by Submitted.

2021-22 Strengthening Schools grant cycle open

CASSOPOLIS — Midwest Energy and Communications is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 Strengthening Schools Grant program. For the 2020-21 school year, 26 grants totaling ... Read more

5 months ago by Submitted.

EPS reports no threat to students following report of suspicious individual

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Public School Superintendent Jim Knoll reported that there was no threat to students, following a report of a suspicious person Friday morning. ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Tri-County Head Start planning new Cass County facility

CASS COUNTY — A regional educational organization has its eye on a new facility to better serve Cass County residents. Tri-County Head Start, an organization ... Read more

5 months ago by Sarah Culton.

United Way awards annual college scholarships to area high-school senior volunteers

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way of Southwest Michigan recently bestowed this year’s Volunteer United Youth Scholarship Awards to one winner from each of the three ... Read more

5 months ago by Submitted.

Retired Brandywine teacher, coach inducted into Edwardsburg Public Schools Hall of Fame

CASSOPOLIS — More than 50 years after his graduation, a retired area educator and coach took the stage at his alma mater last weekend to ... Read more

5 months ago by Sarah Culton.

LMC to hold drive-in/drive-thru commencement Saturday

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College graduates will celebrate this year’s commencement ceremony in-person, although not in the traditional way. Because of COVID-19, last year’s ... Read more

5 months ago by Submitted.

Cass County millages on the ballot for May 4

CASS COUNTY — Three Cass County millages will be on the ballot May 4 for a special election. According to Cass County Clerk Monica McMichael, ... Read more

5 months ago by Submitted.

Edwardsburg chamber fundraising to donate personalized tumblers to graduating seniors

EDWARDSBURG — Members of the Edwardsburg Chamber of Commerce know what it means to be a proud Eddie. That is why they are raising funds ... Read more

6 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Great Start Collaborative to host training on diversity, equity

CASSOPOLIS — One area organization is putting its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the classroom at the forefront of a community training next ... Read more

6 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Edwardsburg High School student Claims Wabash College scholarship

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. — A current Edwardsburg High School student has claimed Wabash College’s most prestigious scholarship, the Lilly Scholar Award. Avery Dixon, of Austin, Texas, ... Read more

6 months ago by Submitted.

One Year Later: Educators reflect on COVID-19 school shutdown anniversary

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — On March 13, 2020, Michigan students packed up their bags from school for what was, initially, just a temporary break through April ... Read more

7 months ago by Christina Clark.

Great Start Collaborative presents community partners with awards

CASSOPOLIS — This week, one Cass County organization recognized individuals who advocated for children over the past year. During a virtual meeting Wednesday, Cass County’s ... Read more

7 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Great Start Cass County to host annual spring fling event

CASSOPOLIS — Staff at Cass County’s Great Start Collaborative are hopping into spring with an event designed to promote both fun and literacy to area ... Read more

7 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Edwardsburg Public Schools to host remote learning day Monday in anticipation of COVID-19 vaccine side effects

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Public Schools will host a remote day of learning next Monday, March 15 in anticipation of staff absences due to side effects ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Lewis Cass ISD selects Hubbard as new superintendent

CASSOPOLIS — The Lewis Cass Intermediate School District has chosen a born and raised southwest Michigan resident to lead the district. A special meeting of ... Read more

7 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Junior Achievement of Berrien and Cass Counties announces “Play for JA” event

BENTON HARBOR — Junior Achievement serving Berrien and Cass counties is inviting the community to engage in team-building to support local youth education in financial ... Read more

7 months ago by Submitted.

Edwardsburg Public Schools closed due to staff absences

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Public Schools are closed today due to staff absences. The announcement was made Sunday evening that all schools would be closed Monday ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

EPS foundation awards physical education teacher $2,500

EDWARDSBURG — This winter, students at Eagle Lake Elementary School were able to trek through the snow and become explorers, thanks to a grant from ... Read more

7 months ago by Sarah Culton.

United Way invites community to sponsor children to receive free books

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — March is National Reading Month, and United Way of Southwest Michigan is encouraging the community to rally around early childhood literacy by ... Read more

7 months ago by Submitted.

Lewis Cass ISD narrows superintendent search to two candidates

CASSOPOLIS — After nearly a full day of interviews, the Lewis Cass Intermediate School District narrowed its superintendent search to two individuals. Following interviews Monday, ... Read more

7 months ago by Sarah Culton.

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