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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

5 days 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

1 week 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

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

Four Vikings join MTU Husky investment tournament

Correction: In an earlier publication of this article, Sydney Skarbek’s name was misspelled. We regret the error and are happy to correct it. NILES — ... Read more

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks ago by Ambrosia Neldon.

MDHHS issues emergency order requiring schools to issue public notification of probable, confirmed COVID-19 cases

LANSING — Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon issued an Emergency Order requiring K-12 schools to provide public notice to the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Niles High School staff member tests positive for COVID-19

NILES — Just after 9 p.m. Monday, an update appeared on the Niles High School Facebook page. The post revealed an NHS staff member had ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Berrien County law enforcement and schools support students exposed to trauma through Handle with Care program

BERRIEN SPRINGS — The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office, Michigan State Police and local law enforcement are partnering again this year with Berrien RESA to offer ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

MDARD reminding schools, businesses to only use EPA-approved disinfectants

LANSING — Cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting have become part of the fabric of Michigander’s daily lives as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Michigan Teen Safe Driving program enters 10th year

LANSING — Students at every Michigan high school have the opportunity to help make their fellow teens better drivers by participating in this year’s Strive ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Niles Community Schools’ remote platform allows students to go at own pace

NILES — Angie Pingel is happy with where the Virtual Viking program is now, but acknowledged a bumpy start to the beginning of classes this ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

North Pointe Center class partners with church for cemetery cleanup project

DOWAGIAC — A local school class is making sure the Calvary Cemetery stays in top shape for visitors. North Pointe Center transition services teacher Tracy ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

In-person, virtual classes begin for area schools

BERRIEN COUNTY — The rain did not damper the spirits of educators welcoming students back to their first official day of in-person instruction since March. ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

GALLERY: Soft start for students begins at Niles, Brandywine schools

NILES — Yellow school busses lined up outside of schools Wednesday morning, with partially filled rows of seats of anxious students. A new middle schooler ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Soft starts for back to school begin Wednesday for Niles, Brandywine schools

NILES — Students will soon be back in the classrooms they left for the last time in the spring on March 13 due to COVID-19 ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien RESA to help provide PPE to thousands of students in Berrien County

BERRIEN SPRINGS — As a result of a partnership between the Michigan Department of Education, the Michigan Community Service Commission and the Michigan Association of ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Area superintendents introduce phase-in to back to school

NILES — Two area superintendents have announced phase-in approaches to back to school for the fall. With the unique challenges of added safety precautions and ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Competitive spirit drives Niles parathlete

NILES — Caiden Baxter wants to be king of the court — the tennis court, that is. A 2019 graduate of Niles High School, Baxter ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Niles Community School board approves return to school plan

NILES — The Niles Community School board of education met for a virtual, special meeting Thursday evening. The meeting was hosted on Zoom, and attracted ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Niles nonprofit makerspace recipient of AEP grant to fund offering

NILES — Getting funded is a big part of starting up as an entrepreneur. Three junior entrepreneurs have been given a step up from a ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

First Backpacks for Good event serves more than 600 students

NILES — The line of cars in the parking lot at Niles High School Tuesday evening did not seem to end. Snaking around the parking ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Niles superintendent hosts outdoor, active meeting to discuss back to school concerns

NILES — Dan Applegate walked 7 miles on Tuesday evening around the Niles High School track. He did not walk it alone, however. The track, ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

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

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

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

3 months ago by Sarah Culton.

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