Education

Brandywine Middle/High School Honor Roll

Seventh grade EXCELLENCE Amster, Hailey Cano-Strahla, Ryan Legatt, Lexie Pellow, Macy Semrinec, Olivia Smith, Gabriel Vollman, Aleyna A/B HONOR ROLL Anglin, Addison Burr, Adrianna Covington, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

LMC, SMC partner with Michigan Reconnect program

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Two area community colleges are partnering with a new program aimed at helping Michiganders attain higher education. Lake Michigan College and Southwestern ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Buchanan teen becomes one of nation’s first female Eagle Scouts

BUCHANAN — This month, Buchanan teen Emily Long will see her childhood dream come true — a dream she used to think would have been ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac Union High School honor roll

DOWAGIAC — Dowagiac Union High School recently released its honor roll for its first semester. Students who achieved a 4.0 GPA are noted with an ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

MDHHS to provide COVID tests to educators to keep staff, students and community safe as schools offer in-person learning

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is moving forward with plans to offer a voluntary COVID-19 testing program that will provide ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

MEC awards 26 Strengthening Schools grants

CASSOPOLIS — Midwest Energy a d Communications surprised 26 teachers in January with grant awards from the 2021 Strengthening Schools program. Grants are funded with ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

2021 Winner’s Circle Auction postponed, may be reimagined

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College Foundation announced today that the 2021 Winner’s Circle Benefit Auction, originally scheduled for March 6, is being postponed and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Community comes together to celebrate MLK, looks to future

BENTON HARBOR — Last month’s events celebrating Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are over, but the work it inspires continues. Households, businesses and classrooms ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Edwardsburg Public Schools prioritize students as staff continue to adjust to COVID-19 mandates

EDWARDSBURG — Evidence of Edwardsburg Intermediate School’s dedication to excellence and student success is easy to see when walking through its building. A banner declaring ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month ago by Submitted.

Lewis Cass ISD to become Heritage Southwest ISD

CASSOPOLIS — Following nearly half a year of deliberation, the Lewis Cass Intermediate School District has a new name. Following a Wednesday vote by the ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

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

1 month ago by Submitted.

LMC awards inaugural Spirit of MLK Spotlight honors

BENTON HARBOR — Lynn Todman, vice president of Health Equity at Spectrum Health Lakeland, Jada Willis, Miss Benton Harbor 2020, and the Race Relations Council ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Now is the Time” Martin Luther King Jr. celebration week begins at LMC

The Martin Luther King Jr. celebration week, titled “Now is the Time” has kicked off on Lake Michigan College’s website Monday morning. The event is ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

SMC trustees give president positive first performance review

DOWAGIAC — At its first regular 2021 meeting Wednesday morning in room 2109 of the David C. Briegel Building on the Dowagiac campus, the Southwestern ... Read more

1 month 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

1 month ago by Submitted.

Woman of color to lead DUS board

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article stated Sullivan was the first woman of color to serve as president of the board. This information was ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

Edwardsburg Public Schools accepting nominations for 2021-2022 Hall of Fame

EDWARDSBURG — Edwardsburg Public School is encouraging the community to nominate alumni and current and former staff members to be honored by the district. The ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Culton.

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 month ago by Submitted.

One-third of Virtual Vikings to return to classrooms second semester

NILES — High school students returned to classrooms last week, and Niles Community Schools Superintendent Dan Applegate could not be happier. “Things are going really, ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

Brent Brewer appointed to DUS school board

DOWAGIAC — There is a new board member in town, and he is a familiar face in the Dowagiac Union Schools community. Wednesday, after hours ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

SMC mourns former college president

DOWAGIAC — Southwestern Michigan College flags are flying at half-mast to mourn the passing of President Emeritus David C. Briegel. President Briegel, who guided SMC as ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

LMC Board of Trustees announce new officers for 2021

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College’s Board of Trustees met for the first time this year on Monday, Jan. 4, welcoming new board member Vicki ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

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