Wage restoration for teachers, stipend for superintendent

By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-The school board approved a 2 percent wage restoration for teachers, as well as a $15,000 stipend for the superintendent during their Oct. 17 meeting. The 2 percent increase to current teacher salaries followed a 1 percent increase or step increase granted to educators last year, and still leaves […]

‘Lend me a Tenor’

By David Fleet Editor At 7 p.m., Nov. 17-19 and 2 p.m., Nov. 20, Goodrich High School presents, “Lend me a Tenor” at the Goodrich Center for the Performing Arts. “The challenges of a production such as this include actors working as an ensemble to move the show with impeccable timing in the broad, concept […]

‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark’

Susan Bromley Staff Writer Brandon Twp. – Need an escape from politics? Brandon High School students and Play Director Jeff Malicke present “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark,” with performances at 7 p.m. on Nov. 17, 18, and 19 at the Performing Arts Center, 1025 S. Ortonville Road. “It’s a spoof on suspense, mystery, thriller, […]

States: Martians CX 20th; Lange 7th

On Nov. 5, the Michigan High School Althetic Association Cross Country State Championship was run at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. The Goodrich Girls Cross Country team finished 20th of 29 teams in the state meet with an average time of 20:52.9 for the 3.1 miles. Individually, sophomore Jillian Lange finished 7th, with a […]

Brandon School Board Voter Guide

Editor’s note: Earlier this month, The Citizen e-mailed questions to candidates in Atlas, Brandon and Groveland townships. Candidates were limited to 30 word responses. Key: Incumbent (I), Republican (R), Democrat (D), No party affiliation (NPA) Brandon School Board vote for four Name, age: Marianne Dwyer, 49 Number of years in the district and school board […]

Goodrich School Board Voter Guide

Editor’s note:Earlier this month, The Citizen e-mailed questions to candidates in Atlas, Brandon and Groveland townships. Candidates were limited to 30 word responses.Key: Incumbent (I), Republican (R), Democrat (D), No party affiliation (NPA) Goodrich School Board vote for two Name, age: Justin Gailitis, 37 Number of years in the district and school board meetings attended […]

University of Iowa honors BMS Gold Key winner

By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-Leanna Roman overcame stage fright to perform “American Pie” at Septemberfest 2015. Exactly a year later, as Septemberfest 2016 was taking place here, Roman was being honored at the University of Iowa Belkin-Blank Center’s Recognition Ceremony for a memoir she wrote about the experience, with the Brandon Middle School […]

Brandon Homecoming 2016

Brandon Homecoming 2016

Front from left, Chelsea Cooks, Courtney Rose, Nikki Seelbinder, Sarah Buda, and Riley Riddle. Back from left, Waleed El Chaer, Hunter Schulze, Nolan Tews and Dusty Dickens. Not pictured: Kevin Bickett. The Brandon Senior Homecoming Court was selected on Sept. 30. The King and Queen will be crowned on Oct. 14 at halftime of the […]

Goodrich Fall Sports

Goodrich Girls Cross Country                GoodrichBoys Cross Country  Goodrich Girls Golf Goodrich Tennis                              Goodrich Tennis                              Goodrich  Volleyball