New Harvey Swanson Principal

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Brandon Schools — Harvey Swanson has a new principal. Jessica Hevel, a 2004 Brandon graduate, will be a familiar face to many students and parents. “While in Brandon I taught mostly kindergarten, second grade for one year, and spent my last five years as a K-5 literacy coach,” said Hevel. […]

Martians season ends in state semi-finals

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich —On June 16, a stellar record setting season concluded for the Goodrich Martians at McLane Baseball Stadium at Kobs Field, on the campus of Michigan State University. The Martians lost in the state semifinals of the Michigan High School Athletic Association tournament 6-0 to Forest Hills Eastern en route to the Division 2 state baseball title. The […]

Noah Keller named to 2022 MHSBCA All-Star team

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich — The Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association has named GHS Alumni Noah Keller to the 2022 West All-Star team. The 41st Annual East-West All-Star Baseball game is June 20 at Comerica Park. As of June 11 Keller pitched 69 innings, tallied 141 strikeouts, 14 walks, 28 hits, with an […]

New Brandon woodshop equipment Ok’d

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer On May 16, during the regular Monday meeting, the Brandon Board of Education unanimously approved some upgrades to both of the wood working shops at the middle and high schools. “All of the equipment was purchased 50 years ago, back in 1972,” said Nathan Gillett, the instructor for the woodshop […]

Stamper aces seventh at regionals

By David Fleet Editor On June 1, Brandon High School Sophomore, Gaven Stamper shot 81 at Huron Meadows Golf Course in Brighton during the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 2 Regional. Enroute to his 81 Stamper scored his first ace/hole-in-one on the 142 yard seventh hole. He made the shot with a 9 iron. […]

League Champs: Martians win back-to-back

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich — On May 19, the Goodrich Martians won the Flint Metro League with a 3-0 win over Flushing. The Martians move on to 29-0 and have won the league in back-to-back seasons. “I’m not sure the boys know the significance of winning the Flint Metro League back-to-back in our first […]

Seussical the Musical at BHS

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer At Brandon High School, the stage is set for Seussical the Musical. The musical is an adaptation of various Dr. Seuss books, including ‘Horton Hears a Who,’ ‘Gertrude McFuzz,’ and ‘Horton Hatches the Egg.’ At BHS, it stars Jesse McClennen as the narrator The Cat in the Hat, Nolan Thornton […]

Oakwood Elementary step-up bully prevention

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-Oakwood Elementary School is taking steps in bullying prevention for their students this year and will be building upon it for the next school year. “So we are really aware that in order for kids to be able to really do their best learning, we have to help them […]

‘Knot Right Bridges’ two-time national champs

By David Fleet Editor The Brandon High School Senior STEM Pathways team Knot Right Bridges consisting of Maddie Misenar, Rylee Sobecki, and Paige Thwing once again qualified to participate at both the State of Michigan Department of Transportation- Transportation and Civil Engineering (MDOT- TRAC) and the National American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials-Transportation […]

Six candidates vie for Brandon Schools top spot, interviews set

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Between April 25-27, the Brandon Board of Education will be interviewing six superintendent candidates. During a special meeting on April 4, the Brandon Board of Education selected the six candidates for the first round of interviews for the superintendent position.The permanent position has been open since October of 2020 when […]

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