Peter Pan: ‘Never grow up’

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Both Harvey-Swanson and Oakwood Elementary schools chose to put on the classic play Peter Pan as their drama performance this year. On June 1, Harvey-Swanson had two performances of the play, and Oakwood had both of their performances on May 31 and June 1 at the Performing Arts Center at […]

GHS: The Obituary Project

By David Fleet Editor On Tuesday morning, eight Goodrich High School students delivered a project that touched on death, life and a glimpse of community history. GHS Teacher Katie Benard directed the Leadership Exploration And Development or LEAD class on The Obituary Project. The class takes on what it means to be a leader in […]

Pierce vaults to state title

By David Fleet Editor It’s fun to fly. That’s how Tricia Pierce, a 2019 Brandon High School graduate, describes her stellar pole vaulting career which now includes a state title. On June 1, Pierce, 17, won the Division 2 High School State Championship at Zeeland High School with a vault of 12 feet-6 inches. She […]

GMS students at Gettysburg, Washington D.C.

Last month students from Goodrich Middle School participated in a class trip to Gettysburg, Pa. and Washington D.C. Every year for the past 17 years, the GMS eighth grade class has made the trek coordinated and supervised by teachers and class sponsors, Tena Czap and Dawn Robb. Monuments and memorials visited included: the Smithsonian, Pentagon […]

Martian nine district title three-peat

The Goodrich Martians tallied their third consecutive district title with a 1-0 win over Linden on Monday at Lake Fenton. “The district final was a pitchers duel,” said GHS Varsity Baseball Coach Bob Foreback. “The game was scoreless until the sixth inning and whoever scored first was going to win” With two outs in the […]

Bridges:‘Knot Right’ does it right

By David Fleet Editor So close. The Brandon “Knot Right” team was right on last week with a second place finish at the annual National Bridge competition. The Brandon High School freshmen team of Rylee Sobecki, Paige Thwig and Maddie Misenar, traveled to Park City, Utah to take on the nations top high school bridge […]

Arrest made following school, cell phone incident

According to Oakland County Sheriff Office Brandon Substation police reports, at 11:16 a.m., May 9, the Brandon school resource officer responded to a report of disorderly conduct at Brandon High School. Deputies were alerted that a secretary was having trouble with a student in the office. Upon arrival at the office, deputies observed a student,18, […]

Goodrich school bell, returns rings again

By David Fleet Editor In 1923 the Goodrich High School bell first rang reminding students it’s time for class. Now almost a century later that same clang will once again reverberate in the hallways reminding Martians it’s time for school. GHS Senior Reilly Shellenbarger, 18, recently recovered the old bell and with the assistance of […]

TRAC Bridge Building on track

By Shelby Stewart Staff Wrtier Brandon STEM is going for a three-peat. For the past three years, the Brandon High School has qualified for the national TRAC Bridge Building competition. The teams for the past three years have consisted of three freshman girls, and only six teams in the nation qualify every year. This year’s […]

America & Me Essay

Earlier this month, the three winners of the 50th annual America & Me Essay contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance were recognized. Goodrich Middle School students Abigail Schell, first place, Sohia Bowers, second place and Sydney Stonerock, third place were awarded for their achievement. As the school’s first place winner, Schell’s name will be engraved […]

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