Blackhawk fall sports practices begin

Brandon High School Fall sports practices and tryouts begin the week of Aug. 12. In order to participate in practices, athletes must have a current MHSAA Physical (dated after April 15, 2019) and an athletic contract turned into the athletic office. For more information or additional questions, contact the athletic office at (248) 627-1827. Here […]

Five new staff at Brandon Schools this fall

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer For the 2019-2020 school year, Brandon will have five new staff members. “Our kindergarten numbers for the district have increased for the last five years,” said district superintendent Dr. Matt Outlaw. “Now we’re adding new staff at the elementary, and we’re rebuilding our foundation as a district.” Emily Duffey, a […]

Intramural sports program comes to Brandon Schools

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer On June 17, the Brandon Board of Education approved an intramural sports program 7-0. The plan for the program was introduced by athletic director Chris Dines, and would be for students grades 2-6. “This is part of the Brandon 2025 goals,” said Dr. Matt Outlaw, district superintendent. “We want all […]

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, […]

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