AK2 Bridge team heads to national competition

The Brandon High School freshmen STEM team of Kaitlyn McKinney, Alexsis Spragg, and Katelyn Bobel have qualified to participate at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials-Transportation and Civil Engineering (AASHTO-TRAC) Bridge Competition for 2020 in Kansas City, Mo. Competing at the national level has now become a tradition for the Brandon High […]

GHS Powerlifting at states

On March 8, the Goodrich Girls Power Lifting team competed at the Michigan High School Powerlifting Association Varsity State Power Lifting meet, at North Branch High School. About 40 schools statewide along with 200 lifters in the annual state competition. GHS Junior Willow Tetmeyer, finished first, setting four state records including a 355 pound squat, […]

GHS Senior named CTE ‘Student of the Year’

By David Fleet Editor Victoria Isenberg’s love for animals has landed her Student of the Year. The 18 year old Goodrich High School senior pursued a career in the veterinary science at the Genesee Career Institute (GCI) which provides high school juniors and seniors like Isenberg, with instruction and hands-on learning to prepare for immediate […]

‘America & Me Essay’

Last week, the three winners of the 51st annual America & Me Essay contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance were recognized. Brandon Middle School students Lyndsay Claxton, Lainey Lasky and Natalie Novoty were awarded for their achievement. As the school’s first place winner, Sans’ name will be engraved on a plaque displayed in the school […]

Goodrich High School signing day

By David Fleet Editor On Feb. 28, ten Goodrich High School Seniors signed letters of intent to play collegiate sports this fall. “Today is a very special day for these men and women who are looking forward to the bright future they have in the athletic and academic world,” said Rob McRae, Goodrich Athletic Director. […]

‘Link Crew’

By David Fleet Editor On Feb. 25, almost 200 eighth grade students were invited to the Brandon High to meet-and-greet with current juniors and seniors in a “Link Crew” program. The annual event welcomes incoming freshman who will move up from eighth grade to the high school in the fall. The program addresses the anxiety […]

School board appoints trustee

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- During a special meeting on Wednesday night the school board of education appointed Tim Zirnhelt as a trustee. Trustee Ashley Herriman was absent with notice. “We had five good candidates,” said Greg Main, school board president. “Tim had the experience as a board member that we need right now with […]

Pierce sets collegiate pole vault record

By David Fleet Editor As a Blackhawk, Tricia Pierce pole vaulted to a state title. Now as a University of Arkansas Little Rock Trojan, her career will include a collegiate record. Pierce accomplishments as a high school vaulter earned a full scholarship to the University of Arkansas-Little Rock where she is studying pre-dental. UALR is […]

‘Any time, any place, any pace’

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon School District is expanding their virtual school to include a fully online school as an option for students. “It’s a high quality alternative to the traditional school setting,” said district superintendent Dr. Matt Outlaw. “More and more students across the country are looking for alternates to the typical brick […]

Riggs resigns, new officers elected to school board

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- On Monday night Jennifer Riggs, school board member announced she will resign her position as of Jan. 28. “I would like to thank the community for all of their support,” said Riggs. “It was an honor to serve the students, staff and families of the Goodrich area school. I urge […]

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