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 […]

School board OKs bond for May election

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- On Monday night the school board of trustees voted 7-0 to place a bond project on the May 3, 2020 ballot in the school district for $20,930,000. “We have pared the needs down to about a $20 million project,” said Wayne Wright, interim district superintendent. “We’ve looked at the needs […]

Area students tops at Snowfest High School Snow Sculpting event

By David FleetEditor On Jan. 23-24 two area high school teams earned top spots in the Frankenmuth Snowfest High School Snow Sculpting competition. Hometeam II—a Goodrich area homeschool group sent two teams of four students to the annual cold weather event in Frankenmth to challenge 20 teams statewide The high school competition is one of […]

Blackhawk a finalist for MHSAA Scholar-Athlete award

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Katelyn Ceccacci has a mission to help the environment, and sports are going to help her achieve that goal. Ceccacci, 17, is a senior at Brandon High School and she recently was recently named as one of the 120 finalists for a scholarship from the Michigan High School Athletic Association […]

Brandon School Board of Education

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- At the Jan. 13, Brandon Board of Education school board meeting, the board elected members to president, vice president, treasurer and secretary. Diane Salter was elected as president in a unanimous vote. Also elected unanimously were Lisa Kavalhuna as vice president, Marianne Dwyer as treasurer and Melissa Clark […]

Blackhawks cap off winning season with all state, league honors

By David Fleet Editor The 2019 Brandon Blackhawks varsity football team completed another successful season under fourth year head coach Brad Zube and his staff. “We’re very proud of the 2019 team and all of their efforts this season,” said Zube. “This was a year of growth and maturity for a very young team. We […]

DAR Citizen award

By David Fleet Editor On Jan. 5, the Genesee Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution recognized the annual winners of the Good Citizen awards, at the Court Street United Methodist Church, 225 West Court St., Flint. This year ten Genesee area schools participated recognizing high school seniors who exhibit the qualities of good citizenship in […]

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