Meet Up & Eat Up program

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Schools is hosting two locations for their annual Meet Up and Eat Up program. Meals will be available for pick-up on Mondays and Thursdays, and include lunch and breakfast. “The Summer Food Service Program (Meet Up and Eat Up) has two locations to ensure children continue to receive nutritious […]

Blackhawk icers team up with Notre Dame Prep

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Brandon Board of Education approved a cooperative agreement with Notre Dame Preparatory School for a hockey team with a 7-0 vote. “We’ve actually had a cooperative agreement for many years with Kersely, Lake Fenton and Holly, unfortunately, the last two seasons, between the four schools we have just not […]

Elementary,middle school summer virtual learning

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Schools are looking forward to their summer programs once again this year, but the big change for summer of 2020 is that the classes and camps are all virtual. “Our cornerstone this summer is our virtual learning program,” said Janice Meek, Brandon Executive Director of Business Services. “It’s hybrid, […]

Brandon High School may host drive up graduation

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Brandon School District has unveiled their graduation plans for July 26. “The date of July 26 was chosen as part of the senior survey that went out to all senior families,” said Dan Stevens, BHS principal . “I want to thank you again for your patience as we have […]

‘Voice of the Martians’ honored Friday night’

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Friday night the football lights were on. On May 29, the Goodrich Football program honored long time school district teacher and coach Bill Duso with a special tribute at Roy U Stacey Athletic Stadium. From 9 to 10 p.m., the game field lights where on and scoreboard set at 70 […]

Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference

Emma Hubbard of Ortonville and a Brandon High School graduate was one of three Baldwin Wallace University women’s tennis student-athletes to be named to the 2020 Spring Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference team. In order to be selected to the Academic All-OAC team, a student-athlete must be a sophomore or higher in class standing, maintain varsity […]

Brandon Schools moving to online schooling

Following the shutdown of schools for the remainder of the school year, Brandon Schools are ready to launch some at-home schooling. “Students did not sign up for distance learning and our teachers have minimal training in this area,” said district superintendent Dr. Matt Outlaw. “This will be new for everyone, so we ask for your […]

GHS students growing at home

By David Fleet Editor A growing number of Goodrich students are still growing at home. Despite the three month summer vacation extension due to the coronavirus Stay-at-home order, several Goodrich High School horticulture students are now continuing their studies with homemade greenhouses. Dr. Rick Sweeney, a veteran GHS teacher of more than 30 years, coordinates […]

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, […]