School’s out:Salmon released from class

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Last month a fish tale ended for a school. On May 2, Peggy Miller-Zelinko performed her annual project with her 5th grade class to raise salmon. “I started this program five years ago with the students of Brandon Academy,” said Miller-Zelinko. “This year I am teaching at Harvey Swanson and […]

‘Triple B’compete at Bridge Design Nationals

By David Fleet Editor On May 20-22, BHS freshman Emma Martin, Ella Miller, and Christa Spencer participated in the National Transportation and Civil Engineering Bridge competition. The event is coordinated by American Association of State Highway and Transportation officials (AASHTO). The bridge building team of “Triple B” traveled to Franklin, Tenn., to compete against five […]

‘Never Quit:’ Eric Overall memorial now fixture at BHS

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Three Brandon High School students are honoring a fallen deputy in a new way. Recently, a photo of Deputy Eric Overall, who was killed in the line of duty on Thanksgiving 2017, made up of student photos was hung in the cafeteria, along with a decal that says ‘Never Quit’. […]

GHS senior completes hands on school project

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-Students at high school have given GHS Senior Lauren Hunt a hand. Many hands. For her senior capstone project Hunt utilized her artistic abilities and opted to rid the school of a white drab hallway with a mural featuring the hand prints of all the seniors. “About 125 of the seniors […]

World Championships: Martians #494 & More Martians #70

Both Goodrich Martian Robotics teams 494 and 70 competed in the Robotics World Championships at Cobo Convention Center on April 26-28. More than 40,000 spectators and 400 high school teams attended the three day event divided into six divisional competitions. The top two alliances moved to Ford Field for the best two out of three […]

Metal Muscle FIRST Robotics Team 1506

Metal Muscle FIRST Robotics Team 1506 from Kettering University competed at the State Championships at Saginaw Valley State University on April 11-14 and the World Championship at Cobo Center, Detroit on April 26-28. Metal Muscle includes six students from Brandon High School and 10 other local schools. “The team performed very well at both events,” […]

Memoir by Skylar Mullins, Gold Key winning essay

My alarm screeched through the dark, startling my brain into waking up. I rolled over looking at the clock, my vision muddled. I intended to go back to sleep, but it hit me. Today is the day! I nearly fell out of bed, so many thoughts ran through my mind! I needed to get dressed, […]

My Michigan Hero by Savannah Belling

A man who has served in the United States Marine Corps. A man who has been shot at. A man I am proud to call my father. My dad, Christopher Belling, born in 1973, is my Michigan hero. Why is he my hero you may ask. He is my hero because he protects our community, […]

Goodrich Robotics tops at Kettering District 2

On March 2-3, more than 40 FIRST Robotics Competition teams from Mid-Michigan competed in a district competition at Kettering University, Flint. Pat Major, team GHS Robotics coach for Teams 494 and 70, said students and mentors have been working seven days a week for the past six weeks to perfect, a robot, a winning game […]

GHS-student athletes honored

On March 6, six Goodrich High School student athletes signed letters of intent. Emily Stambaugh will attend Mott Community College to play softball this fall. Emily has been a two time all GAC selection and a two time all district selection while playing for GHS Head Volleyball Coach Cheryl Dotterer. She plans to major in […]