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 […]

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 […]