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 […]

Welding comes to Brandon

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer In the fall of 2020, Brandon High School will have two welding and machining classes open for enrollment. “We are back on track with the welding program,” said district superintendent Dr. Matt Outlaw. “We have posted our position, I’ve talked to a number of students, students are very excited. We […]

Capstone vaccination clinic at GHS

By David Fleet Editor From 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Dec. 14, Goodrich Senior Garret McGuffin along with Goodrich High School, 8029 S. Gale Road, will host a vaccination clinic. Since 2013, GHS seniors like McGuffin, are challenged by a final school project that any student enrolled in a high school English class must complete to graduate. […]

Goodrich CARES Club

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-A sign that offered “Free Popsicles” recently drew a host of students at the high school cafeteria. On Nov. 6, the sweet reward drew a long line of students to play the matching game organized by the CARES Club. Goodrich CARES Club, Compassion, Acceptance, Respect and Empathy is a new LGBTQ […]

Alice in Wonderland Jr.

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Middle School is going down the rabbit hole. On Dec. 6-7, the middle school theatre department will present a production of Alice in Wonderland Jr., directed by Brittany Miller and Kristen Kelsey. “It had the most parts for the most kids to let the most amount of kids shine,” […]

Board OKs yearly contracts

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer During the regular meeting on Nov. 18, the Brandon board of education voted 6-0 to approve the yearly contracts for the Brandon Administrators Association, the Brandon Education Support Personnel Association, the Brandon Maintenance and Operations Association and a salary adjustment for Education staff and other non-union Brandon Employees. Board member […]

Superintendent evaluation OK’d

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer On Monday night, the school board voted 6-0 to accept the evaluation of district superintendent Dr. Matt Outlaw, where they rated him highly effective. Board member Sarah Allen was absent with notice. “We did our superintendent evaluation and Dr. outlaw came highly effective,” said board secretary Melissa Clark. “So we […]