Education

Volunteers work so children can play

May 28, 2015
Volunteers work so children can play

PENTWATER — Community Build Supervisor Juan Bradford of Miracle Midwest Company in Okemos, (foreground, second from left) gives instructions to the first team of volunteers who are helping construct a new playground at Pentwater Schools today. Volunteers are still needed on Friday, May 29, and Saturday, May 30, to complete the three-day project. Pentwater Schools Superintendent and Principal Mary Marshall…

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Allied Health students rank high in state competition

May 10, 2015
Allied Health students rank high in state competition

Recently, 18 students, enrolled in the West Shore Educational Service District Career and Technical Education Allied Health program and one post-secondary student attending West Shore Community College, competed at the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) State Leadership Conference.  The competition took place on April 16 and 17 at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. Eight students were state finalists,…

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MCC’s Thomas nominated for GRAMMY educator award.

May 8, 2015
MCC’s Thomas nominated for GRAMMY educator award.

SCOTTVILLE — Mason County Central Schools Director of Music Tom Thomas has been nominated for the 2016 Music Educator Award presented by the Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation. A total of 213 music teachers from 194 cities across 42 states have been announced as quarterfinalistsfor the Music Educator Award, In total, more than 4,500 initial nominations were submitted from all…

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College summer and fall registrations are open.

May 7, 2015

VICTORY TWP.  – Registration for West Shore Community College’s summer and fall semesters is underway for first-time, returning, and guest students and will continue to the first week of each term’s classes. The summer semester runs from June 1 through July 24. The fall semester begins August 31 and ends December 18. Students who register early for classes have the best…

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MCC forensics team places at state competition.

May 5, 2015
MCC forensics team places at state competition.

The Mason County Central Forensics Team, under the direction of Tom Richert, and Sean Carr brought 28 students to state finals at Oakland University last weekend.  The team experienced a two day elimination round process in B, C/D competition. MCC qualified 10 of 19 events in semi-finals and seven events in finals, which are the top six in the state.…

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