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Four St. Joseph County schools show increase in student enrollment

Four of the nine school districts in St. Joseph County saw an increase in student enrollment this fall compared to a year ago. The unofficial headcount conducted two weeks ago showed Centreville, Sturgis, Three Rivers and White Pigeon all had gains in their enrollment. White Pigeon Community Schools led the way with 35 additional students for an enrollment of 792. ... Read More »

Glen Oaks proposes renovation project

Glen Oaks Community College President David Devier outlined plans for a renovation project during last week’s board of trustees meeting. The proposal would include renovation of the college library, learning center and art studio. The three-phase project is expected to cost $ 2.5 million, Devier said. He said the college plans to ask the state for half of the necessary ... Read More »

Miss USA and Daniel Booko visit local schools

Students at Centreville, Constantine and Three Rivers high schools were treated to a special appearance Wednesday during assemblies at their respective schools. Daniel Booko, a 2002 Three Rivers High School graduate, was accompanied during visits to the schools by his fiancée, Nia Sanchez, Miss USA 2014. The 30-year-old Booko and 24-year-old Sanchez during their visits discussed their days as junior ... Read More »

Colon Community Schools holding Showcase

Officials from Colon Community Schools have announced details of the Colon Community Schools Showcase. The event is set to take place 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Colon High School cafeteria. Those attending will have the opportunity to get a flu shot for $30, with the option for using insurance but only if registering in advance through the ... Read More »

Law enforcement participating in Crisis Intervention Training

Law-enforcement officials in the area and from as far away as Marquette have been participating in Crisis Intervention Training at Glen Oaks Community College. T. J. Baker, CIT instructor on behalf of the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s department, said the focus is to help participants identify the signs and symptoms of mental illness. The program emphasizes communication skills to help ... Read More »

Glen Oaks College Night takes place tomorrow

Glen Oaks Community College is staging its 24th annual College Night Tuesday at the Centreville-area campus. School officials said more than 55 colleges and military organizations are expected to be on hand to meet prospective students and share information on their institutions. The event, which takes place 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., will be in the college gymnasium. Tonya Howden, Glen ... Read More »