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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 »

Centreville Schools begin late starts on Monday

Students at Centreville Public Schools are reminded that the first of eight late starts this year is Monday. School begins two hours later than usual to allow for professional development for its staff members. Elementary students will start the day at 9:43 a.m., while junior high and high school classes commence at 9:48. With the exception of January, the district’s ... Read More »

Glen Oaks offers tuition free classes for senior citizens

Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees has voted to offer once again free tuition for students age 62 and over. Glen Oaks president David Devier said the Centreville-area college had offered free classes to senior citizens but later started charging 50 percent tuition. After looking into the matter, board members agreed classes will now be no-cost again. Devier said ... Read More »

White Pigeon receives 5 new buses

Officials from White Pigeon Community Schools said the district recently took delivery of five new buses. Purchased for nearly $400,000 with funds generated as a result of a 1-mill, $1.6 million millage request in May, the buses are being fitted with radios, cameras and other equipment. High school principal and acting superintendent Jon Keyer said the first of the five ... Read More »