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First day of school for public schools in St. Joseph County

Public schools in St. Joseph County and the rest of Michigan begin the 2014-15 academic year today. In St. Joseph County, new superintendents can be found in Three Rivers and Colon, where Jean Logan and Vic Bugni, respectively, start the school year as leaders of their districts. Students in White Pigeon and Centreville will see the result of extensive work ... Read More »

Former Three Rivers teacher waives preliminary exam

  A former educator who worked in four area school districts waived preliminary examination Tuesday on three counts of alleged criminal sexual conduct involving young men. The case against Three Rivers resident David Wing, 59, was bound over to St. Joseph County Circuit Court for trial. No trial date has been set, pending a pretrial status conference. Wing is charged ... Read More »

New high school principal

Three Rivers Community Schools didn’t have to look far to find a new high school principal. The board of education this week selected Carrie Balk, a seven-year employee with the district. Balk, 35, previously taught language arts and social studies at Hamilton High School before joining the Three Rivers High School staff to teach social studies. She has served as ... Read More »

Searching for new principal

The search for a new principal at Three Rivers High School is expected to step up at the end of the week. Superintendent Roger Rathburn said current principal Jean Logan, who will take over the district’s top post July 1 – will play an integral part in her successor. Rathburn said Logan has had her hands full with end-of-the-year activities. ... Read More »

Two School Board Members earn award

Two St. Joseph County school board members earned awards from the Michigan Association of School Boards. Pete Bennett of Three Rivers Community Schools and Sally Boeschenstein of the St. Joseph County Intermediate School District were recognized for their efforts to improve leadership skills, and demonstrate their commitment to student achievement and their own continuous improvement. Awards are earned for classes ... Read More »

Logan to be superintendent

Roger Rathburn’s likely replacement as superintendent of Three Rivers Community Schools is a familiar face to the district. Jean Logan, who has served as Three Rivers High School principal since the 2010-11 academic year, was offered the district’s top post Monday. Logan, 48, was one of two finalists. She and Gary Wood, superintendent of Mio-Au Sable Schools, were chosen as ... Read More »