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White Pigeon video in the works

A promotional video showcasing White Pigeon Community Schools appears to be in store for an update. Board of education members last week agreed to look further into the proposal of new footage after fielding two bids for the work. The video and still photos would appear on the district’s webpage and replace content that Superintendent Jon Keyer said is about …

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Nominees are being accepted

Three Rivers Rotary has announced it is accepting nominees for its annual “Distinguished Educator” award. The civic group since 1994 has been recognizing Three Rivers educators for excellence in the classroom. The award is given to professional educators within Three Rivers Community Schools. Nomination forms are due on or before March 1 at the superintendent’s office. A monetary award of …

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TR Schools – Pending litigation

Three Rivers Community Schools Superintendent Jean Logan has issued a media statement centering on the termination of former employee Kevin Hamilton. Logan said the district has received notice of pending litigation and it believes, as does its legal representative, that the proper processes were followed in terms of the non-renewal of Hamilton, Logan stated. Termination of employment was based upon …

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Sturgis teacher arrested on criminal sexual conduct charges

A 37-year-old teacher at Sturgis High School is on paid administrative leave pending a police investigation into allegations of criminal sexual conduct. The teacher was arrested Monday after a police investigation showed he allegedly had a sexual relationship with a student. A day later, St. Joseph County Prosecutor John McDonough charged the suspect with one count of distributing or promoting …

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Rathburn remains Mendon superintendent

The return of an admired former administrator to Mendon Community Schools was, by all appearances, a reunion the district and community were more than ready to embrace. And, for about 24 hours, the idea of Chuck Frisbie coming back to help lead the 580-student district looked like it was going to happen. Interim superintendent Roger Rathburn will stay on board …

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Colon principal receives award

A Colon Community Schools educator has been awarded state recognition. Officials with the Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association said Martha Hymer, principal at Colon Elementary School, has received the 2016 MEMSPA Region Honors Award from Region 4. This award is presented to a single member from each of MEMSPA’s fourteen regions who has merited such recognition as acclaimed …

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