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Sturgis considering pay raise for school subs

The largest school district in the county is considering raising its pay rate for substitute teachers. Meanwhile, Three Rivers Community Schools has already taken that step by approving the first pay increase in 14 years for its substitute teachers following action last week. District officials in Sturgis said a shortage of subs this school year has promoted a look at …

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Colon Schools launches new survey

Colon Community Schools is attempting to find new ways to gain input from parents and the community. To that end, district officials have posted on the district’s home page a link to an input survey. The survey can be accessed by going to colonschools.org. Prospective participants should look for and click on a tab that says “Quick Links.” Doing so …

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Glen Oaks exploring adding dormitories

Glen Oaks Community College officials have discussed a long-range concept of on-campus dormitories. During a meeting of the Board of Trustees earlier this month, Glen Oaks president David Devier said the college has been looking into the possibility of adding dormitories and that a developer has shown interest in financing those dormitories. Devier was quick to note the concept is …

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Glen Oaks named new faculty and staff

Glen Oaks Community College has welcomed a number of new faculty and staff to campus this fall. Larry Diekman recently joined the college as a maintenance assistant. He was previously employed at Lippert Components in Elkhart, Ind. Ron Hofman is the college’s new automotive instructor. He has over 36 years of automotive experience including teaching the last ten years at …

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Student arrested at MSU

A 19-year-old Michigan State University student is facing charges for allegedly making a threat to shoot up a school on a social media site. Matthew Mullen of Northbrook, Illinois was arraigned Tuesday on a charge of false report or threat of terrorism. He was released Wednesday from the Ingham County jail on $10,000 bond. Mullen faces up to 20 years in prison. His …

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Two Mendon players named to All State Football team

Mendon’s Logan Slaughter and Elijah Klepper were named to the Associated Press’ Division 7-8 All-State Football Team. For Slaughter it was his third appearance on the prestigious team. He was a four-year starter for the Hornets, who went 10-2 in the 2014 season. Klepper, a senior and team captain, rushed for 1,702 yards on 190 carries this season. He averaged …

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High School Volleyball Action

Mendon’s Lady Hornets volleyball team saw their run to the state Class D final derailed Wednesday in Battle Creek. Going up against defending Class D champion Battle Creek St. Philip, the lady Hornets fell in three games to lose the match. St. Phil goes on to the Final Four bracket and takes on Waterford Friday afternoon. In a Class C …

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Mendon’s football season over

A too-strong opponent put an end to Mendon High School’s football season over the weekend. Muskegon Catholic Central rolled to a 48-7 victory over the visiting Hornets, who finish their season 10-2. Saturday’s win marks Catholic Central’s third consecutive post-season victory over Mendon. It also gives them four wins over the Hornets in six attempts over the past eight post-season …

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High salaries for engineering grads

Students graduating with degrees in engineering can expect the highest starting salaries. That’s according to the latest Recruiting Trends study from Michigan State University’s College Employment Research Institute. The study found engineering majors graduating with associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees led all majors with starting salaries ranging from $48,558 for an engineering associate’s degree to $69,284 for a master’s in engineering. Overall, graduates …

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Mendon continues in football playoffs

History repeated itself for the fourth consecutive year in Mendon Saturday, as the Hornets topped Climax-Scotts in Division 8 football District action. Mendon topped Climax-Scotts, 35-8. The 10-and-1 Hornets will try to snap a two-game losing streak to perennial power Muskegon Catholic Central Saturday in Muskegon. The 11-and-0 Crusaders are coming off a 42-0 thrashing of Fowler this past weekend …

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