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Three finalists for Colon

A trio of finalists for the superintendent’s job at Colon Community Schools will be interviewed this evening. Victor Bungi, Drew Bordner and Mike Corey were selected last week from a field of seven prospects to undergo second interviews and site visits. The first of the three interviews will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Colon High School’s media center. Site visits …

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Stewart named to All-State

Sturgis High School’s Chance Stewart was named a member of the Class B All-State basketball team by the Michigan Associated Press. Stewart, who has signed a letter of intent to play football for Western Michigan University in the fall, was a Class B honorable-mention basketball recipient a year ago. Stewart is second in career scoring leaders for the Trojans and …

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Hurst accepted to Air Force Academy

Congressman Fred Upton has announced that Schoolcraft resident Thomas Hurst has been accepted to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colo. Upton recommended Hurst for selection to the service academy and has personally congratulated him on the appointment. Hurst is the son of Edward and JoAnn Hurst. Hurst’s older sister, Chloe, is also attending the Air Force …

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Adopting a new calendar for school

A decision by Constantine Public Schools to adopt a so-called balanced calendar would be made only after an exhaustive review and considerable public input. For now, Superintendent Chuck Frisbie told a crowd of about two dozen people Wednesday, the concept is still just a proposal and remains in the discussion stage. If the measure is endorsed, it would begin no …

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Seven candidates found

Seven candidates from a pool of 26 applicants to replace Roger Rathburn as superintendent of Three Rivers Community Schools have been identified. Interviews with the seven will take place over the course of three nights next week. The candidates interviewing Monday are: Tim Staffen, CTE Principal, Calhoun County ISD; John Stryker, superintendent of New Lothrop Area Public Schools; and Mike …

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Candidates trimmed to three

The list of candidates for superintendent of Colon Community Schools has been trimmed to three, following action by the district’s board of education Monday. Board president Ernie Baker said the finalists are: Victor Bungi of Gladstone, curriculum and instruction supervisor for the Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District in the Upper Peninsula; Drew Bordner, Richland, director of curriculum and instruction for Gull …

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Two Lady Cats receive honors

A pair of seniors from the Three Rivers Lady Cats basketball team received special honors from the Michigan Associated Press. Teagan Reeves and Linsey Masnari were recognized, as Reeves was named to the Class B all-state basketball team, while Masnari made the honorable-mention list. Reeves, who will attend Western Michigan University in the fall and play volleyball and basketball, scored …

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Finalist for coach of the year

Mendon volleyball coach Kathy Trenary is a finalist for national coach of the year. The National High School Athletic Coaches Association has named Trenary as one of eight candidates for the position. The winner will be announced during the association’s annual meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyo., in June. Trenary said she plans to attend the four-day conference. Trenary said nominations …

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Superintendent finalists

A field of three superintendent finalists for Colon Community Schools will be identified next week. Four candidates – Victor Bungi, Mike Campbell, Robert Jansen and Drew Bordner – were interviewed Monday. The process continued Tuesday when Eric Kistler, Mike Corey and Pam Duffy were interviewed. Board of Education President Ernie Baker said the next step will be taken Monday, when …

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Howard named to all-state basketball team

Brooke Howard, a Mendon High School senior, has been named to the Associated Press Class C all-state basketball team. Mendon’s all-time leading scorer in girls’ basketball, the 5-foot-11 Howard received honorable mention as a sophomore and was a first-team all-state honoree her junior year. Howard, who was named the Sturgis Journal’s Female Prep Athlete of the Year in 2013, was …

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