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Perry students enjoyed a special breakfast, cooked and served by staff, Friday morning to celebrate homecoming at Perry High School.

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LAINGSBURG — The Laingsburg Community Schools Board of Education will conduct a regular board meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the high school large group room.

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CORUNNA —Students in Durand high school and middle school receive funding for a school nurse and social worker, following a decision by the Shiawassee County Board of Commissioners approval of grant funding.

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OWOSSO — Central Elementary students this week heard how they can make a big difference in the lives of children in other nations.

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OVID — The 2019 Ovid-Elsie homecoming theme is “Through the Decades” as O-E High School gears up for Friday’s game against the Byron Eagles.

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Students from Kenna Bemis’ New Lothrop High School Spanish class this week read to elementary school students.

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Seventh-grade STEM class students at Ovid-Elsie Middle School recently finished a three-week unit with LEGO EV3 robots. Students worked with a partner to build their own robots, program them for different tasks. and keep a journal log of the process. At the end of the unit, there was a “batt…

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PERRY — The theme of this year’s homecoming at Perry High School is “doomsday,” featuring such parade floats as “Alien Invasion” (seniors), “Zombie Apocalypse” (juniors), “Robot Take-Over” (sophomores) and “Natural Disaster” (freshmen).

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OWOSSO — Baker College’s Pathways program is conducting a meeting on GED programs from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in Room 1421 of the Curwood Building.

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LAINGSBURG — The Shiawassee Chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel invites all public school retirees to attend a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at St. Isadore Catholic Church.

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PERRY — The Book Partners Program will start soon at Perry Elementary School with second-graders in need of extra practice reading.

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BRADY TWP. — If someone took a vote, the tractor rides would probably be the favorite activity among the 600 fourth-graders who come every year to Rural Education Day, presented by the Mid-Michigan Old Gas Tractor Association (MMOGTA).

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BYRON — After earning his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Alma College in the spring of 2017, Greg Goffee had a decision to make.

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CALEDONIA TWP. — Pleasant View Shiawassee County Medical Care Facility announced this week that Julie Limbaugh has received a 2019 Gary Easton Scholarship Award from the Michigan County Medical Care Facilities Council (MCMCFC).

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PERRY — Perry High School senior Kyah Ribble is hoping to major in physics at the University of Michigan next fall with the goal of working as an experimental particle physicist.

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DURAND — The Durand High School class of 1979 is hosting its 40th reunion at Dutch Hollow Golf Course at 6:30 p.m. Oct 5.

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LANSING — The Republican-led Michigan Legislature gave final approval Thursday to a K-12 budget that would boost base per-student aid for most schools by $240, or 3 percent, which supporters lauded as record funding and some Democrats said would not keep pace with costs in an underfunded system.

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CORUNNA — City council members unanimously approved an ordinance Monday banning the use of e-cigarettes and all related paraphernalia on school property, and all adjacent public properties, such as streets or sidewalks.

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DURAND — Durand Area Schools homecoming week continues tonight as the Railroaders welcome Mount Morris for the homecoming game at 7 p.m. at Roundhouse Stadium.

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CORUNNA — Students at Corunna High School this year have a new block of time set aside during every day to meet with “advocates” — members of the faculty who provide students career advice, as well as emotional support.

Several Corunna Public Schools students recently performed in the Lebowsky Center’s presentation of “Matilda.” More than 3,000 people attended the performances. From left are Alexis Golab, Marissa Rowe, Emerson Massey, Maddie Sadler, Isla Sule, Levi Heck, teacher Michael Windnagle, Aspen Mil…

Every year, Owosso High School’s Virtual Enterprise classes establish and operate virtual businesses for the duration of the school year. Students are given an organizational chart and asked to select the job they would most like to perform. Then they interview for that position. Local busin…

BRADY TWP. — If someone took a vote, the tractor rides would probably be the favorite activity among the 600 fourth-graders who come every year to Rural Education Day, presented by the Mid-Michigan Old Gas Tractor Association (MMOGTA).

BYRON — After earning his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Alma College in the spring of 2017, Greg Goffee had a decision to make.

ASHLAND, Ohio — Janelle McClelland of Ovid was named to the dean’s list at Ashland University for the summer 2019 semester.

CALEDONIA TWP. — Pleasant View Shiawassee County Medical Care Facility announced this week that Julie Limbaugh has received a 2019 Gary Easton Scholarship Award from the Michigan County Medical Care Facilities Council (MCMCFC).

PERRY — Perry High School senior Kyah Ribble is hoping to major in physics at the University of Michigan next fall with the goal of working as an experimental particle physicist.

DURAND — The Durand High School class of 1979 is hosting its 40th reunion at Dutch Hollow Golf Course at 6:30 p.m. Oct 5.

Corunna Public Schools has announced this year’s homecoming court. Corunna’s homecoming game is Sept. 27, with the Cavaliers playing the Clio Mustangs. In front, from left, are Gage Krovchuck, Peyton Norton, Alex Schwab, Conor Nequist and Wyatt Crego. In back are Caitlyn Johnson, Hannah Holl…

LANSING — The Republican-led Michigan Legislature gave final approval Thursday to a K-12 budget that would boost base per-student aid for most schools by $240, or 3 percent, which supporters lauded as record funding and some Democrats said would not keep pace with costs in an underfunded system.

Owosso Middle School sixth-graders spent the day participating in team-building activities at Fortitude Outdoor Fitness this week. Jenga, yard Yahtzee, trivia, corn hole, relays and can jam were a few of the events teachers led students through while learning the expectations of the middle s…

Students in Alan Dorman’s and Justin McGraw’s science classes toured Memorial Healthcare last week and learned about the Da Vinci Robotic Surgery System. Students were allowed to try the machine and get feedback on their surgery skills. They also heard presentations from a variety of health …

DURAND — Durand Area Schools homecoming week continues tonight as the Railroaders welcome Mount Morris for the homecoming game at 7 p.m. at Roundhouse Stadium.

Argus-Press Photo/Brad MinorCorunna High School is implementing a new program that pairs students with faculty members that meet in small groups to discuss career goals, family life, and more.

CORUNNA — Students at Corunna High School this year have a new block of time set aside during every day to meet with “advocates” — members of the faculty who provide students career advice, as well as emotional support.

BYRON — The BYRON FFA alumni and friends plan a pork and turkey barbecue fundraiser from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 27 before the homecoming game in the high school cafeteria.

LANSING — Three women who see education as the direct path to a new career have been selected winners of the 2019 LAFCU Women Helping Educate Every Lady (WHEEL) scholarship essay contest.

Sixth-grade students at New Lothrop were fitted for instruments this past week by Marshall Music employees. Students were sent home with a flier and information on joining band. Parents may contact the school about the program before fifth-sixth grade orientation from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The Ovid-Elsie High School National Art Honor Society this summer worked on a Legendary Artists Passage mural in St. Johns, organized by the Clinton County Arts Council and led by muralist Tamara Brown. The mural is located under Business 27 in St. Johns along the Fred Meijer CIS Trail, just…

Ty Rockafellow, elementary music teacher at Perry Elementary, said the district conducted a fundraiser to help purchase a set of ukuleles for the students to use in a new program. Families and community members donated more than $1,100 to the program — enough to purchase a full set of instru…

TUSTIN — The Perry High School Marching Ramblers kicked off the fall season with a week of band camp at the Kettunen Center at the beginning of August.

LANSING — Michigan Humanities has opened registration for the 2019-20 Poetry Out Loud program, a recitation competition for high school students.

OWOSSO — Pathways Adult Education is offering a free workshop on completing a high school diploma and taking the GED tests.

OWOSSO — The Shiawassee Regional Education Service District is inviting parents and eighth-graders to an informational meeting for academically talented educational programs at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Baker College Welcome Center, 1309 S. M-52.

OWOSSO — While many area school districts re-opened their doors this week to begin the 2019-20 school year, Owosso Public Schools students still have more than a week of vacation left.

Zach Schwab has been named August Employee of the Month for Corunna Public Schools. Schwab was honored during Monday’s board of education meeting at Corunna High School. Schwab has been the Corunna Public Schools’ summer swim supervisor for the past two years. He first was hired by the distr…

CORUNNA — Preschool and elementary students at Corunna Public Schools won’t have to learn on an empty stomach this year, thanks to a U.S. Department of Agriculture program that will provide free breakfast and lunch to all students at Elsa Meyer Elementary, Nellie Reed Elementary and Louise P…