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DURAND — The Durand Area Schools Board of Education is reviewing a $28-million, 30-year bond proposal developed by a citizens committee that would fund the addition of an auxiliary gym, a 600-seat auditorium, as well as district-wide upgrades and repairs to existing facilities.

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OWOSSO — St. Paul Catholic School will move to the former St. Joseph School for the fall of 2020, but will still carry the same name, school officials announced Friday afternoon via press release.

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OWOSSO — Pathways Adult Education is hosting a workshop at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, or any second Tuesday of the month, in room 1421 of the Curwood Building on the main campus of Baker.

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ELSIE — The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution sponsors a Good Citizen Program that recognizes high school seniors from all over the country who have demonstrated dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism.

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OWOSSO — Shiawassee Arts Center officials say the gallery is highlighting its most diverse exhibition of the year — and much of it is on sale.

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PERRY — When Amy Buck left her job as a bus driver/teaching assistant for the Perry Head Start program in 2018 to open a diner in downtown, she felt she still needed kids in her life.

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DURAND — Two weeks ago Durand’s marching band made its way to Ford Field for the Michigan Competing Band Association state finals.

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LAINGSBURG — The Laingsburg Community Schools Board of Education has unanimously appointed Maggie Sayles to fill a vacancy on the board following the resignation of trustee Chris Wilson.

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CALEDONIA TWP. — The Owosso Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol this past weekend moved its gliders to Lapeer DuPont Airport from the Owosso Community Airport because of issues with hangar space, according to the squadron commander.

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ELSIE — Students and staff at Ovid-Elsie Area Schools paid tribute to those who have served the United States Monday, hosting local veterans for an assembly at the district’s E.E. Knight Elementary.

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CORUNNA — Students, parents, staff and administrators of Corunna Public Schools now are able to access all things Corunna on their mobile devices, thanks to a new app launched Friday by the district.

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CORUNNA — Corunna High School is hosting a Veterans Day assembly to honor area veterans Nov. 11.

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CORUNNA — The Shiawassee Regional Education Service District is still seeking interested eighth-graders to take the SAT exam in December.

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OWOSSO TWP. — The DeVries Nature Conservancy hosted its annual fall festival Saturday afternoon, attracting hundreds of people to the event.

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BYRON — When she was 16, Olivia Krejci witnessed a C-section birth first hand as a part of the Genesee Career Institute’s (GCI) nursing program.

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OVID — Students, staff and administrators throughout the Ovid-Elsie school district played host to a special visitor Thursday, as Dr. Michael Rice, the state superintendent of public instruction, paid a visit to Leonard Elementary and Ovid-Elsie High School.

PERRY — When Amy Buck left her job as a bus driver/teaching assistant for the Perry Head Start program in 2018 to open a diner in downtown, she felt she still needed kids in her life.

Kari Carnell, left, has been named November Employee of the Month for Corunna Public Schools. She was honored during the Monday Board of Education meeting at Corunna High School. Carnell was hired in September of 2010 as a physical education teacher at Corunna Middle School. “I am so honored…

Members of the Core Youth Group from Laingsburg United Methodist Church and Dr. Marsha Brandon at Laingsburg Eye Care donated candy from the church’s trunk-or-treat event on Halloween. Laingsburg Eye Care “bought” unused candy at $1 per pound and shipped it to U.S. troops overseas. As part o…

Owosso Public Schools recently accepted150 winter hats for students at Owosso’s three elementary schools from Agnew Sign Company. From left are Agnew team members Cory Agnew, Karen Bridgewater, Kyle Brabant, Kaiden Agnew, Carter Agnew, and Mark Agnew, and Bryant Principal Shelly Collison, Em…

INDIANAPOLIS — On Oct. 29, 10 members of the Perry FFA chapter traveled to the 92nd National FFA Convention, along with students from Byron, Corunna and Durand.

DURAND — Two weeks ago Durand’s marching band made its way to Ford Field for the Michigan Competing Band Association state finals.

The Durand Area School Board has five members who have completed all Level 1 classes for the Michigan Association of School Boards and two members who will have the membership level after this year. The Durand School Board has attended the leadership conference (Nov. 7-11 this year) for a nu…

LAINGSBURG — The Laingsburg Community Schools Board of Education has unanimously appointed Maggie Sayles to fill a vacancy on the board following the resignation of trustee Chris Wilson.

Monday, Perry Elementary School students honored local veterans on Veterans Day. Veterans and their families braved the first taste of winter weather to enjoy breakfast, hear The Pledge of Allegiance recited by the kindergarten class and songs sung by the second-grade class.

CALEDONIA TWP. — The Owosso Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol this past weekend moved its gliders to Lapeer DuPont Airport from the Owosso Community Airport because of issues with hangar space, according to the squadron commander.

Recently a group of high school students from the Shiawassee Career and Technical countywide criminal justice class toured the Shiawassee County Jail. Assistant Jail Administrator Casey Colbry, back, showed the students what happens when a person gets arrested and is processed by the correct…

Emerson teacher Jenny Verlinde said the Owosso Public Schools Foundation granted classes funds for materials so kindergartners have more Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) supplies to use. Students have more hands-on and engaging activities that encourage them to be think…

A creative display honoring the service of several local veterans is shown inside the lobby of E.E. Knight Elementary Monday.

ELSIE — Students and staff at Ovid-Elsie Area Schools paid tribute to those who have served the United States Monday, hosting local veterans for an assembly at the district’s E.E. Knight Elementary.

Owosso’s Central Elementary School third-graders visited Homeless Angels’ Owosso Campus Nov. 4 to kick off their kindness projects. Students helped stock shelves and received a tour of the new shelter in Owosso. Some students were surprised to see and hear how families in the community do no…

CORUNNA — Students, parents, staff and administrators of Corunna Public Schools now are able to access all things Corunna on their mobile devices, thanks to a new app launched Friday by the district.

The Durand Middle School unified Special Olympics team recently received a national banner for their commitment and participation in Special Olympics.

Owosso High School this week announced its October students of the month. Front row, from left, are Sophia Montenegro, Angela Denning, Daniel Apsey, Jacob Porter and Simi Kaur. In the second row are Kendall Anderson, Cameron Temple, Sean Dewley, Daniel Strauss, Megan Russell, Elizabeth Tolru…

Jacalynn Buza’s second-graders welcomed Erika Sumbera’s preschool students Oct. 21 from Bentley Bright Beginnings. Together the students took part in many fall-related activities, listened to a story and had a snack.

Cindy Richmond, left, has been named October Employee of the Month for Corunna Public Schools. Richmond was honored during the Monday Board of Education meeting at Corunna High School. Richmond was hired in 1998. She is a first-grade teacher at Elsa Meyer Elementary. “My favorite days would …

CORUNNA — Corunna High School is hosting a Veterans Day assembly to honor area veterans Nov. 11.

Owosso St. Paul Catholic School students and staff worked toward thinking of others and service toward their community this month. The entire school worked to support Memorial Healthcare’s annual peanut butter and jelly drive. Donations of peanut butter/nut butters, jelly, as well as monetar…

CORUNNA — The Shiawassee Regional Education Service District is still seeking interested eighth-graders to take the SAT exam in December.

For the third straight year, Owosso Middle School seventh-graders ended a two-week early human unit with a hands-on, inquiry-based learning activity. The Michigan State University Anthropology Department shared an interactive experience in which students investigated mold castings of early h…

Owosso High School student council members Ava Penrod, Reese Thayer and Madison Salander raised $165 for the Memorial Healthcare Cancer Center recently. With every glass of lemonade purchased, staff and students received pink breast cancer awareness ribbons.

OWOSSO TWP. — The DeVries Nature Conservancy hosted its annual fall festival Saturday afternoon, attracting hundreds of people to the event.

BYRON — When she was 16, Olivia Krejci witnessed a C-section birth first hand as a part of the Genesee Career Institute’s (GCI) nursing program.

OVID — Students, staff and administrators throughout the Ovid-Elsie school district played host to a special visitor Thursday, as Dr. Michael Rice, the state superintendent of public instruction, paid a visit to Leonard Elementary and Ovid-Elsie High School.

CHESANING — This week the Chesaning Board of Education recognized the October Employee of the Month, Gloria Sedlar.

CHESANING — In a message distributed this morning, Chesaning school officials said “potentially threatening language” on a restroom wall was not a credible threat and school will be in session today.

Ovid-Elsie students drove their tractors to school during homecoming week.