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LAINGSBURG — The Laingsburg Community Schools Board of Education will conduct a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday inside the middle school media center.

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Students from Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs across Shiawassee County have been recognized by their instructors for their outstanding efforts in their CTE program. These students have become leaders in the classroom, exhibited an outstanding work ethic, and are exemplary stude…

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OWOSSO — A new scholarship fund has been established at the Shiawassee Community Foundation by Byron Community Schools in memory of Carl E. Voorhies and Kathryn D. (Kate) Voorhies to create a scholarship for students who are current seniors or have graduated from Byron High School in the pas…

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LANSING — Students who want priority consideration for state financial aid programs now have extra time to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.

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OWOSSO — The Shiawassee Regional Chamber of Commerce Thursday highlighted several business and community leaders for their outstanding efforts in 2020, a year dramatically altered by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Keegan Gute, of Owosso, made the dean’s list and the honor roll in a recent term of study at Western Michigan University’s Cooley Law School.

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DAVENPORT, Iowa — Carlyn Molloseau, of Chesaning, has been named to the fall 2020 trimester dean’s list at Palmer College of Chiropractic’s main campus.

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CORUNNA — Kristie Taphouse, right, was named March Employee of the Month for Corunna Public Schools.

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OWOSSO — The city of Owosso and Owosso Public Schools are partnering to apply for a federal grant that would enable students to walk and bike to school more safely.

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LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Monday said more than 800,000 children whose access to school-provided meals has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic have begun to receive food assistance benefits.

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CHESANING — Jonathan Falco knows his time at Chesaning High School is coming to an end, but as graduation approaches, the senior is keeping his options open in terms of a long-term career.

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OWOSSO — An eight-person Baker College Cyber Defense Club team recently earned the top spot at the statewide 2021 Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) and will move on to compete in the Midwest Regional CCDC March 19-20.

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Scholarships for $500 are being offered at Laingsburg High School for all eligible graduating seniors in memory of Jason E. “Big A” Andersen, a 1995 graduate and son of Janice Andersen and the late Eugene Andersen.

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LANSING — From traversing the sandy beaches of Saugatuck to touring NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Tracy Foster and Shannon Cooper-Toma have made it their mission to provide eye-opening experiences for kids.

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MORRICE — Morrice Junior/Senior High School students will learn remotely through March 12 after a second high school student in as many days tested positive for COVID-19.

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CORUNNA — Corunna Public Schools is moving forward with two bond proposals school officials say would allow the district to house all of its kindergarten through third grade students in one building and upgrade athletic facilities, all while keeping taxes relatively low.

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OWOSSO — Construction at the Owosso Middle/High School campus under the district’s $45.5-million bond is nearly complete, but plans for a grand opening ceremony remain in flux amid the coronavirus pandemic, Superintendent Andrea Tuttle said Monday.

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NEW LOTHROP — New Lothrop Junior/Senior High School students will conduct classes remotely for the remainder of the week — and extracurricular activities will be temporarily suspended, as more than 100 students and staff self-isolate due to possible COVID-19 exposure.

OWOSSO — The city of Owosso and Owosso Public Schools are partnering to apply for a federal grant that would enable students to walk and bike to school more safely.

OWOSSO — Three students from Salem Lutheran School have been named local winners in the 52nd annual America & Me essay contest.

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LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Monday said more than 800,000 children whose access to school-provided meals has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic have begun to receive food assistance benefits.

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CHESANING — Jonathan Falco knows his time at Chesaning High School is coming to an end, but as graduation approaches, the senior is keeping his options open in terms of a long-term career.

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OWOSSO — An eight-person Baker College Cyber Defense Club team recently earned the top spot at the statewide 2021 Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) and will move on to compete in the Midwest Regional CCDC March 19-20.

Scholarships for $500 are being offered at Laingsburg High School for all eligible graduating seniors in memory of Jason E. “Big A” Andersen, a 1995 graduate and son of Janice Andersen and the late Eugene Andersen.

LANSING — From traversing the sandy beaches of Saugatuck to touring NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Tracy Foster and Shannon Cooper-Toma have made it their mission to provide eye-opening experiences for kids.

Joey McKinnis was named Corunna Public Schools’ February Employee of the Month. He was honored during the Feb. 16 Board of Education meeting conducted virtually. McKinnis was hired in September 2011 as a sub bus driver. McKinnis and his wife, Pat, have one son, Josiah.

MORRICE — Morrice Junior/Senior High School students will learn remotely through March 12 after a second high school student in as many days tested positive for COVID-19.

CORUNNA — Corunna Public Schools is moving forward with two bond proposals school officials say would allow the district to house all of its kindergarten through third grade students in one building and upgrade athletic facilities, all while keeping taxes relatively low.

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OWOSSO — Construction at the Owosso Middle/High School campus under the district’s $45.5-million bond is nearly complete, but plans for a grand opening ceremony remain in flux amid the coronavirus pandemic, Superintendent Andrea Tuttle said Monday.

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NEW LOTHROP — New Lothrop Junior/Senior High School students will conduct classes remotely for the remainder of the week — and extracurricular activities will be temporarily suspended, as more than 100 students and staff self-isolate due to possible COVID-19 exposure.

LAINGSBURG — The Laingsburg Community Schools Board of Education will conduct a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday using the Zoom app.

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SHIAWASSEE AREA — The downward trend of public school enrollment in and around Shiawassee County — exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic — appears to be leveling off, according to preliminary numbers released this week.

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MORRICE — Morrice Area Schools administrators are investigating schedule changes at the high school level that would allow teachers additional time to engage with online students.

MORRICE — Throughout her 20-plus years in public education, Michelle Falcon’s philosophy has remained the same: Put students first.

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DURAND — In recognition of the desires of student-athletes throughout the state, the Durand Area Schools Board of Education Monday unanimously approved a resolution supporting the resumption of high school athletic competition.

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CORUNNA — A middle school student, Corunna school officials said Sunday, is the latest person with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the district.

SAULT STE. MARIE — Lake Superior State University recently announced Simon Freeman of Corunna has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Nicole Tessmer, of Chesaning, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester.

GETTYSBURG, Pennsylvania — Lindsay Waller, of Perry, has been placed on the dean’s commendation list for outstanding academic achievement in the spring 2020 semester.

SHIAWASSEE AREA — While attending Owosso High School in the mid-1990s, Jerry Ciarlino witnessed, and played a part in, the rebirth of the school’s drama club — an activity he says had gone away long before then.

CORUNNA — There are a few seats remaining for the March 13 SAT test, the Shiawassee Regional Education Service District said this week.

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NEW LOTHROP — New Lothrop Area Public Schools announced in a letter Tuesday that a student has tested positive for COVID-19 — the fourth district since the holiday break to report at least one case.

ANGOLA, Ind. — Todd Mieske, of Owosso, graduated from Trine University at the end of the fall 2020 semester.

ALMA — Alma College has released the dean’s list for students who achieved outstanding academic performance during the 2020 fall term.

BYRON — Bob Cassiday enjoys living and working in a small town — one of the many reasons he is seen as well-suited to the position of superintendent of Byron Area Schools.

CORUNNA — A six week Winter Reading Challenge for teens and adults will be underway at the Community District Library branches beginning Monday.