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CORUNNA — A former Owosso High School student was charged with felony false report or threat of terrorism after allegedly threatening to “shoot up” the school Monday morning, according to a press release from Shiawassee County Prosecutor Scott Koerner.

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DURAND — People who’d like to share skills or learn new ones might have a new destination in downtown Durand: Dabble Community Enrichment Center.

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OWOSSO — Owosso Public Schools this morning announced it is investigating a social media threat, the second area school to report such a threat in the wake of the Oxford High School shooting that took place Tuesday.

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CORUNNA — Corunna Public Schools employees will soon have access to a “one-stop shop” for the majority of their health care needs.

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OWOSSO — Owosso Public Schools will enact a 10-day mask mandate for all students and staff after the Thanksgiving holiday break amid a surge in COVID-19 cases — a decision that drew mixed reactions after the board made its decision.

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OWOSSO — Owosso Public Schools employees soon will receive bonus payments as a thank you for “outstanding service” throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

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MORRICE — A number of local public school districts are taking varying precautions amid a local surge in COVID-19 cases, ranging from a transition to remote learning to an extension of Thanksgiving break intended to boost the health and well-being of students and staff.

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OWOSSO — Gene Peterson, a U.S. Navy veteran, was surprised to answer the door about 4 p.m. Thursday — Veterans Day — and find two young students accompanied by two adults on his front porch.

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CORUNNA — The Shiawassee Regional Education Service District recently brought together top ninth- and 10th-grade students from throughout the county for a day of college exploration.

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CORUNNA — Corunna High School graduates who served their country now have a space commemorating their service inside the school.

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MORRICE — Morrice Area Schools is transitioning students online through at least Monday amid a local surge of COVID-19 cases, joining several area districts in taking measures to mitigate spread of the virus.

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OWOSSO — As the Owosso High School Madrigal singers began their rendition of Joan Szymko’s “It Takes a Village” Thursday inside the district’s new Performing Arts Center, it became clear what made Owosso’s 6-12 campus a reality.

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BYRON — Byron Area Schools became the latest district to institute changes to deal with surging COVID-19 cases when, Wednesday, the middle school and high school went to remote learning.

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PERRY — For a few moments Tuesday night, you could almost hear a pin drop inside the Perry Public Schools administration building.

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OWOSSO — Third-grade students at Central Elementary met their pen pals for the first time in-person Thursday at Oliver Woods Assisted Living, sporting Halloween costumes and trick-or-treating outside the facility.

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CORUNNA — Corunna Public Schools is hosting a Veterans Day recognition and ribbon cutting at Corunna High School at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 11.

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NEW LOTHROP — Faced with increasing COVID-19 case numbers, New Lothrop Area Public Schools Wednesday announced a district-wide masking requirement for students and staff, while Ovid-Elsie has returned to online learning for high school students.

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OWOSSO — Owosso Public Schools plans to unveil the new performing arts center at the middle school/high school complex, 765 E. North St., with an open house and program at 6 p.m. Nov. 4.

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OWOSSO — Gene Peterson, a U.S. Navy veteran, was surprised to answer the door about 4 p.m. Thursday — Veterans Day — and find two young students accompanied by two adults on his front porch.

CORUNNA — The Shiawassee Regional Education Service District recently brought together top ninth- and 10th-grade students from throughout the county for a day of college exploration.

Corunna VFW Chaplain Irene Hosking, center, cuts a ribbon to commemorate the new "Veterans Wall of Honor" inside Corunna High School Thursday.

CORUNNA — Corunna High School graduates who served their country now have a space commemorating their service inside the school.

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MORRICE — Morrice Area Schools is transitioning students online through at least Monday amid a local surge of COVID-19 cases, joining several area districts in taking measures to mitigate spread of the virus.

OWOSSO — As the Owosso High School Madrigal singers began their rendition of Joan Szymko’s “It Takes a Village” Thursday inside the district’s new Performing Arts Center, it became clear what made Owosso’s 6-12 campus a reality.

BYRON — Byron Area Schools became the latest district to institute changes to deal with surging COVID-19 cases when, Wednesday, the middle school and high school went to remote learning.

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PERRY — For a few moments Tuesday night, you could almost hear a pin drop inside the Perry Public Schools administration building.

OWOSSO — Third-grade students at Central Elementary met their pen pals for the first time in-person Thursday at Oliver Woods Assisted Living, sporting Halloween costumes and trick-or-treating outside the facility.

PERRY — Perry Elementary School is resuming the after school Book Partners Program.

CORUNNA — Corunna Public Schools is hosting a Veterans Day recognition and ribbon cutting at Corunna High School at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 11.

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NEW LOTHROP — Faced with increasing COVID-19 case numbers, New Lothrop Area Public Schools Wednesday announced a district-wide masking requirement for students and staff, while Ovid-Elsie has returned to online learning for high school students.

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OWOSSO — Owosso Public Schools plans to unveil the new performing arts center at the middle school/high school complex, 765 E. North St., with an open house and program at 6 p.m. Nov. 4.

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OWOSSO — The Owosso Board of Education Monday voted, over the objections of one member who said this past week there are no legal county health orders regarding COVID-19, to follow recommendations and orders from the health department to combat the virus.

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LAINGSBURG — Laingsburg school officials showed off the district’s new 650-seat auditorium with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sunday as they welcomed the public to check out the performance space.

CORUNNA — The Shiawassee Regional Education Service District and the Cook Family Foundation invite students to register before Sunday for the Dec. 4 SAT.

Payton Palmer works on her reading in Madelena Huyck’s class at Bryant Elementary School in Owosso.

LAINGSBURG — The Laingsburg Community Schools Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Middle School Media Center.

ADELPHI, Maryland — Kayla Kissel, of Durand, made the dean’s list for the summer term at University of Maryland Global Campus.

PERRY — Perry Public Schools is asking voters to consider a $9.85 million bond proposal Nov. 2 that would allow the district to address a number of infrastructural needs while also expanding programming for students.

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LAINGSBURG — A remote-controlled robot, designed, created, programmed and tested by past members of the Laingsburg High School robotics team, is now being used by a Lansing-based virtual reality development company for video camera work.

CORUNNA — The Friends of the Corunna Library’s fall Hallway Used Book Sale is Oct. 14-23.

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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 reversing course for most area districts, according to preliminary numbers released this week.

CORUNNA — The branches of the Community District Library will host taste testing of snacks from around the world.

DURAND — The Durand Educational Foundation is hosting a trivia night Oct. 29 at the Durand VFW Hall, 923 N. Saginaw St.

OWOSSO — The Shiawassee Regional Education Service District and Cook Family Foundation are inviting eighth-graders to take the SAT with the opportunity to become a Shiawassee Scholar.

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BYRON — It’s no secret that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many school districts across the country — and locally — are experiencing shortages of bus drivers.

BYRON — The Regional FFA Tractor and Zero Turn Mower Driving competitions took place Saturday at Byron High School.

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OWOSSO — Bruce Holladay remembers being tagged as a college-bound student in the 1990s, an experience that left him unexposed to a wide variety of career opportunities.