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CENTREVILLE — Centreville Public Schools could have their next permanent superintendent selected by the end of April. During Monday’s CPS Board of Education meeting, the board participated in a planning session for its superintendent search, facilitated by Michigan Association of School Boards (...
Photo provided by Cheryl Thomas - Three Rivers High School junior Blake VanderBrink is attending the 2022 Michigan Music Conference in Grand Rapids this weekend and will be performing with the elite MSOBA All-State Band in a concert today at DeVos Performance Hall. Here VandenBrink sits with the brand new tuba that was recently purchased by the school district. VandenBrink has been a tuba player since seventh grade.
THREE RIVERS — Playing the tuba isn’t just a hobby for Three Rivers High School junior Blake VandenBrink. It’s a passion and something that VandenBrink takes great pride in given the time that he puts into it not only during the school day but countless hours outside of the classroom year round....
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Chad Brady, currently the principal of Centreville Junior/Senior High School, was named interim superintendent of Centreville Public Schools Monday. Brady will be in the interim role until July 31, a month after a new superintendent begins at the district, to help with the transition process.
CENTREVILLE — Centreville Public Schools didn’t have to look far to find its temporary solution for the superintendent position. Chad Brady, currently the principal of Centreville Junior/Senior High School, was approved unanimously by the CPS Board of Education Monday to be their interim...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Three Rivers Community Schools Board of Education President Erin Nowak discusses the various search firms the district could use for its upcoming superintendent search during Monday’s board meeting.
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers Community Schools’ Board of Education could be using a search firm to help conduct its upcoming superintendent search. At the end of Monday’s board meeting, Board President Erin Nowak said the district has received proposals from three different firms to help handle the...
THREE RIVERS — Due to what district officials called an “uptick” in school absences due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses, Three Rivers Community Schools Thursday moved three schools to remote learning for the next week. The district moved Three Rivers High School, Three Rivers...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Joe Graber, the current advisor of Three Rivers High School’s esports club, talks to the Three Rivers Community Schools Board of Education about potentially starting esports as a school-sponsored program during their meeting Monday. The measure was passed unanimously, which allows the new esports program to take part in state tournaments and compete in the Michigan High School Esports League.
THREE RIVERS — Esports will soon be recognized as a school-sponsored extracurricular sport at Three Rivers High School. On Monday, the Three Rivers Community Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the establishment of an academic esports program at the school, following a presentation by...
CENTREVILLE — With a capital outlay project underway for the north side of campus, Glen Oaks Community College officials are looking toward renovating the other half of its campus. Officials said during Thursday, Jan. 13’s GOCC Board of Trustees meeting they could potentially go to the United...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Pathfinder Education Center Principal Ben Oakley presents on the center’s annual education report during the St. Joseph County ISD Board of Education’s meeting Monday, Jan. 10.
CENTREVILLE — Pathfinder Center students’ proficiency rate on school subjects was more than double that of similar schools in both 2018-19 and the 2020-21 school years, according to a report presented to the St. Joseph County ISD Board of Education Monday, Jan. 10. In the brief Annual Education...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Pictured is one of the boxes of COVID-19 self-tests the St. Joseph County ISD received to distribute to local school districts as part of a “MI Backpack Home Tests” program from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
CENTREVILLE — In the ongoing fight to combat COVID-19, having testing kits available in schools for both students and staff have become increasingly critical as case numbers continue to rise due to the Omicron variant. The St. Joseph County ISD has been on the front lines of getting test kits to...
CENTREVILLE — Centreville Public Schools’ Board of Education is planning to find an interim superintendent within the next few weeks, with a plan put in place to find a permanent one before the next school year begins. The board discussed the upcoming vacancy at the superintendent post during a...

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