News
Teachers and staff spent most of Tuesday morning learning about Grenville Public Schools’ newly implemented teacher evaluation system. They will spend today working on building level procedures. The district’s new Chief Academic Officer Michelle Blaszczynski, top right, and Instructional Coach Capalene Howse presented to a cafeteria full of teachers and staff. — Daily News/Curtis Wildfong

Orientations aren’t just for students. As area youngsters are shopping for supplies and picking out new clothes, teachers and staff at Greenville Public Schools are readying themselves for students’ mass arrival Tuesday.

BACK TO SCHOOL: What’s new at local districts this year

Posted in: G.Slider, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Photos Friday, August 29th, 2014

Staff and students have a lot to be excited about as the 2014-2015 school year gets underway Tuesday.

The rewards of voter-approved bond proposals in Belding, Carson City-Crystal and Lakeview are visible for all to see. A new superintendent is testing the waters at Central Montcalm while incoming freshman are making a “graduation pledge” at Greenville. A math instructor is being added to Montabella’s team, while science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classes are being offered in the Tri County and Vestaburg districts.

Greenville teachers prep for school year

Posted in: Local, News Top Story Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Orientations aren’t just for students. As area youngsters are shopping for supplies and picking out new clothes, teachers and staff at Greenville Public Schools are readying themselves for students’ mass arrival Tuesday.

Operation School Supplies helps out 364 area children

Posted in: Local, News Top Story Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

As the final days of summer vacation dwindle, the need for school supplies increases. That need was met for 364 children during Saturday’s fourth annual Operation School Supplies distribution at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church.

Sports
Greenville senior Eric Plate rushes for an 82-yard touchdown on the first play from scrimmage Thursday evening against Belding at Legacy Field in Greenville. Plate rushed for a school single-game record  265 yards and totaled a single-game record of 373 all-purpose yards.

It didn’t take long for the Greenville Yellow Jackets to set the tone for its annual rivalry grudge match against the Belding Redskins. Actually, it took just 18 seconds. On the first play from scrimmage, Greenville senior Eric Plate cut to the outside, he turned on the burners and raced 82 yards for a touchdown.

Greenville dominates rivalry game vs. Belding

Posted in: High School, High School, Sports Top News, Sports Top Story, Video Friday, August 29th, 2014

It didn’t take long for the Greenville Yellow Jackets to set the tone for its annual rivalry grudge match against the Belding Redskins. Actually, it took just 18 seconds. On the first play from scrimmage, Greenville senior Eric Plate cut to the outside, he turned on the burners and raced 82 yards for a touchdown.

ROUNDUP: Prep results from Thursday, Aug. 28

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Friday, August 29th, 2014

CC-Crystal 47, Houghton Lake 6: The Eagles opened their season with a road win Thursday night. Dallas O’Green had three touchdowns, Tabor Erskin had two and Garrett Tabor and Shane Wiggins had one each…

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Aug. 26

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Belding 3-0: The Redskins continued their great start to the season with three wins at Saranac on Wednesday. Belding first defeated Rivertown Christian 25-10, 25-14; then Holland Calvery 25-19, 25-16; and Saranac 11-25, 25-13, 15-2

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  • Belding makes it two in a row at DN Invite

    Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, Sports Top Story

    Belding’s volleyball team started out the season the same way they started last season. The Redskins won the opening tournament of the season, the Daily News Invitational at their own gym.

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  • Operation School Supplies helps out 364 area children

    Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, News Top Story

    As the final days of summer vacation dwindle, the need for school supplies increases. That need was met for 364 children during Saturday’s fourth annual Operation School Supplies distribution at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church.

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  • BUSINESS BEAT: New fitness center up and running in downtown Greenville

    Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
    Posted in: G.Slider, Local, News Top Story

    Area couch potatoes looking to get a fresh start on a lean, healthy lifestyle now have a new choice, thanks to Fresh Start Fitness, 406 S. Lafayette. St., which will host its grand opening Sept. 1. According to co-owner Casey Kubiak, the fitness center offers the latest and greatest in workout equipment, convenience and personal training.

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  • Art @ the Green winning entries shine

    Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
    Posted in: Local, News Top Story

    Awards have been announced for the 3rd annual Art @ the Green event for both 3D and 2D art pieces. With two places for each category decided by art judges and also an award for the top vote getter from the public, the event was highly competitive among the artists, who came from throughout the area to submit 31 entries.

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