Imagine a school that operates almost entirely without tuition or tax dollars, one that is self sufficient. That’s a scenario likely to remain imaginary, unfortunately, but Dave Albert’s Lakeview High School shop class comes close.
Sometimes, even a small move can be a good thing. When Janet Strong, owner of Alley T in Carson City, learned the building she had been leasing at 115 Main St. was being sold and she would have to relocate her business, she didn’t have to look any farther than three doors down.
It’s not yet official that Lakeview High School’s ACT scores are the best in the county, but it’s looking likely. According to High School Principal Gary Jensen, recent test results are more than encouraging. The ACT test — a college readiness exam administered to high school students nationwide — showed impressive improvement for Lakeview’s junior class, which will be graduating in 2014. Test scores for current students graduating in 2015, 2016 and 2017 also have gone up since 2010.
Read the funeral notices for Friday, May 3, 2013.
With temperatures into the 80s on Wednesday, students had the perfect opportunity to be outside, not just for education, but to promote health and wellness. All Baldwin Heights Elementary School students participated in a walk on Wednesday designed to promote health and wellness as part of the Michigan Fitness Foundation program.
When Tabitha Schaub put on her backpack for the very first time, she did so like everyone else, full of wonder, excitement, fear and every other emotion that goes through a young child’s mind as they take their first steps into the world of education. The 16-year-old junior from Lakeview High School made friends, learned from teachers, played on the playground and eventually made her way to where she is now as she prepares to enter the world of adulthood.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, May 2, 2013
The Central State Activities Association league soccer title may very well come down to a rematch between the Lakeview Wildcats and Newaygo Lions. As of now, the Lions have the advantage after Wednesday’s 2-1 win over the Wildcats. A fast start by Newaygo (5-2, 2-0) gave the Wildcats their first blemish of the season.
CC-Crystal, P-W split: The Eagles and Pirates split a doubleheader that last year would have been in the CMAC. CC-Crystal won the first game 7-4, but lost the second 5-4…
A recently released report from Education Trust Midwest, which describes itself as a nonpartisan policy, research and advocacy organization, expresses concern that Michigan students are losing ground on national exams when compared to their peers in other states. They believe Michigan’s strategies need retooling and more focus.