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Threshold Principal | Victoria Simon

GUEST VIEW: Students needs rest, routine and reading

When you hear, “back to school” do you envision dollar signs streaming out of your wallet? Does the excited shine in your child’s eye as they anticipate the day after Labor Day mean shopping for school clothes, paying sports team fees, purchasing school supplies, fundraisers for activities and buying shoes, shoes and more shoes? It makes you wonder how you can afford groceries and gas this month.

Greenville High Class of 1962 members, from left, Ann Corner, Laurel Christensen, Stan Blumberg, Rusty Schlienz, and Dave Wininger stand beside the plaque that depicts the story of Centennial Clock. The class donated the plaque during their 50-year class reunion. — Daily News/Lonnie Allen

Centennial Clock dedicated at Greenville’s new football stadium

Monday started a new legacy that was handed down from a community, which began in 1912 at the old Greenville Central Intermediate School with a clock. Greenville Public Schools Superintendent Pete Haines commenced the dedication of the 100-year-old clock by reversing the revolutions of the clocks hands with his words.

Items a person will need to make the back-to-school board. Daily News/Kelli Ameling

SHE: Back-to-school bulletin board

College student Sara Bass used her creative ways to make a bulletin board equipped to hold some of her favorite photos from college.

SHE 8 Orange necklace

SHE: Back-to-school products for women

A panel reviewed the following items, which are great for any female student:

Bruce Bentley, left, and Andy Spry have seen a steady increase in business over the past year at Sports Galore.

Sports Galore celebrates first anniversary

Lions and Tigers and … well … so far, no Bears, but as Greenville’s premier sports store, Sports Galore, continues to grow into its second year, there’s no telling what will happen. Opened a year ago July 28, the store has moved steadily forward despite a challenging economy. Owned by business partners Bruce Bentley and Andy Spry, the store caters to professionals, high school and college athletes, and “weekend warriors.”

Turkey cream cheese pinwheel. Daily News/Lonnie Allen

SHE: Healthy school lunch ideas for parents on a budget

Here are three healthy lunch tips suggested for parents who are looking for fresh – economical ideas for children who bring their own lunch to school.

Long sleeved double polo shirt on sale rack $12, Boot cut jeans on sale rack $15
Meijer, Greenville
Daily News/Stacie Rose

SHE: School Shopping Savvy

The days are growing shorter, store aisles are overflowing with binders, pencils, crayons and sale ads are claiming the best deals on back to school deals.

Julie Reed offers an enjoyable blend of great coffee and a great place to converse with friends at Julie’s Coffee House in Greenville.

Julie’s Coffee House is hub for chats, new friendships and weekly/daily traditions

Take a step into Julie’s Coffee House and the atmosphere is immediately apparent. While there are no A-list Hollywood types squeezed together on a plump couch, there are certainly friends enjoying company and conversation over a beverage and homemade baked goods.

Sarah Loper, 17, of Fenwick, is organizing a benefit concert for Sunday at Greenville Community Church to raise awareness of Huntington’s disease, which has stricken multiple members of Loper’s family. — Courtesy photo

Fenwick teen organizes benefit to battle Huntington’s disease

Sarah Loper is not an average 17-year-old. The Fenwick teen has organized a benefit concert to help raise awareness of a disease that has ravaged her family. The Fenwick teen has organized a benefit concert to help raise awareness of a disease that has ravaged her family.

Mike Huckelberry, D-Greenville, above, and Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes,  spoke Monday evening at a candidate forum sponsored by the the Mid-Michigan United Sportsmen’s Alliance at at Twin Ponds Sports Shop in Stanton. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Drilling, fracking among points of contention at sportsmen’s forum

Incumbent State Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, and challenger Mike Huckleberry, D-Greenville, went head-to-head Monday evening in a forum sponsored by the the Mid-Michigan United Sportsmen’s Alliance (MMUSA). The forum was hosted at Twin Ponds Sports Shop in Stanton.