“Highly effective” was the rating the Vestaburg Community Schools Board of Education issued to Superintendent Jeff Beal at the school board retreat April 22 at the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District. With a score of 86.1, the evaluation tool adopted from the Michigan Association of School Boards held that Beal was highly effective.
A local adult education program is ending in one school district and beginning in another. Carson City-Crystal Area Schools will expand a new alternative education program to include the adult education program, which was previously administrated by Central Montcalm Public School.
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Born and raised on a dairy farm in rural Blanchard, Ashley Ervin has always dreamed of being immersed in a large city. Luckily for her, this fall she’s venturing off to college at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in a suburb of Rochester, the third-largest city in New York.
A pole barn and items inside, including several tractors and equipment, were destroyed Tuesday afternoon after the barn was consumed and destroyed by fire.
This Sunday will be a day to remember for the Tarrant twins. Jacob and Noah are set to graduate from Montabella High School, as well as celebrate their 18th birthday. They will also have their graduation open house this weekend, as well as a going away party before they head off to college this fall.
For several veterans and residents in the Belding community, Monday was a step back in time. Several hundred members of the community gathered for the first of what will become many Memorial Day services at the new Freedom Wall and Veterans Park in downtown Belding.
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The local girls soccer teams begin the playoffs today as district action gets underway. All three coaches say they are ready to go for the postseason.
Belding’s girls track team met the goal coach John Carlson set for them. The Redskins finished ninth at the Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association Division 2 team state meet at Zeeland East High School on Saturday with 940 points.