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Bittersweet memories: MCC celebrates graduation

Semesters that started with dual enrollment at Montcalm Community College (MCC) during Alexis Brayton’s high school career, and continued for another three-and-half years of classes during her college career, ended Friday night as she was able to walk across the stage and receive her college diploma.


Funeral Notices — Saturday, May 4, 2013

Funeral notices for Saturday, May 4, 2013

Greenville’s Taylor Baker, left, takes the baton from teammate Ally Berry during the 800-meter relay on Thursday against Forest Hills Northern. The two Yellow Jackets, along with Taylor Bretzke and Audrey Wyse, placed first with a time of 1:48.46.

Greenville boys, girls track top conference rival Northern

With the O-K Bronze Conference track meet just a week away, the Greenville Yellow Jackets had a chance Thursday to improve positioning before the final meet. Both the boys and girls teams did just that with victories over the Forest Hills Northern Huskies at Yellow Jacket Stadium. The boys team won 84-53, while the girls team won 94-42.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Thursday, May 2

Greenville 14, Northview 6: Despite committing six errors the Yellow Jackets won the third game of the three-game series with the Wildcats Thursday. Lexii Canterbury went the distance, scattering eight hits, walking two and striking out six…

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Lakeview High School shop class produces popular products

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.

Alley T recently moved three doors down from its previous location in Carson City. The new address is 110 Main St.

BUSINESS BEAT: Alley T relocates only three doors down from previous building

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.

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ACT scores continue to climb at Lakeview High School

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.


Funeral Notices – May 3, 2013

Read the funeral notices for Friday, May 3, 2013.

In part of promoting health and wellness, students from Baldwin Heights Elementary School walk from the school to M-91 along the Fred Meijer Flat River Trail on Wednesday as part of the ACES walk. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Greenville elementary students promote health

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.

Students from all seven public school districts in Montcalm County sing and dance to “YMCA” in darkness Tuesday, an exercise to showcase how comfortable students are when no one can see them to judge their reaction to the music, during a training session at Greenville High School for the county-wide Cool to be Kind program. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Students come together, embrace countywide program (PHOTOS)

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.