Belding High School’s robotics team is about to compete on a national stage, but the skills they gained to get them there may carry them far beyond a high school competition. Through hours of hard work — most of them put in after school hours — five Belding students on two teams have earned the opportunity to compete in the U.S. National VEX Robotics Championship at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Omaha, Neb.
Trevor “Nutcake” Muir took his place behind the specially designed eight-foot long griddle, and with a punch of a button and a careful sliding of his giant funnel, the pancake batter formed perfect circles on the hot surface. On the other side of the griddle, the boys and girls and moms and dads lined up shoulder to shoulder, with plates in hand, ready to catch the famous “flying pancakes.”
A test of the outdoor siren system is set to be conducted this week.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, March 12, 2012
Stanley Ross had a great quote about communication. “Open your mouth only to change feet.” Have you ever said something and wished you hadn’t said it that way? Has anything you ever said come across differently than you meant it? Has anyone ever said anything to you that hurt or upset you? I am guessing these are pretty universal human experiences. Do you agree?
The Central Montcalm High School Band earned a Division 1 rating at the Michigan State Band & Orchestra Association (MSBOA) District Band Festival hosted at Cedar Springs High School on March 1. This is the band’s first Division 1 rating in more than a decade.
Two Montcalm County Sheriff’s Deputies were transported to Sheridan Community Hospital early Sunday morning after their police cruiser struck a deer crossing M-66.
It wasn’t all Morley-Stanwood dominating the all-conference girls basketball teams in the Central State Activities Association. Central Montcalm and Lakeview got one player each on the second team and one player each on the honorable mention.
It wasn’t that long ago that Greenville senior Bailey Parmelee was playing volleyball in the fall and running sprints in the spring. Now she is just running and doing it very well.
Michigan has a number of municipalities and school districts going bankrupt, and the special interests most influential in bringing those institutions to that point are pushing for a state referendum to stifle the state’s emergency manager program. Their goal is apparently to sustain the unsustainable.