Schools

COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - School buses line up outside Three Rivers High School Monday afternoon. Monday was the first day a requirement for school districts to require masks on school buses was lifted by the Centers for Disease Control, with a number of local districts following suit. The move followed guidance from the CDC that came out Friday.
THREE RIVERS — Following new recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control, over the weekend local school districts began implementing changes to mask protocol on school buses. On Friday, the CDC announced new guidelines that lifted the requirement to wear masks on buses or vans operated by...
LANSING – For community colleges, graduation rates aren’t always clear markers of a successful institution, said Erica Orians, the executive director of the Michigan Center for Student Success at the Michigan Community College Association. “It’s very hard to apply one rule to all of the colleges...
CENTREVILLE — Centreville students are looking to reach their mid-year and end-year goals in reading in math, and a report on how they’re doing was presented to the board during their meeting Monday. No formal board approval was needed for the mid-year COVID-19 Learning Plan Goal Reporting report...
THREE RIVERS — Students in Three Rivers Community Schools are seeing mixed results and improvement in benchmark testing midway through the school year, according to data presented at Monday’s TRCS Board of Education meeting. The presentation made Tuesday by Norton Elementary Principal Jen Graber...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Three Rivers Community Schools Interim Superintendent Nikki Nash speaks about her candidacy for the permanent superintendent position for the district during Monday’s TRCS Board of Education meeting. Nash will be formally interviewed for the spot on March 7, with the school board opting to not use a search firm to find the district’s new leader.
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers Community Schools looks like it has its next superintendent, and save for the formal interview, appears to be a done deal. During Monday’s TRCS Board of Education meeting, Board President Erin Nowak said current interim superintendent Nikki Nash has agreed to interview...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - (from left to right) Three Rivers High School Esports team members Aurora Garcia, Violet Payne and Carryann Sylvester share a laugh as they finish up a practice round of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate following their first matchup in the PlayVS Central League Wednesday. The program, which was officially approved as a school-sponsored extracurricular sport last month, had its first matches Wednesday, losing by forfeit due to internet issues.
THREE RIVERS — Competitive video gaming is now off and running at Three Rivers High School. On Wednesday, the newly-created esports program at TRHS held its first matches as members of the PlayVS Central League, an esports league consisting of multiple different high schools across the state and...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Pat Kreger from the Michigan Association of School Boards presents on the survey results from community members on preferred skills and characteristics of their ideal superintendent candidate during Monday’s Centreville Public Schools Board of Education meeting.
CENTREVILLE — Another step in the superintendent search process for Centreville Public Schools was completed Monday. During a special meeting of the CPS Board of Education, the board discussed what qualifications and skills their ideal candidate should have with Pat Kreger of the Michigan...
Photo provided by Mai Lan Vo - The Kato Brass Quintet with their Division I medals. Members include Sophie Lyczynski, Kaitlyn Williamson, Summer Morrill, Kylie Sterner, and Blake VandenBrink
SCHOOLCRAFT — The 2022 MSBOA District 11 High School Solo and Ensemble Festival took place on Saturday, Feb. 5 at Schoolcraft High School. The Three Rivers High School Band program was well-represented with 29 different events, including solos, duets, trios, quartets, and quintets. According to...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - Glen Oaks Community College President Dr. David Devier presents a site sketch of the college’s new maintenance building during Thursday’s GOCC Board of Trustees meeting, set to be built this spring with completion by summer.
CENTREVILLE — Glen Oaks Community College will be getting a new maintenance building in the near future. The college’s board of trustees voted Thursday to approve a $456,000 bid from Frederick Construction to complete the new building. The project is expected to be completed by the middle of summer...
COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSON - The Three Rivers Community Schools Board of Education discusses the owner’s representative proposal from Plante Moran Cresa during their meeting Monday. Pictured from left to right are Trustee Kevin Hamilton, Trustee Nichole Cover, Interim Superintendent Nikki Nash, and President Erin Nowak.
THREE RIVERS — Another set of eyes will be added to the Three Rivers Community Schools’ bond project for its next phase. On Monday, the TRCS Board of Education approved the hire of Plante Moran Cresa (PMC) to be the district’s owner representative for the second phase of the project. As part of the...

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