September 5, 2013 RSS feed / Education

CHA begins second year

Two weeks ago the eighth grade class of the Charlton Heston Academy left for an end of the summer break and returned to the academy for the first day of school on Sept. 3 as freshman. More...

Fall Festival at North State, Sept. 27-28

The North Higgins Lake State Park will host its Fall Festival from Sept. 27- 28. On Sept. 27 the park will host a Michigan Trails Week hike. More...

Second annual fall book fair Sept. 4-6

Houghton Lake Middle School will host its second annual Fall Book Fair Sept. 4-6. Because of the positive response of last year’s fall book fair, another one was scheduled. The fair will be held in the middle school library. More...

Daylily sale planned for Saturday

The Central Michigan Daylily Society has scheduled its 17th annual Daylily Sale for Sept. 7 at the Farmer’s Market in downtown Midland (next to the Tridge). The market is open from 7 a.m. to noon. More...

NCACU offering scholarships to current students

Scholarship applications are available for North Central Area Credit Union members who are working on their college degree or vocational-technical school certificate. More...

WILTSE EARNS U of M MASTER’S DEGREE

Rachel L. More...

KCC receives top community college CNA program recognition

Kirtland Community College’s Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program has been named one of the top community college CNA programs in Michigan. More...

How do you feel about going back to school this morning?

“It seems like the summer just disappeared right away,” said Mackenzie Havlik, who was waiting to be transported to her first day of seventh grade at Roscommon Middle School with a group of students at a bus stop on Eighth Street in Rosco More...

Schools receive new color designations from department of education

Roscommon Area Public Schools and Houghton Lake Community Schools recently received their new accountability “colors” as fall approaches. The districts were also listed in a statewide “top to bottom” ranking. More...

FSU announces honors students, graduates

Ferris State University recently announced its honors list for the semester ending in May, 2013: Houghton Lake – Kyle Bates and Robert Pacella. Prudenville – Kelsey Burnside. More...

Homebuyer workshop offered by NMCAA

Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency, a certified HUD housing counseling agency, will be presenting a two-day workshop on Homebuyer Education. More...

Henderson EARNS DEGREE FROM KCC

Houghton Lake’s Kimberly Henderson recently graduated from Kirtland Community College. She earned an Associate in Science Degree and graduated summa cum laude. More...

RAPS teachers learn to make 3D printers

Roscommon Area Public Schools science and electronics teacher Chuck Schepke and computer technology teacher Ric Rothney recently attended Michigan Technological University to learn to build their own 3D printer to take home. More...

Ryckman graduates from LSSU

Ashley Ryckman of Houghton Lake the daughter of Martha and Douglas Ryckman graduated from Lake Superior State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry. More...

Four residents earn degrees from SVSU

Four area students were among 930 students who graduated from Saginaw Valley State University in May. Earning degrees were David Aldrich of Houghton Lake and Erick Civinskas, Laurette Frampton and Lyssa York, all of Roscommon. More...

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