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Albion lost its high school; students did better. Is Benton Harbor next?  Bridge Michigan

The anguish Benton Harbor is undergoing now was felt by Albion residents six years ago. Today, Albion students, attending a high school 13 miles away, are ...

Milton Barnes named new boys varsity basketball coach at Jackson High School

The former Albion College standout, NBA Scout and Eastern Michigan University men's basketball coach will be taking over the Vikings program.

In Albion, school choice led to school closures  Michigan Radio

In May of last year, residents of Albion stepped into the voting booth. On their ballots, they saw this question: "Shall Albion Public Schools be annexed to ...

All-American Diver Jake Burris Beats 30-Year Albion Record  Albionpleiad

Albion diver Jake Burris broke Ron Face's 1989 11-dive record for the 1-meter board on Jan. 12. Face, a Marshall resident, was expecting the record to be ...

For some Albion families, annexation has been a tough adjustment  Michigan Radio

The past few years have brought change after change for students in Albion, Michigan. For years, they saw friends and neighbors hop on buses from other ...

Some Albion residents want to reopen annexed school district  Michigan Radio

Give us back our schools. That's the message some Albion residents have for state lawmakers. The south central Michigan city voted to let Marshall Public.

Albion natives donate $10 million to Notre Dame

Tony and Christie de Nicola, natives of Albion, have donated $10 million to Notre Dame's Center for Ethics and Culture.

A school gets a second life in Albion  Battle Creek Enquirer

Armed with $4.2 million, Marshall Public Schools has erased millions of dollars worth of debt in Albion and breathed new life into a once-closed elementary ...

An All-Star Homecoming: Combating Gun Violence with Youth Football  Albionpleiad

In 2012, Albion High School pulled the plug on its football program, ending the city's beloved Friday night tradition. Fast forward six years, and the community ...

Group wants to build a T-Ball museum in Michigan  WILX-TV

Some of the first T-ball players are working to create a museum to commemorate the sport's roots in southern Michigan.

Budget deficit forcing school officials to close Albion High School  Michigan Radio

The Albion School Board voted last night to close the district's high school. Beginning this fall, the mid-Michigan district will only serve students in.

Marshall school board OKs deal to accept Albion high school students  Michigan Radio

Albion students are a step closer to knowing where they'll be going to high school this fall. Albion High School is closing for budget reasons. The.

Albion High School Is Closing  Fox17

ALBION, Mich. -- Cash concerns is forcing a West Michigan School District to downsize to get rid of its high school and to only *service* students in Kindergarten ...

“SWEAT” is a Play For Albion, the Rust Belt and America  Albionpleiad

Fall semester of my first year at Albion College, I took history professor Wes Dick's First-Year Seminar “Albion and the American Dream.” We talked about how ...

After Albion Public Schools Board of Education votes to close high school, district holds what may be the school's last graduation ceremony  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

Albion High School 2013 graduation. Annesha Mastin dons a "RIP AHS" sign atop her graduation cap, honoring the closing of Albion High School before the ...

Voters approve Albion schools' annexation to Marshall  Battle Creek Enquirer

In a vote culminating months of discussions and debate, Albion Public Schools voters on Tuesday approved annexing their district to Marshall Public Schools, ...

13 MILES TO MARSHALL: Tough times lead very different high schools to merge (chapter 1)  Bridge Michigan

The distance between Albion and Marshall can be measured in many ways: in miles, in money, in history, in skin color. Claiming a seat to herself on a bus ...

Dissolution looms behind Albion annexation decision  Battle Creek Enquirer

After years of declining enrollment, financial shortfalls and school closures, Albion Public Schools is at a crossroads.

Group aims to celebrate T-ball’s roots in Albion with museum  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

ALBION, Mich. (AP) — Some of the first T-ball players are working to create a museum to commemorate the sport's roots in southern Michigan. Lonnie Spencer ...

Marshall and Albion high school students end first year together  Michigan Radio

About 180 Marshall High School seniors will get their diplomas tomorrow. Two dozen students from Albion will be among those in caps and gowns. Last year,

Remembering the Albion Wildcats  Albionpleiad

It was the first boys' Track and Field State Championship in 2008 that really made Mike Jurasek, '81 cry. Now, unfortunately, remembering the successes of the ...

Milton Barnes: A Man of Coaching and Community  Albionpleiad

Milton Barnes ('79) gives me a firm handshake with an infectious smile at Biggby Coffee in Albion. Barnes sits at 13th on Albion's men's basketball all-time ...

Three-and-out: Albion High School calls off football season

ALBION, MI — Less than three weeks after the official start of football practice, Albion High School has decided to shut down its football program for the 2012 ...

Former T-ball player looking to honor game, creator by building museum  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

ALBION, Mich. — As soon as Lonnie Spencer stepped onto the baseball field at Victory Park, he immediately noticed the pitching mound was still there. Teams ...

Concord principal leaving for administrative job at Albion Community School  The Jackson Citizen Patriot

concord elementary.JPG. Concord Elementary School Principal Tony Hutchins is leaving the district to become principal of Albion Community School.

Former T-ball player looking to honor sport, its creator by building museum  Fox17

ALBION, Mich. — As soon as Lonnie Spencer stepped onto the baseball field at Victory Park, he immediately noticed that the pitching mound was still there.

Litchfield resident tapped for superintendent job  The Hillsdale Daily News

LITCHFIELD — Litchfield Community Schools has a new, but familiar, superintendent and principal in Mike Corey, a Litchfield resident who was selected for the ...

Albion's Racial Tension in 1967, Today's Climate In Diverse City  WKAR

Detroit wasn't the only city in Michigan that experienced racial tension and violence during the turbulent summer of 1967. Disturbances ranging from.

An alternative school in Battle Creek will come under Marshall schools oversight later this month  Michigan Radio

An alternative school for at-risk kids in Battle Creek has found a new school district to oversee its academic program. . Marshall Schools was the only.

Octavia Crawford-Turner Bestows Albion With Expressive Moments  Albionpleiad

I slipped through the side door of the Albion Alternative High School, assigned to cover the city's mayoral candidate forum being held in its cafeteria. At the click ...

Young Mayor Garrett Brown '09 Is All-In for Albion, Mich.  Princeton Alumni Weekly

In January, Garrett Brown '09 was sworn in as the youngest mayor in the history of Albion, Mich. But the 29-year-old doesn't emphasize that distinction.

LaVall Jordan, former Albion High School standout, helping Michigan's run to Final Four as assistant coach  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

LaVall Jordan, a 1997 Albion High School graduate, is in his third year as an assistant coach at the University of Michigan.

Albion High School junior Monique Langston juggles athletics, academics, motherhood  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

When Monique Langston is on the basketball court, the Albion High School junior can sometimes hear a solitary voice from the stands calling to her. “Mama.”.

Class reunions  Battle Creek Enquirer

2016 Battle Creek Central Reunions: School tours are available for class reunions from June through August (with the exception of holiday weekends). For more ...

MLive Jackson Team of the Week: Former Albion athletes finding a home in Concord

CONCORD, MI – Through the first two hours of his first day at Concord High School, Nolen Bright-Mitchell wondered if he had made a mistake. Bright-Mitchell ...

'I just try to see her smiling,' sister says of Albion woman police believe was killed by boyfriend

ALBION, MI – Debra McConnell is trying to picture her sister at the best times. “I just try to see her smiling and joking like we did, and us just being two little girls,” ...

Albion Public Schools narrows superintendent pool down to two  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

Vera was the director of business development at LifeSkills Center West in Detroit through 2010. Williams-Harper is the program literacy specialist at Beecher ...

New principal hired for Waterloo High School | News |  Finger Lakes Times

WATERLOO — Waterloo High School has a new principal.

Marshall superintendent a finalist for state post  Battle Creek Enquirer

Randy Davis has headed Marshall schools since 2009.

From 1997: The story of Rose Larner, her life and her murder  Lansing State Journal

These three stories on the 1993 murder of Rose Larner were originally published on Feb. 9, 10 and 11 of 1997, several weeks before John Ortiz-Kehoe went on ...

Sudden closure of Taylor International Academy sours some on charter schools  Michigan Radio

For most Michigan kids, the school year is over next week. But for the 300-some kids at Taylor International Academy in Southfield, it ended twelve days.

The final list: Who's running for office  Battle Creek Enquirer

The deadline has passed, and nearly 50 candidates have filed for state and county office.

Albion School Board votes to form task force with Marshall Public Schools, look at collaboration  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

The Albion School Board voted Tuesday to establish a task force aimed at sparking cooperation between the district and Marshall Public Schools, with the ...

Jessie's Gift: Albion student's compassion lives on in mentoring room that carries her name  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

Jessie Longhurst had the ability from an early age to create and sustain relationships. In kindergarten, she comforted classmates who felt lost or hurt — not in a ...

Limestone teen charged with capital murder in stabbing deaths of mother, sister  The Decatur Daily

ATHENS — A 15-year-old has been charged with capital murder in the stabbing deaths this week of her mother and sister, according to Limestone County ...

New Grand Blanc football coach Clint Alexander enters with realistic goals

GRAND BLANC, MI – There hasn't been a head coaching change within the Grand Blanc varsity football program for more than two decades but that has now ...

High school musicals honored at Stars of Tomorrow  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The best performers high school performers from across the Rochester region were honored Thursday night at the 18th annual Stars of Tomorrow Recognition ...

Get to know Jackson girls basketball's super sophomore Jada Moorehead

Tony Garcia | "{k*'. Jada Moorehead is one of Jackson's four underclassmen starters, but her game is seasoned. Moorehead leads the ...

Solis challenges Gilbert for prosecutor  Battle Creek Enquirer

Calhoun County's prosecutor and a former chief assistant have announced they are running for the office in November. David Gilbert, a Republican, is seeking ...

Principal named at Waterloo High School | News |  Finger Lakes Times

WATERLOO –– It took two tries, but Waterloo High School has a new principal.

Bronson Hall of Fame inducts 7 members Friday night  WTVB

BRONSON, MI (WTVB) - On Friday night, the Bronsom Hall of Fame inducted 7 new members Friday night, as the Lady Vikings hosted Cassopolis in girls ...

Case against man accused of killing Devion Jackson, 17, is headed to Circuit Court  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

Jacob EllisThree people today placed Jacob Ellis, 21, at the scene of a May shooting that killed Devion Jackson, 17, of Albion.Two of them, Joselyn Mathis and ...

Peek through time: Dave Driscoll was a mentor to many during his years coaching football  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

Dave Driscoll wanted to play football. His Albion High School coaches around 1950 didn't agree. Driscoll was speedy, but he weighed only about 135 pounds, ...

Man sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole for shooting to death 22-year-old Ricky Upshaw  The Jackson Citizen Patriot -

JACKSON, MI – Jackson County Circuit Judge Susan Beebe sentenced Roger Stein on Wednesday to life in prison for shooting and killing 22-year-old Ricky ...

Concord senior Nolen Bright-Mitchell signs to run track and field at Grand Valley State University

Nolen Bright-Mitchell, senior at Concord High School, signed to run track and field at Grand Valley State Univeristy. (Scott Stoner | By Rich ...

13 schools sound off at Seneca Falls Pageant of Bands  Finger Lakes Times

SENECA FALLS — Thirteen school districts participated in the 45th annual Seneca Falls Pageant of Bands Friday and Saturday at Mynderse Academy.

1999 - Fourth quarter only  The Index

James E. Pritchard, 60, of Coldwater, died Monday, September 27, 1999, at the Community Health Center of Branch County. Mr. Pritchard was born in Homer ...

MLive Jackson Team of the Week: Concord boys track and field team looks to win first league title and more

JACKSON, MI – Hanging on the walls in the Concord High School gymnasium are the many banners acknowledging the accomplishments of past teams.

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