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Meet the candidates running for the Comstock Public Schools board

Two candidates are challenging four incumbents for their seats on the Comstock Public Schools Board of Education.

Revamped Lumen Christi girls tennis team wins Division 4 regional title

The Lumen Christi girls tennis players and coaches pose with their Division 4 regional championship trophy at Hillsdale High School on Thursday, May 16, 2019 ...

Kalamazoo-area seniors honored for 'Excellence in Education,' receive $1K scholarships

The seniors will be honored Wednesday, April 17, at Western Michigan University Fetzer Center, according to a press release from Excellence in Education.

No threat against Comstock Public Schools, will be open Monday

A Facebook post written by a student from another district contained a statement that could be construed as a potential threat.

Vote for the Kalamazoo-area high school basketball Player of the Week

See the area's top performers from the first full basketball week of 2019, then vote for the Player of the Week.

2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.

3 accused killers. 1 high school class.

KALAMAZOO, MI - Jason Dalton, the suspect in Kalamazoo's shooting rampage, has joined an inglorious list of Comstock High's Class of 1989 who are accused ...

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

Vote for the Kalamazoo-area high school basketball Player of Week 3

See the Kalamazoo-area's top high school hoops performers and vote for the Player of the Week.

Comstock High School students to benefit from new $1 million scholarship fund  Kalamazoo Gazette -

A new scholarship fund for students at Comstock High School will award at least $1000 to members in the Class of 2013 if they have a minimum grade-point ...

Otsego's 28-game win streak headlines Friday's Kalamazoo-area hoops action

The Otsego boys basketball team moved to 10-0 and remained one of six undefeated teams in the Kalamazoo area.

Woodhams’ hot start powers Otsego to District win over Wayland  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

COMSTOCK, Mich. -- Otsego junior Charlie Woodhams came out on fire, scoring 15 of the Bulldogs' 17 points in the opening quarter. The Bulldogs wouldn't let ...

Excellence in Education recognizes 2018 seniors in Kalamazoo County

The 2018 Excellence in Education program on April 18 will honor 47 high school seniors and their significant educators.

Six seats filled on Comstock Public Schools board

Comstock Board.jpg. Incumbent Brandy Brown and newcomer Karen Howes earned four-year terms on the Comstock school board. Pamela Dickinson was also ...

Suspect 3rd to face murder charge in school’s ’89 class  The Detroit News

Comstock High School has produced doctors, lawyers and scientists. But the arrest of Jason Dalton for allegedly killing six people during a shooting spree last ...

Sick people reminded to stay home after schools close due to illness

Comstock schools closed because of a "significant" level of students and staff being sick with Norovirus or Influenza-Like-Illness.

Otsego's hot streak headlines Friday's Kalamazoo prep hoops action

KALAMAZOO, MI - The Otsego boys basketball team improved to 5-0 and extended its regular-season win streak to 23 games with a 77-42 win over South ...

Rotary Club of Kalamazoo honors philanthropists Jim and Lois Richmond

The local couple are the 2018 recipients of the prestigious Red Rose Citation, recognizing those who place "*service* above self."

Comstock Public Schools staff working hard to turn around a struggling district, but will it be enough?  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Editor's note. : This is the first of a four-part series on the challenges faced by Comstock Public Schools and its efforts to improve its enrollment and test scores.

How a dunking Scotsman helped Otsego achieve a perfect regular season

Jordan Ross, a 6-foot-6 foreign exchange student from Scotland, has been an integral part of Otsego's 20-0 campaign.

Comstock High School announces top students in Class of 2015

Comstock High School names its top 12 scholars in the Class of 2015.

Comstock to open STEM elementary school in fall 2013, first such program in Kalamazoo County  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Comstock Public Schools is launching a K-5 elementary program this fall that will focus on science, math, engineering and technology.

Kalamazoo boxer aims for IBF title in undercard to Claressa Shields bout

Kalamazoo's Nick Givhan will face Bakhtiyar Eyubov for an International Boxing Federation super lightweight title.

Comstock's trophy case a reminder of a decade of volleyball dominance

COMSTOCK, MI – What do the Chicago Bulls, the San Francisco 49ers and the Comstock High School volleyball team have in common? All three teams have ...

Comstock now taking applications for new STEM Academy; informational meetings set for April 17-18  Mlive Kalamazoo

Officials at Comstock Public Schools are hoping to get about 180 students but could accommodate as many as 300 in their new STEM Academy, a specialized ...

Comstock baseball coach Rich Bailey joins elite company with 500th win

COMSTOCK, MI – Coaching high school baseball for 33 year means a memorizing hundreds of names, rehashing the fundamentals at the start of each spring ...

Comstock to induct four individuals, 1996 state championship volleyball team into athletic Hall of Fame

Comstock's 1996 volleyball team, which won a state title, is a part of the Colts' sixth Hall of Fame class to be inducted later this month. (Courtesy Photo).

Comstock leaving Wolverine Conference, set to join KVA in 2014-15 school year  Mlive Kalamazoo

COMSTOCK, MI – Ten members comprise the Kalamazoo Valley Association. The Wolverine Conference features 12 schools. Both leagues would like to keep ...

Comstock High School to get college adviser through Michigan College Access Network  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Through a program to boost Michigan's college graduation rate, Comstock High School is getting a new full-time adviser to help students navigate the college ...

James and Lois Richmond say $1M donation for Comstock scholarships is investment in young people, community  Mlive Kalamazoo

A half-century ago, a college education changed his life, James Richmond says. Now he and his wife, Lois, want to provide the same opportunity for students at ...

Eight Kalamazoo-area players named to Class B boys basketball All-State team

Comstock's Tyreese Gardner (21) shoots the ball as Kalamazoo Christian players attempts to block it during a high school basketball game at Comstock High ...

Kalamazoo-area high school seniors recognized for Excellence in Education

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Nearly 50 high school seniors from the Kalamazoo area have been honored this year with Excellence in Education awards. Excellence in ...

Naming a valedictorian or Top 10 students: Does it make a difference? (Julie Mack column, with poll)  Kalamazoo Gazette -

A parent protests the practice of naming the top 10 students versus a valedictorian and a salutatorian. What do you think?

The 44 State Champs  Bridge Michigan

Schools' scores on the ACT, giving annually to all juniors, are judged in the context of student family incomes. It allows Bridge to predict a school's performance ...

15 Kalamazoo-area boys basketball players to watch in 2017-18

Paw Paw's Luke Toliver (10) holds the ball as Plainwell's Luke Morrell (14) attempts to defend him during a boys high school basketball game at Plainwell High ...

5 fun facts about Kalamazoo-area high school graduation season, which starts this week  Mlive Kalamazoo

Hundreds of high school seniors are graduating in the Kalamazoo-area starting this week.

Comstock coach Jason Hayes 'felt the weight lifted' after ending Colts' 40-game losing skid

Comstock coach Jason Hayes observes a preseason practice on Friday, Aug. 12 at Comstock High School. (Bryan Bennett | By Patrick Nothaft ...

36 Kalamazoo-area sites offering free lunch to children under 18

Kalamazoo County has 36 sites serving free lunch to children under age 18 during the summer.

Fundraiser looks to help ex-wife of accused Kalamazoo shooter, trying to start over  WWMT-TV

COMSTOCK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Fundraising efforts are underway for the family of the Uber driver arrested in the mass shooting that killed six people in ...

Derek Jeter's leadership program graduates 7 scholars, inducts 11 more

Jeter's Leaders is a signature program of the baseball star's Turn 2 Foundation.

Kalamazoo-area robotics team places in top 3% of teams worldwide

KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Stryke Force FIRST robotics team, made up of dozens of Kalamazoo-area high school students, had a successful competition season.

Father of 2 killed in hit-and-run was about to get married

WAVERLY TOWNSHIP, MI - Chelsey Dingman will remember the last words she said to her close friend Keaton Dorman, "I love you and be safe.".

New developments in fatal Kalamazoo train crash  WWMT-TV

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - There are new developments Wednesday night in a train crash that killed 3 young adults from Kalamazoo.

Class of 2013: Jarrod Wetzel-Brown is going from Comstock to Harvard  Mlive Kalamazoo

Only the best and the brightest apply to Harvard, and only one of every 18 applicants is accepted. Among those accepted this spring for Harvard's Class of 2017 ...

Kalamazoo County Excellence in Education program honors top students in Class of 2013  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Almost 50 Kalamazoo County high school seniors were honored Wednesday at a reception for being in the top 2.5 percent of their graduating class.

Accelerator program for small businesses is part of more focused efforts

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Support for small business development in Kalamazoo and Southwest Michigan became more coordinated Monday with the announcement ...

Nancy Kovach, victim in Comstock slaying, remembered as great mother, 'smiley, happy'  Mlive Kalamazoo

COMSTOCK, MI -- Nancy Kovach lived a happy life that she devoted to her two sons, her sister said. Nancy Kovach's senior picture in the 1991 Comstock High ...

Final high school baseball state rankings crown champions on paper -

Here is a closer look at the final MHSBCA state rankings for 2017.

Whitmore Lake High gets grant to prepare students for college, careers

Whitmore Lake High School is one of 11 high schools across the state recently awarded grant funding to support students as they prepare for college and future ...

'Coach' definitely an earned title for retiring Ron Welch of Kalamazoo Valley CC women's basketball

Welch is set to retire from KVCC after 20 years when this season comes to an end. He will coach his final home game Monday, Feb. 23 against Grand Rapids ...

Rise in heroin overdoses in Kalamazoo area alarms police, is combination of high demand and purity  Kalamazoo Gazette -

KALAMAZOO, MI – Heroin overdoses are on the rise in Kalamazoo County, fueled by a market flooded with dealers offering a highly pure form of the drug to a ...

Faint warnings preceded Kalamazoo rampage  The Detroit News

Kalamazoo — Jason Dalton was a good dad and helpful neighbor who seemed happy with his job and marriage, acquaintances said. He liked cars and guns, ...

Kalamazoo-area boys basketball players to watch in 2017 -

Follow along as we look at some of the top players to watch for the rest of the 2016-17 season.

Records detail death threats Comstock Park teen allegedly sent to peers  The Grand Rapids Press -

Search warrants unsealed in Kent County District Court shed further light on the threats Malachino is accused of making. Investigators have said the threats were ...

Comstock's STEM Academy has 125 students so far; still enrolling  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Comstock Public Schools has enrolled 125 students so far in their STEM Academy, which is opening Sept. 3.

Plainwell has new superintendent, Harper Creek principal Matt Montange

Matt Montange has been principal at Harper Creek High School in Battle Creek for nearly three years.

Schools in Mattawan, Portage and Vicksburg ranked in top 10 percent of schools statewide  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Seven public schools in the Kalamazoo area, including two in Mattawan, were ranked in the top 10 percent of Michigan public schools in terms of academic ...

Concussions hit home: For Kalamazoo-area parents, more awareness and new fears about playing sports  Kalamazoo Gazette -

A wide range of physical activities, from biking to playing on a playground, carry a risk of concussion. But among people age 15 to 24, sports is the ...

Gorno takes volleyball reins at Elk Rapids | Local Sports  Traverse City Record Eagle

The Elk Rapids volleyball team finally found it's missing piece. After having three coaches in the last two years, the Elks hope they have locked down the person ...

State's latest 'report card' on Kalamazoo-area schools reflects new perspective on evaluating academic performance  Kalamazoo Gazette -

KALAMAZOO, MI. -- Two years ago, Bloomingdale Middle/High School landed on the list of the state's Persistently Lowest Achieving schools. This year ...

Funeral service set for Carl Fox, victim of motorcycle crash in Comstock

Fox was a Comstock High School graduate, who was currently working at Benteler Automotive, according to his obituary.

Comstock seeking coaching candidates for varsity football

Comstock's Shane Easter is one of the best athletes in the area. He'll return to the Colts next year for his senior season. (MLive File Photo). By Justin Dacey ...

Hartford man charged in death of bicyclist in Portage

Joshua Christian Najacht has been charged with moving violation causing death.

Your guide to the 2015 Kalamazoo Holiday Parade

Balloons, bands and community spirit will be on display when the annual Kalamazoo Holiday Parade marches through downtown Kalamazoo on Saturday ...

Christmas Eve: 7 light displays worth checking out tonight in the Kalamazoo area

Is a driving tour of holiday lights part of your family's Christmas Eve plan?

Master Sgt. Gregory Kuhse, killed in Afghanistan, was a father of four

He was a 1995 graduate of Comstock High School, and holds the Comstock Northeast Middle School 800-meter track run time record of 2:13-7, according to his ...

U.S. 131 Crash Victim Was ‘Hardworking Man’  Fox17

SCHOOLCRAFT, Mich. - Funeral arrangements have been made for the man who died in an early morning crash on U.S. 131 in Schoolcraft this week. The crash ...

Bruce LaBrie, Ward Lawrence vying for Republican nomination for Kalamazoo County sheriff  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Bruce LaBrie and Ward Lawrence have entered the Aug. 7 Republican primary for Kalamazoo County sheriff with similar visions and a similar message -- they ...

John Kovach pleads guilty to murdering wife, says he planned to commit suicide

KALAMAZOO, MI – In the moments before he shot and killed his wife, John Kovach planned to instead kill himself, until she confronted him and called him a ...

List of mud runs & obstacle races in Michigan (MI)  Mud Run Guide

A complete list, guide & directory to mud runs, mud races, obstacle races, and adventure runs taking place in Michigan (MI).

Hackett baseball's No. 1 ranking headlines Kalamazoo-area teams in preseason coaches' poll

Follow along to see some of the Kalamazoo area's top teams heading into the 2017 season.

Comstock baseball Inside Scoop: Iron Man secret key to Colts' success

Comstock Colts dance on a full count against the Hackett Catholic Prep Irish at Comstock High School in Kalamazoo, Mich. on Tuesday May 12, 2015. (Christian ...

Life without Kate: Trip to the post office turns tragic, leaves fiance grieving his bride-to-be  Kalamazoo Gazette -

... Gazette fileStudents file past a granite bench donated in memory of teacher Kate Kwasny in October 2007 at Comstock High School. A memorial *service* and ...

Raising a barn near Kalamazoo with Tillers International (with photo gallery)  Kalamazoo Gazette -

SCOTTS — The sound of rapping mallets echoed around the grounds at Tillers International farm in Scotts last week as the spring timber framing class drove ...

'Once Upon a River' conveys Bonnie Jo Campbell's journey of discovery  Kalamazoo Gazette -

A literary agent once told Bonnie Jo Campbell, "Nobody wanted what I did" This summer, Campbell's latest novel, "Once Upon a River," is making its way into ...

Enbridge asks for Kalamazoo River oil spill cleanup extension in letter to EPA  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Enbridge, Inc. has asked the United Stated Environmental Protection Agency for an extension to complete dredging of the Kalamazoo River due to continued ...

Putting a college advisor in every Michigan high school  Bridge Michigan

Getting low-income students to think about two- and four-year colleges is the goal of a program that can lift young people from poverty and boost the state's ...

Softball Broncos take coach and player of the year awards | WMU News  WMU News

by Mat Kanan. May 12, 2011 | WMU News. Photo of WMU's Gracie Barstad. Gracie Barstad MAC Player of the Year. KALAMAZOO--Three members of the ...

Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity dedicates 185th home  Kalamazoo Gazette -

The home was built by high school students enrolled in the Kalamazoo Regional Education *Service* Agency's Education for Employment Construction Trades ...

Meet top scholars at Kalamazoo-area high schools from the Class of 2016

The Kalamazoo Gazette is recognizing the Class of 2016's top scholars from Kalamazoo-area high schools.

At the Watercooler in Kalamazoo ... people are talking  The Grand Rapids Press -

At the Watercooler is a weekly listing of announcements from Southwest Michigan businesses and organizations.

Jason Dalton: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Jason Dalton, 45, has been identified as the gunman accused of killing at least six people in a random shooting spree in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Day Trip: Winona Lake, Indiana, is worth the trip -- maybe more than one  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Winona Lake was worth the wait. Hopefully, we won't have to wait several more years before visiting again to while away the day.

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