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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.



Alpena gearing up to host 40 robotics teams from around the state | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena High School will be packed back-to-back weekends for district competitions of Michigan schools' For Inspiration and Recognition of Science ...



Campus Closet open for business at Alpena High School | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena High School students are able to gain real-world experience by working at Campus Closet, the AHS school store. Campus Closet is where ...



APS invests in summer reading program | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — A new K-2 Summer Reading Program has been approved by the Alpena Public Schools Board of Education. The board approved a summer reading ...



APS takes step toward new Ella White | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — The Alpena Public Schools Board of Education has taken its first step toward a tax proposal that would fund renovations to all school buildings an.



APS talks snow-day make-up | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena Public Schools Superintendent John VanWagoner updated the district's Board of Education Monday about the district is in relation to snow.



APS graduation rates dip slightly | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — The majority of schools in Northeast Michigan saw more students graduate on time last spring compared to the year before, though the graduation ...



APS posts pictures showing school needs | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena Public Schools is in the midst planning for a potential multimillion-dollar tax proposal for repairs and renovations to all of its faciliti.



Alpena athletes chosen for Wall of Fame | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

News Photo by Jonny Zawacki Alpena High School inducted its 2019 members to the Alpena High School Wall of Fame on Friday during halftime of the boys ...



Alpena ready for robotics competition Saturday | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

CORRECTION: This weekend's offseason robotics competition at Alpena High School is called Bots on the Bay. The name of the competition was incorrect in an ...



How schools make 'tough call' to close | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Northeast Michigan school districts canceled school on Monday because of a storm that involved snow, some rain, and high winds. Now that winter ...



Schools celebrate winter | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

News Photo by Julie Goldberg Alpena High School seniors Chris DeRocher and Taylor Agius were named the school's Winterfest king and queen on Friday.



Turning the tables | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

GAYLORD—After the Alpena High School hockey team had its season ended last year by Sault Ste. Marie, the Wildcats got some revenge Tuesday as they shut ...



APS plan to ease tax burden for renovations | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — By funding facilities renovations through two separate bond sales, Alpena Public Schools would ease the tax burden on county property owners who ...



'Alpena's still home' | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA – The Alpena High School Alumni Hall of Fame grew on Friday by three members as Randy Ladkau, James Marquardt and Heidi Wiley were inducted.



Social schools | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Social media is something everyone uses to connect with others, and school districts are no different — officials use social media to connect wi.



Residents react to APS' $63M proposal | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Depending on who you ask, Alpena Public Schools' $63 million proposal to improve school buildings is either a much-needed investment into aging ...



School royalty crowned | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

News Photo by James Andersen Alexis Pilarski and Zac Suszek pose on the field at Alpena High School after being named homecoming queen and king.



APS invites homeschool students to Sunset | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena Public Schools has opened the doors to the former Sunset Elementary School for homeschool students to take classes and gain experience ...



Alpena High scrambles after asbestos discovered | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Classes are not taking place in the B-House section of Alpena High School this week because of concerns over floor tile containing asbestos found.



Asbestos cost APS up to $200K | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — The estimated cost for the removal of asbestos and equipment from B-House in Alpena High School is between $100000 to $200000. Alpena Public ...



Alpena Public Schools hires many new faces | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA – Students and parents will see lots of new faces around Alpena Public Schools this school year because the Board of Education approved new hires ...



Wildcats fall to Gaylord after Gapinski's late game-winner | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

The first time the Alpena High School girls basketball team played Gaylord this season, the Wildcats rallied from a double-digit deficit to beat Gaylord by thre.



Bots are booming | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena High School was notified last week that it will host not just one, but two For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST.



AHS under construction for new programs | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena High School has been under construction this summer for new programs that will start this upcoming school year. One program ...



APS gets $135K from Besser Foundation | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena Public Schools has been awarded $135000 from the Besser Foundation for 2019. The grant allows the district to keep implementing the ...



APS asks state to approve bond plans | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — The Alpena Public Schools Board of Education took another step Monday toward asking voters to approve a bond sale for facilities renovations by ...



Alpena recognized for stellar season | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

The 2018-2019 high school hockey season is officially complete and what a year it was for Alpena. The Wildcats burst onto the scene this season and sent ...



APS to consider buying buses | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — The Alpena Public Schools Board of Education will be asked to purchase three new school buses on Monday because current buses are getting ...



Living the dream | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

This past high school hockey season for the Alpena Wildcats has been described as magical and a dream season. For one Wildcat in particular, his dream has ...



Starting off strong | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

After finishing 2018 strong and winning six of seven to open the season, the Alpena High boys basketball team carried momentum into the new year. Despite a ...



Not a bad start: Fast start, strong defense lead Wildcats to win in opener | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

As season openers go, the Alpena High boys basketball team couldn't have asked for a much better start to its 2018-19 campaign. Chris DeRocher scored 31 ...



Alpena High prepares for battle | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

News Photo by Julie Goldberg The field for the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Robotics competitions at Alpena High School is set ...



A golden opportunity | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Campus Closet, the Alpena High School store, has received gold recertification from the Distributive Education Clubs of America, allowing three st.



No stopping them | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA—The Alpena High girls basketball team threw everything but the kitchen sink at Marquette on Monday. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, the Redettes ...



Hoisting the hardware | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

GAYLORD —The Alpena High School hockey team's magical season on the ice continues as the Wildcats won their first regional championship in 12 years, ...



Wildcats ready for quarterfinal showdown with UP power Houghton | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

When Alpena High School hockey head coach Chris Limback prepared the schedule for this upcoming season, he did so with the goal of challenging his team ...



AHS principal gears up for second year at the helm | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Even though it's still summer, Alpena High School Principal Thomas Berriman has been at AHS getting ready to start his second year as principal.



The end of the line | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

SAULT STE. MARIE — The Alpena High School hockey team had too many obstacles to overcome on Wednesday. Beset by injuries to key players in their ...



Alpena high school adds male cheerleader for first time since 2006  WNEM Saginaw

A Michigan high school added a male to their cheerleading squad for the first time since 2006. Dulton Duntley is training with the JV team and following in his ...



A boost to school security | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — People who threaten to commit violence against schools, students or employees can be charged with a felony or misdemeanor under a new school ...



'It's everything' | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

CORRECTION:This story has been updated to reflect that Amp Up provides passing students an Algebra I credit. That information was incorrect in an earlier ver.



State sends robotics money to NE Michigan schools | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — School districts around the state can continue growing their robotics programs this upcoming season because the Michigan Department of ...



Sims looking to bring stability to Alpena wrestling program | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

For the third time in the last four years, the Alpena High School wrestling program has a new coach. A familiar face will lead the Wildcats onto the mats duri.



Alpena on parade | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

News Photos by Darby Hinkley The Alpena High School marching band and the Wildcat mascot participate in the high school's homecoming parade down Third ...



Alpena native wins worldwide birth photography competition | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Kimberly Kimble loves taking photos of mothers and families with their brand-new babies, and now she has won an international award for her talent.



A fitting sendoff | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Thursday's end of the year banquet to honor the 2018-2019 Alpena High School hockey team was filled with love, laughter and plenty of emotion. The Wildcat h.



Tokens of appreciation | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Homecoming week is always a special time in high school. From decorating hallways, themes throughout the week, building floats, the presentation of ...



Alpena's special signing day | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

The 2018-2019 school year has been special for Alpena High School. On Monday, the school held its annual signing day in the media center for seven athletes, ...



Calling the action | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Alpena has always been considered a hockey town. It is in this small town in northeastern Michigan that Alpena has witnessed so much success with its high ...



Alpena seniors semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship awards | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Two Alpena High School seniors are among 16000 semifinalists in the 6th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. On Sept. 12, Clayton ...



Stacey Parr named to APS board | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — On Wednesday, the Alpena Public Schools Board of Education appointed parent Stacey Parr to fill an open position. The board interviewed Parr an.



Alpena Symphony Orchestra presents 'A Holiday Celebration' Saturday | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Start off this festive season with the Alpena Symphony Orchestra concert, “A Holiday Celebration,” at 7 p.m. Saturday at Alpena High School Auditorium. A.



Getting an extra boost | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

The Alpena High volleyball team had some extra pep in its step on Wednesday. Playing in its annual Volley For a Cure Pink Game and spurred on by an ...



On to the next level | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

For the past four years, Aden and Josh Smith have been turning heads in cross country and track for Alpena High School, while building impressive resumes.



Alpena High boys cross country team wins first Big North title | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

GAYLORD—For the first time in school history, the Alpena High School boys cross country team won a Big North Conference title. The Wildcats claimed top ...



Ella White Bazaar a success once again | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Ella White Elementary School was packed on Saturday for the annual Ella White Christmas Bazaar. Vendors lined up the hallways and filled the ...



Democrat challenges Modrzynski for county board | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Voters in Alpena County's District 3 will decide on Nov. 6 between incumbent Republican Commissioner Nick Modrzynski and the Democratic ...



Let's see what you've got | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

It has been another busy summer for the Alpena High School football program. Along with daily workouts, the Wildcats have attended multiple camps, held thei.



Gilmet and Negro engaged to marry | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Scott Gilmet and Margaret Negro are excited to announce their engagement. Scott, the son of John and Barb Gilmet of Alpena, is a 2012 graduate of Alpena ...



ACES Academy to have new learning options next year | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Next year, the students at ACES Academy are going to see some positive changes and ACES Academy staff members presented those changes to ...



Alpena grapplers ready to get to work despite low numbers | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

It was an interesting offseason for the Alpena High School wrestling program. Alpena football coach Aaron Sims took the job back in August, but stepped down i.



Taking it a step further | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — On Monday, school districts within Alpena, Alcona, and Montmorency counties were one of nine partnerships in the state awarded a Marshall Plan ...



Big year ahead, Alpena | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA —Several issues begun in 2018 — or sooner — will carry over into the new year, including Alpena Public Schools' work on a potential new proper.



Teens take on downtown | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — There is a lot to do in downtown Alpena, but many of the events and businesses seem to draw people who are a little on the older side. A new com.



Keeping the spirit alive | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

This group of women that I coached, when they were in high school, they thought that their primary job was to support the team that was playing on the court.



Besser Elementary gets a new principal | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — The Alpena Public Schools Board of Education voted to hire Stephanie Hitchcock as the new principal at Besser Elementary School on Monday.



APS programs get $140K from Youth and Rec millage | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena Public Schools programs will receive over $140000 in grant funds from the Alpena County Youth and Recreation millage for 2019.



Peter Pan flies into TBT this weekend | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

It's the time of year to bust out the green tights and sing along to your favorite tunes. Destination: Neverland. Peter Pan opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, pres.



Logan Guthrie receives first Division 1 football offer | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

As the weather begins to heat up, so does the recruiting process for Alpena High School football standout Logan Guthrie. The soon to be senior running back an.



'It's good to disconnect' | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — With the evolution of technology over the years, today's teens are on social media and their cell phones more than other generations. According t.



Alpena High welcomes freshmen | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — With the 2018-19 school year starting on Monday, Alpena High School freshmen were able to walk the halls, find their classes, and meet the staff o.



Alpena boys tennis team defeats Cadillac | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

The Alpena boys tennis team wrapped up a busy week in style. On Thursday, the Wildcats defeated Big North Conference rival Cadillac 4-2 for their first BNC wi.



SUNRISE SIDE BULLETIN BOARD | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Paczkis for sale March 2-3 All Saints Parish will hold its annual paczki sale Saturday and Sunday, March 2 and 3. Paczkis will be for sale from noon to 4 p.



Student Peace Contest winners announced | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Student winners in this year's Peace Contest sponsored by the Alpena Peace Coalition were honored recently in a afternoon program at the Alpena Mall.



'You need the help' | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Two years after graduating from Alpena High School, Shyla Prevost found out she was pregnant. Living with her mom in Wyoming, Prevost was ...



AHS students learn valuable info at DECA competition | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena High School students from the school's Distributive Education Clubs of America Chapter competed in the DECA International Competition ...



The end of an era at Alpena | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Tradition. It's a great thing to have, especially in sports. Those who have a storied tradition don't want to lose it because it takes time to build it.



Wildcats determined to end season with win on Senior Night | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

It has been a season full of ups and downs for the Alpena High School football team in 2018. From a hopeful 2-0 start, to three heart-wrenching defeats by a c.



Alpena alum Atkinson named head football coach at WP | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

For the last eight seasons, Tommy Atkinson has learned the value of building strong player relationships and tradition through coaching. Now he's hoping to.



'Helping others to get well' | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — At the corner of Second Avenue and White Street in Alpena is a house that is now dedicated to medical students or for those in medical residencie.



Alpena Rotary honors student of month | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Courtesy Photo Above, Alpena High School student Cassie Anderson, center, was recognized during the weekly meeting of the Alpena Rotary Club as ...



Leaving a lasting impact | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

A legendary quote reads, “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” These are the words that Raymond Frederick Spain lived by.



One bad stretch | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

A four-minute stretch to begin the third quarter proved to be costly for the Alpena boys basketball team on Friday. After playing a solid first half, especial.



Peace Concert remains highlight of month-long peace observance | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Musicians and vocalists throughout the area are coming together to share the common goal of peace. For the 12th straight year, many will perform a Peace ...



Getting the message | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Alpena boys basketball coach John Pintar's message to his team was simple on Thursday. Keep battling. After more than week since their last game, the Wild.



Wildcats win home tri; Onaway tops Trojans | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

The Alpena volleyball team improved to 5-0 on the season with wins at home against Cheboygan and Rogers City. The Wildcats took two out of three sets from ...



History is made | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

After years of dedicating much of his time on the basketball court, Chris DeRocher finally saw all of his hard work pay off on Tuesday as he scored his 29th poi.



What a difference music makes | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

The product of a low income family, circumstances forced her to drop out of Alpena High School around 2005 and later earn a GED. Back in those difficult days, ...



Skiba – Zempel announce engagement | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Ellen Skiba and Jordan Zempel of Alpena announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jim and Melanie Skiba of Alpena. The future groom is ...



Alpena County voters to consider 4 tax proposals | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — There is a lot at stake should any of the several Alpena County tax proposals fail during the Aug. 7 primary election. If the youth and recreati.



Northland Area FCU donates to AHS Athletic Department after fundraiser | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Employees at Northland Area Federal Credit Union and The Lending Center took part in a fundraising effort at Alpena High School's last home game of the ...



History within reach | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Since joining the Alpena High School varsity football team as a sophomore, Logan Guthrie has spent countless hours doing whatever he could to become a ...



TBAC presents soprano Elise Eden Feb. 22 | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Thunder Bay Arts Council, Inc. presents “An Enchanting Evening with Elise Eden & Friends” at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 22 at Art in the Loft. Eden will sing, accomp.



Middle school principal charged with sex-crimes against minors  MLive.com

The now-former Kingsley Middle School principal spent 21 years as principal at the district's elementary school before moving to the middle school in 2016.



Officially Lumberjacks | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Thursday night was special for Alpena Community College and its softball program. The Lumberjacks celebrated the night by holding an event for their 2019 ...



Bicycle sculpture to represent recreation, tourism | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Editor's Note: This is the fifth installment of a six-part series on Alpena's History of Industry Sculptures being created by a mix of local and regional ar.



Record-breaking Day | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Aidan Day has established himself as one of the premier soccer players in the state. On Thursday, Day scored a remarkable goal with 15:35 left in the game to ...



Keegan Spomer to play in Disney New Year's Baseball Classic | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Most athletes are enjoying the holiday break, spending time with family and friends, while getting a breather from competition until after the new year. For A.



Doing what they can | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Being shorthanded was a huge understatement for the Alpena High wrestling team on Wednesday. The Wildcats competed with just three wrestlers as they took ...



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