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About Ken Grabowski

Ken is News Advocate’s education reporter. He coordinates coverage for all Manistee County schools and West Shore Community College. He can be reached by phone at (231) 398-3125 or by email at kgrabowski@pioneergroup.com.

CASMAN focusing on school improvement plan

CASMAN focusing on school improvement plan

MANISTEE — School improvement is something all school districts are focusing on because of the strict testing guidelines coming down from the state. CASMAN Academy board member/school improvement member Steve Parsons took the full board through what the school improvement committee has been working on in the last several weeks. “The commitee and staff met with […]

WSCC receives clean audit for past year

WSCC receives clean audit for past year

SCOTTVILLE — West Shore Community College trustee Richard Wilson, who chairs the administrative committee, was pleased to inform the board of trustees this week that the college received a clean audit for 2014. Wilson said that the administrative committee reviewed the audit and took action to recommend the full board accept it as presented. Lisa VanDeWeert […]

Manistee High School band members chosen for Meyer Music All Star Ensembles

Manistee High School band members chosen for Meyer Music All Star Ensembles

  MANISTEE — Manistee High School will be represented during a West Michigan high school band and orchestra event held at Caledonia High School on Nov. 22. Two all-star ensembles will be created as part of this gala event. Over 200 high school music students from the West Michigan area who were nominated by their high school band or orchestra directors […]

Location of WSCC financial aid workshops

SCOTTVILLE — West Shore Community College’s Financial Aid Office will host a series of financial aid workshops for prospective college students and their families. High school students as well as adults considering going to college are encouraged to attend a workshop. The workshops will be held at 6 p.m. on Dec. 4, at Mason County Central […]

Bear Lake Triginta Club supports Wests Shore Medical Center Endowment Fund

Bear Lake Triginta Club supports Wests Shore Medical Center Endowment Fund

MANISTEE — The Bear Lake Triginta Club recently made a gift of $1,000 to support the West Shore Medical Center Endowment Fund. The service organization, founded in 1947, is comprised of approximately 30 women from the Bear Lake area and supports a variety of charitable organizations through monetary donations and volunteerism. “West Shore is thankful for the […]