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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.

Brethren students are buzzing with knowledge

Brethren students are buzzing with knowledge

Students from Susan Hejl’s first grade class at Brethren Elementary School concluded their studies on the life cycle of the honey bee with a visit from beekeeper Sarah Scarpace. During here time with the students, Scarpace showed the students how she raises bees and harvests the honey. She also let the students get a hands-on […]

KEN GRABOWSKI: Show me the money

KEN GRABOWSKI: Show me the money

“Winning or losing isn’t important, it’s how you play the game.” That old saying used to have a different meaning in the past for college sports. It used to be that the things you got from sports like teamwork, setting goals, working hard and other important values. The phrase today should be more like “Winning […]

KND board enters into agreement with Wexford-Missaukee ISD for vocational education

BRETHREN — Members of the Kaleva Norman Dickson Board of Education voted unanimously on Monday evening to enter into an agreement with the Wexford-Missaukee Intermediate School District to provide career and technical education classes. The district presently purchases those classes from the West Shore Educational District at West Shore Community College. Under the new agreement […]