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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.

ISD board of education fills vacant staff positions

ISD board of education fills vacant staff positions

MANISTEE — The Manistee Intermediate School District Board of Education took action this week to fill a teaching opening that has existed in the Severely Cognitive Impaired classroom for the past several months. ISD special education director Jim Scranton told the board that Megan Wilson was hired for the position and  will be a good fit […]

Big fun in Kaleva over the weekend

Big fun in Kaleva over the weekend

Kaleva Days committee member Gary Bowling couldn’t help but smile as he looked around the large number of people milling around the Kaleva Roadside park. Bowling said he felt the 2014 Kaleva Days celebration was incredibly successful. “Everything is up from last year and on Friday evening we had lots of people come out on […]

English Leadership Adventure opens Manistee County to students from Thailand and Burma

English Leadership Adventure opens Manistee County to students from Thailand and Burma

MANISTEE — Good teachers are perceptive when it comes to seeing what works in improving a students’ ability to learn. Scott Ebbeling who has ties to Manistee and currently teaches Information Computer Technology at Chiang Rai International School in the province of Chiang Rai, Thailand, observed something interesting when watching his students return from a foreign […]