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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 School Improvement Plan accepted by the state

CASMAN School Improvement Plan accepted by the state

MANISTEE — Members of the CASMAN Academy Board of Education were informed on Monday that the 2014-15 school improvement plan was accepted by the state. CASMAN director Shelly VanVoorst said that last year the school did not pass the diagnostic part of the plan as the school was missing many important pieces of information that needed […]

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 […]