Education

Hart High School flutists advance to state competition

February 20, 2024

Hart High School flutists advance to state competition Pirate News is a presentation of Hart Public Schools in partnership with Oceana County Press.  HART — Hart High School band members Lluvia Burillo-Castro and Lynessa Fielder performed for judges at District 1 Solo and Ensemble Feb. 10, earning a trip to the state competition. The seniors each performed a solo and…

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Learning through teaching

February 19, 2024

Learning through teaching By Ron Beeber, Contributing Writer PENTWATER — Singer Phil Collins once wrote a song lyric that says, “In learning, you will teach … and in teaching, you will learn.” That’s certainly what happens when members of the Pentwater Artisan Learning Center share their skills with students who are working on hands-on projects at the center under the…

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Shelby band students advance to state solo and ensemble

February 12, 2024

Shelby band students advance to state solo and ensemble CADILLAC — Five soloists from Shelby High School competed in the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSOBA) solo and ensemble Saturday, Feb. 10, and three of them are advancing to the state level.  “It was a great event, and three of our Shelby students — Kevin Pineda (trumpet), Kasey Oberlin…

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Mead hired to lead Read Early Read Often program

February 1, 2024

Mead hired to lead Read Early Read Often program Teresa Mead has been hired as the new program coordinator for Oceana Community Foundation’s Read Early Read Often program. Mead worked 24 years for Shelby Public Schools. She started in 1999 at Benona Elementary; then worked seven years at New Era Elementary, running the computer and library programs; and spent her…

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Wildcat royalty

January 28, 2024

Wildcat royalty Wildcat News is a presentation of Walkerville Public Schools in partnership with Oceana County Press. WALKERVILLE — Andrea Rivera and Zeontae De La Paz were crowned the 2024 Walkerville Homecoming queen and king Friday evening, Jan. 26, during the boys varsity basketball game against Marion.  

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