EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire students had an unexpected day off Monday due to a large number of teachers and staff being sick. While other area districts already had a scheduled vacation day with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, the Eau Claire district had planned to hold classes.
Friday, January 17, 2020
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
Tuesday, January 07, 2020
Saturday, December 28, 2019
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Wednesday, December 04, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — With memories still fresh of last winter’s bad weather and nine snow days, the Eau Claire school district is trying something different this year and ending first semester classes this month, before the holiday break.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — The Eau Claire school district’s finances are going in the right direction, albeit slowly. School board members received the audit report for the 2018-19 year at their meeting this week.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Thursday, November 07, 2019
BENTON TOWNSHIP — The Berrien County Health Department distributed around 50 water filter kits to Eau Claire residents this week, after a high level of lead was found in one home, the Board of Health learned Wednesday. Filters are still available to qualified residences.
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire school district officials want people to know that the district’s drinking water is safe. Last week, Berrien County Health Department officials announced that elevated levels of lead had been found in the water in one of nine homes recently tested.
Monday, November 04, 2019
Friday, November 01, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — An elevated level of lead has been detected in the drinking water of one of nine homes tested in Eau Claire, prompting the Berrien County Health Department to offer filters for qualifying households with children and pregnant women.
Monday, October 28, 2019
Thursday, October 10, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — The Eau Claire school board is taking a look at the district’s infrastructure needs, with members hearing a report from the TowerPinkster consulting firm at their meeting this week.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — Two local projects are getting the green light after action Monday by the Eau Claire school board and the Eau Claire Village Council.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — School is underway all across Southwest Michigan, and so is the new InterCare Student Health Center located inside the Eau Claire Middle/High School, according to a news release.
Friday, September 13, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — Bill Teichman, a third-generation farmer and owner of Tree-Mendus Fruit Farms in Pipestone Township, is fighting eastern equine encephalitis, and a GoFundMe page has been set up to assist his family with medical expenses.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — With the start of school just around the corner, Eau Claire school board members are making sure they have everything in place for the start of the school year in early September.
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Thursday, July 18, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — This week’s Eau Claire Board of Education meeting featured evaluation results for Superintendent Ann Shell as well as personnel moves and hirings.
Sunday, July 07, 2019
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — Could a hemp festival be coming to the village of Eau Claire over Labor Day weekend? Local resident Rick Anstiss certainly hopes so. He brought his festival plans to the Eau Claire Village Council Monday night.
Thursday, June 06, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — Budgets and finances were on the minds of Eau Claire school board members this week. The board held a public hearing on the district’s new 2019-2020 budget and will vote on adopting it at their next meeting, on June 17.
Sunday, June 02, 2019
Monday, May 27, 2019
Friday, May 24, 2019
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire school board members will be getting a closer look at district facilities needs in coming months. Members heard an initial report about the assessment study at their meeting this week.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire Middle/High School students will have a new leader this fall as Principal Chris Smedley has tendered his resignation. Eau Claire school board members accepted his resignation at their meeting this week.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire Superintendent Ann Shell is taking a unique approach to the snow day make-up issue. She is asking district students to write essays about whether or not Eau Claire should make up any of the nine days that the district was closed due to winter weather.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — State officials may be looking at ways to give school districts a pass for some of their snow days this year, but one district may still decide to extend the school year to make up for missed classes.
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
EAU CLAIRE — The Eau Claire school district continues to improve financially after an unexpected enrollment drop left the district scrambling last fall.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Friday, December 07, 2018
EAU CLAIRE — Eau Claire school board members hope they can fill a board vacancy at their Dec. 17 meeting. The vacancy comes after just three people were elected to four open board seats in November.
Friday, November 23, 2018
Friday, November 09, 2018
EAU CLAIRE — The Eau Claire school district is getting over $60,000 in federal funding to pay for staff development and instructional support, Superintendent Ann Shell reported this week.
Monday, November 05, 2018
Sunday, November 04, 2018
EAU CLAIRE — Adriana Nerio walked away with two crowns Saturday as she was crowned Miss Eau Claire/Sodus 2019 and Miss Congeniality in the first of this year’s community Blossomtime contests.
Monday, October 29, 2018
EAU CLAIRE — Just three years after county officials threatened to grind up paved roads in Pipestone Township, township leaders are hoping the road work done over the last three years will motivate voters to renew the township’s road improvement levy.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
EAU CLAIRE — With a nationwide teacher shortage getting worse, Eau Claire school board members have approved a substitute teacher hiring they feel should be a win-win for everyone.
Sunday, October 07, 2018
EAU CLAIRE — The preliminary fall enrollment count for the Eau Claire school district is a little lower than anticipated, but district officials are determined to forge ahead with plans to expand.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
EAU CLAIRE — Two Eau Claire schools employees are getting new duties after action by the Eau Claire Board of Education this week. In addition, board members approved a new contract with the district’s support personnel.