Buchanan Community Schools – BHS Gallery

Buchanan High School Student Gallery by Editor Rebecka Hoyt with excerpts from Principal Stacey DeMaio’s May 2021 Monthly Update As the school year comes to an end, graduation for the Buchanan High School Seniors is coming up. In our spotlight, Malayna Craig, a freshman in Basic Art, was BHS’ artist spotlight for the month ofContinue reading “Buchanan Community Schools – BHS Gallery”

Nature Notes – Places

Trillium Ravine Preserve by Jill McDonald Imagine stepping into a peaceful forest where the trees are just starting to bud out their tiny, tender leaves. Before you is a trail that has been lovingly trod upon, as indicated by the single path only wide enough for one person at a time. However, do not worry,Continue reading “Nature Notes – Places”

Buchanan Community Schools – BHS Seniors

“Adopt” a BHS Senior – Class of 2021 Submitted by Jennie Brackett Last spring, a friend of mine set up the inaugural ‘Adopt a Buchanan High School’ senior group for the class of 2020. The intention was to shower love on the seniors who ended up having a crazy, virtual end to their senior year.Continue reading “Buchanan Community Schools – BHS Seniors”

BCS Student Gallery – Moccasin

Earth Day Bags by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor In our 4th issue of our school spotlight, 4th graders at Moccasin Elementary School in Heidi Holloway’s class, took some time to color, draw and write on brown grocery bags for Earth Day. The bags were then taken back to Harding’s here in town for them to useContinue reading “BCS Student Gallery – Moccasin”

BCS Student Gallery

Buchanan Middle School by Editor Rebecka Hoyt, and BMS Principal Shelby Beasley * To spotlight our local students and their amazing work, this section is going to focus on one school per issue. Student’s artwork/writing will be shared in this space to show off their talent and perhaps a word from their principal and/or teachers.Continue reading “BCS Student Gallery”

Health Huddle – Hints

The Sun and Vitamin Absorption by Stephanie Fain Oh, how I have missed you, sun! We have, literally, needed you so much! You are very important to our bodies! How so? Vitamin D: Instructs the cells in your gut to absorb calcium and phosphorus (two minerals that are important for maintaining strong and healthy bones).Continue reading “Health Huddle – Hints”

Nature Notes – Places

McCoy’s Creek Trail by Jill McDonald As the weather is warming and you’re getting the itch to get out and enjoy the great outdoors, you need not go far to enjoy a wonderful trail system. Buchanan, Michigan is home to McCoy’s Creek Trail! Peacefully winding through forests with babbling streams, graced with the beauty ofContinue reading “Nature Notes – Places”

Nature Notes – Spotlight

April Celebrations : 4/22 Earth Day & 4/30 Arbor Day by Jill McDonald Happy Earth Month! The month of April is full of celebrations to pause and appreciate the earth, as it seems to come alive with warming weather! Let’s explore two well-noted holidays, Earth Day and Arbor Day! Next week on April 22 isContinue reading “Nature Notes – Spotlight”

Buchanan Clean-Up

Annual Clean-Up : April 23 & 24, 2021 April 23rd & 24th, 8am – 5pmRiver Street Parking Lot – 405 River Street Multiple dumpsters (including some for recycling items) will be set up and ready to accept any household items you need to dispose of, EXCEPT the following items: Tires Paint Refrigerators (freon) TVs/Monitors ThisContinue reading “Buchanan Clean-Up”

Now That’s Funny!

April Fools!!! by Thomas Hoyt So recently we’ve all had the experience of a little known holiday that we call April Fools Day, which is on April 1st.  Typically on this day the object is to play a prank on someone.  I myself have had a particular item of clothing put in the freezer allContinue reading “Now That’s Funny!”