Press Releases

May
May 14, 2019
Middle school hands-on career camp filling fast

Middle school students have only a few weeks left to enroll in this summer's Career Camp hosted by the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center. During Career Camp, seventh and eighth-grade students can explore a different career field each day in a fun, hands-on, professional environment.

May 1, 2019
Early College “Completers” save $580,000 in tuition, books, and fees

Tonight the families of 43 Early College “completers” will not only celebrate their teen's success, but they will also cheer the $580,000 they collectively saved on college tuition, books and fees. At 7:00 p.m. students successfully completing the Early College program at Muskegon Community College (MCC) will celebrate during the “13th Year Early College Celebration” at Muskegon Community College Overbrook Theatre. The event will include student speakers, certificate presentation, and a time when all 43 students will appear on stage to reveal their future plans simultaneously. A reception in the lobby of the Overbrook Theater will immediately follow.

April
April 9, 2019
Muskegon County schools earn $1.6 million in State Police safety grants

Muskegon County schools will improve the safety and security of students, staff and school buildings through the purchase of technology and equipment as recipients of $1,655,942 in competitive state grant funds offered up by the Michigan State Police (MSP). In Muskegon County nine local schools and the Muskegon Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) were among the 221 schools selected to earn a portion of the $25 million in Michigan’s 2019 Competitive School Safety Grant Program.

March
March 27, 2019
Teens have new way to Showcase talents in digital media arts

Teens from Kent, Mason, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, and Ottawa counties have a new way to showcase their digital media arts talents as part of the popular student event coming up on Wednesday, April 10, and Thursday, April 11 at the Frauenthal Center in Downtown Muskegon. West Michigan Student Showcase 2019, a celebration of excellence for high school youth, begins at 7:00 p.m. both nights.

March 26, 2019
MAISD seeks board candidates; deadline May 6, 2019

The Muskegon Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) is preparing for its biennial election.  Those desiring a seat on the MAISD Board of Education must deliver an affidavit of identity, nominating petitions signed by a minimum of 40 electors, or a nonrefundable fee of $100 to the Muskegon County Clerk’s office no later than May 6, 2019.