Yale Educator Award

While getting ready for the new school year to begin, Otsego High School Science Teacher Kristin Alkire learned that she was one of the recipients of the 2011 Yale Educator Award. The Yale Educator Recognition Program recognizes outstanding educators from around the world who have supported and inspired their students to achieve at high levels.

Friday Feature

The Varsity Volleyball team is “Taking the Pride Outside” - moving their match with Three Rivers to a Friday night and playing outdoors. The Otsego Athletic Boosters is putting on the event as a way to give Otsego sports fans something fun and to say ‘thank you’ for their continued support of all of Otsego’s teams.

Mission: Accomplished

There’s the age old question people ask this time of year - what did you do over your summer vacation? For Otsego’s Middle and High School Media Specialist, Bev Rannow, the answer would be helping the educational system in a country across the globe.

Police Training at OPS

Law enforcement officers swarmed the halls of Otsego High School Tuesday, training for an active-shooter scenario. While this training was taking place in a school, SWAT officers leading the training said this scenario helps them practice for any potential active shooter situation – whether it is in a school, courthouse or business.

Education Advocate

School districts have seen sweeping changes in Michigan, but education policy on the national level is about to change as well.

Camp Read-A-Lot

Several dozen students are getting to school early to brush up on math and reading skills before the new school year begins. Along with work, they're also having a lot of fun.

Camp Read-A-Lot, as it's called, is a three-week session. This year, 65 students from all three elementary schools are taking part. It runs Monday-Thursday from 9am-Noon until August 18th.