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For the third year in a row, Mike Jackson of Vogel’s and Foster’s, designated Black Friday weekend as Chelsea Gold weekend and made a donation earlier this week to the Chelsea District Schools. He’s taken the lead in town encouraging other businesses to designate either a portion of their sales that weekend or to pick [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kristin Krarup-Joyce, Ed. S. NCSP, Ellen Kent, Ed. S. NCSP and Emily Verbeke, Ed. S. NCSP for the information in this weekly column. If you have a question for one of the school psychologists, please email asktheschoolpsychologist@gmail.com. All information will be kept confidential.) Question: Recently, my son seems “down” [...]

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The Chelsea Education Foundation will host its 25th Anniversary Gala on April 24 from 6:30-10:30 p.m. at Weber’s Inn, 3050 Jackson Ave. The annual fundraiser will feature an elegant evening with a strolling dinner, open bar and exciting live and silent auctions. Tickets are $75 per person. Funds raised at this event are invested in [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 30th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank coach Gary Dosey for the information in this story.) The Beach Middle School wrestling team took on the Lincoln Railsplitters Wednesday at the Washington Street Education Center and won by a score of 60-51. Mitchell Reynolds wrestled well and was able to defeat one of the better Lincoln wrestlers [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 30th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Alex Foulis for the information in this story.) Michigan Kids Triathlon Club is hosting a free, open training session on Sunday, Feb. 1 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Beach Middle School pool in Chelsea. Any kids, ages 6-18, who are interested in the sport of triathlon or who just want [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 29th, 2015

Story and photos by Lisa Carolin Some Beach Middle School students have been creating their own comic book pages since the new year began. They’re participating in a series of SRSLY workshops taking place on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Washington Street Education Center. Jerzy Drozd, cartoonist for CPTN SRSLY and the Super Master Sentinels [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 29th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jim Duncan for the information in this story.) On Saturday, Jan. 24, the Chelsea High School Theater Guild competed in the MIFA One Act District competition at Novi Middle School. Cast and crew are: Brianne Ackley, Grace Boote, Bri Bowden, Daniel Carrara, Charlie Chizek, Will Cook, Rebecca  Gotha, Skylar [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 29th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank coach Gary Dosey for the information in this story.) The Beach Middle School wrestling team took on the Saline Hornets Tuesday in Saline.  There was no team score kept, but Beach wrestlers were able to win 14 matches. One of the most exciting matches was the last one, during [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 28th, 2015

By Crystal Hayduk With an audience of about a dozen members of the community, the Chelsea School District Board of Education met on Jan. 26. During the first opportunity for public input, 21-year veteran high school teacher Chris Orlandi urged the board to reconsider the health insurance company offered to employees following a detailed story [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 28th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank the Chelsea Education Association for the information in this story.) Though there is still no contract between the Chelsea School District and the Chelsea Education Association (CEA) “you’d never know it in the classroom,” says CEA president and high school band director Rick Catherman in a press release. According [...]

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