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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.) This Memorial Day weekend is a [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 21st, 2015

By Crystal Hayduk The Chelsea School District (CSD) Board of Education invited Scott Menzel, Washtenaw Intermediate School District (WISD) Superintendent, to their regular meeting on May 18 to advise them about their superintendent search. Assuming that Grand Haven School District Board of Education’s contract with Superintendent Andy Ingall is approved, CSD will need a top [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 21st, 2015

Jacob Burris, a senior at Chelsea High School, has signed his Letter of Intent to dive at Albion College in the fall. “I’m very proud of him and his accomplishments in high school and cannot wait to see what he can do at the college level,” said his coach (and dad) Eric Burris. “Albion College [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 21st, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Coach Matt Pedlow for the information and photos in this story.) Chelsea tennis won the SEC Conference meet Tuesday in Chelsea. The Bulldogs ended the day with 24 points, Dexter had 15 points to finish in 2nd place. Adrian was in 3rd and Lincoln finished in 4th place. Each [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 20th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Coach Joe Koengeter for the information in this story and Mark Bogarin for the photos in the slide show.) The Bulldogs finish the season  9-7, 5-1  in the SEC White conference. Chelsea earned its first victory over Tecumseh and a share of the SEC White title, which are firsts [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 20th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shane Rodriguez for the information in this story.) The Chelsea girls’ track and field team ran well at the MHSAA regional last Friday, taking 3rd place out of 16 teams. The meet was highlighted by the following regional champions: the 4×100 relay team of Kaehla Manly, Christine Schultz, Laura [...]

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Kylie Frank, a senior at Chelsea High School, has signed her Letter of Intent to play volleyball at Grand Rapids Community College in the fall. “It is great to see a player who loves volleyball as much as Kylie does be able to continue playing beyond high school,” said Coach Laura Cleveland. “Kylie brought a [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 19th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Christine Forsch for the information in this story.) They started meeting in September 2014, when the national rules of the 2015 Science Olympiad year were released.  Many students arrive for the first informational meeting, but only the daring and strong remain for the rest of the competition year. Head [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 18th, 2015

By Lisa Carolin May 9 was a memorable day for Girl Scout Megan Heydlauff. The Chelsea High School Senior received her Gold Award that day at a ceremony at Washtenaw Community College. Her Gold Award project was teaching teenagers to defend themselves against physical attacks, and she organized a self-defense class and worked with Jackie [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Coach Matt Pedlow for the information and photo in this story.) The Chelsea girls tennis team took 2nd place in its regionals on Saturday, losing to Grosse Ile, and Matt Pedlow, the girls’ coach was named Region 19 Tennis Coach of the Year. Grosse Ile finished the day with [...]

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