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Lisa Allmendinger on September 2nd, 2014

By Crystal Hayduk Assistant Superintendent Julie Deppner presented the results from the 2013-14 school year state-level assessment data to the school board at their meeting on August 25. Top to bottom ranking information was also released by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) in August. Juniors at Chelsea High School performed well on the MME [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 1st, 2014

Photos and Story by Lisa Carolin The crowd of people swarming the halls and classrooms at North Creek Elementary School on Aug. 28 did not indicate the start of school, but rather an open house in preparation for the big day, Tuesday, Sept. 2. Families had the chance to explore the school and to listen [...]

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Photos and story by Lisa Carolin South Meadows Elementary School hadn’t seen that many students (and parents) in its hallways since the end of last school year. But on Aug. 28, they came to the school’s open house to learn what to expect this school year. The hallways were packed with parents and kids checking [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 1st, 2014

Chelsea District School children head back to school on Sept. 2 and the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office encourages drivers to cut down distractions and concentrate on the road as kids of all ages get back to school. Children are often eager to get on and off the bus because they are excited to get to [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 31st, 2014

The Chelsea High School varsity football team got its season off with a comeback double overtime victory 49-48 on the road at Grand Rapids Northview on Thursday, Aug. 28 The Bulldogs were down 21-7 at the end of the first quarter, and 28-24 at the half, then Northview went up 35-24 in the third quarter, [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 30th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank coach Eric Swager for the information in this story.) The first 5K of the cross county season usually holds many surprises, both good and bad says Coach Eric Swager. This Aug. 28 meet was no exception. Chelsea finished 4th with 76 points, while winning team Bedford finished with 64, [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 30th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank coach Chris Orlandi for the information in this story.) The season opener went well for the JV football Bulldogs with a 34-15 win over Grand Rapids Northview. Chris Roush led the way with 3 TDs for Chelsea scoring on a 53-yard run in the 1st half and a 30-yard [...]

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(Publisher’s note: The teachers were working on a 2-year contract. The error has been corrected.) The Chelsea Education Association and the Chelsea School District have not yet reached a contract agreement for the 2014-15 school year. The teachers’ 2-year contract expired on June 30 and the Board of Education has had numerous closed sessions following [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 29th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank freshman football coach Dennis Strzyzewski for the information in this story.) The Chelsea Freshman Football team kicked off its season Wednesday night with a 28-14 win at home over Grand Rapids Northview. Chelsea led 21-0 at half and 28-0 after three quarters — then held on in the fourth [...]

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Chelsea State Bank and EverFi™, a financial literacy program, will start a third year with a new group of students at Chelsea and Dexter high schools this fall. An EverFi™ Educational Impact Report Card, assessing the effect of Chelsea State Bank’s Financial Literacy Program with the high schools over the past two years, found solid [...]

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