Dear Editor The Gulliver Historical Society, a non-profit 501© (3) organization, is looking for the donation of Manistique High School yearbooks. They will be used to complete their collection for the “research library” located at the Seul Choix Pointe Lighthouse: 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, […]
From the Sept. 21, 1989, It was a dog-dog-dog-dog’s life for these Lakeside students during the Grandparents Day program at the school earlier in September. After the program, Grandparents and everyone were treated to cookies and punch.
The history of the Hoholik Dairy in Manistique can be traced back to Joseph Hoholik, who was born in Croatia on September 11, 1884. Joseph emigrated to the United States in 1904 and lived in Pennsylvania and Minnesota, before finally arriving in Manistique sometime prior to 1917. While growing up in Croatia, Joseph’s formal education was limited to just three […]
50 years ago September 20, 1973 The Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife announced this week that limited goose hunting will again be allowed near the Seney National Wildlife Refuge. The recommendations for opening part of the Seney goose management area came after extensive surveys conducted by Federal Biologists indicated that the resident flock of Giant Canada Geese had faired […]
Hello to you all! I wanted to talk to you about Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS). MTSS is a framework that our schools use to provide targeted support to struggling students. It focuses on the “whole child.” MTSS supports academic growth and achievement, but it also supports many other areas. This includes behavior, social and emotional needs, and absenteeism. During […]
We had a blast during our trip to the Environmental Lab last Friday. We were treated to an informative nature walk from Heidi Troyer. We all had so much fun walking through the new path of packed gravel. Thank you, Heidi, for giving up your afternoon to treat us to such an enjoyable walk. The Manistique Senior Center will be […]
From the Sept. 14, 1989, Manistique’s own Lisa White will be performing with the group “Small World” at M.H.S. on Sept. 21 before the group tours Europe for the USO.
50 years ago September 13, 1973 Voters in Manistique Area Schools District said yes Monday to a new junior-senior high school. In five of the eight voting precincts in the district yes voters provided a winning margin. In the district, 2,179 voters turned out with 1,258 voters approving the bonding proposal for $5.5 million, 909 opposed and 12 spoiled ballots. […]
John Coffey was born in Canada in 1848 and emigrated to the United States as a small child, coming with his parents, Edward and Mary Coffey. The family settled on St. Martin’s Island in northern Lake Michigan where his father engaged in the fishing trade. Coffey spent his childhood on St. Martin’s Island, learning the skills necessary to succeed in […]
Hello to you all! I have been contacted by a couple of the bus drivers because they have concerns about the safety on their buses. I have the bus expectation from our handbook listed below: Bus Discipline Procedure Realizing that at Manistique Area Schools transportation to and from schools is a very necessary part of the educational life of a […]