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Tecumseh Public Schools postpones Winter Formal after threat

TECUMSEH, Mich. (WTVG) - Tecumseh Public Schools postponed its Winter Formal after authorities were made aware of a threat against the event, school officials said. Michigan State Police troopers contacted school officials to make them aware of the threat, they said Saturday. They also said someone made the tip through the OK2SAY app, which is automatically investigated by state troopers and sent to other local authorities.
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Chelsea’s Josh Lucas Named 2021 Detroit Lions High School Football Coach of the Year

Fritzsching for the information in this story.) The Detroit Lions have named Josh Lucas of Chelsea High School the 2021 Detroit Lions High School Football Coach of the Year. Lucas’s Bulldogs came back last Friday night from a 28-point deficit, the largest deficit to overcome in state finals history, to defeat Hudsonville Unity Christian 55-52 and win the MHSAA Division 4 state championship in a game with the most combined points scored (107) in MHSAA state finals history.

Tecumseh High School’s ‘Snowflake Soiree’ Postponed After Threat made Against Event

Tecumseh, MI – Tonight’s Winter Formal ‘Snowflake Soiree’ at Tecumseh High School has been postponed after a threat was made against the event. According to a statement posted on the district’s Facebook page today, the Michigan State Police contacted Tecumseh Public Schools officials about the threat. The tip was made through the OK2SAY app. The tip is automatically investigated by MSP and sent to TPS and other local authorities.

Fourth Quarter Run Lifts Chelsea Past Freeland

A 15-7 fourth quarter run helped break open a close game as the Chelsea girls’ basketball team pulled away to beat Freeland 57-49 in the season opener Friday night. The Bulldogs led 42-41 early in the fourth when Leila Wells and Megan McCalla took the game over. Wells scored eight points and McCalla seven in the run that pushed the lead out to 12 points 57-45 before Freeland scored the final four points to make the final 57-49.

Dexter Community Schools update community on alleged threat

The following communication was issued by Dexter Community Schools on Dec. 3, 2021:. Thank you for your continued support of Dexter Community Schools and our amazing educators. The safety of our students and staff is of utmost importance. Therefore, with an abundance of caution, we canceled school today so that we could thoroughly investigate any and all information shared with us. After conducting dozens of student and parent interviews regarding threat(s)/rumors threatening the safety of our students, Dexter High School will be in session on Monday.

Brighton School Board To Consider Mask Resolution

A special meeting of the Brighton Board of Education has been called for next Tuesday, Dec. 7th to discuss, and possibly take action on the contentious issue of whether to require masks in the Brighton Area Schools. Two board members - Angela Krebs and Laura Mitchell - drafted a resolution to be presented by Vice President Alicia Reid at the meeting which, in effect, would mandate masking for students and staff inside all BAS school buildings.

School Threats and Closings Go Beyond Metro Detroit

School closings on Friday in Metro Detroit in the wake of the Oxford High shootings stretch beyond Michigan. Schools in Manchester Township in New Jersey, more than an hour south of Newark, are closed Friday following threatening comments on social media, reports radio station, New Jersey. 101.5, noting that this comes after the Michigan shootings.

Wayne-Westland superintendent: District's new security firm has great reputation with kids

Beginning Monday, Dec. 6, high school students in the Wayne-Westland Community Schools district will see some new faces roaming the halls. The district partnered with Securitas AB, a private security firm based in Sweden, to station two full-time guards at Wayne Memorial High School and four guards at John Glenn High School, the larger of the two school buildings.