Mattawan schools

6:50 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Civil Rights Complaint Filed Against Mattawan Football Coach, Administration

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Matt Stephens has acknowledged that he "sometimes made comments that were not well thought out and in retrospect I wish I hadn't said"
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
MATTAWAN, MI -- An attorney representing a Mattawan High School football parent has filed a federal civil rights complaint claiming Mattawan administration has not properly addressed racist, sexist and other inappropriate comments made by varsity football coach Matt Stephens. The complaint was filed last week by attorney Nancy Mullett, who is representing Lawrence Curtis, father of the team's starting quarterback.
7:22 am
Tue June 24, 2014

Mattawan School Board Moves Forward With Bond Issue for November Ballot

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School Board will vote later this summer on finalized proposal to go before voters
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
MATTAWAN, MI --The Mattawan Consolidated School Board of Education tentatively decided Monday to put two bond requests on the November ballot totaling $75 million to $80 million. If both requests are approved, it would provide money to replace both elementaries schools; construct additions at the middle and high school to alleviate overcrowding; upgrade technology, and purchase new school buses.
9:45 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Storm damage leaves Mattawan High School gym unusable for two more months

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Boys' and girls' varsity home basketball games will be played at Kalamazoo Valley Community College
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
MATTAWAN, MI -- Mattawan High School gymnasium is likely to be unusable until at least mid-February, as workers scramble to repair damage caused by a Nov. 17 windstorm, school officials say. The storm blew off part of the gym roof, causing water damage to the gym floor.
9:11 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Questions about firing of Mattawan basketball coach

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Supporters of coach Dan Hoff say the investigation seems incomplete
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
MATTAWAN, MI - It's clear that Mattawan High School boys varsity basketball coach Dan Hoff, fired April 15 after 27 years, has plenty of supporters. They've been vocal on social media, at a recent school board meeting and with letters and emails to administration.
9:13 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Mattawan School Board meeting draws large crowd of supporters for fired basketball coach

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Dan Hoff coached at Mattawan for 27 years. Documents show he was accused of verbal abuse towards players and throwing a basketball at a player
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
MATTAWAN, MI - Twenty-six people spoke in support of, and nobody spoke against, fired Mattawan High School boys varsity basketball coach Dan Hoff during Monday night's board of education meeting at the district's Center Building Conference Room. About 150 people attended the monthly school board meeting, which was the first since Hoff was dismissed as coach, and lasted about two hours.