Albion-Marshall merger

Albion-Marshall
7:09 am
Tue April 1, 2014

WSW: A High School Merger That Could be a Model in Michigan

Albion students travel 13 miles everyday to attend Marshall High School
Credit Lon Horwedel, Bridge Magazine

WestSouthwest with Ron French

    

Bridge Magazine examined what has happened this school year since students from Albion began attending high school in Marshall.

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7:04 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Albion Students Staying on Track in Marshall

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Overall grade point average has dropped slightly for students who attended Albion last year
MARSHALL - Albion students have stayed on track academically and behaviorally at Marshall High School, calming the fears of some who'd opposed the merger when it was first approved last spring. But a steady rate of disciplinary action against Albion students has equated to an increase in the rate of punished students at Marshall High.
8:18 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

Albion Rallies Around K-8 Distrcit

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This is first school year of combined high school for Albion and Marshall
ALBION - A school bus pulled up outside Albion's First United Methodist Church on a recent Tuesday, and a handful of kids poured out. Backpacks slung over their shoulders, the students - most of them older, nearing high school age, but one of them in an upper elementary grade - were greeted at the door by an assistant teacher and an intern from Kellogg Community College.
7:26 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Albion Superintendent Willing to Stay on Part-Time

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Jerri Lynn-Williams has served as both principal and superintendent of kindergarten through eighth grade students in Albion
ALBION - Jerri-Lynn Williams-Harper said Monday she would stay on as superintendent of Albion Public Schools - even part-time - if the school board split the superintendent and principal positions. Williams-Harper announced in December she would resign from Albion at the end of this school year "to take some other pathways."
6:18 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Albion School Board approves deal to send high school students to Marshall

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Albion High School will close after this school year. Marshall approved the agreement in May
ALBION - After another marathon discussion, the Albion Board of Education on Tuesday made official its earlier decision to send Albion high schoolers to Marshall. The board voted 6-0, with Trustee Vivian Davis absent and newly appointed Trustee Kevin Metz casting his first vote, to approve an agreement with Marshall Public Schools that cements the Albion board's May 14 decision to send its high schoolers to Marshall.

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