This photo gallery features highlights from the Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee held in recent weeks in the Boyne area.
Photos by Chris Faulknor
The local Knights of Columbus spelling bee was held on Nov. 21 at Boyne City High School for students from Boyne area schools, the winners of which will advance to the Diocesan Regional Finals held on Jan. 14, 2017, at the Gaylord Knights of Columbus. The grades 7-8 winners were Colton O’Neil, Mya Pofahl, Zosia Wasylewski, Kaitlyn Hammerle, and Grace Whisler. The grades 4-6 winners were Brianna Ager, Rylan McVannel, Aiden Grubaugh, Isaiah Whennen, and Connor Uy. Other competing students included Amber Cool, Ben Ivie, Scott Matelski, Arianna Lightfoot, and Kaitlyn Hammerle.
This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the new quartet at the Charlevoix Circle of Arts, many photos and essays from the 12th Annual Eddie Essay Contest, a detailed look at the facts and rumors surrounding a local child pornography possession case, pictures from the holiday craft show and Boyne City Middle School Genius Day, a special Advent page, the latest news on local hospitals, courts and clerk filings, guest commentaries on sexual harassment and a new roadside drug testing program, and much more!
On Nov. 20, the state released a final alternatives analysis report. The state will be accepting public feedback online and at public meetings in December on what should be done regarding Line 5 in the long term.
Pictured in the featured photo is Boyne City Booster Foundation President David Hautz as he addresses the Boyne City Public Schools Board of Education at its most recent meeting. Photo by Chris Faulknor
Boyne school officials want your opinions on what to do with nearly three dozen acres of property it recently learned it owns.
Pictured in the featured photo at a meeting held to discuss the fate of the property are Robin Hissong-Berry and Susan Vrondran.
Photo by Chris Faulknor
This week’s Boyne City Gazette features stories on the new reading law affecting local schools, a big donation from the Boyne Boosters for a variety of school arts, academics, and athletics purposes, highlights from the meeting to determine what to do with a 35-acre parcel of land BCPS recently learned it owns, info on the upcoming Judy Kuheana benefit breakfast, lots of great pictures from Thanksgiving, Holiday Open House, the Knights of Columbus spelling bee, plus cops and courts, local opinions, business news, tips to help keep your pets safe this winter, the Charlevoix County College Sports Digest, and so much more!