Posted on Nov 22, 2017 in News

Launch Manistee November Newsletter Featuring: Recap of College Application Month in Manistee County 4th Successful FAFSA Completion Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce Education Day    

School Readiness Brochure – January Reveal!

Posted on Nov 18, 2017 in News

MANISTEE — The concept of determining “school readiness” for children is something that educators have been struggling to define for many years. A collaborative group of early childhood agencies in Manistee County led by Launch Manistee created a new brochure that will give helpful information to parents about what they should be doing to prepare their […]

4th Annual FAFSA Completion Event

Posted on Nov 2, 2017 in News

33 students and their families taking the next step! FAFSA event draws students and parents from entire county Filling out an application is a first step in the process to attending a higher learning institution, but securing financial assistance is just as vital in the process. Parents and students work with financial advisers from area […]

Manistee Catholic Central students celebrate College Application Week

Posted on Oct 26, 2017 in News

A moderator asks question to two members of different classes in the Jeopardy game that Manistee Catholic Central students participated in Friday as a part of College Application Week. The questions pertained to college related information. Students at Manistee Catholic Central celebrated College Application Week over the past several days. All week, students and staff […]

Area students taking part in College Application Week

Posted on Oct 24, 2017 in News

Michigan College Access Network college adviser Ashleigh Maier speaks with a Manistee High School student about her college application. As part of College Application Week students are filling out applications and paperwork for financial aid. (Ken Grabowski/News Advocate)   One of the biggest steps a young person makes in their life is selecting a college […]

Manistee County FAFSA event set for November 1, 2017

Posted on Oct 21, 2017 in News

Last spring the Brethren High School staff showed it was fired up about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and they showed it by wearing T-shirts to school encouraging students to fill out the forms.   The high cost of a college education makes it almost impossible for students to attend without some […]

Take away a dream and you take away a spirit

Posted on Oct 17, 2017 in News

When you take away a person’s ability to dream, it pretty much takes away their fight and spirit to live. That is especially true of young people where the ability to dream often leads to a brighter future for those who are less fortunate in society. In many instances that is being lost in today’s […]

October is College Month in Manistee County

Posted on Oct 17, 2017 in News

During October 2017, all six Manistee County High Schools will join over 330 Michigan High Schools in participating in Michigan College Month. Students in Manistee County will be joining schools throughout Michigan in celebrating College Month. Throughout the month, schools will schedule events to help support students and parents through the college application process. (File […]

Ashleigh Maier Named New College and Career Advisor

Posted on Oct 4, 2017 in News

MANISTEE — Nothing makes starting a new job easier that being familiar with the area and people you will be working with in that position. Maier When Ashleigh Maier began her new post this fall as the college and career adviser at Brethren and Manistee high schools it was a sense of coming home for her. […]

Welcome Class of 2021!

Posted on Sep 25, 2017 in News

Manistee Commitment Scholarship Class of 2021 Inducted! “You are our future.” That simple phrase by Bill Paine, who along with his wife Marty, financially sponsored the Manistee Commitment Scholarship program spoke volumes to 33 high school freshmen who were inducted into the program on Wednesday at West Shore Community College. Thirty three Manistee County freshmen […]

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