Leighton earns Sturgis Journal’s Athlete of the Year, Academic All-State Honors

Senior Mary Leighton has earned Academic All-State in Track and Field.  Leighton took the Division 4 championship in the 100-meter hurdles for the second consecutive year,  breaking the state record with a 14.89 sec time. Because of her athletic talents in Cross Country, Girls Basketball, as well as Track, Mary was honored as Sturgis Journal’s 2017 […]



“Ice Cream Drills”

During the school year, our students must participate in many drills: fire drills, tornado drills, and lock down drills. So, to help celebrate the last full week of school, Superintendent Roger Rathburn announced an “Ice Cream” drill where  our student body were treated to ice cream bars as a reward for successfully completing another school […]



Art and Music Night

Student Senate and Mendon High School would like to thank Blake Everson and Ethan Bingaman for the success of the second annual “Art and Music Night”.  Blake and Ethan spent many hours in preparation to make this event and last year’s event, two great successes.  Mr. Art Stephenson’s students had their drawings and paintings displayed in […]


NHS donates $2,000 to Oliver Ray

Team Oliver   The Mendon National Honor Society held its first annual fundraiser this past month.  The group collected just over $4000 in donations from family, friends, community members, and businesses.  Each year the National Honor Society plans to donate half their proceeds to a local organization or charity.  This year, the Mendon NHS chose […]


Staff receives Parent Advisory Committee Award

The St. Joseph County Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (PAC), honors outstanding individuals who have contributed to special education each year. This year was the 30th Annual Awards Reception. Susie Shimer, Marc Kramer, and Jan Griffith were selected as the Special Recognition Group of the year. They were nominated by Michelle Lange, on behalf of […]


Miller receives Breaking Traditions Merit Award

Congratulations to Senior Sydney Miller – winner of the Breaking Traditions Merit Award from the Michigan Department of Education for welding through CTE.   This award is given to students who excel in a program that is nontraditional for their gender. Sydney is a second year CTE student in the welding program and plans to […]