Elementary Teacher of the Year - Andrea Swoyer

Congratulations to Andrea Swoyer who is the 2019-20 Brandon Elementary Teacher of the Year.  Andrea is a 1st grade teacher at Harvey-Swanson and has been with the district for the past 25 years.  Andrea is well respected by students, staff and parents for her kind heart and dedication to her students. The following are a few comments from the parent that nominated her for this award:

"She is kind, patient, fair, professional, hard working, creative and a good listener."

"Andrea is continuously tying creative and educational work for the students that makes learning fun."

"Mrs. Swoyer is always aware of the needs of her students and others in the building."

"She is well respected in the building.  Her presence at Harvey-Swanson is a blessing to many who walk into the building." 

Thank you Mrs. Swoyer for all that you do!!
 

The Choice Is Yours!

Latest News

Class of 2020 - Congratulations from the Brandon...

May 21, 2020

Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

Brandon Board of Education Meeting 5-18-20 - Video...

May 20, 2020

Due to Executive Order 2020-77 the Brandon Board of Education meeting on May 18, 2020 was held virtually. You can view a replay of the meeting here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1A5x3TudT2GE3n3s4MPHSSs0AYLPiGVzC/view

May 18th update from Dr. Outlaw

May 19, 2020

May 18th update from Dr. Outlaw. View/download the pdf here

Brandon Board of Education Meeting 5-18-20 - Public...

May 15, 2020

Due to Executive Order 2020-77 the Brandon Board of Education will meet electronically for the May 18, 2020 regular board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Please click on the Zoom link below if you would like...

BHS Parent Meeting 5/6/2020

May 07, 2020

BHS Parent Meeting 5/6/2020 Download a pdf of the slideshow here

Brandon Board of Education Meeting 5-4-20 - Public...

May 01, 2020

Link to the Brandon BOE Meeting 4-20-2020 Due to Executive Order 2020-48 the Brandon Board of Education will meet electronically for the May 4, 2020, special meeting board work session at 6:00p.m. Please click the...

Brandon Board of Education Meeting 4-20-20 - Public...

April 17, 2020

Link to the Brandon BOE Meeting 4-20-2020 Due to Executive Order 2020-48 the Brandon Board of Education met electronically for the April 20, 2020, regular board meeting. Click on the link below to watch a...

2019-20 District Calendar April-June (updated 4/14/20)

April 14, 2020

Download the modified 2019-2020 District Calendar (April to June) HERE

Not receiving receiving email updates?

April 09, 2020

Are you not receiving recent email updates or phone calls from the district? If you are not and would like to, please send an email with your correct updated email address and/or phone number to...

Upcoming Events

04May
BOE Special Virtual Meeting ~ Work Session
Monday - May 4, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
18May
BOE Regular Board Meeting
Monday - May 18, 2020
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
21May
Seniors Last Day
Thursday - May 21, 2020
25May
No School - Memorial Day
Monday - May 25, 2020
12Jun
Half Day - Students Last Day
Friday - June 12, 2020

Spotlight on Brandon

Track Stars Earn All-State Honors

Track Stars Earn All-State Honors

Congratulations to Nolan Tews, Tricia Pierce, and Brooke Kilyk for earning All-State honors in track and field. Nolan placed 7th in the long jump, Tricia placed 5th in the pole...

Veterans Visit Harvey-Swanson

Veterans Visit Harvey-Swanson

Veterans from Ortonville VFW Post 582 visited with students at Harvey-Swanson Elementary School recently. Here is the full story from the Citizen.Veterans Visit

BHS Students Place 3rd in Nation

BHS Students Place 3rd in Nation

Brandon High School students Kyra Burger, Haley Solo, and Sarah Pesta took 3rd place at the AASTO National Bridge Building competition in Maine. Congratulations, girls!

Brandon Alumnus Named Editor

Brandon Alumnus Named Editor

Brandon alumnus Dustin Blitchok has been named Editor-in-Chief of the Metro Times in Detroit. After working for the Oakland Press, Dustin gets to cover the city he loves. Dustin is a 2008...

Luke Rekuta Helps End Streak

Luke Rekuta Helps End Streak

Luke Rekuta picked the right night to get hot for his Ortonville-Brandon boys basketball team. His four 3-point field goals helped the Blackhawks do something no Flint Metro League team...

LaVearn Wins 4th Title

LaVearn Wins 4th Title

Bryan LaVearn of Ortonville Brandon was all smiles after squeezing a 4-3 victory over Travis Wildfong of Flint Kearsley to win his fourth straight Flint Metro League title Saturday at...

Our Schools

The Brandon School District is proud of its beautiful schools that set out to challenge and engage students on a daily basis.

Harvey-Swanson Elementary

Early Childhood & Preschool

209 Varsity Drive

Ortonville, MI 48462

(248) 627-1850

Diane Zedan, Director

Harvey-Swanson Elementary

Latchkey

209 Varsity Drive

Ortonville, MI 48462

(248) 627-1859

Penny Green, Latchkey Coordinator
Diane Zedan, Director

Harvey-Swanson Elementary

Harvey-Swanson Elementary

209 Varsity Drive

Ortonville, MI 48462

(248) 627-1850

Debbie Brauher, Principal

Brandon High School

Brandon High School

1025 S Ortonville Road

Ortonville, MI 48462

(248) 627-1820

Daniel Stevens, Principal

Oakwood Elementary Schoool

Oakwood Elementary

2839 Oakwood Road

Ortonville, MI 48462

(248) 627-1880

Coy Stewart, Principal

Summit Virtual School

1025 S Ortonville Road

Ortonville, MI 48462

(248) 793-1808

Brian Moore, Director

Brandon Middle School

Brandon Middle School

609 S Ortonville Road

Ortonville, MI 48462

(248) 627-1830

Michael Tucker, Principal

By The Numbers

24.6

BHS freshman Taylor Whitkopf's new Brandon pool record in the 50 meter freestyle.

30+

ACT score achieved by BHS seniors Audrey Lamiman, Robert Kayfish, and Lilliana Taylor, putting them in the top 5% of all test takers!

76

Number of trombones in the big parade and the number of BMS 8th graders headed to Washington, D.C. next month.

Did You Know?


Music is an integral part of student life at Brandon. With a variety of bands and choirs from the elementary schools to the high school, we have something for any musical interest.


Virtual learning has taken hold at Brandon. With a menu of options to meet special academic requests and scheduling conflicts, our virtual school has seen tremendous growth.


Academics are a priority at all grade levels. With advanced and honors opportunities at the lower grades to a large AP offering, we can challenge even the most motivated students.


Graduation is just the beginning. Recent graduates have matriculated at MIT, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, Michigan State, and many other excellent schools.


Athletics bring our community together. Competing in the Flint Metro League, our Blackhawks regularly compete for league titles and berths in the state tournament.


Technology is part of our fabric. Each school in our district is equipped with state of the art technology, highlighted by a 1:1 device to student ratio at Harvey-Swanson Elementary.

Testimonials

Jeremiah De Jose '04

Jeremiah De Jose '04

The teachers and coaches during my time at BHS constantly challenged me to be a...

Lori Marino, Parent

Lori Marino, Parent

We live in a neighboring community and I have brought my children to school in...

Noah Cox '19

Noah Cox '19

Brandon gave me a lot of great opportunities. I don’t think I’d be where I...