Schools

Published May 18, 2018

PONTIAC — Around 100 high school students from across Oakland County will have the chance to learn about local government and what it does at this year’s Youth in Government Day. 

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Published May 18, 2018

CENTER LINE — In elementary school, Chris Harris skipped a grade when school officials advanced him from second grade to third grade. The move left a negative impact on Harris because he said the teacher “propped me up by diminishing the other kids.” The experience left the young student feeling that he should not be smart.

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Published May 18, 2018

WARREN — At long last, it appears as if the residents living near the former Ridgewood Elementary School will get their wish in the form of a “natural” public park where new condos were once planned.

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Published May 18, 2018

CENTER LINE — Wolfe Middle School eighth-grade student Braxton Felt had a heartfelt message for his dad. “He’s always taking the time out to help me out and make sure I am doing well,” Felt said. “I love you, Dad. Thank you.”  

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Published May 18, 2018

WARREN — Jill made them jump, and it was fun, beneficial and energetic. On May 11, the Jump with Jill program rock and rolled its way over to Mound Park Elementary School in Fitzgerald Public Schools.

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Published May 18, 2018

Bloomfield Hills Schools officials are performing changes to their IT and cyber security following a recent incident in which approximately 20 students gained unauthorized access to the Student Information System  known as “MISTAR.Read More

Published May 15, 2018

FRASER — Recognition for musical achievement has become an annual occurrence for Fraser Public Schools. 

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Published May 15, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Nearly 30 years after protests took place at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., local students learned how the protest started and about its intent at the school for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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Published May 15, 2018

DETROIT — Several Detroit students worked together to publish a new book discussing a difficult topic for young people to confront: personal trauma.

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Published May 15, 2018

GROSSE POINTE PARK — There was a new club at Trombly Elementary School this year that proved to be a page turner. Last fall, parent Charlene Williams found a way to engage students in reading outside the classroom when she organized the school’s new after-school club, “Book Buzz.”

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Published May 15, 2018

CLAWSON — All four Clawson schools in the Clawson Public Schools district, as well as the independent Japhet School, recently received nods from Michigan Green Schools.

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Published May 15, 2018

ROYAL OAK — On May 10, school officials scooped a ceremonial shovel of dirt at the site of the future athletic plaza at Royal Oak High School.

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Published May 15, 2018

WARREN — The end of the 2017-18 school year is one of significance for Megan, Lauren and Adam Ross. Not only are the triplets all graduating from high school this month, the siblings have all been named as valedictorians at their respective schools.Read More

Published May 14, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — Wilkinson Middle School recently hosted a visit by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette where he talked about the OK2SAY program and how it keeps students safe. Wilkinson is part of Madison District Public Schools.Read More

Published May 14, 2018

BINGHAM FARMS — Birmingham Public Schools’ nature center was revitalized May 10 so it can be put to use once more, thanks to the efforts of volunteers from real estate franchise Keller Williams as part of their RED Day initiative.

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Published May 11, 2018


ST. CLAIR SHORES — In the field, troops open a packet, explore the contents and then “cook” the main entree in a meal ready to eat, or MRE, with the assistance of a flameless ration heater that is activated with water.

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Published May 11, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — With paintbrushes, rollers and hard work, volunteers from UnitedHealthcare and students from Rodgers Elementary School brought classic playground games like four square and hopscotch back, all part of a transformation made possible by grants and partnerships between the school, the health company, Playworks Michigan and Detroit Lion Marvin Jones Jr.’s Dreambuilders.

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Published May 10, 2018

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MACOMB COUNTY — On May 8, Macomb County voters approved an operating millage proposal for Macomb Community College, which will renew the college’s millage for 20 years and restore it to the rate previously approved by voters.

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Published May 10, 2018

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MACOMB COUNTY — Clinton Township officials are pondering whether to opt in to medical marijuana within township borders. Simultaneously, local school administrators are making their voices known.

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Published May 10, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — According to the Florida-based Save the Manatee Club, West Indian manatees have no natural enemies, and it is believed they can live 60 years or more.

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