Schools

Published May 2, 2024

WEST BLOOMFIELD — With the NFL Draft taking place in Detroit this year, it was only right for homegrown players to find out where they’ll continue their professional journey in the very place it started.

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Published April 28, 2024

TROY — An upcoming annual community fundraiser, “Step Up to the Plate,” will provide Troy community members with dining deals and the chance to win a $1,000 cash prize for a winning Troy school.

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Published April 27, 2024

ROYAL OAK — Distracted driving can include taking your eyes off the road, taking your hands off the wheel, and taking your mind off driving.

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Published April 25, 2024

ROYAL OAK — Oakland Elementary School opened on April 19, 1924, and celebrated its 100-year anniversary by having a tree-planting event April 19, 2024, to commemorate the historical importance of the site and highlight “the community’s educational heritage,” according to a press release.

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Published April 25, 2024

NOVI — The Novi High School Visual Arts Department was recently awarded two grants, and a financial gift, to further build its popular ceramics program, which attracts approximately 250 students annually.

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Published April 24, 2024

ROCHESTER — The fate of the Rochester Community School District’s historical administration building at 501 W. University Drive remains in limbo after the Rochester City Council announced it has decided not to pursue acquiring the structure.

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Published April 22, 2024

ROYAL OAK — A Michigan shoe artist, Jada Henderson, was at Royal Oak Middle School April 18 to present the winner of a shoe design contest with his very own customized shoes.

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Published April 22, 2024

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Another year, another historic victory for the Dakota High School drumline.

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Published April 22, 2024

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA/STERLING HEIGHTS — Utica Community Schools celebrated its Teachers of the Year April 2 for their service and commitment, including Michael Sekich, Stevenson High School band teacher, who won the titles of UCS High School Teacher of the Year, UCS Teacher of the Year and Macomb County High School Teacher of the Year.

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Published April 22, 2024

FARMINGTON HILLS — For the first time, students in the North Farmington High School auto shop class brought their skills and services outside the district to help people have reliable vehicles.

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Published April 21, 2024

ST. CLAIR SHORES — When St. Clair Shores Lake Shore esports is competing against an opponent, whether it be online or in-person, odds are you can find head coach Shayne Trail with a big smile on his face as he’s motivating his team.

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Published April 20, 2024

STERLING HEIGHTS — After a multiyear hiatus, it’s finally time for a major springtime festival to come back to Parkway Christian School.

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Published April 19, 2024

WALLED LAKE — As part of a May 7 ballot initiative, voters who reside within the Walled Lake Consolidated Schools District are in position to decide whether or not to approve an approximately $250 million bond proposal.

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Published April 18, 2024

KEEGO HARBOR — Residents continue to persevere in their fight to save Roosevelt Elementary School, which prior to closing in 2022 was the longest continuously operating school building in Oakland County and is more than 100 years old.

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Published April 18, 2024

ROYAL OAK — Royal Oak High School senior Sarah Barnett won second place for her work on a documentary titled “Is Ranked Choice the Right Choice?”

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Published April 18, 2024

EASTPOINTE — With declining enrollment and underutilized school buildings, Eastpointe Community Schools officials have entered into a partnership with the strategic consulting firm Woolpert.

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Published April 17, 2024

NOVI — A Novi teenager won the local round of the 55th annual America and Me Essay Contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance, with an essay depicting his grandmother as his hero.

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Published April 17, 2024

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Johnathon Putrus Jr. has designed a sign of the times.

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Published April 17, 2024

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Who knew that potted plants could be so menacing? An evil plant tricks a nerdy, down-on-his-luck florist into doing its bidding in the dark musical comedy “Little Shop of Horrors,” being staged by Grosse Pointe South High School students.

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Published April 17, 2024

ROSEVILLE — Runners, walkers, dogs, and everyone in between will be hitting the streets of Roseville May 11 as the city remembers one of its own in the ninth annual Roseville Community Schools Scholarship Foundation Joe Manfreda Dream Dash.

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