Schools

Published January 18, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Roseville High School is taking audiences on a music-filled trip back to the 1920s with its upcoming production of “Chicago.” The popular Broadway musical tells the story of two women accused of murder and their finding themselves as celebrities for their crimes as they work to twist the justice system to their advantage.

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Published January 18, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A brand-new musical is taking the stage, with a chance to hit Broadway if all goes well.

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Published January 18, 2019

WARREN — The Van Dyke Public Schools Board of Education welcomed a new member at its Jan. 14 meeting. Ivan Thomas was appointed to the school board with a 5-0 vote. Board member Richard Carloni arrived at the meeting after the vote was taken.

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Published January 17, 2019

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WEST BLOOMFIELD/SOUTHFIELD — West Bloomfield High School expanded its technology footprint with the opening of the school’s new Lawrence Technological University Tech Hub.

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Published January 16, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Construction is approaching the halfway point at Macomb Lutheran North.

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Published January 15, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — A critical shortage of classroom space will be addressed in an upcoming Oakland University renovation and expansion project. South Foundation Hall will receive a 25,000-square-foot expansion and a renovation to the current 55,000-square-foot building. According to OU officials, enrollment at the university has increased by 59 percent since 1998.

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Published January 15, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS/GROSSE POINTE PARK — Two separate events scheduled for Jan. 24 will showcase projects that students at University Liggett School have been working on this year.

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Published January 15, 2019

GROSSE POINTES — A new era for the Grosse Pointe Public School System Board of Education has begun. At the district’s Jan. 14 school board meeting, board members Brian Summerfield and Christopher Lee took the oath of office as Superintendent Gary Niehaus officiated.

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Published January 14, 2019

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SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Now in her eighth year of playing the clarinet, Eisenhower High School senior Amanda Dowdican knows what it’s like to play music in front of an audience.

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Published January 11, 2019

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WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS/CENTER LINE — They spend countless hours reading educational documents, cheer on student-athletes at sporting events, and attend as many school functions as possible.

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Published January 11, 2019

WARREN — Seventh-grade students in the Warren Consolidated Schools Middle School Mathematics Science Technology Center program at the Butcher Educational Center recently had the opportunity to operate their own city and fight water pollution.

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Published January 11, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Anyone who’s ever paid for a meal using what they fish out of the cushions knows how far some loose change can go. 

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Published January 11, 2019

HARPER WOODS — A former Harper Woods High School teacher has been charged for allegedly requesting sexual acts from a student.

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Published January 11, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Board of Education began 2019 transformed by last fall’s election. Five of the seven members are new, and all five newcomers are women. And of those five women, four ran for office on a campaign to clean up what they saw as corruption in the district.

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Published January 10, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Students at South River Elementary School got into the groove of living healthy when the nationally acclaimed rock ’n’ roll nutrition show Jump with Jill stopped by Harrison Township Jan. 8. The high-octane and humorous program, led by an energetic character named “Jill” and her sidekick “DJ Slick Nick,” fused educational lessons with music, songs and dancing, as well as a little acrobatics.

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Published January 10, 2019

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HARRISON TOWNSHIP/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The popular 2001 comedy film “Legally Blonde” will come to life with a lot more singing and dancing when the L’Anse Creuse High School choir performs the musical version onstage Jan. 17-19.

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Published January 8, 2019

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The International Academy of Macomb, or IAM, opened in 2008 with an enrollment of 125 students.

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Published January 8, 2019

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — When it comes to New Year’s resolutions in education, a top priority in Chippewa Valley Schools is to ensure school safety.

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Published January 8, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Public Schools Board of Education recently appointed Mark Dziatczak as the new district superintendent. The board voted unanimously Dec. 18 in favor of the appointment, following presentations, tours, meet-and-greet events and interviews with the top two finalists for the job — and with the assistance of a national consulting firm.   

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Published January 7, 2019

FRASER — Fraser High School juniors Corinne Hinson, Rachel McMenamin and Isabella Palomba had originally worked together on an English project their sophomore year, with a hypothetical goal of “partnering” with a nonprofit organization.

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Upcoming Events

Grosse Pointe Farms
'Call & Response 2' art exhibit
ongoing
Grosse Pointe Congregational Church
Grosse Pointe Farms
Grosse Pointe art workshops
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Grosse Pointe War Memorial
Rochester
Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University
3 p.m.
Varner Recital Hall, Oakland University
Eastpointe
'Heroes on Deck: WWII on Lake Michigan'
2 p.m.
Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society
Grosse Pointe Park
'Legally Blonde: The Musical'
2 p.m.
Pierce Middle School

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