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Published March 22, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sometimes it takes the right sort of music to put a spring in your step.

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Published March 22, 2019

WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — Come this fall, it’s back to the traditional calendar for Siersma and Holden elementary schools. At its March 20 meeting, the Warren Consolidated Schools Board of Education voted 7-0 to return both schools to the traditional schedule beginning in the 2019-20 school year.

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Published March 21, 2019

WARREN — Investigators allege that the president of the PEP Club at Westview Lower Elementary School in the Fitzgerald Public Schools district stole more than $13,000 since last October by failing to pay invoices for fundraisers and instead withdrawing money or writing checks for cash.

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Published March 21, 2019

WALLED LAKE — A shy black Labrador retriever, Champ, walked the red carpet March 12 at Mary Helen Guest Elementary School, 1655 Decker Road, to a welcoming song sung by the elementary choir.

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Published March 20, 2019

FARMINGTON — With over 20 years of teaching under her belt, Farmington High School teacher Mary Sheltrown, also the school’s athletic director, has touched the lives of countless students.

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Published March 20, 2019

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CLINTON/MACOMB TOWNSHIPS — At the March 4 Chippewa Valley Schools Board of Education meeting, the board approved a resolution in support of a School Finance Research Collaborative study.

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Published March 19, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Chippewa Valley Schools will host its sixth annual “A Cappella for Autism” performance on Wednesday, April 17, at Chippewa Valley High School, 18300 19 Mile Road in Clinton Township.

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Published March 19, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS/AUBURN HILLS/BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — A local school district has set its sights on expanding a program for gifted students. The Avondale School District launched its GATE, or Gifted and Talented Education, program during the 2017-18 school year, enrolling approximately 31 students in two multiage third- and fourth-grade classrooms at Woodland Elementary School.

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Published March 19, 2019

GROSSE POINTE PARK — Grosse Pointe Theatre’s latest show is “Shrek the Musical,” a theatrical production based on the popular book and animated film. But while “Shrek” is certainly family-friendly, you don’t need to be a kid — or bring one — to enjoy it.

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Published March 19, 2019

GROSSE POINTES — Changes in the Grosse Pointe Public School System are on the horizon as school officials deal with declining enrollment while planning the reconfiguration of the school district.

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Published March 18, 2019

BEVERLY HILLS — After her recent Oakland Schools Scripps Regional Spelling Bee win, Berkshire Middle School eighth-grader Eleanor Limbaugh said it all comes down to studying.

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Published March 18, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Last Friday morning, when students would typically be waiting out the clock until they’re released for lunch, many young people around the world were taking to the streets with signs and slogans to draw attention to climate change.

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Published March 15, 2019

Like ogres and onions, theatrical shows have many layers. 

Henry Ford II High School students are preparing to cover all of them in rehearsals before performing “Shrek the Musical” March 21-23.

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Published March 15, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Forest Park Elementary School in Eastpointe welcomed Heather Agueros as its new principal Feb. 19. Agueros is new to the Eastpointe Community Schools district and is inheriting the position from interim principal Fran Hobbs. Hobbs took over for former principal Kim Busuttil, who stepped down in December 2018.

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Published March 15, 2019

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — Students across the country are picking up good books as they celebrate March is Reading Month. The students attending Eastpointe and Roseville schools are participating in several programs that reinforce the annual monthlong initiative to increase literacy.

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Published March 15, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Forty students at Roseville High School are getting ready to take their shot by participating in a program that gives them a chance to create their own historical project inspired by the musical “Hamilton.”

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Published March 15, 2019

WARREN — Since 1982, Vicki Granger has been a strong presence at De La Salle Collegiate High School. The school had just moved from its Detroit building to its current location on Common Road in Warren.

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Published March 15, 2019

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WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — After six years of Siersma and Holden elementary schools operating on a year-round calendar, Warren Consolidated Schools officials have decided to return both buildings to the traditional schedule beginning in the 2019-20 school year.

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Published March 15, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — School dances like prom can get really expensive, really fast. 

That’s why the Lamphere High PACT Club holds the Spring Dress Extravaganza each year, offering gently used dresses and shoes for $20 or less. 

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Published March 15, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The principal of Wilkinson Middle School is now working double duty as the interim superintendent of Madison District Public Schools, following the resignation of the previous superintendent. 

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