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Schools

Published May 26, 2020

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD — Even a global pandemic the likes of which most generations today have never seen — one that has pumped the brakes on final exams, proms and graduation ceremonies — can’t stop Birmingham Public Schools and Bloomfield Hills Schools students from using their talents to help the community.

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Published May 26, 2020

BIRMINGHAM/WEST BLOOMFIELD — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered all schools closed to students March 16. Since March 17, anxious parents have waited for any kind of update as to when their kids can get back into the classroom.

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Published May 26, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Prom and other end-of-the-year festivities went by the wayside as COVID-19 shut down schools, but local districts are working hard to make graduation something to remember.

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Published May 20, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — After more than a year of negotiations, Utica Community Schools and the Utica Education Association teachers union have finally approved a three-year contract, after not having one since last June. 

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Published May 14, 2020

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GROSSE POINTES — Although school is not in session, with students and teachers currently conducting online learning in the Grosse Pointe Public School System, the mission of the Grosse Pointe Foundation for Public Education, or GPFPE, continues.

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Published May 13, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The events and experiences that high school seniors typically take for granted will never happen the traditional way for the Class of 2020.

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Published May 7, 2020

CENTER LINE/WARREN — With school buildings closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers have found different ways to instruct their students online.

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Published April 28, 2020

WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — Cromie Elementary School in the Warren Consolidated Schools district was named “Top Overall School” in the Macomb County Green Schools Program for 2019-20. The program is sponsored by the Macomb County Board of Commissioners and the Macomb Intermediate School District. 

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Published April 25, 2020

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STERLING HEIGHTS — Bringing the classroom home for thousands of Utica Community Schools students has been an unprecedented challenge, but a laptop lending program is helping to make it a possibility, school officials say.

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Published April 21, 2020

WARREN — When Chatterton Middle School teacher Sharon Sylvester learned local hospitals were in need of medical supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic, she immediately volunteered her time to help.

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Published April 16, 2020

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GROSSE POINTES — The staff and students of the Grosse Pointe Public School System have reason to celebrate.

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Published March 31, 2020

WARREN/CENTER LINE — The doctors, nurses and medical personnel at local hospitals taking care of COVID-19 patients will now have more supplies thanks to a recent donation from local school districts.

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Published March 31, 2020

The new coronavirus is testing school and state officials’ ability to adapt as Michigan’s schoolchildren have gone more than two weeks without in-class instruction.Read More

Published March 27, 2020

WARREN — On March 26, the De La Salle Collegiate’s Board of Trustees announced Brother Joseph Jozwiak has been appointed an executive administrator to work with and provide additional support to the school’s leadership team. 

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Published March 23, 2020

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MACOMB TOWNSHIP/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Following Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s order of statewide closure of all K-12 school buildings through April 5, Chippewa Valley Schools announced that since the district’s spring break is the following week, school will resume April 13.

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Published March 23, 2020

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FRASER/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — On March 12, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered the closure of all K-12 school buildings — public, private and boarding — starting March 16 and concluding April 5. At press time, school buildings are scheduled to reopen Monday, April 6. 

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Published March 20, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Schools may be closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, but stomachs need to be filled — especially those belonging to students who struggle with food insecurity.  

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Published March 20, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — School may be closed for weeks on end, but that doesn’t mean students suddenly don’t need the resources and support they get inside those walls.

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Published March 20, 2020

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CENTER LINE/WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — With Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s three-week mandatory shutdown of all Michigan schools from March 16 to April 5, educators, parents and students are doing what they can to adapt.

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Published March 19, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — With all public schools across the state closed through April 5 due to the coronavirus pandemic, local school districts have shifted their focus to ensuring children get the meals that they need, while also providing them with enrichment opportunities outside the classroom.

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Upcoming Events

The events in our calendar were submitted prior to the coronavirus crisis. As efforts have increased to contain the spread of the coronavirus, many events have been canceled. Read More... On March 13, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order to cancel all events statewide that involve more than 250 people. It is recommended that you call ahead if you still intend to attend one of these events.

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