Schools

Published August 14, 2020

Lake Shore Public Schools will begin the year Sept. 8, but how many students will be in seats inside district buildings and how many will be logging onto their Chromebooks remotely still has to be determined.

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Published August 14, 2020

While acknowledging that there are still unknowns such as how attendance will be counted by the state, Lakeview Public Schools Superintendent Karl Paulson presented the administration’s plan for returning to school in the fall to the Lakeview Board of Education Aug. 4.

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Published August 12, 2020

FARMINGTON — In late May, the Farmington Public Schools district completed the first of two bond sales under the $98 million bond voters approved March 10. 

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Published August 12, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Whether they registered for a virtual academy or not, all Utica Community Schools students will start their lessons online and not in a classroom this September due to continued concern over the spread of COVID-19.

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Published August 11, 2020

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A special Aug. 10 board meeting of the L’Anse Creuse Public Schools Board of Education was held for the purpose of discussing its return to school plan. 

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Published August 11, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS/AUBURN HILLS — Auburn Elementary School is one of 50 schools in the state to be recognized for fostering healthy eating, physical activity habits and tobacco-free lifestyles.

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Published August 11, 2020

ROCHESTER — Whether families in the Rochester Community Schools district opt for in-person learning or the virtual school option, all students in the district will start the school year learning from home.

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Published August 11, 2020

GROSSE POINTE PARK — The greenhouse and gardens at Defer Elementary School will receive an upgrade due to the generosity of an anonymous donor.

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Published August 11, 2020

ROYAL OAK — In approximately one week, Royal Oak Schools officials went from recommending hybrid models of face-to-face and virtual learning to voting to begin the school year 100% remotely.

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Published August 11, 2020

ROYAL OAK — Two friends who will enter their senior year at Royal Oak High School this fall recently launched a nonprofit endeavor called Kits 4 Kids, in which they are soliciting donations to create a school supply kit for each kindergartner in the Royal Oak Schools district.

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Published August 11, 2020

CLAWSON — On Aug. 6, the Clawson Board of Education held a special meeting to discuss the district’s plans for returning to school in the fall. The discussion included input from board members, parents and staff.

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Published August 11, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY —  With only a couple of weeks until the new school year is scheduled to begin, the Ferndale and Berkley school districts both announced that they will be starting the year primarily conducting virtual educations.

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Published August 10, 2020

FARMINGTON/HILLS — At first, they considered a hybrid schedule to start the 2020-2021 school year, but Farmington Public Schools administrators announced Aug. 5 they will instead be moving forward with remote-only learning to start this fall.

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Published August 10, 2020

BLOOMFIELD HILLS/BIRMINGHAM — Administrators at the Bloomfield Hills Schools and Birmingham Public Schools districts spent the summer working with leaders in the governor’s office, the county health division, Oakland Schools and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to figure out the best way to welcome students back to classrooms this fall.

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Published August 10, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Another area school has unveiled its return to learn plan for the coming academic year. On July 29, St. Peter Lutheran School in Macomb Township released its 21-page return to school plan.

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Published August 10, 2020

TROY — The Troy School District is giving students the option of learning in-person or virtually for the 2020-21 school year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published August 7, 2020

WARREN — From 2016-2017, Warren Woods Public Schools officials identified $98 million worth of building needs in the district.

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Published August 7, 2020

CENTER LINE — The decision was unanimous. All seven members of the Center Line Public Schools Board of Education selected Joseph Haynes to lead the district.

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Published August 7, 2020

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STERLING HEIGHTS/SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — Christine Johns’ role as Utica Community Schools superintendent will soon draw to a close, but she will still be working this fall to help the school district return back to the classroom.

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Published August 7, 2020

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STERLING HEIGHTS/UTICA/SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Sept. 1, the first day of the 2020-21 school year, is quickly approaching, and the Utica Community Schools’ strategy is taking shape for teaching while keeping people as safe as possible against COVID-19.

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