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Published July 19, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — From a young age, Sarah Howell knew she was adept at languages, such as the time she picked up German from her mom’s friend. So when Howell attended Stevenson High School and saw her friends attending Japanese class, she decided to do it too, as a challenge.

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Published July 19, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — While recalling his memories of being part of the Stevenson High School Class of 1969, Len Gavin said that his graduation year was a good one.

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Published July 19, 2019

WARREN — Just because school is out for the summer doesn’t mean learning has ceased. At Lincoln Elementary School in Van Dyke Public Schools, students entering kindergarten through sixth grade are keeping up with their academics, learning new vocabulary words, conducting hands-on activities and more in the district’s summer school program.

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Published July 16, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Children and youth can eat for free this summer thanks to the Michigan Department of Education’s Summer Food Service Program, administered locally by Avondale Schools.

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Published July 15, 2019

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MACOMB/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Dr. Patricia Kennedy, who served as Chippewa Valley Schools superintendent from 1998-2004, died June 30 at the age of 69.

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Published July 12, 2019

HARPER WOODS — Harper Woods area teens got the chance to hone their abilities on and off the basketball court June 24 and 25 by attending a free camp.

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Published July 12, 2019

CENTER LINE — When Center Line High School students return to school this fall, they will have a new place to go should they need any mental health assistance.

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Published July 12, 2019

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WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS/TROY — Although school is out for summer vacation, there is plenty of activity occurring at several Warren Consolidated Schools buildings.

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Published July 9, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Thanks to residents’ donations of recycling points, a number of local schools have earned some green through Recyclebank’s Green Schools program.

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Published July 9, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Sandy Fiaschetti, a trustee on the Rochester Community Schools Board of Education, recently announced that she is stepping down from the school board.

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Published July 9, 2019

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GROSSE POINTE WOODS/ST. CLAIR SHORES — “What Color Will It Be?” That is what Scarlett, the main character in the new children’s book series “Science With Scarlett” tries to determine with her teddy bear assistant, Mr. Bear.

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Published July 8, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A Chippewa Valley High School student is living out his dreams in front of the world.

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Published July 5, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — Macomb Community College officials recently announced two new scholarship programs at the school.

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Published July 5, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Classes may no longer be in session at Utica Community Schools, but a different kind of work is going on this summer. According to UCS officials, the school district recently embarked on an assortment of school improvement projects that are funded by a $155 million bond plan passed by voters last November. The plan aims at repaying the bond over 15 years to cover five years of school improvements.

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Published July 1, 2019

WAYNE COUNTY — As the reconfiguration plan in the Grosse Pointe Public School System was underway, Genevieve Tusa, a lawyer based in Grosse Pointe Farms, filed three separate recall petitions June 6 against GPPSS board members Kathleen Abke, Judy Gafa and Christopher Profeta. The petitions were filed with the Wayne County Clerk’s Office.

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Published July 1, 2019

GROSSE POINTES — With Trombly Elementary School and Poupard Elementary School in the Grosse Pointe Public School System to close at the end of the 2019-20 school year, school officials will have the task of determining the new student boundaries.

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Published July 1, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Oakland Elementary School, of Royal Oak Schools, is for the first time offering free breakfast and lunch June 19 through Aug. 9, with the exception of July 4-5, as part of the state’s Meet Up and Eat Up program.

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Published June 28, 2019

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MACOMB TOWNSHIP/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — From the time Ed Skiba began working at Chippewa Valley Schools until now, it’s always been a family to him.

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Published June 27, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Roseville Community Schools is going electric with its decision to add two new electric buses to its fleet.

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Published June 27, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Paige Caldwell remembers the days back when she was a student at Malow Junior High School and Kirstin Carolin was her theater teacher. The experience was so rewarding that years later, Caldwell nominated her former teacher for a statewide theater coach award.

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