Schools

Published June 14, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — At Messmore Elementary School, a tree was recently the symbolic key to helping classmates treat one another with respect. Sixth grade Messmore Elementary student Lindsay Tomaszewski, who is also the student president, worked alongside Messmore Principal Renee Fiema to put a Random Acts of Kindness Tree on one of the school walls.

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Published June 14, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The greenhouse attached to Lamphere High School is finding new use as a learning space for special needs students.   The Lamphere Adult Transition Program, or LATP, is a post-secondary life skills and vocational program that serves young adults ages 18-26 with a development disability or cognitive impairment who reside in the Lamphere school district and who have not received a high school diploma.

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Published June 12, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — A new gaga ball pit has found a permanent home at Heritage Park, thanks to a donation from the Farmington STEAM Academy’s Junior Optimist Club.

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Published June 12, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Several Macomb Township students now have extra spending money for college expenses.

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Published June 12, 2019

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MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Parents of children with special needs are advocating for an expansion of programs. One member of the Chippewa Valley Schools special education parent group addressed the Board of Education at the June 3 meeting.

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Published June 11, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — For many students, middle school is the most challenging time. “There’s a whole lot of physical changes happening in a short period of time, social and peer relationships change, and the expectations and demands of academics grow as you’re going into high school,” Brownell Middle School counselor Angie Niforos said. “After that, the real world is upon them. It’s quite a fast journey.”

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Published June 11, 2019

FRASER — Students of Fraser High School, as well as their parents, will notice something new in the 2019-20 academic year.

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Published June 11, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Due to school budget constraints, some Roseville Community Schools educators are going outside the district to secure funding for specific projects that help their students.

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Published June 10, 2019

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FARMS — After months of discussion, countless meetings, shared ideas and heavy emotion, the Grosse Pointe Public School System Board of Education might be ready to vote on school closures and the grade level reconfiguration at the June 24 school board meeting.

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Published June 10, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Stating that a new bond would address needed improvements without increasing taxes, Lakeview Public Schools has begun the process needed to bring a bond issue before voters in November.

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Published June 10, 2019

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WARREN/CENTER LINE/STERLING HEIGHTS — Once their graduation cap tassels were moved from one side to the other, the Class of 2019 officially graduated from high school.

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Published June 10, 2019

WARREN — Students, staff and families who attend Carlson Elementary School are in the process of raising money to build a community track at the school. The community track will be located around the school’s playground area, stretching from Mruk Avenue to Frazho Road. The school is located at 12355 Mruk Ave.

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Published June 7, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS/UTICA — For Utica High School graduate Nicole Coleman, the end of the school year brings memories of walking through the halls and a last chance to regularly see the people who have been like family to her.

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Published June 5, 2019

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Chippewa Valley High School alumni Makayla Ramos, of Macomb Township, and Gabrielle Jarosz, of Clinton Township, both 18, were among 25 Girl Scouts honored by Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan with the Gold Award.

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Published June 5, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Travis Harrington is starting his post-college years in a life-changing way.

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Published June 5, 2019

LANSING — The literacy crisis in Michigan has not improved, leading to a new push from state legislators to address statewide deficiencies.

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Published June 5, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Rochester Community Schools district is offering a new program next year that’s designed to meet the needs of young students who might not be ready for a traditional kindergarten classroom.

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Published June 5, 2019

GROSSE POINTE PARK — In an effort to ensure that all residents of the Grosse Pointe Public School System, or GPPSS, are being heard on the district’s redistricting plan, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, or MDCR, held four listening sessions to hear from the public on the matter.

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Published June 4, 2019

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — With Robert Glass on his way to join family in New York, the Bloomfield Hills Schools district needed to put someone at the helm while it searched for a permanent superintendent. The BHS Board of Education appointed one of its own to take on the task May 23. Board member Christina Kostiuk will fill the superintendent role temporarily beginning July 1.

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Published June 3, 2019

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WARREN/ST. CLAIR SHORES — The Cromie Cougars team will again come together to do their part to fight cancer, help people battling it and remember those who died from it. The Cougars, out of Cromie Elementary School in Warren Consolidated Schools, will participate in the American Cancer Society’s 24-hour Relay for Life of the Eastside from noon June 8 to noon June 9 at Veterans Memorial Park, 32400 Jefferson Ave. in St. Clair Shores.

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Berkley
Armenian music with Ara Topouzian
6:30 p.m.
Berkley Public Library
Grosse Pointe Shores
An Evening of Roses
5:30-8:30 p.m.
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
Grosse Pointe Farms
Music production workshop
2 p.m.
Grosse Pointe Public Library
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Pedal the Past bike tour
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Rochester Hills Public Library

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