Schools

Published September 9, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — Close to a thousand students in Southfield are returning to school this year well-equipped to learn, thanks to donations from a sorority in partnership with local businesses and community groups.

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Published September 8, 2021

NOVI — Students at eight of the Novi Community School District’s buildings will now have a new four-legged, furry emotional support friend for the 2021-22 school year.

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Published September 8, 2021

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The center is described as a safe haven for students, a place to come and further one’s education.

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Published September 8, 2021

MOUNT CLEMENS — A grant from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation will help Anton Art Center provide unstructured art opportunities for teens to learn and experiment after school.

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Published September 8, 2021

C&G Newspapers

CENTER LINE/WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — The 2021-2022 school year began locally with students returning face-to-face full time with COVID-19 safety protocols in place, including stringent cleaning procedures and social distancing wherever possible.

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Published September 8, 2021

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Rochester Community Schools opened its doors to students for the first day of school Aug. 30.

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Published September 8, 2021

NOVI — Mask-wearing for staff and students at school became a hot-button issue once again Aug. 25 at the Novi Community School District’s Board of Education meeting after Oakland County Executive David Coulter announced Aug. 24 a new emergency health order, from the Oakland County Health Division, mandating facial coverings in all day cares and vocational, elementary, middle and high schools.

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Published September 8, 2021

CENTER LINE — As the new school year gets underway, Center Line Public Schools officials announced the district received the distinction of becoming a Ford Next Generation Learning Community.

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Published September 7, 2021

TROY — School is back in session, and the students of the Troy School District returned to classes Aug. 31.

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Published September 7, 2021

ROYAL OAK/CLAWSON — Both Royal Oak Schools and Clawson Public Schools changed their mask protocols after the Oakland County Health Division issued an emergency health order requiring masks in educational settings Aug. 24.

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Published September 7, 2021

ROSEVILLE/EASTPOINTE — School bells are ringing for local students as the 2021-22 school year gets underway.

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Published September 7, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — The new school year has begun against the backdrop of a resurgent coronavirus and a new mask mandate from the county executive for all schools in Oakland County.

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Published September 7, 2021

GROSSE POINTES — Students, faculty, staff and visitors to Grosse Pointe Public School System facilities will be masking up again when the new school year starts Sept. 7 — after the Sept. 9 issue of the Grosse Pointe Times went to press.

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Published September 7, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Representatives from the Grosse Pointe Public School System, Michigan Historical Commission and Grosse Pointe Board of Realtors were among those on hand Aug. 30 to celebrate a state historical marker at Grosse Pointe South High School commemorating Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1968 speech there.

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Published September 6, 2021

FARMINGTON/FARMINGTON HILLS — Farmington Public Schools recently hosted a grand opening/open house for its new Farmington Early Childhood Center.

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Published September 2, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — With the new school year underway, officials continue to take the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, including the commitment to implement the new mask mandate issued by Oakland County, as the state attempts to counter the surging delta variant.

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Published September 1, 2021

WEST BLOOMFIELD/WALLED LAKE — Folders, pencils and new sneakers all took a backseat last week to the most important back-to-school item for West Bloomfield School District and Walled Lake Consolidated Schools students: masks, of course.

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Published August 27, 2021

NOVI — Novi Community School District Superintendent Steve Matthews announced at the Aug. 5 Board of Education meeting that families and staff within the district will have two options for enrollment at the start of the 2021-22 school year.

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Published August 27, 2021

C&G Newspapers

CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Walt Kozlowski’s plan is to wait and see what the future holds.

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Published August 26, 2021

C&G Newspapers

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA/STERLING HEIGHTS — A Utica Community Schools counselor has been named Counselor of the Year by the Michigan School Counselor Association for her leadership in giving resources and support to counselors so that they can meet their students’ mental health needs.

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