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Schools

Published March 3, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — A former Rochester High School teacher has been sentenced to 4-15 years in prison on sex and drug charges involving two students.

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Published February 28, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Four Lake Shore Public Schools students have spent the past several months sampling, measuring, investigating and experimenting with solutions to the problem of microplastics in the Great Lakes, including St. Clair Shores’ own watery neighbor, Lake St. Clair.

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Published February 28, 2020

ROSEVILLE — March is Reading Month, and school districts across the United States are putting in extra effort to encourage literacy in their students.

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Published February 26, 2020

FARMINGTON/FARMINGTON HILLS — The Farmington Area PTA Council, Farmington Youth Assistance and the Farmington Area Optimist Club have joined forces to host a student-produced vaping public service announcement contest in the hopes that more preventative education and awareness can safeguard students from the consequences of vaping.

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Published February 25, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — Last month, Grosse Pointe Public School System residents received an update on the middle school reconfiguration process.

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Published February 24, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — The clock may be ticking a little faster for some third grade teachers, students and parents as Michigan Department of Education Deputy Superintendent of Education, Student and School Supports Venessa Keesler sent out two memos earlier in January “strongly urging” school districts to move up the third grade Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress a week earlier than planned.

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Published February 24, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Eisenhower High School student actors are getting ready to rumble as they prepare to stage the classic musical “West Side Story” Feb. 28-29.

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Published February 21, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — On Feb. 14, Berkley resident Mary Lackamp was traveling with two friends, husband and wife Bob Weed and Michelle Mooney, on their way home from a University of Detroit Jesuit High School basketball game.

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Published February 21, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — Come March 10, voters will decide on a Macomb Intermediate School District Regional Enhancement Millage Proposal. The initiative is a 1.9 mill 10-year county-wide millage proposal that will generate funding for Macomb County’s 21 public school districts if it is approve

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Published February 21, 2020

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UTICA/SHELBY TOWNSHIP/STERLING HEIGHTS — The Utica Community Schools district and the Utica Education Association teachers union’s negotiations have taken a new twist amid their continued difficulties in reaching a contract.

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Published February 21, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison District Public Schools Board of Education is attempting to clarify what people in the audience at board meetings can and cannot do when it comes to how they record and broadcast meetings.

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Published February 18, 2020

METRO DETROIT — For all his years of dedication as a teacher and coach at De La Salle Collegiate High School, Gary Buslepp is being recognized.

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Published February 18, 2020

FERNDALE — There is less than a month until the March 10 primary election, and a notable local issue will be on the ballot for Ferndale Public Schools.

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Published February 17, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Local students recently ramped up their efforts to send Valentine’s Day cards to veterans.

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Published February 17, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS —  As residents draw closer to deciding whether or not to approve a $98 million bond proposal for Farmington Public Schools March 10, concerns of trust, transparency and adequate plans stemming from the $131.5 million bond voters approved in 2015 loom for some residents.

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Published February 17, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — John Nader changes lives every day as principal of the Lutz School for Work Experience. A student’s mother recently wanted him to know the difference he’s made in her son’s life.

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Published February 17, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — For Caroline Oster, it’s the chance to play the biggest role she’s ever taken on in her senior year.

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Published February 14, 2020

WARREN — Warren Woods Tower High School senior Connor Fischer has found his calling while enrolled in the Southwest Macomb Technical Education Consortium, or SMTEC.

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Published February 14, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Many teenagers are silently fighting their own battles, not sure how to deal with the new emotions they’re experiencing. And sometimes they lose this battle, and take their own lives. An upcoming forum aims to raise awareness for the issue, and ways to prevent it.

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Published February 12, 2020

TROY — A slogan in Troy College and Career High School teacher Jeff Rainwater’s class says: “Teaching is not a job … it’s an adventure.”

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