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Schools

Published February 11, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Rochester Community Schools Board of Education kicked off its first meeting of 2020 by electing officers.  

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Published February 11, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — As one debt expires, Birmingham Public Schools is asking voters to consider a new bond to fund repairs around the district.

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Published February 11, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — Farmington Hills police are investigating a suspicious person report of a man who reportedly followed a child home from a bus stop Feb. 10. 

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Published February 11, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — The Oakland Intermediate School District and the Oakland Schools Education Foundation have developed what they’re calling the “Game and Invention Challenge,” slated to take place in March. County students in grades one through 12 will have the chance to show off their creativity and tech skills to create new games or inventions.

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Published February 7, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — After a stellar showing in 2019, marketing students at Lake Shore High School are trying once more to persuade their classmates of the dangers of driving while distracted or impaired.

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Published February 7, 2020

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe Community Schools is expanding its band program to include the fifth grade students at its two upper elementary schools, Pleasantview Elementary and Bellview Elementary.

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Published February 7, 2020

ROSEVILLE — The Roseville Federation of Teachers, the teachers union for Roseville Community Schools, has entered into mediation with the school district to ask for the pay that teachers gave up 11 years ago to help the district stay afloat during the 2008 financial crisis.

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Published February 7, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — Inside a De La Salle Collegiate classroom the afternoon of Feb. 5, the sounds of George and Ira Gershwin played from a student’s cellphone.

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Published February 7, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Officials at Southfield Public Schools said they have a zero tolerance policy for fighting after three fights caught on camera recently went viral. 

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Published February 5, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The Western Golf Association recently awarded 31 Michigan high school students with the Chick Evans Scholarship. The scholarship — the nation’s largest privately funded scholarship program — is a full, four-year housing and tuition scholarship.

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Published February 5, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Plenty of positive feedback was received from a recent staff development day.

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Published February 5, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On Jan. 28, Royal Oak High School and Churchill Community Education Center students got the opportunity to witness live the second and final sale of bonds at the Royal Oak Schools administration building.

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Published February 5, 2020

METRO DETROIT — In an effort to continue its Green Journey initiative and bring others into the loop, the Detroit Zoological Society recently launched its third annual Green Prize. 

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Published February 4, 2020

ROCHESTER — It can happen anywhere, at any time. You could be at the movies or a shopping center, at work or a school event, a place of worship or even a park.

 

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Published February 4, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — A man is in custody after allegedly breaking into Stoney Creek High School the morning of Feb. 4.

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Published February 4, 2020

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — A second investigation regarding issues within the Grosse Pointe South High School choir program has begun.

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Published February 4, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — “Boats in the water,” Grosse Pointe North High School teacher Don Pata called out. “Let’s get ready to roll.”

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Published February 4, 2020

FERNDALE — As part of a series of statewide visits to local school districts, State Superintendent Michael Rice made a trip to Ferndale Jan. 30.

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Published February 4, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — On Jan. 17, Rachael Denhollander, one of the former patients of Larry Nassar who helped bring the sports doctor and serial sexual abuser to justice, made an appearance at a luncheon fundraiser in Birmingham for CARE House of Oakland County.

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Published February 3, 2020

METRO DETROIT — 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 the third grade Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress a week earlier.

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The events in our calendar were submitted prior to the coronavirus crisis. As efforts have increased to contain the spread of the coronavirus, many events have been canceled. Read More... On March 13, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order to cancel all events statewide that involve more than 250 people. It is recommended that you call ahead if you still intend to attend one of these events.

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