Schools

Published May 21, 2019

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — Earlier this month, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a House bill that gives relief to school districts that had to cancel school because of weather-related issues. Whitmer signed House Bill 4206 May 10, which forgave four snow days that forced school cancellations across Michigan after a state of emergency was declared for extremely cold temperatures.

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Published May 20, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — On May 14 and 15, the Farmington Public Schools Board of Education held interviews with seven candidates chosen from a pool of 29 applicants to find the school district’s next superintendent.

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Published May 20, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Wyandot Middle School’s drama club is ready to put its spin on another classic musical.

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Published May 20, 2019

WARREN — Rays of sunshine and a gentle breeze greeted the crowd that gathered May 16 in the parking lot of the Keith Bovenschen School at 12345 Frazho Road. Last Thursday morning, the school’s students, teachers and families — along with a large group of volunteers — participated in the eighth annual Lancer Fun Walk, Run and Roll. The Lancer is the school’s mascot.

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Published May 15, 2019

FARMINGTON/FARMINGTON HILLS — Parents and staff of Farmington Public Schools met May 6 to discuss the upcoming closing of Harrison High School as the school year comes to an end.

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Published May 15, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Linda Smith, a music teacher at Fox Elementary School in Macomb Township, was recently named the Macomb Intermediate School District Elementary Teacher of the Year.

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Published May 15, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — For the second year in a row, the International Academy of Macomb, or IAM, has been named the No. 1 high school in Michigan.

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Published May 15, 2019

FRASER — A group of Fraser Public Schools students are representing the district on a national level thanks to their knowledge of history.

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Published May 15, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — For Cara Lougheed, teaching isn’t just a profession — it’s always been a part of who she is. She’s so good at what she does that the Michigan Department of Education recently named the Stoney Creek High School teacher the 2019-20 Teacher of the Year for the state of Michigan.

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Published May 14, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Aiming to “make a space that is more in tune with what the 21st-century skills are for our kids,” Lake Shore Public Schools is gutting the media centers at its three elementary schools as part of its 2016 bond issue.

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Published May 14, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — This weekend, the students that compose the Grosse Pointe North All-Male Apollo 11 team will travel to northern Virginia to participate in the Team America Rocketry Challenge Fly Off.

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Published May 14, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Next month, the Grosse Pointe Public School System Board of Education is scheduled to vote on a reconfiguration process that is designed to cut expenses as the district deals with declining enrollment and what school officials call a lack of funding from the state of Michigan.

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Published May 13, 2019

WARREN — Improvements in both security features and energy efficiency — along with remodeled classrooms and updated technology — are on the horizon for Fitzgerald Public Schools thanks to the successful passing of a $46.7 million bond proposal May 7.

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Published May 13, 2019

WARREN — If you look around at early childhood programs and elementary schools, there are very few male teachers, according to educator Eliza J. McWilliams. It’s a topic she is so interested in that she wrote her college doctorate dissertation on the subject.

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Published May 13, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights police hopped aboard a Utica Community Schools bus May 8, but it wasn’t because anyone needed a ride or was reliving their high school days.

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Published May 10, 2019

CLAWSON — On May 7, the city of Clawson held a special election with a single ballot item: a non-homestead operating millage renewal proposal for Clawson Public Schools.

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Published May 10, 2019

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UTICA/STERLING HEIGHTS/SHELBY TOWNSHIP — For Roberts Elementary School fifth grader Vincent Frabotta, the joy of chess lies in setting up his pieces in the middlegame to devise a way to checkmate his opponent.

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Published May 9, 2019

HARPER WOODS — Harper Woods is showing off its recently completed College and Career Institute, a new career-based learning center at 20570 Kelly Road.

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Published May 9, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — In our corner of the cosmos, Earth is a miracle of sorts: a perfect storm of factors that allow life to cling to this bright blue marble spinning through space.

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Published May 9, 2019

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Voters in the Walled Lake Consolidated Schools district approved a $316 million bond at the polls May 7.

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