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Maria Allard

C&G Staff Reporter – Warren Weekly, Grosse Pointe Times, Sterling Heights Sentry


Staff Writer Maria Allard covers the school districts of Center Line, Fitzgerald, Van Dyke, Warren Consolidated and Warren Woods, and Macomb Community College for the Warren Weekly and Sterling Heights Sentry newspapers. She also covers the City of Grosse Pointe Woods and the Grosse Pointe Public Schools System for the Grosse Pointe Times newspaper. Allard has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Wayne State University, and she is in love with the Rolling Stones.

Published June 8, 2021

GROSSE POINTE CITY — The bonds of sisterhood between Claire and Elizabeth Sheeren have proven unshakeable.

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Published May 27, 2021

GROSSE POINTES — After being named Grosse Pointe Public School System superintendent May 12, Jon Dean felt “excited” and “honored.”

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Published May 26, 2021

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — The Grosse Pointe Foundation for Public Education, or GPFPE, is having a very busy year while continuing with its mission of supporting staff and students of the Grosse Pointe Public School System.

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Published May 26, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Don Olson’s backyard is like visiting a Ford museum.

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Published May 26, 2021

CENTER LINE — It’s not always easy attending school every day.

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Published May 23, 2021

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CENTER LINE/WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — It has been a school year like no other for the teachers, students and families across the state because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published May 15, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — With Grosse Pointe Public School System staff and parents concerned with how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected students, Superintendent Gary Niehaus asked district communications coordinator Mary Anne Brush for an update on their overall mental health.

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Published May 13, 2021

FARMS — Jon Dean, deputy superintendent for the Grosse Pointe Public School System, was appointed superintendent at a special board meeting held May 12 at Brownell Middle School in Grosse Pointe Farms.

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Published May 11, 2021

GROSSE POINTES — The Grosse Pointe Public School System Board of Education is on its way to naming a new superintendent.

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Published May 9, 2021

GROSSE POINTES — There are many times during Grosse Pointe Public School System educators’ careers in which they would like to bring in certain programs or have students become involved in special projects.

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Published May 8, 2021

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Several city employees will be recognized for their work this month through proclamations that Grosse Pointe Woods Mayor Art Bryant presented at the May 3 City Council meeting held via Zoom videoconferencing.

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Published May 7, 2021

WARREN — Growing up, Matt Budzynowski always rode dirt bikes. It’s a pastime he’s enjoyed forever, and he decided to go full throttle with the experience by enrolling in the web-enhanced basic motorcycle rider safety course at Macomb Community College.

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Published May 7, 2021

WARREN/YPSILANTI — In 1974, while in speech class at Eastern Michigan University, Bennie Zizio left class to use the restroom.

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Published May 4, 2021

GROSSE POINTES — One of the many issues the Grosse Pointe Public School System has faced during the pandemic is whether or not to open schools in-person full-time, in a hybrid format or in a virtual format.

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Published April 30, 2021

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Next week, local residents will plant themselves on the front lawn of the Robert E. Novitke Municipal Center for the Grosse Pointe Woods Beautification Advisory Commission’s 46th annual flower sale.

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