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Ferndale School Board President Gives Letter on Fights at Digital Learning Center

September 24th 2013

Ferndale School Board President Gives Letter on Fights at Digital Learning Center (Sept. 24, 2013) Following two fights at the Digital Learning Center, Ferndale School Board President Jim O’Donnell released the following letter.  To read the police report about the fights, go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/ferndale-police-report-six-arrests-and-one-broken-leg-after-fights-at-dlc/. A Letter to the Community from Ferndale Public Schools Board of […]

Ferndale Schools Digital Learning Center Opens

September 6th 2012

Alternative Education has changed in Ferndale, with students no longer attending Taft Alternative Education. Instead 427Allen is home of the Digital Learning Center, an internet-based high school where students will do most of their learning online with the option of dropping in to the DLC for in-person help when they need it.

Reader Review: Red Oaks Nature Center, Madison Heights

September 1st 2015

Reader Review: Red Oaks Nature Center, Madison Heights (Christine McCabe Kole, Sept 1, 2015 ed) I had a nice time after work, walking the wooded trails at the Red Oaks Nature Center south of 13 mile, east of John R. in Madison Heights. I used to take my son and his little friends there, and […]

Low Enrollment in DLC, Deficit Budget, Lost Jobs for Teachers

January 31st 2013

“From a background perspective, the district experienced a significant enrollment shortfall, primarily at the Digital Learning Center, that resulted in a loss of approximately $3.5-million in state aid. More specifically, the district experienced a loss of 449.21 full-time equivalent students from the number projected for this year.”

In the Dales, Talking Taft

November 17th 2012

…over 50 residents, including Digital Learning Center school staff, the school’s police liaison, and Mayor Dave Coulter, attended to hear presentations from Renee Hurd, school improvement Coordinator, Gary Meier, Ferndale school district representative, and Police Chief Tim Collins about school program changes and safety at the high school.

Developers Come Down on Units for Taft Development

May 26th 2017

Developers Come Down on Units for Taft Development (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 26, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Planning continues for the development of the Taft School site at Allen Rd and Fielding in Ferndale, with developers Robertson Brothers reducing the number of proposed homes from 90 to 81. The builders held a public info meeting […]

Ferndale Schools Accepts $25,000 Determination, Gary Meier Documents Brought to Light

February 16th 2016

Ferndale Schools Accepts $25,000 Determination, Gary Meier Documents Brought to Light (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The lawsuit between Ferndale Schools and Equity Management Solutions, a company started by former Superintendent Gary Meier and his top staff while employed at the district, concluded on Thursday with both parties accepting a case […]

CFF’s Ferndale Candidate Forum Video and Live Blog Thread (video)

October 26th 2015

CFF’s Ferndale Candidate Forum Video and Live Blog Thread (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 26, 2015) On Oct. 24 candidates for Ferndale City Council joined Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter for a candidate forum hosted by Citizens for Fair Ferndale. Oakland County 115 reporter Crystal Proxmire posted live updates from the forum. And Keith Dalton of […]

Ferndale Schools Starts off Second Year of New Administration

September 3rd 2015

Ferndale Schools Starts off Second Year of New Administration (C. Proxmire, Aug. 23, 2015) A new school year begins in the Ferndale School District, with the community swimming strongly forward in the midst of Superintendent Blake Prewitt’s second wave. Prewitt came on last year after former Superintendent Gary Meier left the district in the middle […]

Ribbon Cutting Marks Garbutt Park Reopening

May 1st 2015

Ribbon Cutting Marks Garbutt Park Reopening (C. Proxmire, May 1, 2015) The shiny new playground equipment at Garbutt Park is officially getting broken in now that the City of Ferndale has cut the ribbon for the park’s re-opening. Nestled behind the old Taft School and Digital Learning Center at Allen and Fielding, the park sits […]