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Speakers/Mentors Needed for New CASA STEM Class

September 8th 2014

Speakers/Mentors Needed for New CASA STEM Class (CASA Press Release, Sept. 8, 2014) The Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts, CASA, located in Oak Park, is excited to announce a new course for its students. CASA is now offering a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Senior Capstone Course and is looking for mentors, […]

Snyder, Blue Cross… in Madison Heights Touting Nutrition… (video)

September 6th 2014

Governor Snyder, Blue Cross Among Those in Madison Heights Touting Nutrition Program (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 6, 2014) Governor Rick Snyder joined Blue Cross Blue Shield and other partners at Madison Elementary School Thursday to introduce expansion of the Building Healthy Communities Program. Over 200 kids in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade came to […]

Student Could Win Trip… in Leadership Essay Contest

September 6th 2014

Student Could Win Trip to Congress of Cities in Leadership Essay Contest (MML Press Release, intro by Jay Foreman, Sept. 6, 2014) As we know, today’s teenagers will become tomorrow’s leaders. Who will they ultimately be and how will they get there? Some will take themselves into this direction consciously while others will get there […]

OC Taskforce Advocating for Public Education Mtg. Sept 29

September 6th 2014

Oakland County Taskforce Advocating for Public Education Meeting Sept 29 (Oakland Schools press release, Sept. 6, 2014) Oakland County Taskforce Advocating for Public Education will be having a meeting on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 from 6pm-7pm at Oakland Schools, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road in Waterford. The meeting will include a welcome and introduction, and overview […]

363 Auto Fatalities Last Year: SEMCOG Survey Seeks Answers

September 5th 2014

363 Auto Fatalities Last Year: SEMCOG Survey Seeks Answers (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 5, 2014)   Last year there were more than 128,000 traffic crashes in the Metro Detroit area in which 363 people lost their lives and over 35,000 were injured. And we are in the last month of the busy summer travel season […]

One Man Dead from Suicide, Another on Life Support After Attempt

September 3rd 2014

One Man Dead from Suicide, Another on Life Support After Attempt (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Sept. 3, 2014) INCIDENT: 20:17 hrs. – Sept. 2 – Brandon Township – Shooting Investigation / Suicidal Subject – #14-139014 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to an address in the 4300 block of Dogwood Blvd. for a report of a suicidal subject. […]

Lesbian Catholic School Teacher Claims Pregnancy-Related Firing is Unjust

September 3rd 2014

Lesbian Catholic School Teacher Claims Pregnancy-Related Firing is Unjust (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 3, 2014) When 33-year-old chemistry teacher Barb Webb’s pregnancy started to show, she figured it was time to let her administrator at Marian Catholic High School in Bloomfield Hills know. Webb had been teaching at Marian for nine years. Five and a […]

Families in Several Cities Sent Deceptive School Enrollment Notices

August 31st 2014

ALERT: Families in Several Cities Sent Deceptive School Enrollment Notices from EAA (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 31, 2014) Families across South Oakland County have been receiving strange notices in the mail saying that their children are to report to EAA-run schools on the first day of class instead of their own. Titled “Confirmation of 2014-2015 […]

4th & 5th Graders: Art Contest for Calendar about Protecting Water

August 29th 2014

4th & 5th Graders: Art Contest for Calendar about Protecting Water (press release, Aug. 29, 2014) Oakland County Water Resource Commission invites 4th and 5th grade students in Oakland County to submit drawings depicting how we can all protect our lakes, streams and rivers from pollution, as well as how to conserve water.  Winning entries are […]

Essential School Bus Tips!

August 29th 2014

Essential School Bus Tips! (Bloomfield Hills Schools, Aug. 29, 2014) Over the summer, we asked our bus drivers to tell us what they wish children and parents would know, prior to the start of the school year. They gave us the following tips: ~The bus is not recess time. ~Students and parents should wait for […]