Oak Park

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day

April 29th 2015

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2015) Someday Kira Bacher hopes to become either a lawyer or a judge. “I think I’d like being a judge and helping people. There are people who get wrongly accused and they need someone to help them,” she said. Bacher, […]

Ferndale Youth Assistance Offers Special Summer Camps

April 25th 2015

Ferndale Youth Assistance Offers Special Summer Camps (FYA Press Release April 25, 2015)   Ferndale Youth Assistance has funds available to help send kids in the Ferndale School District or those that attend Ferndale Schools may be eligible.  The camp scholarships are made possible by those who donate to FYA through the year or who […]

Oak Park Hosting World Dance Day April 29

April 24th 2015

Oak Park Hosting World Dance Day April 29 (OPAACC Press Release, April 24, 2015) The City of Oak Park Arts and Cultural Commission will celebrate World Dance Day on Wed. April 29, 2015 at the Oak Park High School Auditorium at 6:30pm. The event will feature Oak Park Star II Dance group, the Praise Dancers, […]

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means

April 21st 2015

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means (Lisa Schmidt, Legal Linguist, April 21, 2015) You’ll be seeing some changes around here in the next couple weeks. That’s because starting April 21, 2015, Google will be promoting mobile friendly websites over any others. Here’s what to expect and how to prepare. Google’s New […]

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle

April 20th 2015

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 20, 2015) Walking through the materials processing facility at SOCRRA, first grader Colin Bibbs was amazed by the mountains of paper, plastic and yard refuse kept outside for composting. With wide eyes he looked over the massive conveyer […]

“Moving On” Routine … Second Place in World Championships (video)

April 18th 2015

“Moving On” Routine Lands Ferndale Independent Percussion Second Place in World Championships (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 18, 2015) With songs like “Into Eternity” from the Thor soundtrack, “Going Home” by Anotnin Dvorak and “Demons” by Imagine Dragon, the Ferndale Independent Percussion team’s passionate routine called “Moving On” helped earn them second place in the […]

Berkley Students Visit China for Spring Break

April 17th 2015

Berkley Students Visit China for Spring Break (Berkley Schools, April 17, 2015) Over Spring Break, seven students, five family members and two staff members from the Berkley Schools traveled to China. The group traveled with 30 other folks from the International Academy and a school from North Carolina. While in China, the group made visits […]

Shine, Ferndale JFK’s Talent Show April 25

April 17th 2015

Shine, Ferndale JFK’s Talent Show April 25 (compiled, April 16, 2015) Come join us on Saturday, April 25th at 6:00 pm and Sunday, April 26th at Noon to celebrate the talent of almost 200 students, teachers, and JFK families. This is the BIGGEST SHOW in the history of shows at our school and these kids […]

Ferndale Schools Family Health Fair April 25

April 13th 2015

Ferndale Schools Family Health Fair April 25 (press release, April 13, 2015) Saturday, April 25th Ferndale Schools will host its first ever Spring Check Up Family Health Fair from 11am – 3pm at Ferndale High School! This event, which will be open to the general public, will host a variety of local specialists conducting free […]

Ferndale Students Raising Money to Attend DECA Conference

April 11th 2015

Ferndale Students Raising Money to Attend DECA Conference (Ashya Smith, April 11, 2015) My name is Ashya Smith and I am the President of the Ferndale DECA chapter. My teammate, Nia Dubon-Robinson and I, are members of DECA, an international organization that develops business and career skills for students. This year, Nia and I competed […]