Royal Oak Township

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016

January 18th 2015

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016 (Michigan Department of Education Press Release, Jan. 18, 2015) All Michigan high school juniors will begin taking the SAT as the state-administered college assessment exam beginning in 2016 after the College Board won the three-year competitively-bid contract, the Michigan Department of Education and Department […]

Pug & Terrier Rescues Hosting Valentine-Themed Event Feb. 7

January 17th 2015

Pug Rescue Network & Midwest Boston Terrier Rescue Hosting Valentine-Themed Event Feb. 7 (Pug Rescue Network, Jan. 17, 2015) Pug Rescue Network and Midwest Boston Terrier Valentines event Renaissance Vineyard Church 1841 Pinecrest Drive Ferndale, Michigan 48220 Come and see Pug Rescue Network and our available pugs and Boston Terriers There will be games, raffles […]

Tweens, Teens & Social Media: Workshop for Parents & Educators Feb. 11

January 17th 2015

Tweens, Teens & Social Media: Workshop for Parents & Educators Feb. 11 (Oakland Schools Press Release, Jan. 17, 2015) “Tweens, Teens & Social Media: What PARENTS and EDUCATORS Need to Know!” is a free presentation that Oakland Schools created in response to growing issues with students using (and misusing) social media platforms. Scaring students off […]

FEF Annual Dinner Seeks Sponsors, Announces Oscars Theme March 13

January 16th 2015

FEF Annual Dinner Seeks Sponsors, Announces Oscars Theme March 13 (Barb Landry, Jan. 16, 2015) I am part of a great group called Ferndale Education Foundation that awards grants to teachers for projects in their classrooms, pays for tutoring, sponsors field trips, has visiting authors and so much more. Our budget is over $50,000 yearly […]

Ferndale Schools Sues Former Superintendent Gary Meier

January 13th 2015

Ferndale Schools Sues Former Superintendent Gary Meier (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 13, 2015) Ferndale Superintendent Blake Prewitt announced that today that a civil suit has been filed against former Superintendent Gary Meier. Meier’s last couple of years as Superintendent were marred by scandal as details of his side consulting, and use of Ferndale Schools resources […]

Cyber Safety for Parents Presentation at FHS Jan. 21

January 13th 2015

Cyber Safety for Parents Presentation at FHS Jan. 21 (Ferndale Youth Assistance Press Release, Jan. 13, 2015) Michigan Cyber Safety Initiative, Ferndale High School and Ferndale Youth Assistance will be hosting an Internet Safety Presentation for parents and adults on Wednesday, January 21st from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the FHS Media Center. This presentation […]

Ferndale Schools All City Concert Jan. 31

January 11th 2015

Ferndale Schools All City Concert Jan. 31 (Compiled, Jan. 11, 2015) Ferndale Schools is having their All-City Concert on Jan. 31. The performances take place at Ferndale High School. Choir is at 11am. Band is at 1:30pm. Independent Percussion Drum Line is at 3:15pm.  And Orchestra is at 4:00pm. Learn more about Ferndale Schools at […]

Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at Area Events Jan. 19

January 10th 2015

Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at Area Events Jan. 19 (Compiled, Jan. 16, 2015) Troy – Martin Luther King Jr Day Troy Athens High School (4333 John R. Rd) at 8:30 am.  For more info see: www.troymi.gov//CelebrationofFreedom Southfield  MLK Peace Walk Celebration Hope United Methodist Church (26275 Northwestern Highway) The peace walk will depart from […]

Ferndale Adding STEM Program in Middle School

January 9th 2015

Ferndale Adding STEM Program in Middle School (FPS Press Release, Jan. 9, 2015)   The Ferndale Board of Education recently approved a new STEM program for 7th and 8th grade students at Ferndale Middle School (FMS) starting next school year.s STEM which stands for science, technology, engineering and math, is an interdisciplinary and applied approach […]

Waterwork Gives Plumbing Tips for Winter

January 5th 2015

Waterworks Gives Plumbing Tips for Winter (Guest Column by David Greylen of Waterwork Plumbing. Dec. 2, 2014,republished Jan. 5, 2015) NOTE: Waterworks Plumbing is a sponsor of The Oakland County 115 News Hub. This informative guest column is NOT paid advertising, but readers should be aware that the author does advertise with us. The plumbing […]