Blog Archives

Ferndale Rotary Honors Seniors, Gives 3 Scholarships (video)

April 14th 2013

Triplett is one of three graduating seniors who received a $2,000 scholarship from the Ferndale Rotary at their April 11 student appreciation dinner.

Sound of Music Opens this Weekend

March 16th 2013

“All the leads are fabulous vocally. The costumes are outstanding,” says producer Judy Donlin. “With two casts, people can come more than once and see a different perspective.” Nearly 100 students are taking part in the production (46 cast, 25 pit, 25 crew).

Meet the New Lady in Charge: FHS Principal Lisa Williams

July 9th 2012

Ferndale High School’s new Principal Lisa Williams knows the value of a good education. She grew up in an inner city home with four siblings and limited resources, attending Detroit Public Schools and getting pregnant at age 18.

After Years of Searching, Ferndale Father and Son Finally Meet

June 17th 2012

It wasn’t until 26 years later that Jason finally tracked down the man who helped make him, with a shot in the dark Facebook post and a group of tight-knit Ferndale alumni providing the critical piece to the puzzle.

Bond Committee Gets Tour of FHS Troubles

July 14th 2011

Troubles lurk above and below at Ferndale High School, as multiple repairs and projects have the School District exploring the possibility of asking voters to approve a 7 mil bond extension. The public vote is expected to be in February 2012. If approved it would extend the taxpayers’ obligation from 2023 through 2033, and would generate approximately $26.5 million for the District to use on multiple infrastructure projects.