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Ferndale Housing Gets $206K Grant for Self-Sufficiency Programs

February 28th 2020

HUD Regional Director Joseph Galvin joined representatives of the FHC to present the giant check Friday morning at FHC’s Withington West. 

Ferndale High Principal Roger Smith Ready for Retirement

January 12th 2017

Ferndale High Principal Roger Smith Ready for Retirement (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 12, 2017) Ferndale, MI – “It doesn’t matter how much you know, until they know you care.” That philosophy helped guide Ferndale High School Principal Roger Smith through 37 years of education, first as a music teacher, then as an administrator.  And as […]

Ferndale Schools Celebrates Graduation Successes

June 3rd 2016

Ferndale Schools Celebrates Graduation Successes (Blake Prewitt, Superintendent Ferndale Schools, June 3, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  “I care more about the people my students become than  the scores on the tests they take.”  – Anonymous It is graduation season, which is always a great time of year. I listen to the elementary teachers and principals […]

Back to School:

September 3rd 2012

Back to School: Ferndale Schools Tells Parents What they Need to Know

(from Ferndale Schools Press Release, Ferndale 115 News, Sept. 3, 2012)

First Day of School – Tuesday, September 4.

Senator Gregory Presents FHS Graduate Natalie Berger…

July 24th 2012

“My inspiration for the video is what the face of a young person’s mind might look like—putting together images, music and colors that come to mind when I think of the embodiment of a young, starry-eyed mind with dreams for the future,” said Ferndale High School graduate

Former Ferndale Teacher Passes Away

July 20th 2012

Al taught at Ferndale Public Schools for over 40 years until his retirement in 2008 and had attended the First Presbyterian Church of Tecumseh. In his youth, he was involved with the Boy Scouts and 4H then in college Al was a member of the fencing team and the Tri Beta Science Honorary.

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.

Ferndale Schools Stand up to Bullying

November 20th 2011

“We’re all different, but I believe we all deserve respect. …This will show victims of bullying I have their back if they need help and send a message to their bullies that I will not encourage or accept their behavior with my silence.

FHS Senior Receives Full-Ride Athletic Scholarship

November 19th 2011

On November 14, Kelsey Wilson, FHS Senior, signed a National Letter of Intent to play volleyball with Akron University. In addition to playing for Akron, Wilson received a full athletic scholarship for tuition, room and board, books and supplies.

Albert- Einstein Gymnasium Symphony Orchestra Visits Ferndale High

July 13th 2011

STUDENT REVIEW and PARENT REVIEW: We were fortunate to have both a parent and a student independently send us articles on the Albert Einstein Gymnasium Symphony Orchestra at Ferndale High School on June 11, 2011. Thank you Clara Strzalkowski and Dawn Migan for sending in your stories, and to Brian R. Douglas for doing the photography!