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2018 Candidate Interview: ShaQuana Davis-Smith for Pontiac School Board

October 10th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: ShaQuana Davis-Smith for Pontiac School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 10, 2018) Pontiac, MI- ShaQuana Davis-Smith is running for Pontiac School Board. On the ballot are Bethany Blackburn, Kenyada Bowman, Eisha Branner, William A. Carrington, ShaQuana Davis-Smith, Peter Durham, Albert Hodge, Suave LaVallis, Dubrae L. Newman, George Rogers and Caroll Y. Turpin. Check […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Bethany Blackburn for Pontiac School Board

October 4th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Bethany Blackburn for Pontiac School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2018) Pontiac, MI- Behtany Blackburn is running for Pontiac School Board. On the ballot are Bethany Blackburn, Kenyada Bowman, Eisha Branner, William A. Carrington, ShaQuana Davis-Smith, Peter Durham, Albert Hodge, Suave LaVallis, Dubrae L. Newman, George Rogers and Caroll Y. Turpin. […]

Arsonist Destroys Materials Meant for Pontiac Middle School Repairs

May 27th 2017

Arsonist Destroys Materials Meant for Pontiac Middle School Repairs (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 27, 2017) Pontiac, MI- Piles of construction materials meant for renovations on Pontiac Middle School were set ablaze at around 3:30am Saturday.  The damage destroyed about 25 percent of the much-needed supplies. Pontiac School Superintendent Kelley Williams gave a statement about the […]

State May Force Closure of Two Schools in Pontiac

January 22nd 2017

State May Force Closure of Two Schools in Pontiac (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 22, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Two schools in Pontiac – Whitman Elementary and Pontiac High School – have been put on a list of schools to be reviewed by the State’s Michigan School Reform Office for possible closure due to being in […]

Pontiac School Board Trustee and Animal Rescuer April Hernandez Dies UPDATED

November 26th 2016

Pontiac School Board Trustee and Animal Rescuer April Hernandez Dies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 26, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Pontiac School Board Trustee and animal rescuer April Hernandez died Saturday, succumbing to cancer. The Pontiac School Board announced Hernandez’s passing, stating “The Board of Education for the School District of the City of Pontiac would […]

Data View: Voting Data in Pontiac School District

February 23rd 2016

Data View: Voting Data in Pontiac School District (Kurt Metzger, Feb. 23, 2016) Pontiac, MI – The Pontiac School District (PSD) includes all or part of Pontiac, Auburn Hills, Sylvan Lake, Lake Angelus, and the townships of Bloomfield, West Bloomfield, Waterford and Orion. Declining birth rates and population out-migration from Pontiac have combined with schools […]

The Truth About the Pontiac School Millage Town Hall Feb. 22

February 15th 2016

The Truth About the Pontiac School Millage Town Hall Feb. 22 (EVENT page) Please share! Please join us as Brian Whiston, the Superintendent of Michigan Schools; Wanda Cook-Robinson, the Superintendent of Oakland Schools; Rochelle Riley, Detroit Free Press columnist on education issues; and Grant Mason, former Pontiac School Board Trustee educate our community on the […]

Pontiac Fashion Expo Feb. 18

February 11th 2016

Pontiac Fashion Expo Feb. 18 (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI – Banan Creations and President Tuxedo Present The Fasion Expo at Pontiac High School Feb. 18, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Tickets are $10 (garden) $20 (mezzanine) and $30 (VIP).  Students with ID get $5 discount. Pontiac High 1051 Arlene Ave, Pontiac, MI 48340 For more […]

March 8 Ballot: Pontiac Charter Change and School Millage

January 9th 2016

March 8 Ballot: Pontiac Charter Change and School Millage (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 9, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Voters in the City of Pontiac and in the Pontiac School District will have ballot proposals on March 8, 2016 Primary Election ballot. A Charter Amendment would update the Election Commission to include “City Treasurer” instead of […]

With Election Tuesday, Pontiac Activists Try to Drive Home Votes

August 2nd 2015

With Election Tuesday, Pontiac Activists Try to Drive Home Votes (C. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2015) Pontiac School Board President Brenda Carter wanted to remind people to get out and vote on Tuesday.  There is a 2.87 mil sinking fund millage proposal on the ballot to be used for building repairs in the school district.  So […]