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Ferndale Schools Talent Shows April 16, 30, and May 1

April 4th 2016

Ferndale Schools Talent Shows April 16, 30, and May 1 (EVENT page) Ferndale Elementary Stars Take the Stage This Month Coolidge Elementary – Saturday April 16th Kennedy Elementary – Saturday April 30th and Sunday May 1st If your idea of an elementary talent show is a few songs, some juggling and a piano duet performed […]

Ferndale Schools Activities Cancelled for Thursday

July 20th 2011

All Ferndale Schools activities are cancelled for Thursday, July 21, 2011, due to power outages and the extreme heat advisory. This includes all summer school programs; all sports practices and activities, and summer band/orchestra. All activities will resume on Friday, July 22.

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.

SEOC’s New Chairperson Hosting Open House July 31

July 13th 2011

The SE Oakland Coalition will be hosting an open house on July 31 to introduce the community to their drug and alcohol prevention programs and their new Chairperson of the Board Mishelle Y. Kennedy. The SEOC works to…

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!

School Board Picks New President, Appoints Other Positions

July 11th 2011

After over ten years, Chuck Moeser has stepped aside as President of the Ferndale Board of Education, with Keith Warnick stepping in. They also set the dates for future meetings, made appointments to Board committees and external committees, and handled other routine annual decisions.

Ferndale Schools Offers FREE Summer Food Program

July 3rd 2011

Ferndale Public Schools is pleased to announce a Summer 2011 in-school food service program. Working with the USDA, United Way, and the Michigan Dept. of Education, Ferndale Public Schools will be providing every child 18 years and under, a free nutritious breakfast and lunch throughout the summer.

Hazel Park Pub Crawl Planned for Aug 26

July 1st 2011

The spirit of Ferndale is moving eastward as organizers come together for the first Annual Hazel Park Pub Crawl. The event, scheduled for August 26, 2011, will take participants on a drinking tour of the city. The Hazel Park Pub Crawl will raise money for the Hazel Park Promise Zone, an initiative that hopes to provide every eligible Hazel Park student with money to go to college.

Pre-School Backpack Program Seeks Caring Donors

June 29th 2011

Program participants will receive a new, empty backpack in September with the first name, sex, age and clothing size of a Ferndale Head Start student, as well as a prescribed list of items to purchase. They will then have two weeks to return the backpack filled with such items as crayons and a coloring book, a reading book, toothbrush and toothpaste, underwear and sweat clothes (estimated cost of items is approximately $30 per backpack).

Community Foundation Announces 2011 Grants

June 27th 2011

The Ferndale Community Foundation has announced seven grant awards for 2011. The awards go to groups and efforts that make the community better. Dan Martin, President of the Community Foundation, presented the awards along with Treasurer Helen Weber. Since 2003 the Foundation has provided over $50,000 to local causes.