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Ferndale Schools Kids Get Celebrity Guest Readers (videos)

March 14th 2017

Ferndale Schools Kids Get Celebrity Guest Readers (videos) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Students in Ferndale Upper and Ferndale Lower Elementary Schools had special guest visitors Friday in celebration of National Reading Month. State Representative Robert Wittenberg of the 27th District read to two classes on Friday and had several other […]

Ferndale School Board Secretary Twomey Shares View on Advocacy Conference

February 5th 2017

Ferndale School Board Secretary Twomey Shares View on Advocacy Conference (Karen Twomey, Feb. 5, 2017) Ferndale School Board Secretary Karen Twomey traveled to Washington, D.C., on Jan. 28-31 for the National School Board Association Advocacy Conference. Here is her account from the trip. When our district sends me to a conference I always feel this […]

Pontiac Schools Tout Progress in Hopes of Fending Off School Closures by State

January 24th 2017

Pontiac Schools Tout Progress in Hopes of Fending Off School Closures by State (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 23, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Parents, teachers and officials packed the Pontiac School Board meeting Monday night after learning that two schools – Pontiac High School and Whitman Elementary – are under review for potential closure by Michigan’s […]

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 […]

Gunfire and Explosions at Ferndale’s Taft School Part of Police Tactical Training Through July

June 18th 2016

Gunfire and Explosions at Ferndale’s Taft School Part of Police Tactical Training Through July (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 18, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The sound of gunfire and explosions and the presence of police in tactical gear will be a common site in Ferndale the next few weeks as the Taft School Building becomes the […]

West Bloomfield School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

April 27th 2016

West Bloomfield School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) West Bloomfield, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their […]

Hazel Park Schools Strategic Plan Community Input Mtg. March 12

January 11th 2016

Hazel Park Schools Strategic Plan Community Input Mtg. March 12 (EVENT page) Hazel Park, MI – The Hazel Park School District is currently working on a strategic plan. We will be asking for community input on March 12th at Hazel Park High School. The input sessions will begin at 9:00 a.m. Please place this on […]

Amy Butters: Why I’m Voting Yes for Ferndale Schools Nov. 3

November 1st 2015

I’m voting Yes for Ferndale Schools on Nov. 3, and YOU WON’T BELIEVE WHAT WILL HAPPEN… Amy Butters: Why I’m Voting Yes for Ferndale Schools Nov. 3 (Guest View by Amy Butters, Ferndale Schools Trustee, Nov. 2, 2015) I’m voting Yes for Ferndale Schools on Nov. 3, and you won’t believe what will happen… 1. […]

Open House to Discuss Various Pontiac Projects Sept. 19

September 9th 2015

Open House to Discuss Various Pontiac Projects Sept. 19 (event) September 19th, 2015 – 10am-1pm Come for an informal conversation on: The Future of 8 Former School Properties, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) & Ottawa Towers as an Innovation District Catalyst More info: https://www.facebook.com/PhoenixCenterRising Previous story: http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/09/21/fate-of-the-phoenix-center-public-gets-tour-video/

Berkley Board of Ed. Seeks Applicants, Seat Filled by July 24

June 30th 2015

Berkley Board of Ed. Seeks Applicants, Seat Filled by July 24 (Berkley Schools Press Release, June 30, 2015) The Berkley School District is seeking applicants for an open seat on the Board of Education. The position is vacant with the passing of Paul Ellison on June 24, 2015, following his courageous battle with cancer. Mary […]