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CLEAR Organizers Announce Public Info Meeting March 14

March 5th 2012

“Our Kick-Off Meeting March 14 will give us an opportunity to explain our mission and vision very fully, and we are hoping for a large group of interested participants at that meeting. Personally, I’d like people to know that this is an opportunity to offer feedback in a positive, productive way for our schools.”

School Bond Debated at CFF Forum

February 15th 2012

For the Feb. 12, 2012 forum on the school bond, Citizens for Quality Education Treasurer Bob Borkram discussed why he thinks people should vote for the school bond. Resident and occasional political candidate Tom Gagne spoke against the bond.

Upcoming Forums for Bond Issue

February 9th 2012

On February 28, 2012 voters in the Ferndale School District will be asked to vote on a School Bond. There are still opportunities to come out and talk with neighbors about the issue.

Citizens for Quality Schools Gears up for Feb 28 Millage Vote

January 7th 2012

On Feb 28, 2012 voters will be asked to vote for a millage that would extend the current millage rate of 7 mills in order to raise money for infrastructure improvements in the Ferndale School District. Currently the bond is set to expire in 2023, but if approved it would extend taxpayer’s obligation to 2033. The money would be used to eliminate asbestos in school buildings, repair heating systems, upgrade wiring and other technological needs, pool repairs and other repairs.

Cyber Safety Class for Parents Jan 11th

December 30th 2011

Want to learn what the State Attorney General has to say about Internet Safety? Checkout the upcoming presentation by Michigan Cyber Safety Initiative, which will be held Wednesday, January 11, 2012 from 6:30 – 8:30 at Coolidge Intermediate School (2521 Bermuda).

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.

VIEW: Be an Elephant for your kids… SPEAK UP!

May 15th 2011

People, SPEAK UP!!! I just returned from the town hall meeting with my State Senator and Representative at the Ferndale Public Library and was the only teacher there. I came to the realization that regardless of what happens with my job security and respective rights, I will be okay, however I cannot say the same for my students. Today I spoke…

District-Wide Art on the Town May 21, Gallery Night June 4

May 12th 2011

The Ferndale Schools is proud to announce a district-wide visual arts event, Art on the Town. Organized by parent volunteers and visual arts teachers, Art on the Town brings 1,000 pieces of student-created art to businesses in downtown Ferndale. On Saturday, May 21, from 12-4 pm, artwork will be on display and for sale for all to enjoy. The district invites the public, parents and friends to embark on an artistic adventure as you visit student exhibitions at local merchants along both 9 Mile and Woodward Avenue.

FAB Hosts Music O’ the Green, Feb 24

February 23rd 2011

On Thursday, February 24, 2011, guests will enjoy a taste of Ireland with performances by dance groups The Leim Irish Dancers (Ferndale High School Alumni) and The Ardan Academy of Irish Dance, and musical groups Bill Grogan’s Goat and Seacht.

Steven Says Get Tickets to FEF Party

February 22nd 2011

Steven Says Get Tickets to FEF Party (A Ferndale View by, Steven Schoenknecht, 2/21/2011) As a trustee on the Ferndale Education Foundation I would like to invite you to join me at this year’s Annual Fundraising Party, Thursday, March 24 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Boogie Fever. Tickets for the event are $30 […]