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Clarkston School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

April 27th 2016

Clarkston School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Clarkston, 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 families use […]

Radon Test Kits Just $5 in January

January 3rd 2016

Radon Test Kits Just $5 in January (Oakland County Health Division, Jan. 3, 2016) Pontiac, Mich. – Oakland County Health Division will offer radon test kits for just $5 during National Radon Action Month this January. County Executive L. Brooks Patterson encourages residents to take advantage of this half-off price to test their homes for […]

15 Year Old Bloomfield Hills Student Scored Perfect on ACT

July 6th 2015

15 Year Old Bloomfield Hills Student Scored Perfect on ACT (Bloomfield Hills Schools press release, July 6, 2015) “Perfect” at just 15, Helena Gregg, Bloomfield Hills High School student, scores a perfect score on the ACT Helena Gregg, an incoming sophomore at Bloomfield Hills High School, has just scored a perfect score on the ACT.  […]

Ferndale Freshman Scores Perfect 36 on ACT

June 17th 2015

Ferndale Freshman Scores Perfect 36 on ACT (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 17, 2015) The number of students who can claim a perfect 36 on the ACT is less than one tenth of one percent. Often taken by high school juniors and seniors, the ACT helps colleges and scholarship  judges determine the college readiness of applicants. […]

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016

January 18th 2015

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016 (Michigan Department of Education Press Release, Jan. 18, 2015) All Michigan high school juniors will begin taking the SAT as the state-administered college assessment exam beginning in 2016 after the College Board won the three-year competitively-bid contract, the Michigan Department of Education and Department […]

Affirmations Offers Daily Free HIV and STD Testing

February 20th 2013

“Expanding free HIV and STD testing services with our strategic Health and Wellness partners is key to our desire to commit the state’s largest LGBT community center to efforts to ending the spread of HIV/AIDS among the most vulnerable in our community”, said Johnny Jenkins, Affirmations’ Director of Programs.

HIV and Syphilis testing will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6pm-9pm and will be conducted by Michigan AIDS Coalition. They will also offer …

Ferndale’s MEAP Scores

February 16th 2013

Results from the Fall 2012 MEAP tests were released statewide this week. In Ferndale, the Curriculum & Instruction Team has reviewed the Ferndale School’s student results which include Grades 3-9. Ferndale’s results show significant increases in proficiency in reading, math, and science. Barbara Evoe, Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction says…

The Power of the Public Test

July 31st 2012

Carl Weiler wore his Superman shirt on July 26 when he and Jim Whipple came to City Hall to witness the obligatory public test of election equipment. The test takes place in the weeks before every election so the public can see that the equipment works. It gives them a chance to see the safeguards that are in place to prevent problems, such as a malfunction or tampering, before election day.

Meap Scores in the Ferndale Schools

April 9th 2011

You can view the results of Ferndale Public Schools at the Michigan Department of Education Website – https://oeaa.state.mi.us/oeaa/directory/index.asp?DCode=63020&BCode=00000

This article is from Ferndale Public Schools, originally published in the April 1, 2011 Ferndale Schools Fanout – http://www.ferndaleschools.org/districtnews/documents/Ferndale_eNews_April1_2011.pdf

Ferndale Schools Joins Other Districts in Injunction

March 9th 2011

The request for injunction was filed by Ferndale Public Schools, Kalamazoo Public Schools, Lansing School District and Middle Cities Education Association. A broad coalition of other organizations filed in support of the injunction, including: the American Federation of Teachers – Michigan, Macomb Intermediate School District, the Michigan Association of School Boards, and the Michigan Education Association.