Lipton’s Update on School Funding

Earlier today, Governor Snyder signed into law House Bill 4325, the School Aid Fund Budget. I’d like to share some thoughts as the budget process for this year closes. Most importantly, I want to express my heartfelt thanks to you and every single person who helped to fight against this budget. I would also like to answer some of the commonly asked questions about the final budget “deal” and offer my thoughts on the question I hear nearly every day: What happens now?

Library Events for your Brain and the Rest of Your Body

In addition to providing free access to books, DVDs and other resources about health and fitness, The Ferndale Public Library is now bringing patrons events to help them get educated and feeling great.

The events are put on by multiple sources, making May and June extra health-class heavy. There are also many other events, so check out their website at www.ferndale.lib.mi.us to view a complete calendar.

Roosevelt’s National School of Character Designation

Every year, the national organization, the Character Education Partnership recognizes schools for achieving its standard of excellence encompassing 11 Principles of Effective Character Education through its National Schools of Character program.

In 2011, Roosevelt Primary School has been recognized for being a school that brings out the best in everyone, including students, staff, parents and community members through its school-wide Brain-Smart Start program.