Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2015) Someday Kira Bacher hopes to become either a lawyer or a judge. “I think I’d like being a judge and helping people. There are people who get wrongly accused and they need someone to help them,” she said. Bacher,…

Ferndale Youth Assistance Offers Special Summer Camps

Ferndale Youth Assistance Offers Special Summer Camps (FYA Press Release April 25, 2015)   Ferndale Youth Assistance has funds available to help send kids in the Ferndale School District or those that attend Ferndale Schools may be eligible.  The camp scholarships are made possible by those who donate to FYA through the year or who…

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 20, 2015) Walking through the materials processing facility at SOCRRA, first grader Colin Bibbs was amazed by the mountains of paper, plastic and yard refuse kept outside for composting. With wide eyes he looked over the massive conveyer…

“Moving On” Routine … Second Place in World Championships (video)

“Moving On” Routine Lands Ferndale Independent Percussion Second Place in World Championships (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 18, 2015) With songs like “Into Eternity” from the Thor soundtrack, “Going Home” by Anotnin Dvorak and “Demons” by Imagine Dragon, the Ferndale Independent Percussion team’s passionate routine called “Moving On” helped earn them second place in the…

“Moving On” Routine … Second Place in World Championships (video)

“Moving On” Routine Lands Ferndale Independent Percussion Second Place in World Championships (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 18, 2015) With songs like “Into Eternity” from the Thor soundtrack, “Going Home” by Anotnin Dvorak and “Demons” by Imagine Dragon, the Ferndale Independent Percussion team’s passionate routine called “Moving On” helped earn them second place in the…

Ferndale Students Raising Money to Attend DECA Conference

Ferndale Students Raising Money to Attend DECA Conference (Ashya Smith, April 11, 2015) My name is Ashya Smith and I am the President of the Ferndale DECA chapter. My teammate, Nia Dubon-Robinson and I, are members of DECA, an international organization that develops business and career skills for students. This year, Nia and I competed…

Ferndale Students Raising Money to Attend DECA Conference

Ferndale Students Raising Money to Attend DECA Conference (Ashya Smith, April 11, 2015) My name is Ashya Smith and I am the President of the Ferndale DECA chapter. My teammate, Nia Dubon-Robinson and I, are members of DECA, an international organization that develops business and career skills for students. This year, Nia and I competed…

Picketers Oppose Privatization of Ferndale Schools Custodial Services

Picketers Oppose Privatization of Ferndale Schools Custodial Services (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2015) With red shirts and yellow signs, members of UAW, AFSCME, and FAES/FEA marched back and forth in front of the Ferndale Schools Administrative Building on March 16 in protest of the School Board’s decision to get proposals to privatize maintenance in…