State Rep. Wittenberg Sounds Horn on 1949 Law for Motorists, Introduces Repeal

State Rep. Wittenberg Sounds Horn on 1949 Law for Motorists, Introduces Repeal (Rep. Robert Wittenberg, Jan. 30, 2018) Huntington Woods, MI – House Bill 5504, introduced today by state Rep. Robert Wittenberg (D-Huntington Woods), heralds a change to an archaic 1949 law encouraging drivers to toot a horn or give another audible sign when they…

Ferndale Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy

Ferndale Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2017) Ferndale, MI – After sending off longtime Board of Education Member Karen Twomey with a certificate and cake, Ferndale Public Schools announced Tuesday that the process is open for filling the vacancy. The following was sent by Ferndale Schools Communications Director Bill…

Grant Helps Ferndale Get Golf in Elementary Schools

Grant Helps Ferndale Get Golf in Elementary Schools (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Students at Ferndale Elementary Schools will soon be learning to play golf as part of their physical education classes. With thanks to the First Tee organization, the program was announced in the Oct. 27 e blast from the…

Karen Twomey Resigns from Ferndale School Board

Karen Twomey Resigns from Ferndale School Board (Ferndale Schools, Oct. 23, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Schools Board of Education Secretary Ms. Karen Twomey has announced she will resign from her position on the Board effective November 21st, 2017. In her letter of resignation Ms. Twomey stated: “I joined the Board in 2008 in order to…

Fly High for Ferndale: Video of Fight Song Made w/Students and Staff

Fly High for Ferndale: Video of Fight Song Made w/Students and Staff (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Do you know the Ferndale Fight Song? If you don’t, you can learn it now thanks to a video made by Amy Butters and Helen Lambrix featuring dozens of students and administrators of Ferndale…

New Ferndale Superintendent Dania Bazzi Ready to Connect with Community

New Ferndale Superintendent Dania Bazzi Ready to Connect with Community (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 12, 2017) Ferndale, MI –  Dr. Dania Bazzi wants Ferndale Schools to be the heart of the community, and as she looks at the school year ahead her focus is on making strong connections. In her previous district, Galesburg-Agusta, Dr. Bazzi…

Ferndale Narrows Superintendent Search Down to Six

Ferndale Narrows Superintendent Search Down to Six Ferndale, MI – On May 22nd, 2017,  the Ferndale Schools Board of Education unanimously voted to approve the selection of six candidates to interview to become our next Superintendent. ~Dania Bazzi, Superintendent, Galesburg-Augusta Community Schools ~Stephen Bigelow, Superintendent, Capac Community Schools ~Kay Elaster, Assistant Superintendent for Teaching &…

Lisa Williams is Back! Ferndale Schools Approves Principal Re-Hiring

Lisa Williams is Back!  Ferndale Schools Approves Principal Re-Hiring (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 15, 2017) Ferndale, MI – “I am so excited to be here to stand before you… I anticipate an awesome journey,” said Lisa Williams as she stood before the Ferndale School Board Monday night after they approved hiring her for the second…

Timeline for Ferndale Schools Superintendent Search & Hiring

Timeline For Ferndale Schools Superintendent Search & Hiring (Crystal Proxmire, May 13, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Schools is in the search process for a new Superintendent.  There are opportunities for the public to be involved in the process. Here is the timeline: Superintendent Search FERNDALE SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT  APPLICATION DEADLINE MONDAY, MAY 1 5TH BOARD…

In Midst of Principal Search, Ferndale Schools Removes Hiring of Family Policy

In Midst of Principal Search, Ferndale Schools Removes Hiring of Family Policy (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 1, 2017) Ferndale, MI – With one Trustee recusing themselves and one no vote, the Ferndale School Board today voted to remove a policy that would prevent the hiring of a relative to the professional staff of Ferndale Schools.…

Car Insurance, Hiring Felons, Income Tax and More Discussed with Ferndale Seniors

Car Insurance, Hiring Felons, Income Tax and More Discussed with Ferndale Seniors (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 25, 2017) Ferndale, MI – On a day where the Legislature was on Spring Break, State Representative Robert Wittenberg was still working, taking time to visit with constituents of the 27th District.  The Ferndale Seniors group welcomed him as…

Seniors Can Apply for Robert A. Schuele Scholarship

Seniors Can Apply for Robert A. Schuele Scholarship (Boys and Girls Club of Oakland Macomb Counties, April 11, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – Click here for the link to the online application.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2017SchueleScholarshipApplication The Robert A. Schuele Scholarship Committee has secured funding for the release of another four-year full-ride scholarship opportunity. Applications and supportive materials…