Ferndale Students Walk Out to Remember 17 Lives Lost in Florida School Shooting

Ferndale Students Walk Out to Remember 17 Lives Lost in Florida School Shooting (Cheryl Weiss, March 15, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Over 400 students streamed outside from all directions into the courtyard at Ferndale Middle School and Ferndale High School at 9:55am on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 to join the national #ENOUGH National School Walkout. …

Superintendents Assure Parents, Share Resources in Wake of Florida School Shooting

Superintendents Assure Parents, Share Resources in Wake of  Florida School Shooting (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 15, 2018) Clarkston, Farmington, Ferndale, Madison Heights,  MI – Wednesday’s shooting in Parkland Florida left 17 people dead.  It also left parents and school administrators across the country with a painful reminder of the need to keep students safe. “When…

Superintendents Assure Parents, Share Resources in Wake of Florida School Shooting

Superintendents Assure Parents, Share Resources in Wake of  Florida School Shooting (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 15, 2018) Clarkston, Farmington, Ferndale, Madison Heights,  MI – Wednesday’s shooting in Parkland Florida left 17 people dead.  It also left parents and school administrators across the country with a painful reminder of the need to keep students safe. “When…

Learn about the Clinton River Watershed Feb. 6

Learn about the Clinton River Watershed Feb. 6 Troy, MI – Come learn the watershed story of the mighty Clinton River and how you can help take care of this precious place for generations to come. In most of Macomb County, the eastern half of Oakland County, and small areas of southern Lapeer and St.…

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…

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…