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 Schools Announces Selection of Dania Bazzi for Superintendent

Ferndale Schools Announces Selection of Dania Bazzi for Superintendent (Ferndale Schools, June 3, 2017) Ferndale, MI – The Ferndale Schools Board of Education is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Dania Bazzi as our next Superintendent, pending successful contract negotiations.  The Board of Education will begin contract negotiations with Dr. Bazzi shortly and hope…

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 &…

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.…

Ferndale Superintendent Blake Prewitt Accepted for Lakeview Position UPDATED

Ferndale Superintendent Blake Prewitt Accepted for Lakeview Position (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 23, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale School Superintendent Blake Prewitt has been accepted for the position of Superintendent of Lakeview Schools.  According to the Battle Creek Enquirer, discussion lasted over six hours, with the vote to hire Prewitt being made just after midnight…

Ferndale School Board Welcomes Sandra N. Dukhie as Trustee

Ferndale School Board Welcomes Sandra N. Dukhie as Trustee (C. Proxmire, March 17, 2017_ Ferndale, MI – Sandra N. Dukhie was appointed March 2017 to complete a six-year term of the Ferndale School Board that will conclude December 31, 2018. A statement from Ferndale Schools stated “Sandra is an Eagle through and through. Her family’s…

Amy Butters Resigns, Ferndale School Board Seeks New Member

Amy Butters Resigns, Ferndale School Board Seeks New Member (Ferndale Schools, Feb. 27, 2017) Ferndale, Michigan- Ferndale Schools Board of Education Trustee Mrs. Amy Butters resigned from her position on the Board effective yesterday, February 26th, 2017.  Mrs. Butters has served on the School Board since she was elected to a six year term beginning…

Discussion Continues on Future of Taft and UHS Properties in Ferndale

Discussion Continues on Future of Taft and UHS Properties in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2017) Ferndale, MI – The planning process continues for two properties in Ferndale that were purchased by Robertson Homes from Ferndale Schools in 2016 after the district closed schools as part of restructuring.  The properties are the sites of…

Ferndale Businessperson Funds Reading Program, Calls for Matching Support

Ferndale Businessperson Funds Reading Program, Calls for Matching Support (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 11, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  For a minute it was awkward.  Nervous teenagers who were happy to be out of class but quiet and shy around unknown grown-ups and the press.  They were there in main hall of Ferndale High School to…

Nominate a Student or Group for Ferndale Youth Assistance Award

Nominate a Student or Group for Ferndale Youth Assistance Award (FYA, March 27, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  Ferndale Youth Assistance will be holding their Jack and Annette Aronson 2016 Youth Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.  We are looking for nominations for students to receive these awards! Please read over the attached criteria and…