CFF School Board Candidate Forum Recorded by Keith Dalton (video)

On October 28, 2012, Citizens for Fair Ferndale hosted a candidate forum for the eight people running for the Ferndale School Board. The event, which took place at the Ferndale Public Library, was recorded by local videographer Keith Dalton of the Dalton Group.

Voters in the Ferndale School District will have the opportunity on Nov. 6 to vote for up to four representatives to the School Board. There are four open seats on the board, and eight candidates running.

JFK All-District Fall Festival Saturday at Kennedy

This year’s event, sponsored by the JFK PTA, is scheduled for Saturday, October 20, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at John F. Kennedy Elementary School.

The festival will again feature activities and games for kids, including a rock-climbing wall (weather permitting), inflatable bounce house, slides, carnival games, and the popular Haunted Hallway. Arts and crafts, a Boo-tique (featuring face painting) and bake sale will round out the afternoon.

Jim O’Donnell ~ School Board Candidate 2012

Ferndale Public Schools and its leaders are at a crossroads. One road leads to active engagement by the School Board and better schools for our children. The other road is the path we are on, one of complacency and no clear direction.

I am running for a position on the Ferndale School Board because I choose the first road for my district and my children. I choose to face and acknowledge our challenges as a community. I choose to engage others within the District in my search for solutions