Bond projects in summer

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Parking lots at Andersonville, Bailey Lake and Springfield Plains elementaries will be under construction during the summer. Deputy Superintendent Shawn Ryan and project architects presented construction plans for updated parking lots and secure entrances to the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education, Jan. 9. Board President Steve Hyer […]

SoleMates collect shoes to walk in others’ footsteps

SoleMates collect shoes to walk in others’ footsteps

From left are Clarkston SoleMates Tiffany Mersino, Kelsey Schaldenbrand, Sydney Scarpelli, Melissa Rodriguez, Samantha  Kilbourne, Samantha Chambers; front row, Jessie Greatorex and Zoe Nygaard. Photo provided BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Clarkston SoleMates are bringing the community together by sharing stories from other people’s perspectives. The group is made up of seven Clarkston […]

News binds community together

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer The power of print is strong, and nowhere stronger than in community news. “You guys are the glue that really binds this community together,” said Independence Township Supervisor Pat Kittle. “You’re the ones out there day in and day out trying to let people know what’s going on, […]

School focus

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Superintendent Rod Rock plans to focus primarily on social, emotional and physical wellbeing of students in 2017. The community wellbeing initiative aims to help parents and principals become more aware of these important aspects of students’ wellbeing, Rock said. The district will complete a book study and screen […]

JESSICA’S JOURNAL: Onward 2017

People have talked, posted and tweeted about what an awful year 2016 was. With the loss of so many great legends such as David Bowie, Prince, Muhammed Ali, Alan Rickman, Gene Wilder, Carrie Fisher, and the list goes on. There was also the presidential election, regardless of who you voted for, I think most agree […]

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