Fond memories of Coach Pops

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Former students and players of Roy “Pops” Warner can still hear his whistle and shared their fondest memories when they found out he passed away last Thursday, Jan. 12, at the age of 72. Warner had been fighting cancer for five years when he fell ill with […]

Students learn by making a difference in community

Students learn by making a difference in community

Stephanie Enright, at left, and  Alexis Denny  work on a stepping stone project to fight hunger. Photo by Jessica Steeley BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Students throughout the district are serving the community at record levels this year. “For public education, for a public school district, it’s phenomenal to have 50 percent of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Preserving history for kids

Third in a series on the families who helped build Clarkston and the descendants who still live here, carrying on their legacy. BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Six generations of Sally Hadden’s family has lived in the Clarkston area. “The foundation of my family has been laid here and is still here. We are […]

Eagle garden

Eagle garden

Clarkston Eagle Scout Max Wyckoff was awarded for his Eagle project, building a rain garden at the south Depot Park pedestrian bridge. Mayor Steve Percival presented the Eagle Scout with his award at the Dec. 12 City Council meeting. Work on the garden will continue in the spring at the bridge, which was donated and […]

PHIL IN THE BLANK: Burn to return

The new year has begun, and for me that means 2013 v.2. That’s the year I made a New Year’s Resolution to lose weight and managed to do it. I still don’t quite know how. I know how it worked — I ate less and exercised more. What I don’t know is how I managed […]

Holiday art

Holiday art

Caroline Fletcher and Katie Miller work on their paintings. Photo by Jessica Steeley Clarkston girls painted pictures and made Christmas cards for their families during The Artist’s Apprentice workshop, Dec. 20 at Renaissance High School. Pamela Palmer instructed the girls on how to blend landscapes and create snowmen themed Christmas cards. The eight little artists […]

JESSICA’S JOURNAL: A column by Jessica Steeley

Christmas is finally here. In a few short days families all over Clarkston—and the world—will be opening presents under the tree on Christmas morning and marveling at all the cookies Santa ate. I’ll be having an unusual Christmas this year. Almost every year since I can remember I’ve spent Christmas Eve sleeping in the twin […]

Music fun, worthwhile for A Cappella singers

Music fun, worthwhile for A Cappella singers

Clarkston A Cappella singers rehearse a number. Photo by Jessica Steeley BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Detroit Voice, a subset of Clarkston A Cappella, was selected to be on the new 2017 Best of High School A Cappella compilation. This is the third time Detroit Voice has been featured on the compilation, Clarkston […]

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