Runners, walkers race for kids

Runners, walkers race for kids

The Keegan family and friends gather to honor the late Chuck Keegan at Race for the Kids. Photo by Phil Custodio Runners and walkers enjoyed beautiful weather at the eighth annual Chuck Keegan Race for the Kids, May 7. Proceeds from the 5K and 3K walk and run event provide scholarships to Clarkston students, in […]

Singing in spring season

Singing in spring season

Third grader Keith Garrison, accompanied by his dad, sings “Rainbow Connection.” Photo provided The Tigers of Pine Knob Elementary dazzled family and friends as they danced, sang and more during their annual talent show, April 29.

Celebration of the arts

It’s that time of year again – Clarkston High School’s annual art show is back and full of unique artwork and amazing talent. This event has been around in many communities for many years, and now it’s Clarkston’s turn. This past year, Clarkston High School started its first Art Club in order to push students […]

Hamlet II with CVP

Hamlet II with CVP

Cyrano Jones’ Hamlet discusses a new view on life with the ghost, played by James Hoxsey. Photo by Phil Custodio Clarkston Village Players’ Hamlet II by Sam Bobrick, a loose retelling of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy as a comedy, continues May 13-15 and 19- 21. The shows are at Depot Theater, 4861 White Lake Road. Call […]

KEISER’S ROLE: Happy Mother’s Day Mama

In honor of Mother’s Day on Sunday the People Poll question this week is “What’s the best advice your mother ever gave you?” While asking this question it got me thinking about my own mother and just what a special lady she is to not only me but to our family. I have to be […]

CAYA honors youth

Clarkston Area Youth Assistance (CAYA) recognized 102 kids at their annual youth recognition ceremony on April 28 at Clarkston United Methodist Church. Kids were honored for taking on leadership roles in and outside their classrooms, whether it was befriending a new classmate and showing them around the school or starting a non-profit to help others […]

All welcome at Prism Club

BY MARY MCKILLOP Clarkston News Student Writer The Prism Club at Clarkston High School had their first meeting on April 19, but it has been a long time in the making. The club was started by senior Hannah Wilson, junior Daniel Ephlin, and sophomore Lorraine Walsh. It was created to offer LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

Club Create

Club Create

Every third Monday of the month, adults with disabilities from throughout northern Oakland County come to Clarkston to express themselves through art. Picasso’s Grapevine hosts the Club Create Clarkston at its 12 South Main Street studio. Founders of the club include Leanna Haun, owner of Picasso’s Grapevine; Robert and Sue White, Parent Alliance Of Metro […]

Students honored

Students honored

Clarkston Area Optimist Club honored several students in grades 6-12 with Outstanding Student Citizen Awards: Sashabaw Middle School student Savannah Walker; Clarkston Junior High School student Abbey Tolmie; Hannah Diffenderfer, Renaissance High School student; Sarah Stafford, Everest Collegiate High School student; and Clarkston High School senior Mitchel Thompson. “These awards are very special, very close […]

Anime fans raise funds for Flint

Rhys Jahn of Clarkston went up north to Flint with her dad Derek Jahn to meet anime voice actor Bryce Papenbrook at Anime Flint Celebration, April 23. She cosplayed as Touka Kirishima, whose alias is “Rabbit,” from the anime show “Tokyo Ghoul,” during the event at the University of Michigan-Flint Northbank Center. Attendees spent time […]