SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Promise fulfilled at Pentecost

Years ago there was a song sung by Dionne Warwick that said: “Promises, promises, I’m all through with promises, promises now….” With this being an election year we might think this is going in that direction, but that is not what I would focus on. We hear so much about negative promises, never-fulfilled words, and […]

STUDENT VIEWS: Failing to feed the hungry

Eighth grade students in teacher Allie Browe’s English Language Arts classes at Clarkston Junior High School are writing activism articles in their argument writing unit, and we’re publishing some of their top articles. This week, Jacqueline Dunahay presents the case for a larger world response to hunger. World hunger is one of the world’s major […]

Letters to the Editor

A call to make views known on city project Dear Editor, I am writing to appeal to the residents of the City of Clarkston to speak out to the Clarkston City Council about the proposed Department of Public Works (DPW) addition to city hall. The planned addition is too large, too expensive, and not needed. […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Thank your mother

Some kids were asked some questions about motherhood. Here are their creative responses: Why did God make mothers? She’s the only one who knows where the scotch tape is. How did God make Mothers? God made my mom just the same like he made me. He just used bigger parts. Why did God give you […]

FRANK J. GRANETT R.PH.: Study looks at mother’s auto-antibodies for indicators for autism and ADHD

by Frank J. Granett R.ph. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) afflicts approximately 1 in 88 children and is a primary contributor to America’s Epidemic: The Childhood Behavioral Health Crisis as described in the book  Over Medicating Our Youth. Over 12 million children and young adults consume powerful ADHD stimulant and psychiatric medications representing a consumption rate […]

STUDENT VIEWS: Can we stop the silence?

Eighth grade students in teacher Allie Browe’s English Language Arts classes at Clarkston Junior High School are writing activism articles in their argument writing unit, and we’re publishing some of their top articles. This week, Claire Kostecki discusses mental health education. If we would have learned how to cope with mental illnesses such as depression, […]

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to students Dear Editor, On behalf of my fellow veterans at the Clarkston American Legion Post 63, I would like to thank Clarkston High School Principal Gary Kaul, and commend a few of his students. A few weeks ago, I received an email from Rian Bannick, Clarkston Junior High, and his sister, Kathryn Bannick, […]

Letters to the Editor

A call to contact city about expansion Dear Editor, The City of the Village of Clarkston is considering building a new garage for city vehicles and renovating the existing Village Hall at a cost estimated to exceed $440,000. There are no funds dedicated for this, no known financing in place, and the City Treasurer has […]

STUDENT VIEWS: Wish for children who need families

STUDENT VIEWS: Wish for children who need families

Rebecca Peart is a freshman at Clarkston Junior High School and in her Advanced Language Arts class has a service learning project. “I chose to do mine about orphans because I am adopted from China and I want to help people get the chance that I got,” Peart said. Have you ever thought about orphans, […]

STUDENT VIEWS: Letter grade system gets an F

Eighth grade students in teacher Allie Browe’s English Language Arts classes at Clarkston Junior High School are writing activism articles in their argument writing unit, and we’re publishing some of their top articles. This week, Brooke Butler discusses school grades. About a few months ago, I had my first anxiety attack. I have never gone […]