Wit and words

  BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Get ready for laughs and fun as the Clarkston High School Drama Club presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” April 27-29. The musical comedy follows six kids battling to be named the Spelling Bee champion, and three adults. It also includes four audience members […]

Clarkston School Board OK’s pre-Labor Day start

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer For Clarkston parent Linda Kisabeth, starting the school year before Labor Day spoils prepaid vacation plans. “I may be one, but I’m sure there’s others out there who are negatively affected,” Kisabeth said at the March 27 Board of Education meeting where the school board voted unanimously to […]

Government experience for youth

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Writing bills, debating issues, voting on laws – Clarkston’s Youth in Government Club experienced them all at the YMCA Michigan Youth in Government Conference in Lansing last month. “It was great. We went up to Lansing and we wrote bills,” Senior Alexander Gavulic said.  “We would get together […]

Sparkle awards

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Emotions ran high last week at Clarkston’s Second Annual Sparkle Awards, an event honoring those who go “above and beyond” for students with different abilities requiring an Individualized Education Plan. All 130 nominees received an award and an individual or group from each category received an additional Special […]

Lego Creators

Clarkston Elementary students from all grades got together after school last Thursday for a Lego Competition. Students enjoyed sweet snacks as they built job-themed Lego constructions within a 35 minute time limit. When time was up, the students’ work was judged and one student per grade got a prize for their Lego creations. Photos by […]

Simulator puts students in driver’s seat

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer For Tara Wasik, of Szott Automotive Group, distracted driving is personal. “My son’s best friend was killed by a driver six months ago – it’s so deadly,” said Wasik. “We’re just trying to get the word out there, try and get these kids to stop texting and driving.” […]

Destination Imagination teams head to finals

Clarkston’s Destination Imagination teams will compete in the State Finals at Central Michigan University on April 8. They achieved record-breaking results March 11 during the Regional Tournament at Waterford Mott High School. All six of Clarkston’s 3-12 grade teams qualified for the DI State Finals Tournament, a first for the program. CCS was also proud […]

RUSH gearing up for next meet

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Students and fans celebrated as Team RUSH 27 finished the FIRST in Michigan District event at Waterford Mott High School, March 16-18. The robotics team from Clarkston High School joined with Blue Alliance members TORQ 2137 from Oxford High School and RoboSapiens 4779 from Cardinal Mooney Catholic […]

New funds for schools

Clarkston School Board created two new accounts, March 13. Clarkston High School requested a National Technical Honor Society internal account to celebrate and recognize student achievement in Career and Technical Education courses who maintain a 3.0 GPA and volunteer through community service. Money deposited in this account will be from student fundraisers. The high school […]

School bond work

The Clarkston Board of Education accepted two bid packages during their March 13 meeting for school bond projects. The first package included construction work at Andersonville Elementary, Bailey Lake Elementary and Springfield Plains Elementary, at a total cost of $4,040,254.76. The work includes updated secure entrances, building remodels, and parking lots at Andersonville and Bailey […]

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