Grads earn scholarships through service

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor The Clarkston Area Optimist Club awarded $1,000 scholarships to four Clarkston High School seniors: Riley Kloostra, Marissa Lockwood, Andrew Ross, and Sarah Snyder. “Our winners are all high academic achievers, Summa Cum Laude graduates,” said Gerry Schmidt, chairman of the Scholarship Committee, at the June 7 Scholarship Awards Breakfast. […]

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 […]

One day more until curtain rises on show

  BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Music fills the Clarkston High School Performing Arts Center as the drama club brings Les Misérables to life for audiences, Feb. 16-19. “It is a favorite for many people,” said Sam Carter. “It will mean a lot to a lot of people. It’s a show that’s […]

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 […]

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, […]

Spring on track with wins

  BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves captured two wins against Rochester in their first OAA Red league meet in the spring season. The Clarkston Boys Track and Field team scored three more points than the Falcons to win last Wednesday’s meet, 68-65. “The guys team did well but it was more […]

3-game streak after break

    BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves dominated the third quarter against Northville on Saturday to win a close game, 13-12. “We talked at half-time about setting up, doing what we do the way we do it, and bringing the fight back,” said Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach Brian Kaminskas. […]

Defense holds teams to tie

    BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Freshman Jaclyn Marra struck against Lake Orion’s net last Thursday and scored after closing in on it. The Lady Wolves tied the game with 17:45 remaining in their home game with cheers from the bleachers, 1-1. They went for the Dragons’ net again, but they were […]

20 years with Team RUSH

20 years with Team RUSH

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Staff Writer Students in Team RUSH put the final touches on their robot as they got ready for their upcoming Michigan State Competition this week. Each one of them know how special the program is to them and for others as Team RUSH celebrates their 20th anniversary this year. “It […]