Gerald “Loye” Swiger

SWIGER, Gerald “Loye”; of Waterford; entered eternal life on April 25, 2020; sadly missed by wife Billie; father of Jeffrey Swiger and Karri Swiger; grandfather to Kess and Brynn Verhey; also many nieces and nephews. Loye served in the U.S. Army and retired from General Motors S.P.O. Honoring his requests, private funeral services. Arrangements entrusted […]

Local leaders teaming up to bring COVID-19 testing machines to county

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin, Michigan state Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Clarkston, and Oakland County Executive David Coulter have collaborated through a multi-governmental, bipartisan effort to secure additional COVID-19 testing resources for hard-hit Oakland County. Together, the bipartisan group of officials, from the federal, state and county levels, are calling for additional rapid testing machines in […]

Optimists honor high school student with Outstanding Student Citizen award

Optimists honor high school student with Outstanding Student Citizen award

Every school year, one student from each Clarkston school (each elementary, Sashabaw Middle School, Clarkston Junior High and Clarkston High) is awarded with the honor of Outstanding Student Citizen through the Optimists Club. Each building principal is contacted to select their school’s recipient. The purpose of this program is to recognize students from any grade […]

Schools continue to pitch in with community support during pandemic

Clarkston Community Schools continues to answer the call for community support during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are just a few of the ways CCS students, staff, and families are pitching in to do their part. FREE SCHOOL BREAKFASTS & LUNCHES Clarkston Community Schools, in partnership with Chartwells School Dining, is committed to providing free access […]

Barbara Jean Snyder, 74

On Saturday, April 18, 2020, Barbara Jean Snyder passed away at the age of 74. The sun was shining and she was holding her husband Brian’s hand. The family will hold a private memorial with plans for a celebration of life event at a later date. Instead of flowers, the family wishes to collect donations […]

After offensive student-made video discovered, CCS taking ‘appropriate action’

After offensive student-made video discovered, CCS taking ‘appropriate action’

An offensive video created by a Clarkston Community Schools student was brought to the district’s attention late Sunday night. “We were made aware of an offensive racial video that was posted by a Clarkston Junior High School student on TikTok and subsequently shared across other social media platforms,” said Superintendent of Schools Shawn Ryan in […]

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