A Look Back for February 20, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “School board proposes new cell phone policy” The elimination of a state law banning student use of cellular telephones led the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education to draft their own policy. “Clarkston resident finds the right price as show contestant” John Toomey, of Clarkston, […]

State bound after region success

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves ruled the slopes of Pine Knob Ski Resort as both the boys and girls varsity teams finished first in the MHSAA Ski Division 1 Region 2 races, Feb. 13. The girls topped the competition in both the Slalom and Giant Slalom races with a total […]

Athletes of the Week: Ready for the next level

Clarkston celebrated 23 athletes as they signed their Letters of Intent in front of friends and family during the Winter Signing, Feb. 13. The following signed: Jeremy Cavallo, cross country, Wayne State University; Grace Nolan, cross country and track and field, Oakland University; Mark Sprague, cross country and track and field, Hillsdale College; Brendan Barker, […]

Bound for quarterfinals in Kalamazoo

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Fans and teammates were on their feet as Clarkston’s Cole Wiegers and Oxford’s Matt Curtis wrestled in the 125-pound weight class – the final match in the MHSAA Wrestling Team Regional Semifinal, Feb. 13. The Wildcats were in the lead going into the final match, 29-25, and […]

A Look Back for February 13, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Students will ‘Pay to Play’” The Clarkston Community Schools administration still had “soft” numbers and not enough details as they adopted a conceptual plan to save $1.9 million in the 2004-2005 budget. The board vote was not unanimous as Tony Miller opposed “pay-to-participate” athletics and […]

Wrestlers state bound after success in district, regional

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston grapplers are heading to the MHSAA Wrestling Team State Finals after defeating Oxford and Utica Ford for the regional title on Wednesday, Feb. 14. The Wolves secured their spot in the regional competitions this week after success in the MHSAA Wrestling Individual District and Team District […]

Wolfpack Update for week of February 13, 2019

Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball continued their winning run with two victories last week. They finished the week with a 56-47 win at Troy on Friday. Matt Nicholson led the team with 16 points and had 15 rebounds and three blocks for the night. Fletcher Loyer had 15 points, seven assists and four rebounds against Troy; […]

The beat goes on for high school drama club

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer You can’t stop the beat and you can’t stop 1960s teenager Tracy Turnblad from accomplishing her dreams in Clarkston High School’s Drama Club musical production of “Hairspray” this Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Tracy, played by junior Maryn McConnell, auditions for her favorite show and is chosen […]

Wendi’s Word: A toast for Pete

I was scrolling through Facebook when I saw someone I knew tagged in two photos. I naturally “liked” the photos then noticed the comments. I was quickly saddened as I read the comments of condolences – one of Clarkston’s own Pete Vandermeer had passed away. All I can do now is picture him standing in […]

A Look Back for February 6, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Administration ‘disgusted’ by test process” Clarkston Community Schools were appealing the Michigan School Report Cards results as nine Clarkston schools received a composite of a “B” but three elementaries received “F” grades in the category of achievement change. “Brose optimistic about Clarkston youth” Don Brose […]

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