School board meets Jan. 6

School officials have to hit the books after holiday break. The subject: securing a share of $4.35 billion in federal Race to the Top education funds before deadline. Clarkston Board of Education meets Jan. 6 to discuss a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to participate in the program. Deadline is Jan. 7 for signing, and it […]

Wolves begin season with reign on the lanes

The girls varsity bowlers kept their aim on target and began the season taking out two opponents. They beat Troy for their opening match in the season, 22-10, on Dec. 8. ‘The girls started strong,? said Coach Rodney Pierson. Caitlyn Stebbins led the team, scoring a 197 on her first game, and a 178 on […]

Holiday funfest

Laughter and smiles were found throughout Pine Knob Elementary last week as the students celebrated the holidays. They played games, sang songs and created keepsakes to give for Christmas presents or to hang on the tree. They also enjoyed delicious treats – balancing between sugary and healthy. Click on the Blue Button (on the right […]

Dashing through the halls

Bailey Lake Elementary was a flurry of activity as each classroom celebrated the holidays in their own special way. Some exchanged books to send their classmates off on vacation with good reading material. Others left with a special craft they made to give to a loved one. Some left with a special present from Santa […]

Wolves sweep week before break

Matt Kamieniecki moved in closer to the basket as Carman-Ainsworth defenders manuevered around to block the 6?7? senior. Kamieniecki eyed the basket as Clarkston led the game by one point and the game would be over in less than three minutes. He took aim and let the ball go, watching as it made it’s way […]

Athlete of the Week

Bowler Paul Anderson looked up during the boys varsity team’s league match against Troy and noticed the score ? he was on a roll with strikes. ‘I started thinking I might actually get my 300,? the senior said. ‘I started getting excited.? Anderson stayed focused and scored his first 300, Dec. 8. ‘It was amazing,? […]

Icers split in tournament

The puck dropped onto the ice and the Wolves headed into Davison’s zone at the start of the overtime period. Junior Dillon Drayer took his shot and the puck deflected off of a player landing into the net. The Wolves won, 4-3. ‘We haven’t had a break all year,? said Clarkston Hockey Head Coach Bryan […]

Lady Wolves learn from win, loss

Lady Cagers split last week in league play. They started by taking West Bloomfield down,45-32, Dec. 15. The girls pulled out all the stops as the held the Lady Lakers to nine points in the first half, while Clarkston scored 30. ‘It was our best offensive output in a half,? said Tim Wasilk, head coach […]

Grapplers finish second

Matt Deitz finished the 50th Annual Oakland County Wrestling Tournament as a champion for his third consecutive year. This year he defeated Justin Melick from Detroit Catholic Central, 4-2, in the 140-pound weight class. Clarkston finished the two day tournament in second place with 236 points and Detroit Catholic Central finished in first. Oxford, Holly […]

Athlete of the Week

Seven-year-old Madison Mitchell took home seven awards from the Michigan Hunter-Jumper Association for her 2009 season. ‘She competes against kids older than herself so it’s neat she won,? said mom, Jill. Madison was excited and happy as she accepted her awards for Champion Short Stirrup Equitation Flat, Champion Short Stirrup Pony Hunter, Champion Novice Pony […]