School board trustee to focus on students in the middle

When Elizabeth Egan’s students sit down for their weekly piano lesson – the first thing she asks is about school. ‘I want to tailor my piano lesson with them,? said the newest trustee to the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education. ‘I like to know how their week is going, if they have a big […]

Athletes continue to improve during competitions

Clarkston track teams tried to keep one jump ahead of Rochester during their OAA match-up. Both girls and boys teams ended the meet with losses. The girls, 86-42 and the boys 70.5-57.5. “Our younger girls are starting to improve a lot,? said Coach John Yorke. ‘We had some really good performances from our throwers and […]

Lady Wolves prepare for busy week on the courts

The Girls Varsity Tennis team finished last week with three tied matches. “Our singles were pretty solid and all had great wins,? said Coach Becky Freeman. ‘Our doubles faced a lot of competition. The other teams had really good, tough double teams.? She pointed out even it didn’t show up on the score the girls […]

Softballers take on rainy weekend

Senior Taylor Hasselbach capitalized as the team played Detroit Renaissance during the weekend’s Michigan Stars tournament. She was 3-for-3 at bat, hit a triple and a home run in the 15-0 win over Renaissance. She wasn’t the only one to hit a home run – Bailee Braunreuther, Sydney Hasselbach and Amanda Martin also hit one. […]

Clarkston kids show they care with a cow

A cow is just the thing for a family in need in a developing country, so that’s what Clarkston Junior High students bought. ‘They are really proud of themselves and they should be,? said Claudia Keglovitz, teacher. ‘They did a ton of work.? Keglovitz’s second trimester design class decided they were going to raise money […]

Kickers lead season with 8-0 record

Lady Kickers are leaving a dust of dirt in their path as they take down three more opponents in the season. The wins now put them at 8-0, a record they are celebrating but not taking lightly as they head into another week of competition. Sarah Wasilk, head coach for the Girls Varsity Soccer team, […]

Wolves keep Farmington tied

Hunter Layson ran around the back of Farmington’s net and aimed the ball. With 3:39 remaining in the first half of the boys varsity lacrosse game on Thursday he poised and swung the ball into the net, tying the game at five. The boys kept it in Farmington’s territory and after a few close misses […]

Wendi’s Word A column by Wendi Reardon

As a University of Michigan graduate, I give my apology to Michigan State. Not for the NCAA Championship so close to being in their hands, but for the T-shirt I saw last Wednesday. A young man walked into where I was with a T-shirt saying ‘Michigan sucks? on the front and ‘Ann Arbor sucks? on […]

Lady Wolves begin season with wins

Rain cancelled the Girls Varsity Tennis team’s tournament on Saturday but it didn’t dampen their spirits. They currently hold a 2-0 record after defeating Andover and West Bloomfield last week. They also placed second at the Grand Blanc Quad on April 17. “Our team is doing very well,? said senior Erica Zentner. ‘As one of […]

Banach brings prior HR experience

Anita Banach has been director of communications and marketing for Clarkston Community Schools for the past 10 years, but also has the skills for other positions. When Clarkston Board of Education voted Banach to take over as director of human resources in July, it was for a role she already knew, she said. Prior to […]