Wendi’s Word A column by Wendi Reardon

I sat through the Board of Education interviews last week with their six candidates, listening to the answers, watching how the candidates interacted with the board and the public. I left the building with two that, in my mind, would be good for the district and the community. But I thought my selections were a […]

Hitters ready to lead on the court

Spikers is back in the gym getting ready for another sensational season. “I have a lot of returning players,” said Girls Varsity Volleyball Coach Kelly Avenall. “I am excited about it.” The team has seven seniors, five juniors and two sophomores back for this season. They also have all of their returners back except for […]

Sup’t candidate has extensive, expensive work history

Dr. Richard Drury, former superintendent for Community Unit School District 200, Wheaton, Ill., had some explaining to do at his job interview for Clarkston superintendent. “I am sure there were times I was overly passionate, but in the meantime I did what needed to be done,” said Drury to Clarkston Board of Education, Monday. “In […]

Sweet way to save kids with heart defects

Yummy ice cream, delicious food and helping a great cause makes Culver’s of Clarkston the place to be this Saturday. Culver’s is hosting their first annual Scoop for Hearts with activities for the entire family while donating 10 percent of all proceeds to the Children’s Heart Foundation, a non-profit organization for children born with congenital […]

Wolves sink three wins in soccer tournament

Clarkston High School kickers started their season undefeated during the weekend. They came back from the Traverse City Invitational winning all three of their games – TC Central, 2-0, Petoskey, 3-0, and Traverse City West, 2-1. “They did fantastic,” said Coach Chuck Lawhorn. “They played fantastic.” Senior Alex Wilson led on the field as senior […]

Wolves ready to keep Highlanders low in home opener

It’s time for the Wolves’ gridiron gang to get back to work – beginning with their season opener against Rochester Adams. “It’s going to be a tough one,” said Wolves Football Head Coach Kurt Richardson. “Like all previous Adams teams they are well-coached and a very solid football team.” The Wolves are gearing up for […]

Athletes of the Week

Throughout the off season the Clarkston Wolves have proven themselves on and off the field. Doing much of the work on the field, and getting none of the glory are the offensive linemen. This year’s starting line up includes seniors Matt Goebel, 6’0″ 225 pounds and Adam Wright, 5’9″ 215 pounds; junior Lucas Sanders, 6’3″ […]

Walker goes the distance to help friend

Heather Roberts took her first step at Oakland Community College in Farmington Hills and took her last step at Ford Headquarters in Dearborn – finishing 60 miles in three days. Roberts was inspired to walk in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk because of Springfield Township resident, Cher-Ray Kimler. “This young lady is 26-years-old and […]

Final details

The halls throughout Clarkston Community Schools are dark and empty but head into a few classrooms and see a flurry of activity is going on. Custodians and bus drivers finished their detail cleaning of all the elementary schools last week at Independence Elementary. They spent a week at each school cleaning every corner, every locker […]

Two chosen

The Board of Education unanimously chose two candidates for superintendent on Wednesday night. Dr. Rod Rock, Director of Instructional Services in Saginaw ISD, and Dr. Gary Richards, Superintendent for Imlay City. The second interviews are Tuesday, August 31 and Wednesday, September 1. The candidates will be in the area throughout the day ? visiting the […]