History from those who fought

Clarkston resident Catherine Reeve described the Andersonville shelters the England government build for safety. She was describing to Clarkston Junior High School students her experience during World War II as an 11-year-old during the London Blitz. She remembered her father waking her up and saying the country had gone to war. ‘It was a scary […]

Back from the brink

Up to $2.5 million in school busing cuts are off the table, deemed ‘impact too great,? and millions more are on hold. That’s fine with Jennifer Adair, speaking at Monday’s public hearing on proposed budget cuts for Clarkston schools. ‘I get it ? we must make cuts,? Adair said. ‘But the list of items is […]

Back from the brink

Up to $2.5 million in school busing cuts are off the table, deemed ‘impact too great,? and millions more are on hold. That’s fine with Jennifer Adair, speaking at Monday’s public hearing on proposed budget cuts for Clarkston schools. ‘I get it ? we must make cuts,? Adair said. ‘But the list of items is […]

School budget blues

Response from Clarkston teachers to $13 million in proposed cuts has been one of disbelief, according to union reps. “We aren’t sure how we can continue to do what we are doing with aides cut and larger class sizes,” said Brooke Davis, president of Clarkston Education Association. “We are hoping it doesn’t have to come […]

School budget blues

Response from Clarkston teachers to $13 million in proposed cuts has been one of disbelief, according to union reps. “We aren’t sure how we can continue to do what we are doing with aides cut and larger class sizes,” said Brooke Davis, president of Clarkston Education Association. “We are hoping it doesn’t have to come […]

Catching some air

The weather was perfect on Friday for outdoor activities – cold enough to go sledding but warm enough to smile while going fast down a hill. After baking cookies, Alexei and Sabina Schulz, from White Lake Township, joined their grandmother, Sharon Hoover at the hill behind Independence Elementary. Matthew Enright and his sister Stephanie were […]

Hearts a Flutter

Students throughout Independence Elementary were filled with love on Friday as they celebrated Valentine’s Day with treats, games, crafts and sharing cards. A few classes added a new tradition to the celebration. Some were quickly walking through the halls for a scavenger hunt. Another class grabbed their sleds and whisked down the snowy hill by […]

Defense tops court

Sophomore Jaren Jones caught the long pass and shot the ball towards the hoop as the game went into the last 90 seconds. The ball hit the backboard, sending it through the rim for two points and teammates congratulated Jones with high fives and handshakes. Another basket from Clarkston’s Brent Cousino concluded last Thursday’s game […]

Athlete of the Week

Senior Zac Roberson stood with his feet firmly on the mat and went in for the attack at the referee’s signal. The wrestler knew each battle was one closer to his desired destination – The Palace of Auburn Hills for the MHSAA Individual Finals to become champion in the 112-weight class. Last year he took […]

Making good decisions

Freshman Erin Davenport’s cheering section sat right in the middle of the bleachers encouraging her on Friday night. During her first game wearing a varsity jersey she added eight points to the board, the second highest scorer for the night against Southfield-Lathrup. The leader for the night was Lindsey Reppuhn with nine points, two 3-pointers […]