SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Do you stand for truth?

One day, Jesus was sharing with His disciples the concept of the shepherd, and the sheepfold, as recorded in John 10. He wanted them to understand how important it was to belong to something bigger than themselves. Sociologists will tell us our affiliation need can only be satisfied within the context of belonging to a […]

Community donations from yoga

Clarkston Hot Yoga, owned by Susan and Dan Stencil, donated $1,000 each to Clarkston SCAMP and Blessings in Backpack. The donations came from Sunday night Yin Yoga donation classes taught by Kathy Noble of Clarkston. The class is every Sunday night at the studio, 5678 Sashabaw Road, and all are welcome to attend. Call 248-620-7101.

Practical learning

Everest Academy second graders recently took a local field trip to Neiman’s Family Market. The kids explored different areas inside Neiman’s to learn about the inner workings of a grocery store. They made peanut butter in the bulk food section, twice-baked potatoes in the deli and they decorated cookies in the bakery. Students also saw […]

Bear-y good picnic

Bear-y good picnic

Bella Bear says goodbye to the kids. Photos by Jessica Steeley Kids enjoyed games, crafts and dancing at the annual Teddy Bear Picnic at Bay Court Park last Friday. They brought an array of stuffed animals, from dolphins to dogs to rabbits and, of course, teddy bears. Bella Bear took pictures with the kids, led […]

JESSICA’S JOURNAL: Embrace your life!

The atmosphere in Clarkston is thick with endings and new beginnings. Seniors just graduated from Clarkston and Renaissance high schools, students throughout the district are out of school for the summer and some students have said goodbye to their old schools and are preparing to venture into a new building next school year. While many […]

Foreign exchange students heading back home

Foreign exchange students heading back home

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Three students are leaving Clarkston to return to their home countries as the school year comes to an end. Eva Meisl, Maria Ubilia and Aylin Cetin are going back to Austria, Chile and Turkey after their school year abroad in America through the Clarkston Rotary’s Youth Exchange Program. […]

PHIL IN THE BLANK: Memories of time gone by

Wonder Woman holds a special place in my heart, as it probably does for lots of guys my age on whom Lynda Carter’s portrayal of the super-powered Amazonian princess in the 1970s, when we were 6-7 years old, made quite the impression. So I was looking forward to the new version starring Gal Gadot in […]

STUDENT VIEWPOINT: Bring dogs in from the cold

By Caleb Woodbury Imagine spending all winter outside, standing and sleeping on the freezing ground with nowhere to go to get warm. It’s almost impossible to imagine but this is the fate of dogs whose owners force them to live outside. If dogs remain outside all year round, they can develop things like aggressive behavior, […]

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