Annual golf outing another rousing success

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer The Clarkston Foundation’s 26th Annual Golf Outing for Education was Aug. 5 at Oakhurst Golf and Country Club and from all accounts, can be deemed another successful event. “It’s a culmination of hard work from a group of community volunteers whose only goal is to make the Clarkston […]

Conflict boils over coaching

Discord in dugout amid success on field BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer Clarkston High School softball celebrated a successful season last spring, winning the MHSAA Division 1 Regional trophy. But the cost is too high, said Bella Roselli, former softball player and 2019 Clarkston graduate calling out Clarkston High School softball head coach […]

New VP Need sees need for state funding reform

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer Greg Need has served on the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education since 2015 and will be the board’s new vice president for the 2019-20 school year. He was elected to his new role at the July 8 board meeting. “It’s a great honor that my fellow board […]

New school board president honored to serve

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer Kelli Horst is entering her fifth year on the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education – but her first as president after being elected to that position at the July 8 meeting. “Having the confidence of my colleagues to serve and represent them as president is a tremendous […]

Local Families Needed for Cultural Exchange Students

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE) is seeking local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries around the world.  Students come with an enthusiasm to practice their English and experience American culture — food, sports, shopping and more. They will also share their own […]

Lake racers

Team RUSH 27 students in Team 1 – France and Team 6 – America faced each other once again during the RUSH Regatta at Deer Lake Beach. After racing each other in the first round during the cardboard and duct tape boat race, they competed in a rematch in the championship round. They stayed within […]

Horst elected president of Clarkston School Board

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer Kelli Horst is the new Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education president. Horst was unanimously elected to her new position, moving from vice president, at the July 8 board meeting. “I feel very lucky to take this over, following three tremendous presidents who sit at this table,” said […]

Summer of school construction

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer Contractors will complete about $12.5 million in school construction work this summer. The Phase III projects include interior renovations at North Sashabaw, Andersonville, and Bailey Lake elementary schools; secure entry, interior renovations, and site work at Sashabaw Middle School; secure entry, access control, and gym floor at Clarkston […]

Hall of Fame honors for Lowney

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Mountaineers have been successful in sports while building their programs, and behind the scenes is Everest Collegiate High School and Academy Athletic Director Ann Lowney. The hard work has paid off as Lowney was recently inducted into the Catholic High School League Hall of Fame at […]

Last-minute adjustments before cardboard boats hit lake

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Eight teams set sail on Deer Lake this Saturday when they compete for the RUSH Cup during the annual RUSH Regatta. Students from Clarkston High School Team RUSH Robotics encourage the community to come out and watch them race cardboard and duct tape boats. “It’s very entertaining,” […]

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