Magic on stage at Depot Theatre

The Clarkston High School Drama Club brought to life “The Elves and the Shoemaker” by Karen Boettcher-Tate. The tale about Lockhart Cobblestone, a shoemaker, with little money to pay rent but a giant heart with the message of the nature of kindness delighted theater goers. Then, audiences were treated to performances from the CHS Mime […]

Safety measures in place at CCS, says superintendent

The strong partnership we have with our families and staff is the glue that holds this district together, and your trust is something I don’t take for granted. Direct, transparent, and frequent communication has always been our priority and I will continue to keep you informed as we make every effort to keep our schools […]

Everest students pray for Oxford, OCSO

Everest students pray for Oxford, OCSO

Everest’s students, faculty, and staff carry the victims and their families as well as all the students, faculty, staff, and families of Oxford High School in their daily thoughts and prayers. Students returned to Everest on Friday, December 3, after concerns, rumors, and copycat threats closed area schools on Thursday, December 2. President Michael Nalepa […]

Collegiate achievements

Jordan Timmins-Puzio, of Clarkston, was among over 600 first-year students welcomed to the Baldwin Wallace University campus in Berea, Ohio this fall who earned more than $12 million in merit scholarships. Timmins-Puzio, a graduate of Clarkston High School majoring in Music Composition, earned a $21,000 President’s Scholarship based on outstanding academic achievements in high school. […]

Remembrance through art

Remembrance through art

Everest art teacher Caroline Mazure, pictured above, recently painted an image in remembrance of children lost through stillbirth or miscarriage. The image, at right, was commissioned in conjunction with the installation of a Book of Innocents and will stand at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit during this year’s annual Mass for […]

On-stage theatrics

From left, Everest Collegiate Drama students Mauricio Nahed, Erin Carr, Juan Tress, Leah Westlake, Luke Walker, Jonah Reichert, and Maria Saad perform a scene from “Our Town” over the November 10-12 weekend. Photo provided by Mary Williams

Thank you for your service

Thank you for your service

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Elaine Jefferson-Blevins served in the United States Navy for 20 years and is now the principal’s secretary at Clarkston Junior High School. For her service to the U.S., she was honored and recognized by the school last Thursday during a special Veteran’s Day ceremony. “This day means that they […]

CHS Drama show

The Clarkston High School Drama Club and MIME Troupe present “The Elves and the Shoemaker” by Karen Boettcher-Tate in cooperation with Pioneer Drama Service. Performances at the CHS Large Group Instruction Room are 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1 and Thursday, Dec. 2. Doors open at 6 p.m. Please note, performances on school property require […]

Let there be light(s)!

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Students on Team RUSH 27 Robotics are thinking about the holidays and toys as the 20th annual Holiday Lights Parade returns to downtown Clarkston on Saturday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. with this year’s theme as Toyland in C-Town. “RUSH is super excited to get the parade […]

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