Scholarly Wolves

Scholarly Wolves

By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor As the 2021-22 school year winds down, it’s the season of recognition for Clarkston students that have worked hard in the classroom all year long. Back on May 12 at the Fountains Golf and Banquet Center, the top 25 senior scholars from Clarkston High School were honored at the […]

Optimists recognize elementary achievement

Optimists recognize elementary achievement

In an annual event put on by the Clarkston Area Optimist Club, one student from each of Clarkston’s seven elementary schools has been awarded the honor of Outstanding Student Citizen. The purpose of this program is to select and recognize fifth-grade students who demonstrate the exceptional traits, qualities and values attributed to being a responsible, […]

College achievements

Nathan Mark, 2016 Clarkston High School graduate, received his Master’s Degree in Architectural Engineering from Lawrence Technological University in December. He is working at GMB Architecture + Engineering firm in Royal Oak. *** Gino Pacifico, Clarkston High School Class of 2017, has graduated from Northern Michigan University and has started working in a lab in […]

Creative winner

Creative winner

Leah Sivak, junior at Clarkston High School, has received the Scholastic Writing & Arts Silver Key Award for their graphic novel concept, “Parasite.” Leah has loved to draw since they were a child, going through dozens of sketchpads. Over the past few years, they have taken this art form into the digital format, allowing for […]

Robotics students ready for next step

It was a special day for FIRST Robotics students across the nation including nine at Clarkston High School last week. Together with FRC teams across the nation, Team RUSH 27 Robotics celebrated their seniors on FIRST Signing Day. The nine include: Anna Cook, going to Grand Valley State University, currently undecided for area of focus; […]

Construction state champ

Construction state champ

Over the April 9-10 weekend, Clarkston Construction Trades Program senior Joe Smothers won the carpentry state championship in Grand Rapids, competing against the regional qualifiers from around the state. The competition included print reading, building codes, and hands-on skills in rough and roof framing as well as stairs and green building practices. Smothers’ exemplary performance […]

Bus stop problems

Clarkston Community Schools reported two different reports of suspicious behavior near two different bus stops, May 9. At approximately 6:20 a.m. in the area of Clark and Big Lake roads, a small vehicle was pulling in and out of driveways and attempting to speak to students at the bus stop. The car contained two young […]

Ready to serve

Ready to serve

By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor As the end of the 2021-22 school year approaches, many Clarkston students are making plans for their future. While the most common choice is to go to college, five Wolves’ seniors will be joining the United States Armed Forces as Ayesha Cox, Candice McAvoy, and Cameron Spangler are planning […]

CCS job fair

CCS job fair

Clarkston Community Schools is holding a job fair this Thursday, May 19, from 3-6:30 p.m. at Renaissance High School, located at 6558 Waldon Road. On-site interviews will be conducted for the following positions: • Building/Instructional Aide – starting at $13.50/$14.50 per hour • Bus Driver – starting at $18.00 per hour • Child Care – […]

Choir shares the life of Matthew Shepard through music

Choir shares the life of Matthew Shepard through music

By Wendi Reardon Price Clarkston News Staff Writer A few students from Clarkston High School Choir paused for a moment as they listened to the sounds coming from their classroom last Thursday morning for their upcoming final performance. It was the first time all the pieces for their final concert were brought together, which includes […]

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