‘Our path forward starts with a single step together’

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Clarkston Community Schools students will be back in buildings for the second semester. At the time of Superintendent Dr. Shawn Ryan’s last update to the community before Christmas, virus rates in the immediate community were increasing. The Clarkston school district transitioned to a temporary distance learning contingency and this […]

Words from the Sup’t: Finding hope for CCS students, staff

When our schools dismissed for winter break in December,  we had just completed six weeks of distance learning, virus rates in our immediate community were on a steady incline, and the threat of a holiday spike loomed large. Since that time, our administration has been in near-daily communication as a team, and with Oakland Health […]

Collegiate academic achievements

Mikaela Schmidt, of Clarkston, has been named to the Olivet College President’s List and Dean’s List for the Fall 2020 semester. To make the President’s List, a student must be full-time and earn a grade-point average of 4.0, and to make the Dean’s List, a student must be full-time and earn a GPA of 3.5 […]

Public Notice: Clarkston Community Schools bids for asbestos abatement at North Sashabaw Elementary School

Advertisement to Bid Clarkston Community Schools will be receiving sealed bids for “Asbestos Abatement for 2021 Renovations at North Sashabaw Elementary School”. This project will be completed in June 202 1, prior to building renovation activities and will include the removal and disposal of non-asbestos floor tile and associated asbestos floor tile mastic. Bids will […]

Scholarships available

The Clarkston Farm and Garden Club invites seniors who live within the Clarkston Schools attendance area to apply for Clarkston Farm and Garden scholarships. Scholarships have ranged from $1,000 to $2,000 and are open to CHS seniors as well as private or homeschooled students. Applications are available at the Clarkston High School Counseling Office as […]

Interact Club makes difference in town

The Clarkston Interact Club’s winter drive at Pine Knob Elementary, Dec. 18-20, went “perfectly for our first organized event,” according to Annabelle Yeloushan, club president. “We ended up with an abundance of donations for Grace Centers of Hope,” said Yeloushan. “Everybody was happy to be volunteering and donating. We loved all the smiles and words […]

Annual tradition of giving

Annual tradition of giving

From left, Traci Miller and Juanita Gilbert collect donations at Clarkston Junior High School, Dec. 16, as part of the yearly Stuff-A-Bus donation event for Lighthouse. The estimate from the two days was 6,000 pounds in food and over $1,500 in cash and gift cards. Photo by Wendi Reardon Price

Helping out at Everest

Helping out at Everest

Everest student government president Michael McGrath takes part in the school’s adoption of a family for Christmas, purchasing items in coordination with Lighthouse of Oakland County. Photo provided

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