Student-run blood drive all about saving lives

Student-run blood drive all about saving lives

AIM Academy students, from left, Matthew Lacey, Emily Davis, Thomas Tabar, Macy Coke, Cielle Azéma, and Luke Mullins are organizing a blood drive set for Friday, April 16. Photo provided BY JACK MUELLER Clarkston News Intern AIM Academy Homeschool Co-Op teacher Bianca Mullins, along with motivated Advanced Biology classmates, were diving into the “blood” chapter […]

Tutoring taking on virtual format

Tutoring taking on virtual format

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor A group of Clarkston Community Schools students has started a free virtual tutoring club to help other students in the district. The first meeting date was March 2. The 10 founding members include President Bedford Muzzy (10th grade), VP Kayla Cole (10th grade), VP of Publicity Annie Lemieux (10th […]

Exciting end to reading month at Everest Academy

Exciting end to reading month at Everest Academy

From left, Everest Academy sixth graders Elizabeth Roddy, Yanna Lazaris, Hannah Megala, Aviannah Cronin, and Giselle Wolschleger display a copy of “The Greatest Treasure,” a book about the significance of mass they helped author and illustrate, as part of the end of reading month, which took place in March. Photo provided

Optimist Club honors trio

Each year, one student is selected from each of the elementary schools in Clarkston Community Schools as an outstanding student citizen. The Clarkston Area Optimist Club has sponsored and facilitated this program for more than 20 years. So far the club has recognized three students via Zoom this year. The principal selects the student with […]

Thank you!

Thank you!

Last Friday, Clarkston Area Optimist Club members delivered pizza to the Bailey House for the Clarkston High School Construction Tech program, whose students were working on renovations at the house, located at 9965 Sashabaw Road. Many of the students also helped with the ice rink installation at Depot Park in January, and the club provided […]

Drama Club shows

The Clarkston High School Drama Club will present two streaming performances in April. The first is “Check Please,” by Jonathan Rand. This Stay-at-Home Edition is a Zoom performance. Dating is hard and the audience follows the two main characters as they go through a series of blind dates. They think it can’t get any worse…until […]

Superintendent says current COVID-19 numbers cause for concern

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor In his March 19 communication to Clarkston Community Schools families, Superintendent Dr. Shawn Ryan said he wanted to provide the “full picture” of where the district is in terms of current COVID-19 rates and resulting quarantines in CCS heading into the last week before spring break. “We are seeing […]

BPA students capture regional event

Back in January, 22 Clarkston High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) members competed virtually at the Michigan BPA Region 4 Conference, partaking in a variety of events ranging from Java and C++ programming, to computer networking, to accounting and finance, to interview skills. Overall, Clarkston students placed in the top four in 21 different […]

Clarkston grad shines with military achievement

The United States Coast Guard Academy has announced that 4/C Cadet Allison Osborn has been named to the Board of Trustees list for her academic, military and physical fitness performance in the Fall 2020 semester. Osborn earned three stars to be worn on her uniform. She earned the gold star for being named to Dean’s […]

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