Reelected school board member has students at top of priorities

By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor Cheryl McGinnis earned the second-most votes in the Nov. 8 Clarkston Community Schools election for two board of education seats, thus staying on the board for another six-year term. Newcomer Amanda Love picked up the most votes in the election and will be a newcomer on the board. For […]

Best friends

Best friends

Sophia Strutz, Magda Wierzbicka, Aviva Coventry, and Ana Wierzbicka, all second graders, celebrate Friendsgiving Nov. 14 at Andersonville Elementary. Photo: Stephanie Strutz

New voice on school board as Love gains election with most votes

New voice on school board as Love gains election with most votes

By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor In the election for two seats on the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education, Amanda Love (9,545 votes) and Cheryl McGinnis (incumbent, 8,713 votes) were voted in for the six-year terms. Greg Need (incumbent, 7,975), Christy Giampetroni (6,543), and Kathy Paul (2,422) did not gain enough votes for election. […]

Firing on all cylinders

Firing on all cylinders

Clarkston Robotics is in full swing this fall, as there are five teams representing Clarkston for the FIRST Tech Challenge. These teams are each made up of 10-12 students from Sashabaw Middle School and Clarkston Junior High. All five of the teams are meeting at Clarkston Junior High on many weeknights, and are competing in […]

STEMi makes stop at Clarkston Junior High

STEMi makes stop at Clarkston Junior High

By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor Independence Township – During the first week of November, a semi-truck was parked in the parking lot at Clarkston Junior High School. More specifically, it was a STEMi – a mobile lab run by Oakland Schools that provides students the opportunity to learn more about science and technology through […]

Hugh Rose Scholarship

Hugh Rose Scholarship The Hugh Rose Scholarship was created to help eligible Clarkston residents through monetary assistance for college or technical courses that would otherwise be out of reach. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, hold a high school diploma or GED, and be a resident of the greater Clarkston community. Individuals […]

CJHS brings Disney class to stage this Friday, Saturday

By Wendi Reardon Price Clarkston News Staff Writer Students in Clarkston Junior High School Drama Club want to show you a whole new world as they bring to the stage “Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.” this Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. . “Aladdin, Jr.” is an updated version of the Disney classic which follows Aladdin, played by […]

Aladdin, Jr. on stage

The Clarkston Junior High School Drama Club presents Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. on Nov. 11-12, 7 p.m. both nights. General admission tickets $5. No advanced sales or reserved seats. Purchase tickets at the door, starting at 6:15 p.m. CJHS Performing Arts Center is located at 6595 Waldon Road.