Everest gains accreditation

Everest gains accreditation

Everest announced last week that its accreditation process with the National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS) was completed and the academy is now a NAPCIS-accredited school. Everest had previously been accredited through AdvancED but over the past two years, the school pursued accreditation with NAPCIS as an organization that better aligns with […]

Students giving back locally

Students giving back locally

Junior and senior students in the Oakland Schools Technical Campus-Northwest (OSTC-NW) Collision Repair and Refinishing program have been using the technical skills they have gained in class to raise money for various charities throughout the school year. With guidance from a core team of peers, students have chosen to help their local community while also […]

First communion

First communion

On May 20, Everest students took part in a special mass recognizing their first communion. Top row, from left, are Benjamin Sarnecki, Zachary Wolschleger, Connor Anderson, Rudolfo Torres Naranjo, William Groves, Sean Anderson, and Nathan Kuron. Middle row, from left, are Stella Ioco, Emily Neiman, Emily Kuron, Kira Franks, Anna Dean, Bryan Bowden, and Lyle […]

Local LEGO champion

Local LEGO champion

With an epic LEGO build of a green sea turtle on May 21, Elly H., of Pine Knob Elementary, won the title of Michigan’s Mini Master Model Builder. Elly will now look to a bigger stage, vying for the title of North America’s Mini Master Model Builder. She’ll be looking for people to vote her to […]

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; […]