Exceptional scholarly achievement

Exceptional scholarly achievement

By Matt MackinderClarkston News Editor INDEPENDENCE TWP. — Five Clarkston High School seniors have been named in the National Merit Scholarship Program.Drew Dollins, Katarina Fisher, Andrew Floros, Katherine Meyer, and Kyle Nord make up the quintet. Dollins, Meyer and Nord were subsequently named semifinalists in a group of more than 16,000 students nationwide (less than […]

Upcoming concert at CHS

Upcoming concert at CHS

INDEPENDENCE TWP. — The Southeastern Michigan Wind Ensemble (SEMWE) will present its Fall Concert on Nov. 19, at 3 p.m. in the Clarkston High School Performing Arts Center, 6094 Flemings Lake Road.The concert is open to the public and admission is free. Donations are gratefully accepted and appreciated.Conducted by former Clarkston Director of Bands Cliff […]

Robotics event

Sashabaw Middle School and Clarkston Junior High FIRST Robotics teams are holding a community event at Clarkston Independence District Library, 6495 Clarkston Road, Nov. 18, 10:30 a.m.-noon.The students and coaches will have a short presentation on how origami is used to create versatile and expandable technologies in the real world.The Technadoes and Electric Mayhem of […]

Clarkston grad, World War II veteran honored at CJHS

Clarkston grad, World War II veteran honored at CJHS

By Matt MackinderClarkston News Editor INDEPENDENCE TWP. — Each year at Clarkston Junior High School, a local veteran is honored during the school’s Veterans Day celebration.This year, Clarkston native Donald Steiner was front and center during the Nov. 9 event inside the Performing Arts Center.Shortly after his 17th birthday, on June 13, 1942, Steiner left […]

Shoes for Kids

This year, over 400 Clarkston Community Schools children in need will receive a free pair of shoes and boots as part of the Rotary Club of Clarkston’s “Shoes for Kids” program.There are two ways YOU can support this program:Shoes for Kids volunteers, Nov. 10-11. Choose to volunteer to set up on Nov. 10, or Nov. […]

Drama Club presents

The Clarkston Junior High School Drama Club presents “Disney’s The Lion King, Jr.,” Nov. 9-11.Performances begin at 7 p.m. at CJHS Performing Arts Center, 6595 Waldon Road.Tickets are sold at the door for $5 each and are general admission. No reserved seats.

Half-day activities

Wondering how to handle half days at school? Clarkston United Methodist Church, 6600 Waldon Road, has you covered.The church has started new program that provides lunch, games, fun activities, and working together on a project that helps the community.The next date is scheduled for Dec. 22, running 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.This is a free event for […]

Student leadership

Student leadership

The 2023-24 Everest Academy middle school student council is made up of President Nora Nedwick, Vice Presidents Vincent Pruchnicki and Leah Westlake, Secretary Mary Groves, 6th Grade Representative Mia Mandziuk, 7th Representatives Nolan Neiman and Ella Baron, and 8th Representatives Christian Abraham and Mary Groves. Photo: Provided by Mary Roselli/Everest Collegiate

CJHS students excited to perform

CJHS students excited to perform

By Wendi Reardon PriceClarkston News Staff Writer INDEPENDENCE TWP. — Performers from the Clarkston Junior High School Drama Club were filling the performing arts center with familiar songs as they get ready to present “Disney’s The Lion King, Jr.,” Nov. 9-11.Freshmen Maya Moshier, playing adult Nala, and Rodrigo Garcia, playing adult Simba, shared it’s cool to […]

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