A Look Back for August 2, 2017

15 years ago – 2002 “Local students soar to college with help from Eagles” Four local students received a little support from the Clarkston Eagles on their way to college with a $750 scholarship from the group. It was the first time the Eagles gave out scholarships. “Cedar Crest drummers entertain SCAMP students” Eight students […]

A Look Back for July 12, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Inspired by many, and many inspired by her” Teachers and students touched by Linda Denstaedt, a 34-year teacher and K-12 writing director in Clarkston Community Schools, shared their stories as Denstaedt headed into retirement. “Churches form partnership to build Habitat home” St. Daniel Catholic Church […]

A Look Back for July 5, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Schools shorten days for teacher training” Despite objections by some parents and even Clarkston Community School Board members, a plan to periodically shorten elementary and middle school days for teachers was adopted for the district. “Hennessy takes to the friendly skies to fulfill dream” For […]

A Look Back for June 21, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Clarkston above average” While Clarkston Community Schools scored above average for the Winter 2002 Michigan Education Assessment Program, they saw dips in some area. Six of the seven elementary schools had scores decrease in writing and three of the elementary schools had a decrease in […]

A Look Back for May 31, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Let’s honor veterans and learn from them” Clarkston resident Leon Sawyer said he was full of history because he lived it. He was one of 16 million men and women who served in World War II and honored on Memorial Day. He shared experiences he […]

A Look Back for May 17, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Clarkston unites for Day of Prayer” Clarkston and Independence Township came to together in celebration of the National Day of Prayer during the fifth annual breakfast held at St. Daniel Catholic Church. People from various religions met, forgetting their differences, to ask for God’s blessing. […]

A Look Back for May 10, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “WWII veteran has 60-year wish fulfilled” Donald E. Steiner, a World War II veteran, accomplished one of his longtime goals and was presented with a high school diploma from the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education. He left school in 1942 to enlist in the […]

A Look Back for January 4, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “New facilities top priority for center” The Independence Township Senior Center was coming off a successful 2001 and was looking forward to 2002. The number one priority was their continued effort to get a new Civic Center built in Independence Township. “Clarkston Community Schools face […]

A Look Back for Nov. 30

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2001 “Festival kicks off holiday season” The Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce was planning to help spread some holiday cheer as they prepared to host their first Heart of Clarkston Holiday Festival. The chamber had planned the festival for more than a year. “Theater owner ordered […]

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