Riding into the state championship

The Clarkston Equestrian Team is returning to the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association State Championship this week. The riders finished as 2020 Region B, Division D Champions during the regional competition, Oct. 3 and 4. The team earned the title riding against tough competition and took first places in Equitation over fences, Trail, Saddle Seat Equitation, […]

Wolfpack Update for September 30, 2020

The Clarkston Equestrian Team is heading to the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association Regionals after finishing as District 11 Division D champions. The riders competed on September 26 and 27 at the Saginaw County Fairgrounds in the District 11 meets. The riders performed well, with the team taking first place for each of the three district […]

Wolfpack Update for October 30, 2019

Spikers ruled the courts on Saturday in tournaments. The varsity team won the Stoney Creek Fight On Tournament as they defeated the Cougars in the finals, 2-0; 25-19 and 25-20. During the day they also defeated Forest Hills Eastern, 25-13, 25-11; Woodhaven, 25-10, 25-15; Chippewa Valley, 25-19, 25-13; Forest Hills Northern, 25-11, 25-12; and L’Anse […]

Athletes of the Year leave positive legacy at junior high

Mattie Drennan, Rocco Spindler and Garrett Dellinger made their mark on Clarkston Junior High School as freshman and were recipients of the Female and Male Athletes of the Year Award, May 30. Drennan was named Female Athlete of the Year. She earned her varsity letter in cross country and track and her JV letter in […]

Diploma time for Clarkston’s class of ‘champions’

Diploma time for Clarkston’s class of ‘champions’

BY BRENDA DOMINICK Clarkston News Staff Writer It was a gorgeous night for a graduation, as families and friends of 606 soon-to-be alumni filled DTE Energy Music Theatre with excitement and remembrances. “I am very proud of all of you and acknowledge your efforts, your triumphs, and the struggles you had to overcome to make […]

Grads earn scholarships through service

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor The Clarkston Area Optimist Club awarded $1,000 scholarships to four Clarkston High School seniors: Riley Kloostra, Marissa Lockwood, Andrew Ross, and Sarah Snyder. “Our winners are all high academic achievers, Summa Cum Laude graduates,” said Gerry Schmidt, chairman of the Scholarship Committee, at the June 7 Scholarship Awards Breakfast. […]

Wit and words

  BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Get ready for laughs and fun as the Clarkston High School Drama Club presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” April 27-29. The musical comedy follows six kids battling to be named the Spelling Bee champion, and three adults. It also includes four audience members […]

One day more until curtain rises on show

  BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Music fills the Clarkston High School Performing Arts Center as the drama club brings Les Misérables to life for audiences, Feb. 16-19. “It is a favorite for many people,” said Sam Carter. “It will mean a lot to a lot of people. It’s a show that’s […]

Celebration of the arts

It’s that time of year again – Clarkston High School’s annual art show is back and full of unique artwork and amazing talent. This event has been around in many communities for many years, and now it’s Clarkston’s turn. This past year, Clarkston High School started its first Art Club in order to push students […]

All welcome at Prism Club

BY MARY MCKILLOP Clarkston News Student Writer The Prism Club at Clarkston High School had their first meeting on April 19, but it has been a long time in the making. The club was started by senior Hannah Wilson, junior Daniel Ephlin, and sophomore Lorraine Walsh. It was created to offer LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]