On Monday, December 10, the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education and administration recognized longtime trustee Sue Boatman upon her retirement. Mrs. Boatman has served on the Board for 10 years, and her current term ends on December 31, 2018.
This time of year, it's easy to be distracted with the things that demand our attention. Seven hours on the road yesterday reminded me that the things that bring us the most joy are the relationships in our lives and those who we are fortunate to know and celebrate.
Glenn Gualtieri, principal of Bailey Lake Elementary School in Clarkston, was recently named Michigan Elementary & Middle School Principals Association (MEMSPA) 2018 Outstanding Practicing Principal Award at the association's winter conference in Traverse City, Mich.
Dozens of students on Clarkston High School Team RUSH have been spending hours after school to build a float for Santa and Mrs. Claus for the Holiday Lights Parade, Saturday, Dec. 8, at 6 p.m.
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) Director C. Heidi Grether recently announced that Wes Goodman, Executive Director of Operations for Clarkston Community Schools has been appointed chairman of the Statewide Drinking Water Advisory Council.
All schools (including Early Childhood Education) are closed today, Monday, November 26, due to dangerous driving conditions this morning and predicted deteriorating conditions throughout the day. All afternoon and evening activities for Monday are canceled as well, unless otherwise indicated.
This week, students, staff, and family members honored our nation's veterans with a "Salute to the Armed Forces." Veteran family members and friends were invited to special ceremonies at Andersonville Elementary, Clarkston Elementary School, North Sashabaw Elementary School, and Clarkston Junior High School.
Congratulations, Clarkston Cross Country! CHS Girls Cross Country claimed the 2018 D1 State Championship while CHS Boys Cross Country came home from the State meet with a fourth place finish!
In a special community event during the CHS basketball game December 14, Clarkston Community Schools will recognize Coach Dan Fife for his contributions to the district as Athletic Director and Boys Basketball Coach for more than 36 years.
Superintendent Shawn Ryan shares an important communication regarding an online threat of school violence.
Clarkston for Life and Clarkston Community Schools invite the community to join us as we continue the conversation about anxiety that we began with the screening of the documentary Angst in October. Even if you missed the film, you'll benefit from this engaging evening and leave with practical tips to help manage stress and anxiety. We will also share a storehouse of local resources with attendees. This is just the beginning!
We invite you to share your thoughts, ideas, and hopes for Clarkston Community Schools at a moderated Community Conversation at the district Board Office on November 13 or December 12.
Superintendent Shawn Ryan shares why we have half-days, and what happens on our campuses after our students leave for the day.
Clarkston Community Schools and Clarkston For Life (a community well-being initiative) are teaming up to screen a documentary about anxiety, "Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety" to our community.
Emmy Award winning WXYZ Meteorologist Kevin Jeanes recently visited third grade students at both Pine Knob Elementary School and North Sashabaw Elementary Schools to talk about his exciting work with the weather.
The Wolves face off against the Lake Orion Dragons tonight at 7pm at LOHS for the Football for a Cure game to raise money for cancer survivors and their families. Players will wear special jerseys and will present them to survivors in a special post-game ceremony.
Coach Dan Fife retires after 36 years as the Wolves' varsity boys basketball head coach. Coach Fife is a true educator who has taught life lessons through the sport of basketball. His efforts have served to build a culture of success which has brought pride and recognition to our school and community while allowing Dan positively impact the lives of countless young people.
One look around any Clarkston Funshine preschool class, and it's easy to see why local parents voted it Clarkston's "Best of the Best" preschool for 2018. With vibrant and engaging classrooms located within Clarkston Community Schools' Early Childhood Center and on the campus of Clarkston High School, Funshine has proven itself to be one of Clarkston's most sought-after preschools since it was introduced in 1983.
The safety of our students is our number one priority. With that in mind, I want to share some information about an incident that occured at one of our bus stops yesterday.
What a great first day of school, Clarkston! We loved seeing your smiling faces! We can't wait to make this our best year yet! #WeAreClarkston #CCSBackToSchool
Show your school pride! Download your school's back-to-school sign, snap a photo on the first day of school (Monday, August 27) and share it with us on social media using #CCSBackToSchool and #WeAreClarkston. No color printer? No problem! We will have a few extras in your building's office for a quick pic before you start the day!