Next week, as part of our focus on creating a healthy, safe, and supportive learning environment, we will welcome nationally renowned speaker Julia Garcia to Clarkston Junior High School and Clarkston High School.
Yes, Count Day is important to public schools, but it's certainly not a factor in deciding snow days.
All 6th graders at SMS recently worked on the Academic Service Learning project, "A Fresh Water Perspective." Students learned about the global problem of access to safe drinking water, taught their community about this global problem, and then took action.
Before the next weather event, I thought I'd take a moment to demystify the greatest of all winter curiosities...the snow day!
The CHS Drama Club is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for the musical, Hairspray, based on the New Line Cinema film by John Waters.
Course selection season is right around the corner! Students and parents are invited to come and explore our course offerings and learning opportunities at Clarkston High School and Clarkston Junior High.
With a slight warm-up in the forecast, it is our plan to resume school tomorrow, Friday, February 1... barring any unforeseen circumstances.
A Clarkston High School educator known for his dedication to help students reach their potential in the classroom and in their personal lives has been honored with an Excellence in Education award from the Michigan Lottery.
This Monday, January 21 (no school for students in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day), all district staff will be engaging in ALICE simulation trainings facilitated by the Oakland County Sheriff's Office SWAT Team in partnership with our School Safety Task Force.
CJHS and CHS have announced a revised exam schedule.
As everything changes around us, the only constant is our mindset. For me (an eternal optimist), this means gracefully letting go of 2018 and looking ahead to all of the possibilities of 2019.
We are aware of an issue with the Synergy StudentVue app that is causing some mobile users to receive an emergency alert when they log in to StudentVue. At this point, it appears to only affect Android devices, which had an update yesterday, December 20, 2018.
More than 20 Clarkston Community Schools students recently competed in the Business Professionals of America Regional Leadership Competition, and eleven students have qualified for the state competition while placing in 22 separate events!
Congratulations to CHS Drama Club Troupe 803 for their outstanding performance at the Michigan Thespian Festival December 14-15 in Grand Rapids, Mich.
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.