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Search starts for Clarkston superintendent

Discussions haven't started on how to replace Clarkston schools Superintendent Al Roberts and dozens of other early retirees, but should soon. "We will be losing many experienced and highly regarded staff and they will be sorely missed," said board Vice President Sue Boatman....more >>
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Sitting down with Avi

Jack Kuczmanski sat down in front of the webcam and looked at the face on the computer screen, live from Denver. He introduced himself to Avi, the author sixth grade Advanced Language Arts classes at Sashabaw Middle School studied and were interviewing via Skype....more >>
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Middle schoolers fight cancer

Sashabaw Middle School students raised more than $2,000 for the fight against Cancer, May 15-16. "We raised $1,780.07 at Relay for Life," said Missy Ludd, seventh grade Leadership and Science teacher at Sashabaw Middle School....more >>
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Picketers seek a three-year contract, too

"Biggest cuts from the top." "Why three? Why now?" "Honesty and ethics." "A true eight percent?" Those were the messages scrawled across picketing signs held by several dozen Lake Orion school union members, May 26....more >>
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A financial rollercoaster

Schools may get $3.1 mil reprieve

The schools' financial puzzle pieces have changed again. Five weeks ago, Lake Orion Board of Education members sought to lower the amount in the district's fund balance from 15 percent of yearly expenses to 12 percent, to free up some cash....more >>
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Imagination took St. Joe students to Tennessee

Three teams from St. Joseph School headed to Tennessee to compete for national titles. Destination ImagiNation, formerly called Odyssey of the Mind, has students work in teams to solve mind-bending challenges....more >>
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Born March 29th
1888: James E. Casey, founder of the United Parcel Service
1910: Helen Wells, author of the Cherry Ames series.
1916: Eugene McCarthy, U.S. senator and presidential candidate.
1918: Pearl Bailey, singer and actress.
1936: Judith Guest, novelist (Ordinary People).
March 29th
in history
1461: Edward IV secures his claim to the English thrown in defeating Henry VI's Lancastrians at the battle of Towdon.
1638: A permanent European colony is established in present-day Delaware.
1827: Composer Ludwig van Beethoven is buried in Vienna amidst a crowd of over 10,000 mourners.
1847: U.S. troops under General Winfield Scott take possession of the Mexican stronghold at Vera Cruz.
1867: The United States purchases Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million dollars.