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A peek inside Kingsbury Country Day School

Kingsbury Country Day School (5000 Hosner Rd.) opened its doors to the public Sunday afternoon during an open house designed to give parents and prospective students an in-depth look at everything the independent JK-8 educational institution has to offer....more >>
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Helping C.A.T.S.

Bailey Lake Elementary Students celebrated their annual C.A.T.S. Day - Connecting Academics Through Service, April 27. The students worked on projects for the Oakland County Animal Shelter and learned about different organizations helping animals....more >>
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Problem solvers take first

Clarkston High School junior Trevor Torres considered the product in his hand and gave it back to junior Matt Dahl and junior Dan Agnew. Along with junior Sean McNeil, the four were practicing their skit for the Future Problem Solvers State Bowl Tournament at Clarkston Junior High School, April 21....more >>
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Closer to the Earth

Third graders at Pine Knob Elementary spent April 27 celebrating Earth Day. During the day they learned about animals and their habitats, recycling paper, plastic, metal and using items found in the environment for something new....more >>
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Around the world

Clarkston High School students spent April 23-26 celebrating World Language week - celebrating Japanese, French, Spanish and German. Each day had different activities and a chance to try different foods....more >>
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Born October 9th
1859: Alfred Dreyfus, French artillery officer who was falsely accused of giving French military secrets to foreign powers.
1873: Charles Rudolph Walgreen, the father of the modern drugstore.
1879: Max von Laue, German physicist.
1899: Bruce Catton, U.S. historian and journalist, famous for his works on the Civil War.
1909: Jacques Tati, French actor and director.
October 9th
in history
1825: The first Norwegian immigrants to America arrive on the sloop Restaurationen.
1863: Confederate cavalry raiders return to Chattanooga after attacking Union General William Rosecrans' supply and communication lines all around east Tennessee. Overconfident and overextended, the Union Army of the Cumberland advanced into the deep woods of northwest Georgia. Waiting Confederates did not intend for them to leave.
1888: The Washington Monument, designed by Robert Mills, opens to the public.
1914: Germans take Antwerp, Belgium, after 12-day siege. Nurse Edith Cavell harbored Allied soldiers.
1934: In Marseilles, a Macedonian revolutionary associated with Croat terrorists in Hungary assassinates King Alexander of Yugoslavia and French Foreign Minister Louis Barthou. The two had been on a tour of European capitals in quest of an alliance against Nazi Germany. The assassinations bring the threat of war between Yugoslavia and Hungary, but confrontation is prevented by the League of Nations.