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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 August 22nd
1891: Jacque Lipchitz, sculptor.
1893: Dorothy Parker, poet, satirist and founding member of the Algonquin Round Table.
1904: Deng Xiaoping, Chinese leader from 1977 to 1987, held nominal leadership position until his death in 1997.
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
1917: John Lee Hooker, blues singer and guitarist.
August 22nd
in history
1922: Michael Collins, Irish politician, is killed in an ambush.
1942: Brazil declares war on the Axis powers. She is the only South American country to send combat troops into Europe.
1945: Soviet troops land at Port Arthur and Dairen on the Kwantung Peninsula in China.
1945: Conflict in Vietnam begins when a group of Free French parachute into southern Indochina, in repsonse to a successful coup by communist guerilla Ho Chi Minh.
1983: Benigno Aquino, the only real opposition on Ferdinand Marcos’ reign as president of the Philippines, is gunned down at Manila Airport.