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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 28th
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
1952: Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
August 28th
in history
1862: Mistakenly believing the Confederate Army to be in retreat, Union General John Pope attacks, beginning the Battle of Groveten. Both sides sustain heavy casualties.
1914: Three German cruisers are sunk by ships of the Royal Navy in the Battle of Heligoland Bight, the first major naval battle of World War I.
1938: The first degree given to a ventriloquist's dummy is awarded to Charlie McCarthy--Edgar Bergen's wooden partner. The honorary degree, Master of Innuendo and Snappy Comeback, is presented on radio by Ralph Dennis, the dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University.
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
1944: German forces in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to the Allies.