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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 April 17th
1885: Isak Dinesen (Karen Dinesen), Danish writer (Out of Africa).
1894: Nikita S. Khrushchev, Soviet premier (1958-64).
1897: Thornton Wilder, novelist and playwright (Our Town).
1923: Harry Reasoner, American broadcast journalist.
1928: Cynthia Ozick, writer (The Cannibal Galaxy, The Messiah of Stockholm).
April 17th
in history
1492: Christopher Columbus signs a contract with Spain to find a western route to the Indies.
1521: Martin Luther is excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church.
1524: Present-day New York Harbor is discovered by Giovanni Verrazano.
1535: Antonio Mendoza is appointed first viceroy of New Spain.
1758: Frances Williams, the first African-American to graduate for a college in the western hemisphere, publishes a collection of Latin poems.