Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Ten students announce their plans during a May 3 signing event.
Walled Lake Central High School hosted a College Signing event May 3 for 10 student athletes who plan to pursue athletics at the collegiate level. These ten athletes announced their schools of choice: Source: Walled Lake Consolidated Schools press release
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley speaking at multicultural celebration event Jan. 21.
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Updated: 4 p.m. Jan. 7, 2013 Source: Walled Lake Consolidated School District The 14th annual Walled Lake Schools community-wide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration is Monday, Jan 21 from 5-8:30 p.m. at Walled Lake Northern High School. The celebration will begin with a multicultural dinner from 5-6:15 p.m. with food from a wide variety of ethnic restaurants. During the dinner participants will visit student displays, from each of the district’s 19 schools, focusing on the theme “Let Your Voice Be Heard: Speak Up! Speak Out!” The dinner is sponsored by generous support from the PTA and PTSA groups from around the district. Other major sponsors include the DTE Energy Foundation and the Walled Lake Education Association. From 6:30-8:…
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
If you're going to the show, which runs Thursday through Saturday, review it on Patch!
Two months of hard work from the Walled Lake Central Drama club culminates this weekend with the opening of Flowers for Algernon Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. The show continues Friday and Saturday night for the American classic short story originally published by Daniel Keyes in 1959. According to longtime Central drama teacher Beth Rexroat, the plot raises an ethical question of scientific research: "if we can, should we?" The story is told through the story's protagonist, Charlie Gordon, a man with an IQ of 68 who undergoes an experimental procedure to artificially raise his intelligence after successful surgery on the novel's eponymous mouse and the difficulties that the two deal with as a result. The show offers a diverse array of …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The West Bloomfield School Board has its newest member in a district parent, while similar millage proposals in West Bloomfield and Walled Lake Con see different results.
Updated: 11:29 a.m. Nov. 8, with more accurate information The results are in and the West Bloomfield School District Board of Education has found its newest member in district parent Julie Beaty. Beaty ran opposed by John Reed and won with 5,192 total votes from West Bloomfield's 17 precincts or 53.37 percent of the vote. Reed took 4,483 of the total, or 46.08 percent of the vote. Beaty replaces the former board President Bruce Tobin, who stepped down this year after serving five consecutive terms since 1991. In the Nov. 8, 2011, election, Reed placed third out of six candidates for two open positions, while Beaty placed fourth. Beaty and the rest of the board could face a challenge as the West Bloomfield Schools' building and site …