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February 14, 2013 by Sheryl Carpenter Johnson (Register to contact)

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Clarkston High School classes of 1970 through 1979 Mark Your Calendars!!! We are having a reunion in Clarkston on July 27, 2013.

If you are on Facebook, join the group Clarkston High 70s Graduates:


We plan on having a pig roast, live music, and LOTS OF FUN!

Details will be posted on Facebook as they are finalized.

Clarkston High School News From Around The Web

Clarkston High School holds military signing day to celebrate students joining armed forces  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Clarkston High School highlighted students joining the armed forces during its military signing day Wednesday.

Clarkston schools approves open enrollment for kindergarten and young fives  The Oakland Press

The Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the district's plan to create open enrollment kindergarten and young fives ...

Clarkston Community Schools expands open enrollment specialty academic programs  The Oakland Press

The Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education recently approved the district's plan to expand open enrollment specialty academic programs for the ...

Clarkston High School student arrested for hit list  Fox 2 Detroit

A Clarkston High School student who created a "hit list" was arrested by police Friday.

Clarkston teacher selected as Michigan Lottery Excellence in Education award winner  The Oakland Press

An Oakland County educator has been honored with an Excellence in Education award from the Michigan Lottery.

Clarkston names gym "Dan Fife Field House" to honor former coach  The Oakland Press

CLARKSTON – For all intents and purposes, the Clarkston gymnasium has always been the “House That Dan Fife Built.”

Excellence In Education Excellence in Education: 1/30/19 - Brian Zezula FOX 47 News 10:54  WSYM-TV

Brian Zezula from Clarkston High School joins us as this week's Michigan Lottery Excellence in Education Award winner.

It's a 'team deal' as Clarkston builds football dynasty  The Detroit News

Kurt Richardson has built an elite high school football program at Clarkston.

Michigan's top 25 boys high school basketball rankings for Feb. 25

Clarkston's Matt Nicholson (24) dunks the ball during the high school basketball game between Clarkston and Oak Park at Clarkston High School, Tuesday, Feb.

Loyer's shooting leads Clarkston over West Bloomfield, 69-45 | MIPrepZone  The Oakland Press

CLARKSTON - The exhibition put on by Clarkston freshman phenom Fletcher Loyer was a parade of precision 3-point shooting Friday at home against a ...

Foster Loyer: 6 things to know about the Michigan State guard  Lansing State Journal

Michigan State point guard Foster Loyer didn't get much time on the court to begin his freshman season. As the 6-foot, 170-pound Loyer adjusts to the college ...

Clarkston hosts annual Independence Day parade | Local News  The Oakland Press

Clarkston hosted its annual Independence Day parade at 10 a.m. on July 4, 2019.

Clarkston rallies behind Keelan McKouen's injury to win regional title over Adams  The Oakland Press

CLARKSTON >> After missing out on a regional championship in 2018, this season's Clarkston boys lacrosse team seemed focused on getting back the ...

Michigan AP boys basketball state rankings for Feb. 19  The Oakland Press

The top 10 teams in the Michigan Associated Press high school basketball poll, with records in parentheses. Totals are based on 15 points for a first-place vote, ...

Oxford stuns defending D1 champion Clarkston | MIPrepZone  The Oakland Press

CLARKSTON — Although the score doesn't indicate it, Oxford put together a dominant effort on Friday night as the Wildcats looked to knock off Clarkston, the ...

2019 Outstanding Grads: Honoring the exceptional  The Detroit News

For 33 years, The Detroit News has saluted a group of Michigan's best and brightest high school students in the spring of their senior year.

Clarkston school official admits 'inappropriate' relationship with ex-student, resigns  Detroit Free Press

The superintendent of Clarkston Community Schools has resigned after admitting an "inappropriate" relationship with a 19-year-old former student, the school ...

Michigan Mr. Basketball: Clarkston's Foster Loyer wins in runaway vote  Detroit Free Press

Foster Loyer, the 6-foot point guard at Clarkston who'll play at Michigan State, is the 38th Michigan Mr. Basketball, awarded Monday in Detroit.

'Help me!' Michigan teens hear cries, rescue kids on spring break trip  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Not having lifeguard training didn't matter for two Michigan teens, who rescued a boy and a girl from a rip current in Florida.

Royal Oak knocks off Clarkston | MIPrepZone  The Oakland Press

The Royal Oak Girls varsity basketball team got their first league win by defeating the Clarkston Wolves 46-39. The win puts their overall record at 5-0.

Clarkston superintendent resignation: Here's what we know so far  The Oakland Press

Clarkston Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Rod Rock has resigned after notifying the board of education of an “inappropriate” relationship with a recent ...

Oakland County Sheriff Investigating Smash and Grab at Clarkston Pine Knob Wine Shoppe  MI Headlines

CLARKSTON MI - Oakland County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a burglary alarm at the Pine Knob Wine Shoppe located in the 5700 block of Maybee Rd.

BURNSTEIN: Dan Fife ends legendary Clarkston career on high note  The Oakland Press

The script really couldn't have been written any more perfect than it was for Dan Fife's basketball coaching career.

Clarkston Schools investigator clears ex-superintendent who had relationship with former student

Investigators reviewed more than 233300 documents dating back to 2010, conducted interviews and collected statements from people with knowledge of the ...

PREP NOTEBOOK: Big men stepping up early in boys basketball season  The Oakland Press

Prowess in the paint is widespread across Oakland County's boys basketball scene this winter. The area is home to some of Metro Detroit's best big men.

Four Clarkston athletes sign to play in the Big Ten  The Oakland Press

CLARKSTON >> The Big Ten got some big-time talent out of Clarkston Wednesday.

Teen expelled for making threats at Clarkston HS  WXYZ

The Oakland County Sheriff's Department is investigating possible threats made at Clarkston High School.

Clarkston wins rematch with West Bloomfield | Sports  The Oakland Press

CLARKSTON — Friday's rematch of the 2017 Division 1 state finals was certainly worth the price of admission, as defending state champion Clarkston knocked ...

MSU hoops commit Thomas Kithier ruled ineligible, won't play this season  Detroit Free Press

Thomas Kithier, the Clarkston basketball transfer who is committed to MSU, has been ruled ineligible by the Michigan High School Athletic Association.

Michigan high school basketball star ruled ineligible for senior season after transfer  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

A ruling from the Michigan High School Athletic Association is sparking controversy after a player was ruled ineligible to play his senior season.

2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.

Oakland County puts 27 teams in 2018 football playoffs | MIPrepZone  The Oakland Press

It was Selection Sunday for high school football teams in the state of Michigan, and Oakland County is going to be well represented in this year's postseason.

Oakland County school districts exceed limit on 'snow days;' some may extend school year  The Oakland Press

The polar vortex. Ice storms. Heavy snowfall. Power outages. Water main breaks.

Clarkston basketball coach Dan Fife announces retirement

After 36 years of coaching and nearly a lifetime in the Clarkston community, Fife steps away a champion.

Angels' Place Race set for May 11 in Clarkston  The Oakland Press

The 12th annual Angels' Place Race will be held on Saturday, May 11 in Clarkston.

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

Clarkston rolls the dice in D1 final, comes up short against Chippewa Valley  The Oakland Press

Chippewa Valley emerged with a 31-30 win over the Clarkston Wolves to win the MHSAA Division 1 state football championship on Saturday at Ford Field.

Scholarships now available to Clarkston area students | Nation and World News  The Oakland Press

Scholarships are now available for students in the Clarkston area who plan to continue their education at a college or university.

Excellence in Education – Brian Zezula  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

LANSING, Mich. - An Oakland County educator known for his dedication to help students reach their potential in the classroom and in their personal lives has ...

Clarkston Maker Girl Mania registration now available | Nation and World News  The Oakland Press

Registration is now open for Clarkston's Maker Girl Mania.

Clarkston school board approves hire of Shawn Ryan as superintendent  The Oakland Press

The Clarkston Board of Education voted unanimously to hire Interim Superintendent Shawn Ryan as the superintendent of Clarkston Community Schools, ...

After Thomas Kithier deemed ineligible, Clarkston ready to 'fight'

The Michigan State basketball signee was deemed ineligible for the entire 2017-18 high school basketball season on Wednesday.

Former Clarkston, MSU pitcher revved up for Great Lakes Loons opener

Nathan Witt, whose father owns a classic car dealership in Clarkston, impressed Dodgers teammates with a classic ride.

Clarkston’s Thomas Kithier putting distractions in rear-view, focused on MSU, winning  Lansing State Journal

Although benched for the entire season by MHSAA ruling, Kithier staying positive, taking leadership role for state's top team.

Former Michigan basketball commit Taylor Currie signs with Wisconsin  Detroit Free Press

Clarkston's Taylor Currie reclassified to the 2018 recruiting class and signed with Wisconsin on Wednesday. He decommitted from Michigan in September.

Thomas Kithier remains ineligible after judge denies injunction  Detroit Free Press

Michigan State recruit Thomas Kithier was hoping to return to the court while his family's lawsuit against the MHSAA and a school system played out.

Dane Fife - A life in basketball  The Only Colors

Some day every spring there is a knock on Tom Izzo's office door in East Lansing. In comes the youngest of his assistant coaches, Dane Fife, a man he holds in ...

BOYS HOOPS PREVIEW: The top 10 teams in Oakland County  The Oakland Press

The 2018-19 boys basketball season gets underway next week and Oakland County should have a competitive field of teams once again. Here's a look at the ...

Clarkston's Thomas Kithier sues MHSAA; alleges civil conspiracy, bullying  Detroit Free Press

Michigan State basketball signee Thomas Kithier has sued the MHSAA and claims ex-coach Paul Tocco sent him inappropriate text messages.

Clarkston student to go to federal court after being ruled ineligible for basketball season  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Ineligible high school basketball star Thomas Kithier and his fight to play for Clarkston High School has taken another turn with lawyers planning to get him back ...

Mr. Basketball: Michigan State commit Foster Loyer bringing swagger back to Breslin Center  Lansing State Journal

(CORRECTION: In the original version of this story, it was incorrectly written that Earvin "Magic" Johnson was a Mr. Basketball recipient. In 2010, Johnson was ...

Grace adds 6'6" wing from Clarkston HS -

Clarkston, MI - The Grace men's basketball program is thrilled to announce their first commitment to their 2018 recruiting class, 6'7" versatile small forward Hank ...

Kithier's parents speak out, Clarkston board member calls for resignations at Dakota

On Monday night, Thomas Kithier's parents appeared at the Chippewa Valley Schools board meeting, making comments regarding the transfer and ineligibility ...

Thomas Kithier: 4 things to know about the Michigan State basketball forward  Lansing State Journal

What you need to know about Michigan State basketball freshman Thomas Kithier.

Clarkston teen recognized nationally for bringing musical playground to Depot Park  The Oakland Press

TruStage Insurance named Emily Herrmann, 17, of Clarkston one of 20 national Community Spark Awards winners.

See high schools where each Michigan college draws the most students

Of the 102,334 public school students in Michigan's Class of 2017, about 61 percent -- 62,806 -- enrolled in college with six months of leaving high school, ...

Ex-NBA player Tim McCormick, Beecher coach Mike Williams to hold free camp

FLINT, MI -- Former NBA player Tim McCormick and Beecher High School coach Mike Williams will be conducting a free basketball camp July 29 at the YMCA in ...

Grant Hill, Charles Woodson, Morris Peterson, Allison Schmitt lead Michigan Sports HOF class  WXYZ Detroit

(WXYZ) — The Michigan Sports Hall of Fame announced its newest class, and it includes an Olympic champion, a Stanley Cup champion, a Basketball Hall of ...

South Lyon High School student commits suicide Wednesday morning  The Oakland Press

A South Lyon High School senior committed suicide Wednesday morning inside his parent's home.

Clarkston native makes new “Titans” TV series different  New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

When executive producer/writer Geoff Johns was developing the “Titans” TV series, he was told to “make it different.”

Oakland County holiday events Dec. 2 and beyond | Lifestyles  The Oakland Press

... • Holiday Concert Series is 6:30-8 p.m. Dec. 6, Dec. 13 and Dec. 19 at the Community House, 380 S. Bates, Birmingham. ($25/each) and the full series ($60/all ...

2018 Outstanding Grads: Remarkable students, stories  The Detroit News

This is the 33rd class of outstanding high school graduates honored by The News. Many of our early nominees are now well established in successful careers ...

DeKalb schools to host redistricting meetings in Clarkston and Stone Mountain

The DeKalb County School District will conduct two additional public meetings as a part of an upcoming redistricting effort in the Stone Mountain and Clarkston ...

Couch: Foster Loyer knows it's a 'huge' offseason for his Michigan State basketball career  Lansing State Journal

DIMONDALE – Through the toughest times in a trying freshman season, Foster Loyer knew he had the respect of the player everyone else admired most: His ...

Thomas Kithier ruled ineligibile, and here's how we got here

Thomas Kithier exits the U.S. District Court after a court appearance in Detroit on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Kithier was ruled ineligible to play basketball ...

Kensington Church to move to new location | Nation and World News  The Oakland Press

The Clarkston campus of Troy-based Kensington Church will move Sept. 3 to Clarkston Junior High School.

Meet the candidates running for Clarkston City Council  The Oakland Press

Four candidates are vying for three available seats on Clarkston City Council.

Hailey Hernandez, Lyle Yost Named NISCA National High School Diving Champions  SwimSwam

The National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) has announced 200 divers as high school All-Americans for the 2018-2019 season.

Maker Girl Mania event encourages girls to explore science, math  The Oakland Press

The third annual Maker Girl Mania will encourage girls to become coders, artists, inventors, makers and builders.

Southeast Michigan entertainment Nov. 30-Dec. 6 | Arts & Entertainment  The Oakland Press

... • Holiday Show & Sale: Glassblowing demonstrations, holiday ornaments, wine decanters, glass sculptures, festive paperweights, sales of pet-themed items ...

Michigan's 60 largest high schools in 2016-17 and their demographics

Below is a list of Michigan's 60 largest high schools, based on fall 2016 student counts recently posted on the state website,

Clarkston's Brady Lodge to host holiday market | Nation and World News  The Oakland Press

Clarkston's newly renovated Brady Lodge in Bay Court Park will play host to the Inaugural Holiday Market from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11.

Husband of Clarkston woman found beaten to death charged with premeditated murder  The Oakland Press

The husband of a Clarkston schools teacher's aide found beaten to death in her home confessed to detectives while in custody that he killed his wife and the ...

Unvaccinated student rates rise for third straight year in Michigan schools  Bridge Michigan

The unvaccinated rate is still lower than in 2014, but the increase comes as Michigan battles a measles outbreak. A bill that would require schools with higher ...

Jason Mitchell: Like it or not, Benton Harbor transfers are now eligible  Herald Palladium

Like it or not, three Benton Harbor boys basketball players will be eligible to play starting tonight against Portage Northern.

Troy High School students win video game tournament at Lawrence Technological University  The Oakland Press

Lawrence Technological University offered $600000 in scholarships to the winners and runners-up of the first-ever E-Sports Michigan Invitational video game ...

Meet the Detroit Free Press' Top 20 high school boys basketball teams  Detroit Free Press

Here are special writer Mick McCabe's picks for Michigan's top 20 boys basketball teams entering the 2017-18 season.

Ann Marie's All Stars: MI students helping create safer driving habits  WXYZ Detroit

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers according to the CDC. That's why Ford is teaming up with the Office of Highway Safety ...

Outstanding Grads: Salute to Michigan’s best, brightest  The Detroit News

For 31 years, The News has saluted a group of Michigan's best and brightest high school students in the spring of their senior year. Partnering with CATCH ...

See Michigan high schools with 2017 graduation rate of 96% or higher -

Six Michigan public high school programs with at least 50 graduating seniors in 2017 had a 100% four-year graduation rate in 2017 -- i.e., all of their seniors ...

Recruiting: Michigan State's 2018 basketball commits, scholarship offers, targets

Photo -- Mike Mulholland | By Brendan F. Quinn | While Tom Izzo and the Spartans are on the verge of potentially being the No.

Clarkston-area man accused in beating death of wife, dog found guilty of second-degree murder  The Oakland Press

An Oakland County jury of 12 on Thursday found a Clarkston-area man accused in the beating death of his wife and the family dog while his kids were at home.

Tigers' and Spartans' Legend Kirk Gibson Holds 3rd Annual Golf Outing  WSYM-TV

Two-time World Series champion and MLB great Kirk Gibson is continuing the mission of his foundation to raise money and awareness for Parkinson's research.

Michigan State basketball commit Foster Loyer wins Mr. Basketball trophy  The Only Colors

I'll be honest, it's still a little bit hard for me to discuss Michigan State Spartans basketball right now, but there is some good news to report on following MSU's ...

Oakland County students will find a lot has changed as they go back to school  The Oakland Press

When most Oakland County students go back to school Tuesday, Sept. 5, they'll find new faces in many principal's offices, new programs and new schedules in ...

Changes await Oakland County's 190000 students heading back to school Tuesday  The Oakland Press

From Holly south to Ferndale, schools across Oakland County will welcome more than 190000 students as the year begins again Tuesday, Sept. 2.

These are the best 50 public high schools for athletics in Michigan, report says

A new report from Niche ranks more than 12000 public schools in the nation based on five different factors.

Remembering Mikayla: Team runs 126 miles to honor her memory  Fox17

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Sunday's 5th annual Gazelle Girls Run broke record numbers with 4000 people participating this year. One special team, Team Mik, ...

FOOTBALL: Durand picks new football coach  Argus Press

By JEROME MURPHY. Argus-Press Sports WRiter. DURAND — Rick Winbigler will be the new varsity football coach at Durand High School, pending approval ...

Assistant Macomb prosecutor named to Whitmer legal team  Southgate News Herald

An assistant prosecutor in Macomb County has been appointed to a position in the administration of new Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Davison guard Dylan Alderson is transferring to Clarkston

Dylan Alderson, the 6-foot-4 wing already with a pair of Division I offers who helped lead the Davison boys basketball team to its first district title since 1978 last ...

Michigan State basketball: Get to know the members of the 2019 Final Four team  Lansing State Journal

Take the chance to get to know the 2019 Michigan State Final Four men's basketball team.

Bands bring music, drama to Ford Field competition  Detroit Free Press

Nearly 50 Michigan high school marching bands will be in Detroit for Saturday's competition.

Oakland County students qualify for FIRST Robotics World Championship in Detroit  The Oakland Press

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) teaches students to address a problem or issue using science and technology.

Rainier Beach's Kevin Porter Jr., Central Valley's Lexie Hull to compete in skills contest to air on CBS  Seattle Times

The eighth annual event gathered 24 of the nation's best boys and girls basketball players to compete Tuesday in San Antonio.

Over 100 Oakland County students chosen as 2018 National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists  The Oakland Press

Over 100 Oakland County high school students from 21 communities have been selected as 2018 National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists.

Interview tape for Independence Township man charged in wife's beating death depicts rocky marriage, distrust  The Oakland Press

Witnesses and evidence painted clearer pictures of a murder scene and a rocky marriage Monday in the murder trial of an Independence Township man ...

Independence Township officials to examine hunting boundaries | Nation and World News  The Oakland Press

Independence Township officials said they plan to examine current hunting boundaries in the township, and adjust them for the township's increased population.

50-in-50: Top 50 girls basketball players in Oakland County over the past 50 years  The Oakland Press

EDITOR'S NOTE: This list was compiled with the help and consultation of area coaches, local journalists and sports historians and takes into account a player's ...

Royal Oak Middle School Student Sets Track Record

Royal Oak, MI - 'He's a machine!' coach says of 14-year-old Ben Hill. His 3200 meter result could be a national record.

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