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UHS Student Council Prepares Meals at Forgotten Harvest

UHS Student Council took a field trip to Forgotten Harvest on December 2nd.They were able to pack 840 emergency food boxes for families. They had a great time bonding with each other while helping out the community, and can't wait to return for more community service opportunities.

 

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COVID-19 Testing Consent in MISTAR

Parents & Caregivers of Ferndale students can now use MISTAR ParentConnect to provide consent for COVID-19 Antigen Testing.

PDF DocumentCOVID-19 Antigen Testing Authorization MISTAR Instructions

UHS Receives Whole Child Award; Top Three in State

UHS joins the list of outstanding Ferndale Schools that have been recognized for building school culture that leads the state in addressing the needs of the whole child! UHS teachers, administrators, support staff, parents, community members and students were honored this week for fostering a safe, healthy, challenged, supportive and engaged environment for their collective students. The Michigan Association of Supervision & Curriculum Development (Michigan ASCD) selected 3 schools and UHS is the Silver Award Recipient for taking initiative to build a healthier school environment.

Ferndale Lower & Upper Elementary Schools received the 2019-2020 Whole Child Gold Award.

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12 Musicians Invited to Honors Band

12 of our FHS band students were selected for membership in the 2022 MSBOA District 4 High School Honors Bands. The festival will take place at Clarkston High School January 14-15, and features some of the best young musicians in District 4 (all of Oakland County, and portions of Livingston County). The three bands (Wind Symphony, Concert Band, and Jazz Band) will put together a concert of music in only 8-9 hours of rehearsal with world-class guest conductors that weekend. There are students from 25 different public and private high schools participating.

Ferndale students invited to participate this year are:

  • Isidora Purrier - 10th grade - bassoon
  • Abby Schuster - 10th grade - clarinet
  • Micah Robertson - 10th grade - clarinet
  • Makayla Williams - 10th grade - trumpet
  • Wyatt Thompson - 11th grade - French horn
  • Leo Curran - 9th grade - French horn
  • Jim Brisson - 11th grade - euphonium
  • Dylan Hoey - 12th grade - percussion
  • Dax Jacokes - 11th grade - percussion
  • Merlin Pickens - 11th grade - percussion
  • Asia Williams - 10th grade - percussion
  • Ben Stichler - 10th grade - percussion
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Marching Band Wins State Championship

Congratulations to the Ferndale High School Golden Eagle Marching Band! On Saturday, they competed at the Michigan Competitive Band Association (MCBA) State Finals Contest at Ford Field, scoring 87.4, and winning First Place in Flight 4, and taking home caption awards for Best Music, Best Visual, and Best General Effect. This is the highest score the band has ever earned at a state championship contest in its 35 years in the activity. Additionally, this is the 10th State Championship for Ferndale, making it one of only a very few bands in the state that have earned that many championship titles.

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Board of Education - Committee of the Whole

Seeking Lunch Monitors

We are seeking Lunch Monitors to assist in our elementary school buildings. Approximate shifts are:

  • Breakfast (Monday – Friday 7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.)
  • Lunch (Monday – Friday 10:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.)

Lunch Monitors will be compensated at a rate of $10.00/hour.

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You can view and apply for this and other job postings for Ferndale Schools here.

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District Vision

At FPS, we are a school family of continual learners. We support each and every student to develop their purpose, plan, and passion. We encourage and honor dialogue about the histories, cultures, and goals of our communities. We actively and intentionally facilitate equitable access and representation, meaningful participation, and high expectations for ALL.

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This Week

  • 6 Dec
    • Ferndale Musical Boosters: MELISSA SMITH-MAURER CLASSES 2/3 HRS
      Date: Dec 6
      Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Location: FHS - FHS Media Center (Nest)
      Calendar: District Calendar
    • FHS: OAKLAND UNIVERSITY ON SITE DECISION DAY
      Date: Dec 6
      Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
      Location: FHS - FHS Career Center
      Calendar: District Calendar
    • Board of Education: Special Board Meeting-Governance
      Date: Dec 6
      Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Location: FHS - FHS Media Center (Nest)
      Calendar: District Calendar
    • Kelly Komlen: Musical Auditions
      Date: Dec 6 - Dec 9
      Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Location: FHS - FHS Auditorium
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Auditions held in Auditorium for all positions for upcoming Spring Musical Production
    • FHS Basketball Boys Middle School @ Norup International School
      Date: Dec 6
      Time: 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: FMS - Off Site Event - See Description for Details
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Facility: Norup Middle School Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73649289 for more information!
    • FHS Basketball Boys Middle School @ Norup International School
      Date: Dec 6
      Time: 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: FMS - Multiple Spaces
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Facility: Norup Middle School Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73649289 for more information!
    • UHS Basketball Boys Junior Varsity vs Southfield Christian
      Date: Dec 6
      Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
      Location: FMS - Off Site Event - See Description for Details
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Visit https://universityhighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI48334122521/eventid/73460893 for more information!
    • UHS Basketball Boys Junior Varsity vs Southfield Christian
      Date: Dec 6
      Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
      Location: FMS - Multiple Spaces
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Visit https://universityhighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI48334122521/eventid/73460893 for more information!
    • Board of Education: Committee of the Whole Board Meeting
      Date: Dec 6
      Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: FHS - FHS Media Center (Nest)
      Calendar: District Calendar
    • Committee of the Whole Meeting
      Date: Dec 6
      Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: FHS Media Center-The Nest
      Calendar: Board of Education
      Governance
  • 7 Dec
  • 8 Dec
    • FLower: FLEL - Early Release at 2:28PM
      Date: Dec 8
      Time: 8:28 AM to 2:28 PM
      Location: Ferndale Lower El (Roosevelt) - Lower El Building Wide
      Calendar: District Calendar
    • FUEL: FUEL Early Dismissal @ 2:38 pm
      Date: Dec 8
      Time: 8:38 AM to 2:38 PM
      Location: Ferndale Upper El (Kennedy) - FUEL Building Wide
      Calendar: District Calendar
    • Ferndale Musical Boosters: MELISSA SMITH-MAURER CLASSES 2/3 HRS
      Date: Dec 8
      Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Location: FHS - FHS Media Center (Nest)
      Calendar: District Calendar
    • FHS: FHS PLC 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM
      FHS: FHS PLC
      Date: Dec 8
      Time: 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM
      Location: FHS - FHS Media Center (Nest)
      Calendar: District Calendar
    • FUEL: 3rd Grade Lego League
      Date: Dec 8
      Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Location: Ferndale Upper El (Kennedy) - FUEL Art room
      Calendar: District Calendar
    • FHS Basketball Boys Middle School @ East Middle School
      Date: Dec 8
      Time: 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: FMS - Off Site Event - See Description for Details
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Facility: East Middle School Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73649062 for more information!
    • FHS Basketball Boys Middle School @ East Middle School
      Date: Dec 8
      Time: 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: FMS - Multiple Spaces
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Facility: East Middle School Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73649062 for more information!
    • FHS Swimming Boys/Girls Middle School @ Royal Oak Middle School
      Date: Dec 8
      Time: 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: FMS - Multiple Spaces
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Facility: Royal Oak Middle School Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73646951 for more information!
    • FHS Swimming Boys/Girls Middle School @ Royal Oak Middle School
      Date: Dec 8
      Time: 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: FMS - Off Site Event - See Description for Details
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Facility: Royal Oak Middle School Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73646951 for more information!
    • UHS Basketball Boys Junior Varsity vs Troy Athens High School
      Date: Dec 8
      Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
      Location: FMS - Off Site Event - See Description for Details
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Visit https://universityhighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI48334122521/eventid/73459980 for more information!
    • UHS Basketball Boys Junior Varsity vs Troy Athens High School
      Date: Dec 8
      Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
      Location: FMS - Multiple Spaces
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Visit https://universityhighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI48334122521/eventid/73459980 for more information!
    • FHS: FINE ARTS BOOSTERS 7 PM
      Date: Dec 8
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: FHS - FHS Main Office Conference Room
      Calendar: District Calendar
    • FHS Basketball Girls Varsity @ Bishop Foley High School
      Date: Dec 8
      Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
      Location: FMS - Off Site Event - See Description for Details
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Facility: Bishop Foley HS FROM: 7:00 PM Transportation: District Bus Depart: 5:45 PM Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73782498 for more information!
    • FHS Basketball Girls Varsity @ Bishop Foley High School
      Date: Dec 8
      Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
      Location: FMS - Multiple Spaces
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Facility: Bishop Foley HS FROM: 7:00 PM Transportation: District Bus Depart: 5:45 PM Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73782498 for more information!
  • 9 Dec
    • Time: TBA -FHS Bowling Girls Varsity @ Oxford High School
      Date: Dec 9
      Time: 12:00 AM to 3:00 AM
      Location: FMS - Off Site Event - See Description for Details
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Facility: Collier Bowling Lanes FROM: TBA Transportation: District Bus Depart: TBA Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73922618 for more information!
    • Time: TBA -FHS Bowling Girls Varsity @ Oxford High School
      Date: Dec 9
      Time: 12:00 AM to 3:00 AM
      Location: FMS - Multiple Spaces
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Facility: Collier Bowling Lanes FROM: TBA Transportation: District Bus Depart: TBA Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73922618 for more information!
    • Ferndale Musical Boosters: MELISSA SMITH-MAURER CLASSES 2/3 HRS
      Date: Dec 9
      Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Location: FHS - FHS Media Center (Nest)
      Calendar: District Calendar
    • FHS Bowling Boys Varsity @ Oxford High School
      Date: Dec 9
      Time: 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM
      Location: FMS - Off Site Event - See Description for Details
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Facility: Collier Bowling Lanes FROM: 3:30 PM Transportation: District Bus Depart: 2:00 PM Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73922617 for more information!
    • FHS Bowling Boys Varsity @ Oxford High School
      Date: Dec 9
      Time: 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM
      Location: FMS - Multiple Spaces
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Facility: Collier Bowling Lanes FROM: 3:30 PM Transportation: District Bus Depart: 2:00 PM Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73922617 for more information!
    • FHS counseling: ILT DISTRICT & BUILDING MEETING
      Date: Dec 9
      Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
      Location: FHS - FHS Main Office Conference Room, FHS Media Center (Nest)
      Calendar: District Calendar
    • FHS Basketball Boys Freshman @ De La Salle Collegiate
      Date: Dec 9
      Time: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
      Location: FMS - Off Site Event - See Description for Details
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Facility: DeLaSalle Coll. HS FROM: 4:00 PM Transportation: District Bus Depart: 2:15 PM Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73864079 for more information!
    • FHS Basketball Boys Freshman @ De La Salle Collegiate
      Date: Dec 9
      Time: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
      Location: FMS - Multiple Spaces
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Facility: DeLaSalle Coll. HS FROM: 4:00 PM Transportation: District Bus Depart: 2:15 PM Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73864079 for more information!
    • FHS Basketball Boys JV @ De La Salle Collegiate
      Date: Dec 9
      Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
      Location: FMS - Off Site Event - See Description for Details
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Facility: DeLaSalle Coll. HS FROM: 4:15 PM Transportation: District Bus Depart: 4:15 PM Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73864080 for more information!
    • FHS Basketball Boys JV @ De La Salle Collegiate
      Date: Dec 9
      Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
      Location: FMS - Multiple Spaces
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Facility: DeLaSalle Coll. HS FROM: 4:15 PM Transportation: District Bus Depart: 4:15 PM Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73864080 for more information!
  • 10 Dec
    • ALL CITY CONCERTS / rehearsals all day
      Date: Dec 10
      Time: 12:00 AM to 3:00 AM
      Location: FMS - Off Site Event - See Description for Details
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73219744 for more information!
    • ALL CITY CONCERTS / rehearsals all day
      Date: Dec 10
      Time: 12:00 AM to 3:00 AM
      Location: FMS - Multiple Spaces
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Visit https://ferndalehighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI482208974/eventid/73219744 for more information!
    • Ferndale Musical Boosters: MELISSA SMITH-MAURER CLASSES 2/3 HRS
      Date: Dec 10
      Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Location: FHS - FHS Media Center (Nest)
      Calendar: District Calendar
    • John Maes: Oakland Schools STEMi
      Date: Dec 10
      Time: 3:00 PM
      Location: FHS - Student Parking Lot (Large Lot)
      Calendar: District Calendar
      The Oakland Schools STEMi will be onsite from Friday December 10 - Friday December 17. No set up is required from FPS staff, but the transportation company is asking that we block the northern most 20 spaces (of the student lot) in the western most double row of parking spots after 3:00 on Friday December 10 so they can maneuver the trailer into place....View this link for a map: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgzGlksKPrPnBTdRShBswJGlBDNGV?projector=1
    • UHS Basketball Girls Varsity @ Madison HS (Madison Heights)
      Date: Dec 10
      Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: FMS - Off Site Event - See Description for Details
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Transportation: District Bus Depart: 4:00 PM Visit https://universityhighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI48334122521/eventid/73119498 for more information!
    • UHS Basketball Girls Varsity @ Madison HS (Madison Heights)
      Date: Dec 10
      Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: FMS - Multiple Spaces
      Calendar: District Calendar
      Transportation: District Bus Depart: 4:00 PM Visit https://universityhighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI48334122521/eventid/73119498 for more information!