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Join us for our socially-distant celebrations of our graduates. We have been working hard behind the scenes to put together three very special presentations recognizing our seniors across the community, and we want to welcome everyone to share in the premiere. To that end, we have selected a Facebook Live event as our official premiere tool due to it’s ability to allow audience participation. The Facebook Live event will also be streamed in realtime atFerndaleSchools.org/grad, without chat engagement opportunities.
Ferndale High School
- 1:00 PM (Pre-Show at 12:30 PM)
UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL
- 3:00 PM (Pre-Show at 2:30 PM)
Tri-County Educational Center (TCEC)
- 1:00 PM (Pre-Show at 12:30 PM)
During times of crisis, our students need extra support to process their emotions. The Michigan Cares Portal offers Michigan families and educators FREE digital lessons designed to help students in grades K-12 develop the skills required for social, emotional, and mental well-being. This portal will be freely available until the end of the 20-21 school year.
Topic covered include:
- Mental health
- Stress management
- Time management
- Nutrition and wellness
- Anger management
- Social media use (pressures and responsible use)
- And hundreds more!
We have an unusual summer ahead of us.
Typically, during the summer, it’s important for kids to have less structure than usual, so they can relax and recharge. This year, the needs of our students may be a little different. They may need routines & structured learning opportunities in a way they didn't in years past.
Michigan Virtual is offering Online Summer Camps & Courses for grades 3-12, a safe alternative that allows students to keep learning and potentially even earn school credit.
This week, we received the results of a community survey conducted by the City of Ferndale through the Cobalt Community Research Company. This survey showed tremendous gains in the community's perception of Ferndale Schools compared to the previous time the survey was conducted in 2009. Below you will find several slides showcasing the tremendous growth.
While we are very excited to see this renewed confidence you have shown in our progress, we also want to assure you, that as an organization committed to continuous improvement we will not rest on our laurels but rather continue our efforts to provide each student with the world class education they deserve.
While online learning presents many new challenges for students, parents, and teachers alike, virtual classrooms are nothing new at the Tri-County Educational Center. Through the school building closure, TCEC continues to offer high-quality online learning options for all of its students. 126 courses have been completed by TCEC students since the state-wide school building closures began on March 13th.
On Monday, March 16th, 10 more students earned their diplomas.
- Fayge Alsamawi
- Dominique Carter
- Shantique Clark
- Sheena Crisp
- Natalia Merow
- Carmella Moore
- Charlethia Robinson
- Ricky Santiago
- Akiah Sharp
- Mykel Vernon
Two other students completed their course of study on March 13th:
- Mory Cisse
- Kamilah Helton
Congratulations to all of our TCEC graduates. We are so proud of your achievements!
Ferndale School Family is looking for volunteers to be part of the District Wellness Committee. The committee will support our new Strategic Plan goal to examine, motivate, and ensure physical, mental and nutritional health and overall wellness for our entire school family. This committee will be comprised of families, community members, secondary students, and staff members. If this is of interest to you, please email Dina Rocheleau at Dina.Rocheleau@ferndaleschools.org.
Our first meeting will take place on March 23 at 4:00 pm, Ferndale High School, Room 333. Once the team meets, we will make a collective decision on what dates and times work best for the team.
TCEC is excited to induct their first National Honor Society members. Students were nominated by staff based off of their commitment and dedication to their personal successes. These students embody the characteristics of the Honor Society's four pillars which include scholarship, service, leadership and character and we couldn't be prouder to have them represent TCEC. Our seven members are: Deanna Ashford, Chanj Barnes, Devon Cooper, Makayla Drew, Devere Fogle, Avonte Patterson and Ahmajaye Williams-Jackson.
This week's eblast is all about travel, near and far, and just in time for holiday traffic! Students went to Campus Martius, to Stanford, and even to Merry Old England. Drive safe out there, everybody. See you next year!
We're exploring the unsung side of our extracurriculars this week with a perfect dance performance and some e-Sports excitement. Plus, reminders about this Saturday's Winter Concert, next week's Bond Meeting. And some holiday fun from TCEC. Don't miss this exciting issue!
We have some upcoming ballot proposals. Read about them in the e-blast this week, along with an elementary honor, student leaders and national honor society inductees, a thank you, and more!