Please join us in learning realistic techniques used to address the topic of grief and loss with your children. This free parent workshop will discuss the three tasks of grief, trends, resources and how to support children as they journey through the world of grief.
WHEN: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Ferndale High School (The Nest-Media Center) 881 Pinecrest Ferndale, MI 48220
Oakland Schools and the Oakland Schools Education Foundation have developed the Game and Invention Challenge, an event designed to inspire all Oakland County students in grades 1-12 to use creativity, critical thinking and STEM skills to develop games, inventions or solutions to problems.
The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 7, 2020. Deadline to register is Jan. 31, 2020 and the deadline to submit all entry materials is Feb. 14, 2020. Registration is $25. The Challenge is limited to 50 individuals or teams and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
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!
Welcome Back! Watch our new showcase video and fill out our survey about the upcoming Bond proposal. We also have quite a few reminders, upcoming events, and opportunities you won't want to miss. Check it out!
We are so excited to share that, this year, Ferndale Schools will be moving to a new communication platform called “Q Communication.” This new platform will encompass all school-to-family communication. This new system will allow families to view communication from all of your students in a single dashboard. Q Communication is also embedded within MiStar, which will allow for a seamless experience for our parents. Now, with a single log-in, parents can access all district, school, and classroom announcements in one place!
We have great stories from around the district, as usual. College-bound athletes, an amazing board member, one of the Brightest and Best students in the state, a new book club, and so much more. Read the eblast to get all the news.
The orchestra is practicing their commisioned composition. Read a sneak peek, and stories about 4th grade camp, book club, teachers of the year, high school & college dual enrollment grads, and more!
April showers bring may flowers, but what do may flowers bring? May flowers bring learning gardens, not to mention home-grown leaders at the state, national and international level in music, marketing, robotics, diversity, and more. Read about all of them in the e-blast!
We have an extra fun e-blast to lead into the long weekend. This issue includes Middle School honors, robotics leaders, poets on the street (literally), and a live sheep!