Monday, December 17, 2012
The district released a statement Monday regarding school safety in light of the mass shootings Friday in Connecticut.
In light of a devastating school shooting Friday in Connecticut that shocked and saddened the nation, local school districts are reassuring parents about student safety. When asked by Patch about security measures in the district, Anchor Bay Schools Superintendent Leonard Woodside issued the following statement Monday morning: "Naturally parents are concerned about the safety of their children in school. Over the years the Anchor Bay Board of Education has been pro-active in taking measures to assure the safety of our students. "All schools are locked down during the school day. All of our main entrances have sally ports or security entrances where parents and visitors can only enter the building through one front door and must report to …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Catch up on your latest headlines in Chesterfield Township and New Baltimore in this news recap.
New Baltimore-Chesterfield Patch recaps the headlines from around town this past week.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Children throughout the Chesterfield Township school raised money for Hurricane Sandy victims by donating to the American Red Cross.
Students at Green Elementary in Chesterfield Township got cozy for a cause. With a desire to help Hurricane Sandy victims in New Jersey, student council, kids, their families and local businesses have raised approximately $1,500 for the American Red Cross during "Slippers for Sandy." The fund-raiser started when Green kindergarten teacher Pam Olcese, a New Jersey native who lost her childhood home in Brielle, NJ in the storm, wanted to to give back with support of school administration. During a weekend vendor show at the school, about $200 was collected and then kids were asked to donate $1 to wear slippers and pajamas to school last Wednesday. But, many families gave more than the required amount, Olcese said. "The families are just so …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Supervisor Michael Lovelock and Treasurer Linda Hartman were re-elected while newcomer Cindy Berry won bid for clerk.
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Catch up on the latest headlines in Chesterfield Township and New Baltimore.
Here's your recap of news from this past week:
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
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The Macomb County Sheriff's Office reminds motorists and students about the following bus traffic safety rules:
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
The United States Department of Agriculture has set new requirements for public school lunches that will alter the foods students will be served in cafeterias this year.
Schools nationwide will be serving healthier lunches this year. Anchor Bay School District and L’Anse Creuse Public Schools are no exception. Like other districts across the country, they will implement new guidelines set by the United States Department of Agriculture this year that aim to improve the quality of school lunches by increasing their nutritional value. “The focus is really to get schools to move with using whole-grain products and to make sure they’re serving healthier portion sizes of the higher-calorie items like meat and meat alternates and increase on fruit and vegetables,” said Teresa Arnold, Sodexo school services general manager for LCPS. School lunches are now separated into five components: meats/meat alternates, …
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Chesterfield Township Board of Trustees voted Tuesday night to collect taxes for school districts on the 2012 summer tax bill and allow the police department to purchase three new patrol vehicles.
Chesterfield Township Board members voted Tuesday to allow the township to collect taxes for area school districts on the 2012 summer tax bill. The board approved requests from Macomb Community College and Macomb Intermediate, L’Anse Creuse and Anchor Bay school districts. Millage rates have not yet been officially established, but Chesterfield Township Deputy Treasurer Ellen Clark said they will likely be the same as what residents saw on last year’s tax bill. Chesterfield Deputy Clerk Eric Wurmlinger said, “The schools can either collect all of their taxes at one time or in both the winter and summer." The township will collect 100 percent of the 2012 summer tax levy for Macomb Community College, Macomb Intermediate School District and L…