Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Reigning Miss Michigan 2012, Angela Venditti, will serve as the keynote speaker at the L’Anse Creuse Community Action Coalition's annual Dialogue Day.
Given her platform to encourage discussion of teen drug abuse, organizers of the L’Anse Creuse Community Action Coalition's annual Dialogue Day say Miss Michigan Angela Venditti was a natural choice to serve as the keynote speaker of this year's event. “We are thrilled to have Angela with us this year as her platform is ‘Above the Influence: Keeping Kids Drug Free,’ which is a main objective of our Coalition,” said Julie Rickel, chairperson for Dialogue Day, in a statement. Started more than a decade ago, Dialogue Day is designed to bring students and community leaders together to freely talk about issues such as personal empowerment, bullying, healthy teen relationships, drug use/abuse and more. Divided into small groups by topic, both …
Monday, January 28, 2013
The districts, spanning into Chesterfield Township and New Baltimore, called a snow day Monday, according to their websites.
Three local school districts called off classes today due to weather conditions. Anchor Bay Schools, L'Anse Creuse and New Haven Community Schools are closed, according to their websites. Macomb County was placed under a winter weather advisory that began around 7 p.m. Sunday. Tell us in the comments' section below: What are you doing with your kids today?
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Heightened security measures implemented by L'Anse Creuse, Anchor Bay and New Haven districts following the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting are expected to remain in place through early 2013.
Three weeks, including a holiday break, have passed in New Baltimore and Chesterfield schools since the mass shooting in Newtown, CT, but security remains at an all-time high in all local districts. Like countless districts across the state and country, L'Anse Creuse, New Haven and Anchor Bay schools heightened their security in the days following the shooting. In L'Anse Creuse Public Schools, the majority of those measures are due to remain in place until further notice. A full list of safety measures is available on the district website, but key policies include: Prior to the holiday break, L'Anse Creuse ordered all main entrances at elementary and junior high schools to be locked during the school day as well as interior classroom …
Sunday, November 25, 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, October 28, 2012
Shoppers are flocking to costume stores along Hall Road and Gratiot Avenue to find their favorite characters this season.
Millions of people are getting into the Halloween spirit this week as they prepare to celebrate the holiday by topping off candy bowls and picking out costumes. On Wednesday, trick-or-treaters across the nation will head out disguised as vampires, witches, superheroes, pirates and other characters. Nearly 80 million people are planning to wear costumes this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2012 Halloween consumer spending survey. Americans will spend about $3 billion on costumes in 2012. Popular costumes fly off shelves Lannette Deese, assistant manager at Spirit Halloween in Clinton Township, said costume sales have jumped at the Gratiot location this year. The store’s best-selling costumes for children include …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
LCPS Board of Education members clashed Monday night over how the district should name and dedicate facilities
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Upload photos of your students to Patch.
Proud parents everywhere are snapping shots of their little students this week, as classes resume. Patch invites you to upload your fondest back-to-school pics to this article and tell us in the comments' section below what makes this year so special for you and your child.
Saturday, August 25, 2012
This back-to-school message comes from Jacqueline Johnston, new superintendent of L'Anse Creuse Public Schools.
- BACK TO SCHOOL
Saturday, August 25, 2012
It’s hard to believe that summer has slipped away so quickly and we are embarking on a new school year. Our staff is eager to get back into the classroom and meet their students. Sign up for the Patch daily newsletter and follow us on Facebook. Will your child be ready? I have a few suggestions to help your child have a good start, whether they are a first-time kindergartener, transitioning to middle or high school, or somewhere in-between. First, continue reading with your child or encourage the older child to spend time reading each day. Students may be required to focus on silent reading in their classroom, so now is a good time to instill that habit. Shopping for school supplies or clothes with your child can be one way to get your …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The Tars play on home field at 7 p.m.
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Catch up the news from the past week here in Chesterfield and New Baltimore.
Get a recap on the news from this past week. Among the headlines: