They're all here for different reasons. Some made a concerted choice to follow a different path. Some had dreams of what life could be, and traditional school got in the way. Still others needed a second chance, or an opportunity to move at their own pace. For most Renaissance High School students, a combination of these things is true. Our students are driving an educational revolution. They learn at the time, place, path, and pace that enable them to be successful. They've discovered their potential and built their dreams. Now they've also found the way to get there. There is an alternative.
This Monday, January 21 (no school for students in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day), all district staff will be engaging in ALICE simulation trainings facilitated by the Oakland County Sheriff's Office SWAT Team in partnership with our School Safety Task Force.
CJHS and CHS have announced a revised exam schedule.
As everything changes around us, the only constant is our mindset. For me (an eternal optimist), this means gracefully letting go of 2018 and looking ahead to all of the possibilities of 2019.
We are aware of an issue with the Synergy StudentVue app that is causing some mobile users to receive an emergency alert when they log in to StudentVue. At this point, it appears to only affect Android devices, which had an update yesterday, December 20, 2018.
More than 20 Clarkston Community Schools students recently competed in the Business Professionals of America Regional Leadership Competition, and eleven students have qualified for the state competition while placing in 22 separate events!
Congratulations to CHS Drama Club Troupe 803 for their outstanding performance at the Michigan Thespian Festival December 14-15 in Grand Rapids, Mich.
On Monday, December 10, the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education and administration recognized longtime trustee Sue Boatman upon her retirement. Mrs. Boatman has served on the Board for 10 years, and her current term ends on December 31, 2018.
This time of year, it's easy to be distracted with the things that demand our attention. Seven hours on the road yesterday reminded me that the things that bring us the most joy are the relationships in our lives and those who we are fortunate to know and celebrate.