we are clarkston
Looking for a challenging academic curriculum with limitless learning opportunities? We've got it. Want to root for a state championship athletic team or be moved to tears at a live stage performance of Les Miserables? That's us, too. How about close-knit neighborhood schools in a small town setting with more than 200 years of rich history? Welcome to Clarkston. Here, we work tirelessly to shepherd the social, emotional, and physical well-being of each child. Beginning at birth and continuing through life, we help Clarkston kids create a story of learning that leads to personal fulfillment, meaningful relationships, and positive contributions.
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After the thrill of the last day of school, our normally busy schedule quickly gives way to slow mornings, late dinners, and a break from making three different varieties of peanut butter sandwiches each morning. Our attention turns to grilling, lazy summer days (at least for the kids), road-trips, and most importantly, the family time that all of this provides.
On Friday, May 25, 2018, U.S. Congressman Mike Bishop (Michigan's 8th District) visited Clarkston Junior High School's Construction Technology Program to learn about the skills students are learning in class and applying in real-world projects to positively impact the Clarkston community, as well as how these skills translate to future career opportunities.
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On Wednesday, May 30, CHS forensics teacher Chris Brosky was named the 2018 Clarkston Foundation Teacher of the Year!
The Clarkston Community Schools Health Center at SMS with offer free sports physicals for all current fifth through seventh grade students in the district as part of its mission to provide high quality, evidenced-based care to enhance students' overall well-being and academic success, while eliminating barriers to obtaining healthcare services.
The Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education approved a three-year contract for Mr. Shawn P. Ryan at its regular business meeting Monday, May 14, officially completing the hiring of Mr. Ryan as the district's next superintendent.
Advocacy for our kids and our schools comes in many forms. A phone call can go a long way. A conversation can lead to understanding, and understanding can lead to change. You may wake up in the morning thinking you're incapable of stopping traffic (literally or figuratively), but by the sheer power of desire, determination, and communication ... you do.
Friends and family gathered, May 8, to honor five graduating seniors heading for military service.