23 Aug 2014
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News and information from Patch and your neighbors about schools in your towns.
New Parent Survey Reveals Parents Across Michigan Overwhelmingly Pleased with 21st Century Education

New Parent Survey Reveals Parents Across Michigan Overwhelmingly Pleased with 21st Century Education

Connections Education's Michigan-based virtual and blended learning public schools receive high marks from parents
Plucky Teen Uses Puck to Propose Prom to Red Wings Pro

Plucky Teen Uses Puck to Propose Prom to Red Wings Pro

Catherine Thibault said she was kidding – sort of – when she asked Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader to be her prom date after she and other Regina High School hockey players w
Grosse Pointe South High School Featured in CNN ‘Genius Hour’ Report

Grosse Pointe South High School Featured in CNN ‘Genius Hour’ Report

Students are passionate about the freedom to explore what they are passionate about and take ownership in their learning, rather than just doing the work they are assigned
UPDATE: Grosse Pointe Voters Crush $50.2 Million School Technology Bond

UPDATE: Grosse Pointe Voters Crush $50.2 Million School Technology Bond

Vote "more one-sided" than district officials expected.
Grosse Pointe Schools Describe Decision to Stay Open in Letter to the Community

Grosse Pointe Schools Describe Decision to Stay Open in Letter to the Community

Dr. Tom Harwood shared a letter with the community to describe the process that went into deciding to open Grosse Pointe Schools Wednesday.
Cold Weather Leads to School Closures Wednesday

Cold Weather Leads to School Closures Wednesday

Cold weather has led to another day off for some private school students in the Grosse Pointes.
Extreme Cold Leads to Closures Tuesday in the Grosse Pointes

Extreme Cold Leads to Closures Tuesday in the Grosse Pointes

An Arctic blast that is making it unsafe for kids to walk to school is responsible for Tuesday's school closing.
School Closings Monday in the Grosse Pointes

School Closings Monday in the Grosse Pointes

Classes are cancelled Monday for private schools in the Grosse Pointe area.
School Closings Monday in the Grosse Pointes

School Closings Monday in the Grosse Pointes

Classes are cancelled Monday for private schools in the Grosse Pointe area.
Cold Weather Closings in the Pointes

Cold Weather Closings in the Pointes

Schools in the Grosse Pointes will be closed Friday due to the winter weather.
An Easy Way for Grosse Pointe Schools and the Community to Connect

An Easy Way for Grosse Pointe Schools and the Community to Connect

Patch's open blog allows you to easily share information with your neighbors.

Pierce Presents 'James and the Giant Peach'

Students and staff from Pierce Middle School are presenting "James and the Giant Peach" this weekend.
Grosse Pointe Residents Named to Davenport University President's List

Grosse Pointe Residents Named to Davenport University President's List

Students from the Grosse Pointes have been named to the President's List at Davenport University.
Grosse Pointe Students Selected for All-State Orchestra Ensemble

Grosse Pointe Students Selected for All-State Orchestra Ensemble

Students from Grosse Pointe South and Pierce Middle School have been selected to perform at the MSBOA All-State Orchestra ensembles.
Grosse Pointe Schools Set Orientation Days

Grosse Pointe Schools Set Orientation Days

Grosse Pointe schools has scheduled elementary, middle and high school orientation nights.
Letter to the Editor: Richard PTO Supports Grosse Pointe Technology Bond

Letter to the Editor: Richard PTO Supports Grosse Pointe Technology Bond

The Richard Elementary School PTO shared their opinion on the upcoming Tech Bond that will be considered by the residents of the Grosse Pointes.
Grosse Pointe Schools to Close Tuesday

Grosse Pointe Schools to Close Tuesday

School closures for Tuesday are being announced.
Winter Storm Related Closings in the Grosse Pointes

Winter Storm Related Closings in the Grosse Pointes

Public and private schools in the Grosse Pointes will be closed Monday due to winter weather.
Grosse Pointe North - De La Salle to Play on Comerica Park Rink

Grosse Pointe North - De La Salle to Play on Comerica Park Rink

The Grosse Pointe North boys hockey team will take on De La Salle Monday.
When It’s 4:20, Teens Prefer Real – Not Synthetic – Marijuana, Michigan Study Shows

When It’s 4:20, Teens Prefer Real – Not Synthetic – Marijuana, Michigan Study Shows

Referring to pot as a “benign substance that has no ill effects” in medical marijuana and legalization campaigns is “a great disservice to young people,” drug czar says.