Kim North Shine

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Grosse Pointe Public Schools has Removed 21 Students for Violating Residency Rules

Routine residency investigation update shows the number of violators is in line with previous years.
Panel Urges Grosse Pointers to Oppose Education Finance Reform

Panel Urges Grosse Pointers to Oppose Education Finance Reform

Several bills and reform proposals that open up education dollars to private entities and embrace charter schools, online schools and simultaneous district-to-district attendance could be a
St. Clair Shores Post-Partum Support Group Tree of Hope Receives $15K Donation

St. Clair Shores Post-Partum Support Group Tree of Hope Receives $15K Donation

Small charity grew out of grief-stricken St. Clair Shores and Grosse Pointe family and friends of schoolteacher who took her life and baby's in 2004
Strong Words and Warning from Grosse Pointe Schools Superintendent

Strong Words and Warning from Grosse Pointe Schools Superintendent

Thomas Harwood says pending state legislation is a serious threat to Grosse Pointe schools and the community.
Grosse Pointe Schools Receive Nearly $100,000 in grants from Foundation

Grosse Pointe Schools Receive Nearly $100,000 in grants from Foundation

Grosse Pointe Foundation for Public Education doles out grants to technology, counseling and programs that address reading, writing and achievement gaps in classrooms
Grosse Pointe Schools Buy Software for College Prep, Career Planning

Grosse Pointe Schools Buy Software for College Prep, Career Planning

Naviance software spreading to schools looking for competitive edge
Big Plans For The Big Salad

Big Plans For The Big Salad

In less than five years, the Grosse Pointe Woods-born restaurant has grown to a chain of four - with more to come.
Former Port Jefferson Resident Leads Sandy Relief Effort From Michigan

Former Port Jefferson Resident Leads Sandy Relief Effort From Michigan

Grosse Pointe Park mom and former resident of Port Jefferson gets behind a very personal relief effort.
From Grosse Pointe With Love: Park Woman Leads Sandy Relief Effort

From Grosse Pointe With Love: Park Woman Leads Sandy Relief Effort

Grosse Pointe Park mom and former resident of towns hit by Hurricane Sandy gets behind a very personal relief effort.
Open House Invitation: Come See Grosse Pointe Public Schools

Open House Invitation: Come See Grosse Pointe Public Schools

Sunday, Nov. 11 districtwide open house is part of a marketing effort to attract more students - and funding dollars
Grosse Pointe Community School and Full Circle Moving to New Home

Grosse Pointe Community School and Full Circle Moving to New Home

Loss of home on Kercheval Ave. Grosse Pointe Park has silver lining
One Man's Garbage Is Not Another Man's Treasure

One Man's Garbage Is Not Another Man's Treasure

Dispute between Grosse Pointe Park neighbors convinces city council to change ordinance that guides where garbage be placed
Grosse Pointe School Board Rejects Residency Verification Proposal

Grosse Pointe School Board Rejects Residency Verification Proposal

Grosse Pointe Public School Board considered a proposal that would have required all 8,500-plus students provide notarized proof of residency this November and December at special meeting Mo
School Board Special Meeting Set for Monday to Discuss Mandatory Residency Affidavits

School Board Special Meeting Set for Monday to Discuss Mandatory Residency Affidavits

If passed, affidavits would be required as soon as Nov. 9 for all Grosse Pointe Public School students
Three Candidates Contend for Two Grosse Pointe School Board Seats

Three Candidates Contend for Two Grosse Pointe School Board Seats

Two incumbents and one recent high school graduate debate why they are the best person to choose Nov. 6
Grosse Pointe 'Slow Jams' Speeding onto Store Shelves Across Metro Detroit

Grosse Pointe 'Slow Jams' Speeding onto Store Shelves Across Metro Detroit

Grosse Pointe Farms mom behind product that mixes Michigan's agricultural bounties with principles-backed business plan.
Maire Elementary and Grosse Pointe Family the Subjects of Swiss News Story

Maire Elementary and Grosse Pointe Family the Subjects of Swiss News Story

SwissTV film crew is spending a day in Grosse Pointe to learn about diversity in metro Detroit in an election year.
Grosse Pointe Public Schools Plans Marketing Effort

Grosse Pointe Public Schools Plans Marketing Effort

District officials are strategizing ways to convey "we are the best option in town."
Grosse Pointe School Board, District Field Complaints, Concerns Over Residency Enforcement

Grosse Pointe School Board, District Field Complaints, Concerns Over Residency Enforcement

Sensitive topic for the Grosse Pointe community comes to a head—again—at Monday's board meeting.

Maire Fair