Saturday, January 26, 2013
Student groups from Lakeview Public Schools, Scouts and members of the community gathered Saturday at Lakeview High School to assemble 20,000 meal packets for those in need.
Students groups from Lakeview Public Schools, and members of the community, gathered Saturday for a "Kids Against Hunger" event to assemble 20,000 meal packets for needy families in the Lakeview High School cafeteria. Students from across the district worked to raise the $5,600 for the meals. The students raised $3,000, and with the assistance of a school board member and Thrivent Financial, they were able to reach their goal, according to Patti Blashill, a parent organizer of the effort. For months, the groups including Huskies with Heart, Patriots with Pride, and Ardmore’s Kids Who Care, have been working are working to raise $5,6000 for the meals. "We are doing a lot here to help out those in need in our community and around the world…
Monday, December 17, 2012
The President of the Lakeview Board of Education and the Superintendent of Schools shared a letter with the community about district building safety and information on how to help children cope with the fatal shootings at a Newton elementary school.
Lakeview Board of Education President Dan Dombrowski and Superintendent Karl D. Paulson posted a letter on the district website which expressed sympathy with those who lost their life in the shootings at the Newton, Connecticut, elementary school Friday, and steps the district has taken to protect students and staff. The following is the text of the letter posted on the district website: Dear Lakeview Family, We know all of you are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life in the community of Newtown, Connecticut this past Friday. As a parent, grandparent, or educator there is nothing that shatters our confidence in our ability to keep our children safe more than hearing about what occurred last Friday. The thought of someone killing …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Could this be the house that takes home the grand prize of $100,000 for one of the three school districts in St. Clair Shores? Could your house win the grand prize for Lake Shore, Lakeview or South Lake?
A little friendly competition never hurts, especially when there’s $100,000 on the line! So if you think your holiday decorations are the best in town, upload a picture of your house and enter our Deck the House Contest. And don’t worry about all those lights racking up the utility bill because if you’re voted a finalist Patch will give you up to $500 to cover the expense. We know some of you out there may have decorations up that aren’t as extravagant as these, by Joe Koss. That’s OK! We’d still love to have a photo of your house in the gallery so we can show how St. Clair Shores has awesome holiday spirit. Have fun and happy holidays!
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Lakeview Public Schools Board of Education recently approved the purchase of the former Wheat School for additional elementary school classrooms, and administrative offices.
Lakeview Public Schools has announced the district will be purchasing the former Wheat School on Harper south of 11 Mile, currently known as the Wheat Office Center building, for additional elementary classrooms and new administrative offices. The Board of Education recently gave administration approval to purchase the building for $2.32 million to ease growing enrollment at the elementary level. The district administrative offices will be moving out of Princeton Elementary School in February or March of 2013 and into the new building. The administrative offices, and board of education meeting room, will then be renovated and returned to classroom uses for fall 2013. Additionally there will multi-level classroom spaces at the Wheat …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Lakeview Public Schools received a "clean" opinion which is the best opinion the district could receive.
The Lakeview Board of Education recently accepted the 2011-2012 audit report from Stewart, Beuvais & Whipple, Certified Public Accountants, which gave the district a "clean" opinion. “There are no surprises resulting from the Audit,” Superintendent Karl Paulson said in a release, who added the "state of Lakeview” is strong. Lakeview ended the previous fiscal year with an increase to the General Fund Balance of $197,595. The district has a total General Fund Balance of $3,745,541, or just over 10 percent of operating expenses. The district stated the "most unique" expense during the previous budget year was in the increase in college and university tuition payments through the expanded student enrollment in college classes. Students can …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
American House Senior Living Communities’ Macomb and Wayne County Senior Choirs joined with students at Princeton Elementary School to commemorate 9/11.
Seniors and students came together Tuesday to commemorate 9/11 with an assembly in the gym of Princeton Elementary School filled with patriotic songs and speeches. The 40 members of the choir performed before third-fifth grade students at the elementary school during the 30-minute program. At the conclusion of the program, representatives from American House presented a "Flag of Honor" to the school. The flag inclues the names of everyone who died on 9/11, and was flown over Ground Zero.
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Fill up your child's backpack with suggested school supplies before classes start.
School starts this week in St. Clair Shores, and before the first bell rings, make sure your child has all the supplies he or she needs in their backpacks. Lake Shore The following elementary schools have links to the suggested items lists: Lakeview The elementary teaching staff at Lakeview has created a link with suggested items list for students attending the district's three elementary schools this school year. South Lake South Lake has a suggested supply list for the coming school year: Suggested kindergarten supplies for community use, and individual items should not be labeled: Suggested first-grade items: Suggested second-grade supply list: Suggested third-grade supply list: Suggested fourth-grade supply list: South Lake also …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
During the XXX Olympiad, Patch will offer suggestions on how to celebrate the Olympics in London in the city, and locations St. Clair Shores residents can try their best to match the performances of Olympians.
Have Olympic fever and can't make it to London for the games? There are a number of locations throughout the St. Clair Shores where residents and visitors can enjoy a taste of the games, workout like Olympians or find gear to prepare for the 2016 games. This year, Olympic tennis players are taking to the historic courts at Wimbledon. While St. Clair Shores doesn't have public grass courts, there is a new tennis facility in the city which feature eight tournament-grade courts. The new facility at Jefferson Middle School opened in the fall of 2011, and replaced the older, cracked courts. Check back during the remainder of the Olympiad to see where the Olympic flag is flown next in St. Clair Shores.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Vincent Battani, a former Jefferson Middle School math teacher, will stand trial in Macomb Circuit Court on child pornography charges for alleged illegal activity which took place in Warren.
A former Jefferson Middle School math teacher will stand trial in Macomb Circuit Court on charges he possessed child pornography. Vincent Battani is charged with possession of child sexually abusive material and using a computer to commit a crime. He is free on $25,000 bond prior to his arraignment in Macomb Circuit Court. A date has not been set. The Warren police detective assigned to the case was not available Monday, but officials did confirm his arrest was from activities which occurred in Warren. Battani had submitted his resignation to the Lakeview Board of Education in April from his position as a math teacher at Jefferson Middle School. He was placed on administrative leave on May 14 after the district received information from …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Schools across the Shores have celebrated the end of the school year, sport and the good weather with Field Day events. Share your photos from these events.
Students across St. Clair Shores left their classrooms this week for the athletic field to compete in Field Day activities. Just the like the Olympics, students competed to go faster, stronger and higher. Share photos from these events on Patch!