Friday, May 10, 2013
Readers of St. Clair Shores Patch react to a proposal in the Michigan State House of Representatives that would eliminate the foreign language requirement for graduation.
Hoping to free up more options for students when it comes to high school electives, the House Education Committee approved two bills in Lansing on Tuesday that would eliminate the foreign language requirement for graduation. Currently the following languages are taught at high schools in St. Clair Shores: By eliminating the two-year foreign language requirement, the proposal hopes to give students not headed to college more vocational options in school, but the Michigan Department of Education opposes the bill, according to the Detroit News. "Students, regardless of post-secondary plans, will benefit tremendously with at least one additional language to be competitive in the global marketplace," spokesman Martin Ackley said in the report…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Students from South Lake and Lakeview high schools met with members of the St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center Thursday for the annual Senior-Senior Sports Day.
Participants in the Senior-Senior Sports Day at the St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center may have spanned the ages, but they were all determined to win and have fun for the annual event. Started 15 years ago by Parks and Recreation Director Greg Esler, the sports day brings seniors from the local high schools come together with members of the St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center to play sports, share meals and bring generations together. This year, the team of seniors from South Lake and their senior partners were Senior-Senior Sports Day champions.
Students from across South Lake Schools celebrated the arts Thursday at South Lake High School. Share photos of your student's work on Patch.
Students from across South Lake Schools displayed art work and performed musical selections Thursday at South Lake High School for the annual Celebration of the Arts. Share photos of your children's work, or performance, on Patch! Just click on the "Upload Photos and Videos" button to share your photos.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Tonight is the final performance of "Beauty and the Beast" at South Lake High School. The cast includes students from all grades in the district.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The South Lake Drama Club will present a performance of "Beauty and the Beast" that includes a cast that ranges from elementary to high school.
Monday, March 18, 2013
The cast of South Lake High School Drama Club's production of "Beauty and the Beast" previewed a couple of selection from the show for schools in the district and a local nursing home.
The cast of South Lake High School Drama Club's production of "Beauty and the Beast" previewed the show for members of the community. The musical, which includes students from elementary to high school, preformed Monday at Koepsell, Avalon and Elmwood elementary schools and St. Mary's Nursing Home. The community performance of "Beauty and the Beast" at 7 p.m. March 22 and March 23. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $7 for students. For the latest St. Clair Shores news and information, "like" St. Clair Shores Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our daily newsletter.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
From a meeting of St. Clair Shores City Council, to the Shorian Taste Fest, there will be a number events this week in the city.
Municipal business, a student play and an ice show are just some of the events to look forward to this week in St. Clair Shores. 1. St. Clair Shores City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in City Hall. Among the items on the agenda is a request from the Michigan Department of Transportation for a noise variance for evening and weekend work on I-94 between 11 and 12 Mile roads. 2. The Pro Football Hall of Fame will come to Lake Shore High School to honor George Allen, a former NFL coach and St. Clair Shores-native who is a member of the Hall of Fame. 3. The St Clair Shores Figure Skating Club will present the Reflections on Ice Show Friday - Sunday at Civic Arena. The show, which is an adaptation of "Mary Poppins," takes to the ice at 7:30…
Saturday, March 2, 2013
The South Lake Lancer reports middle school students visited the high school to race cardboard boats.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Three South Lake football players signed letters of intent Wednesday to play football at Ferris State University and Iowa Western Community College next year.
Three South Lake High School seniors signed letters of intent to play football at the college level next year. Travon Desaussure, quarterback, and Deshun Brown, running back, both signed letters of intent to play at Ferris State University. Delshawn Duke, middle linebacker, signed to play at Iowa Western Community College. "This is a fun day for the kids, and a happy day for their parents knowing where the next chapter of their kids lives will be," said head coach Chanterious Brock. "These kids put together hard work on the field and off the field. Now it is paying off." Like Patch on Facebook | Follow Patch on Twitter | Sign up for Patch's free daily e-newsletter
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
A cross-section of the community gathered Tuesday for a dodgeball game organized by the St. Clair Shores Youth Diversity Council to benefit the St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center.
A cross-section of the community from students to seniors took to the court Tuesday at South Lake High School for a dodgeball game to benefit the St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center. The game was organized by the St. Clair Shores Youth Diversity Council and was officiated by Lakeshore Family YMCA Director Joe Kovalchek Nearly 40 students, representatives of the local school district, city personnel and city councilmembers Candice Rusie and Pete Rubino took part in the game. The team, led by Rubino who won a one-on-one sudden death face-off during the final match, was crowned the champions of the event. If you attended the game, share your photos from the game on Patch!