Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Nonprofit groups will not be charged a rental fee to use the Harry L. Wheeler Community Center and Administrative Offices this year.
The L’Anse Creuse Public Schools Board of Education voted unanimously Monday night to waive rental fees for nonprofit groups using the recently constructed Harry L. Wheeler Community Center and Administrative Offices facility. Community groups seeking the center are split into four categories used to decide the group's fee, Board Trustee David Fowler said before the meeting at at the Wheeler Center off Gratiot Avenue in Clinton Township. Qualifying groups will be able to use the facility free of charge through June 30, 2013. “Part of what we want is for the community to come to this facility and use it,” Fowler said. Board policy states that fees or rental charges for the use of any district facility or grounds can be established to cover …
Saturday, August 25, 2012
This back-to-school message comes from Jacqueline Johnston, new superintendent of L'Anse Creuse Public Schools.
Saturday, August 25, 2012
It’s hard to believe that summer has slipped away so quickly and we are embarking on a new school year. Our staff is eager to get back into the classroom and meet their students. Will your child be ready? I have a few suggestions to help your child have a good start, whether they are a first-time kindergartener, transitioning to middle or high school, or somewhere in-between. First, continue reading with your child or encourage the older child to spend time reading each day. Students may be required to focus on silent reading in their classroom, so now is a good time to instill that habit. Shopping for school supplies or clothes with your child can be one way to get your child excited about the start of school. A new backpack, pack of …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
The L'Anse Creuse board of education named Jacqueline Johnston as the district's top choice for superintendent during a special meeting Monday.
L'Anse Creuse Public Schools has at last chosen a new superintendent. The board of education named Jacqueline Johnston to the post by unanimous vote during a special board meeting Monday night. Johnston currently serves as superintendent of Huron Valley Schools in Oakland County. According to HVS, details of Johnston’s transition have not yet been determined. “The Board of Education felt the burden to find the superintendent to lead the district,” said Board President Ken Hoover, in a prepared statement. “With the help of our community and stakeholders, a profile was developed and a national search was launched. The result of these combined efforts was the unanimous approval of Ms. Johnston.” The new superintendent holds a master's in …