Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The following information was supplied by White Lake Township police. Arrests and charges do not indicate convictions.
A 16-year-old former Lakeland student was arrested at the school March 15 after being asked to leave the building. According to the report, the teen told White Lake police he was at the school to visit a former teacher. The report states he was walking around the building while classes were in session, and asked to leave by the school resource officer. The officer noted in the report that the teen smelled like marijuana. The teen denied having any drugs on him, the report states, but marijuana and two pipes were found in his backpack. The teen was arrested on charges of marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. The teen was released to his parents. White Lake police said a juvenile petition for charges will be filed with …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Check out the latest Local Voices blog from Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education.
Monday, February 11, 2013
While Huron Valley School's 2012 MEAP scores exceeded state averages, the district saw a 9.2 percent drop in the percentage of students proficient in eighth grade science.
Students at Huron Valley Schools continue to outperform the state in nearly all subjects, according to the recently-released results of the 2012 Michigan Educational Assessment Program, or MEAP test. During the MEAP exam, taken during fall 2012, public school students in grades 3-9 were tested in math, reading, writing, social studies and/or science depending on the grade level. Across Michigan, students showed improvement in reading, math and writing in 2012, with the improvement seen in all grades and most demographic groups. However in Huron Valley, while there were relatively few changes from last year's scores — with improvement in some areas and dips in proficiency levels in others — eighth grade science scores continue to be the …
Monday, January 21, 2013
The 8th Annual Huron Valley Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration-March on Main Street will take place Monday, Jan. 21, at 1 p.m. in Milford. Line-up is at Prospect Hill Shopping Center located at 516 Highland Ave., Milford.
Are you participating in today's March on Main Street in Milford? If so, add your photos from the event to this gallery. Not sure how to add your photo? Simply log in to the site and click "Upload Photos and Video." Want to upload a photo from your phone? Get instructions here.
If you're looking for family fun in White Lake or Highland, check out the Daddy/Daughter and Mother/Son dances on Feb. 16 in Highland.
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Monday, January 21
The following is a release from Jessica Lenaway, marketing and special events with Huron Valley Recreation & Community Education. On Saturday, February 16 from 7 to 9 pm, Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education will be hosting the Daddy/Daughter & Mother/Son dances on the same night! For $25 a couple, $10 for each additional child, Dads and Daughters will dance the night away at Milford High School, and the Moms and Sons will enjoy the evening at Heritage Elementary. Both schools share one parking lot, so spend the day together as a family, and then enjoy the night with one parent. Enjoy music from Pro DJ Productions along with a massive 1,000 balloon drop at the end of the night at each location. With smaller and larger dances, …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
To enter, people must submit their works of art to the front desk of the Carls Family YMCA in Milford by Jan. 7. This year's theme is "Honoring The Dream 50 Years Later: Observing, Inspiring and Celebrating!"
Anyone living in the Huron Valley area, including White Lake and Highland, is invited to enter the 2013 Huron Valley Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Committee annual Art, Written Word, Performance Competition. The deadline to enter is Jan. 7. According to the committee's website, there are three age categories: 11 and under, 12-17 and 18 and over. All submissions can be dropped off at the front desk of the Carls Family YMCA in Milford. The following restrictions apply: Winners will be selected from each are group. The winning art and selected submissions will be displayed in the front windows of Main Street businesses in Milford the week before and on the day of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. event. Performances will take place at the event…
Thursday, December 20, 2012
During a meeting with Huron Valley Schools, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and Oakland County Health, residents voiced concerns about water contamination caused by the school district.
For the past few months, the Huron Valley School District has been providing bottled water to residents in the neighborhoods southeast of the Lakeland High School campus whose wells have been contaminated by the district's waste water treatment facility off Bogie Lake Road. The water has not been enough though, and many residents voiced their concerns Wednesday night at a meeting with school officials and those involved in the remediation process to fix the contamination. Chuck Kleismit is one of the residents whose drinking water has been affected by a plume of contamination leaked from the waste water facility that's now being shut down. At the meeting, Kleismit said he's angry with the district and frustrated by the lack of transparency…
Monday, December 17, 2012
Girls from White Lake and Highland beat teams from Hartland and Howell to secure second place.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Our Huron Valley Predator 8th grade girls travel basketball team finished strong on Sunday with a commanding 31-18 victory over Hartland and a 41-14 win over Howell to earn second place in the SELCRA basketball conference. The 9 girls will now move to their respective middle school teams (White Lake Middle, Oak Valley and Muir) and compete against each other on the hardwood beginning in mid January. The team is evenly split between girls that will ultimately attend either Lakeland or Milford High. (Source: Mark Winter)
Monday, November 7, 2011
Bringing you the latest and greatest for the weekend in White Lake and the surrounding area.
Our pick for today: Family Fun Night Where: Milford High School, 2380 S. Milford Road, Highland, MI When: 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 Cost: Free Why go: Enjoy physical education skills and fitness stations, recreation and education demos, free giveaways, a dive-in movie in the pool, and more! Come back to White Lake Patch tomorrow for more weekend-things-to-do options. Or, visit our Events guide here.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Radio Disney puts on an assembly after a third-grader wins contest.
Radio Disney visited Oxbow Elementary School on Monday for a special assembly thanks to third-grade student Marcus Williams. Williams was the winner of a name the robot contest at Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital earlier this year. His entry, "THEO" (Technology Has Endless Opportunities) was selected from a huge number of entries. "Theo" is the special surgical robot used at Huron Valley-Sinai in Commerce according to Rich Kelley. Radio Disney entertained with an interactive assembly for all the students with a number of games including "Don't Be A Doofenshmint," squirrel in my pants and a hula hoop relay. Disney water bottles, special pencils and Disney bags full of goodies were among the prizes given to students.