Thursday, January 31, 2013
A resolution will be given to Huron Valley Schools that states the community's support to save the Highland Middle School gym.
It was a packed room Wednesday night at the Highland Adult Activity Center as residents and the Highland Township Board of Trustees discussed how to save the Highland Middle School gymnasium. Supervisor Rick Hamill said the township, legally, can't invest taxpayer money into the project because the township won't have ownership of the building. Instead, the township is asking that the community help invest in the project - whether it's helping with landscaping or donating money. Earlier this month, Huron Valley Schools gave the township a chance to save the gym on the condition that the township finds a way to pay for the electric and water hookups, and the heating and cooling so that the building can stand on its own. Wednesday, residents…
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Several parents reported a police presence at elementary schools throughout the area. The increased security is in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings in Newtown, CT.
When White Lake resident Meloney Lambert dropped off her two eight-year-old daughters at Lakewood Elementary in White Lake, she noted two police cars near the school - an increased security measure taken in the wake of Friday's shooting in Newtown, CT. "My one daughter asked me, 'Why are the policeman here mommy?' at this point I (was) fighting back the tears trying to tell her that they are just doing their jobs driving around the schools," Lambert said. "I am just so grateful that the White Lake Police Department decided to have officers at the school this morning," she said. "That made me feel so much better about my girls going to school." Another parent, Gwennie Williams-Hernandez, said she kept her two kids home from school Monday. "…
Friday, December 7, 2012
The Huron Valley Schools Board of Education narrowed down the 14 superintendent candidates to the top four. Interviews start Monday.
The Huron Valley Schools Board of Education will interview four candidates for the position of Superintendent of Schools. At a special meeting of the board, the four candidates were selected from a pool of 14 applicants. Interviews begin next week and will be approximately 90 minutes in length. They will be conducted over two special board meetings that are open to the community. Monday’s interviews will be held at Milford High School and Tuesday’s interviews will be held at Lakeland High School. Following is a list of candidates who will be interviewed, and the date and time of each interview: (Source: Kim Root, Director of Comminications and Community Relations for Huron Valley Schools.)
Monday, July 16, 2012
The Highland Township Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday at 7:30 with the Huron Valley School Board to discuss the vacant Highland Middle School building.