Avondale High School Student to Attend Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Freshman, Amarae’ Robinson, Selected to travel to Massachusetts for event designed to Honor and Inspire Avondale High School Freshman, Amarae’ Robinson, has been selected to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Massachusetts as a delegate during a three-day congress to learn about careers in medicine and medical science. The Congress is an honors-only program for top high school students who want to become physicians or go into a medical research field. Amarae’ was … [Read more...]

New Supervisor For Oakland Township and other Local Election Results

Very few of us went to the polls for the General State Primary. And while many races were "Vote for Not More than 1" when only one candidate was running, a few races were contested. Such as in the Charter Township of Oakland. Incumbent supervisor, Terry R. Gonser, lost his bid for re-election to Michael Bailey who took 48% of the vote over Gonser's 26%. Coming in third was Andy Zale with 25% of the vote. "Tonight was huge win for the residents of Oakland Township, but unfortunately it was … [Read more...]

100,000 Meals to Fight World Hunger

Avondale School District Rallies to Pack 100,000 Meals to Fight World Hunger Hundreds of volunteers joined Avondale Kids Against Hunger (AKAH) in packing 100,000 meals to be sent to the Baldwin Soup Kitchen in Pontiac and to children living in orphanages in remote parts of Haiti. The event drew members from all walks of the Avondale School District community including students, staff members, alumni and parents. This is the third time since 2011 that AKAH has rallied the community to come … [Read more...]

KidzKare Seeking Partners in its Fight Against Suburban Poverty

Sponsors, Partners, and Volunteers Needed for Fifth Annual Back-to-School Bonanza offering Free Goods & Services More than two-thirds of the poverty increase since the year 2000 occurred in households located in the suburbs. In fact, suburban poverty now exceeds that of urban areas in absolute numbers and continues to grow at twice the annual rate. And, to make matters worse, suburban communities are least-prepared to deal with the needs of the poor.  Organized by the Rochester … [Read more...]

Avondale Middle School Student wins Sooper Yooper Art Contest

Avondale Middle School student’s art, inspired by love of nature, wins recognition by Wege Foundation Avondale Middle School eighth-grader Avani Govindswamy has been recognized by the Wege Foundation for her submission of an original work of art in a competition inspired by the book, Sooper Yooper: Environmental Defender by Mark Heckman and Mark Newman. The annual contest, “Sooper Yooper” is in its sixth year and draws submissions from students, 5-18 years of age, from around the State of … [Read more...]

Avondale High School Students Recognized at MITES Competition

State-wide Competition Celebrates Excellence in Career Technical Education Avondale High School Career and Technical Education students in the school’s Architectural Design class, Introduction to Building Trades class and Electricity class, taught by Avondale High School teacher William Ray have earned recognition as part of the Michigan Industrial Technology Education Society (MITES) state competition and conference. The MITES Conference, held at the Lansing Center, featured student … [Read more...]

Jump Rope Event Raises Money for the American Heart Association

Avondale School District annual Jump Rope for Heart events raise almost $34,000 More than 1500 Avondale School District elementary students helped raise money and awareness for the American Heart Association (AHA) during the District’s annual Jump Rope for Heart events this school year. The district’s four elementary schools, Auburn Elementary, Deerfield Elementary, R. Grant Graham Elementary, and Woodland Elementary each hosted an event that brought in a combined $33,495. This year’s total … [Read more...]

Avondale High School Announces Class of 2016 Top Scholars

Avondale High School announces the following students as Top Scholars for the 2016 school year. The students will be celebrated at an Honors Breakfast with their parents on May 26. Avondale Class of 2016 Valedictorian, Alexandra Brinker of Rochester Hills, is the daughter of Steven and Diane Brinker. Alexandra is a founding member of the Avondale High School robotics team, the RoboJackets, and the head of electrical and pneumatic systems for the team. She helped the RoboJackets to their … [Read more...]

Auburn Elementary Teachers Roll out the Red Carpet for a New Reading Initiative

Avondale School District Reading Initiative Designed to Engage Students on a Higher Level Third, fourth and fifth grade students at Auburn Elementary in Avondale School District have a special opportunity to make history by naming one book to receive their school’s highest honor, The Gold Eagle Award. Bestowing the honor is the final step in a reading initiative called The Golden Eagle Challenge. Designed to broaden the depth of the students’ reading experience, the Challenge requires … [Read more...]

Avondale School District Students Celebrated as Role Models

Avondale Youth Assistance Honors Students for Community Service and Personal Achievement Avondale School District staff and administrators nominated more than 100 students to receive special recognition during the 49th Annual Youth Recognition Awards Night hosted by Avondale Youth Assistance (AYA). Students were nominated in two categories – Community Service and Personal Achievement - and received recognition awards from dignitaries and elected officials representing various levels of local … [Read more...]