Monthly Archives: December 2013

Oakland Schools

BUILD OFF! Construction Tech Students Raise the ROOF(s)

The 7th Annual Holiday Invitational Carpentry and Masonry Competition on December 12 gave tri-county high school teams the opportunity to show off their construction and masonry skills to each other and to a panel of construction professionals. Hosted by Oakland Schools Technical Campus-Northwest, the event was held inside the cavernous activity center at Springfield Oaks […]

The FACES of the Homeless in Oakland County

What ‘Homeless’ Looks Like… Were you expecting the usual stereotype of an addicted or mentally ill society-dropout? An unstable, unkempt street person whose family had long since given up on helping? Real-life is both surprising and unsettling: 40% of all homeless people are children. Half of homeless students eat just one meal a day. We […]