Tag Archives: Oakland County

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 […]

Outstanding Teachers Say “It’s About the Students”

Winners of Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year 2012 Amy Guzynski, Lamphere High School; Hugh Watters, Bloomfield Hills Middle School; Michael Medvinsky, Oakwood Elementary Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards Program, May 10, Waterford: After eloquent speeches from George Ehlert (Oakland Schools Board of Education), Ryan Bladzik (Oakland Schools Education Foundation) and […]