Volunteers beautify the Polly Ann Trail in Orion Twp.

Volunteers beautify the Polly Ann Trail in Orion Twp.

(From left) DTE volunteers Alpana Bajpayee, Sarah Crysler and Gary Dupuy helped plant flowers at the Polly Ann Trail trailhead on Clarkston Road near Joslyn Road. ‘I can’t wait to walk the trail later and see our hard work growing,’ Bajpayee said. Photos by Jim Newell.   New amenities at trailhead in the works By […]

Senior of the Week — Reagan Haas

Parents: Daniel and Andrea Haas Grade: 12 GPA: 4.356 Favorite subject(s): Math and Design and student government Extracurricular activities: lacrosse and golf Hobbies/Interests: I love to be creative whether it be through drawing, painting, designing, or making crafts. Plans after graduation: I will study digital design and communications in college, though I am still undecided […]

Lake Orion resident to attend U.S. Naval Academy

Lake Orion resident to attend U.S. Naval Academy

By Megan Kelley Review Writer LAKE ORION — As summer nears, students everywhere are rejoicing their looming freedom from tests and assignments, but for others, like 18-year-old Brianna Johnston, the work has just begun as she prepares to leave Michigan behind and head off to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Johnston is a […]

Senior of the Week — James Patterson Jr.

Parents: James Patterson Sr. and Dr. Edwina Patterson Grade: 12 GPA: 3.99 Favorite subject(s): Advanced Placement English 12 and Film Extracurricular activities: Singing in the choir, exercise and listening to classical music. Hobbies/Interests: Reading philosophy and writing poetry. Plans after graduation: I have plans to attend the prestigious Amherst College with a dual major in […]

Senior of the Week — Jillian Conrad

Parents: Holly and Joe Conrad Grade: 12 GPA: 4.0531 Favorite subject(s): English and Yearbook Extracurricular activities: Playing soccer and working at Dairy Queen. Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy watching movies, being outside, and writing. Plans after graduation: To attend Michigan State University in the fall. Jillian is proudest of: My ability to always maintain a determined mindset. […]

(Not) Everyone’s a critic: Blanche Sims first graders write glowing reviews of area restaurants

(Not) Everyone’s a critic: Blanche Sims first graders write glowing reviews of area restaurants

Read first-hand reviews from the students By Jim Newell Review Editor, and Blanche Sims Elementary first grade student reviewers LAKE ORION — It’s been said that everyone’s a critic, but for the first-grade writers at Blanche Sims Elementary that does not mean they have to be critical. In fact, the budding writers took pencils and […]

Senior of the Week — Carter Mozdzierz

Parents: Jeff and Jodi Mozdzierz Grade: 12 GPA: 4.1 Favorite subject(s): Math and Science Extracurricular activities: Baseball, Key Club and NHS Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy snowboarding, going to the gym, playing video games and hanging out with friends. Plans after graduation: I plan on attending Michigan State or Grand Valley University where I will study Finance […]

Senior of the Week — Grace Sullivan

Parents: Sheri and Wade Sullivan Grade: 12 GPA: 4.196 Favorite subject(s): Science (especially biology) and math Extracurricular activities: Soccer, basketball, Leadership, NHS, SNHS, MNHS and SOS Hobbies/Interests: Club soccer, skiing, wake surfing and hanging out with my friends and family Plans after graduation: I plan to attend a university and study biology with a Pre-Med […]

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