Oakland County residents with a child between ages 0-5 years old can fill out a Brookes Ages and Stages Questionnaire and Great Start Collaborative will mail back the results with a free children’s book. This promotion will last throughout the month of February and is a great way to inspire the love of reading in children.
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Oakland Schools is a regional service agency that offers support services to school personnel which are best delivered regionally and provide cost, size and quality advantages to those we serve. Oakland Schools is an autonomous, tax-supported public school district governed by Michigan General School Laws and is one of 56 intermediate school districts (ISDs) established in Michigan in 1962.
Oakland Schools and the Oakland Schools Education Foundation have developed the Game and Invention Challenge, an event designed to inspire all Oakland County students in grades 1-12 to use creativity, critical thinking and STEM skills to develop games, inventions or solutions to problems.
A couple days a week and on Sundays Sarah Bass arrives at her job at the Clinton River Water Resource Recovery Facility and treats the approximately 30 million gallons of storm water and sanitary sewage that flush daily through the facility, which services 14 local communities. She performs tests, maintenance and lab work to ensure operations are running smoothly.
From freshman through junior year, Clarenceville High School senior Max Zarzycki was doing all the right things you typically hear a student should do to get accepted into college. He was getting good grades, participating in extra-curricular activities and taking advanced placement courses to master the curriculum.
It’s probably a good thing Dr. Pamela Scales considers herself a math person. After all, as the new Assistant Superintendent of Facilities and Operations, Scales is now in charge of overseeing many departments such as Financial Services, which annually balances Oakland Schools’ $337.5 million budget, and Auxiliary Services, Maintenance and Facility Operations, which ensures all Oakland Schools’ campuses function smoothly each and every day.
In the interest of safety for our students and staff, Oakland Schools has installed water filtration devices on all water used for consumption.
On Nov. 20, 2019, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners announced the winners of Oakland County’s “I Voted!” sticker contest.
Congratulations to Oakland Schools Communications Services! The team was just recognized with two honorable mentions in PR Daily’s international nonprofit awards program for two successful marketing campaigns promoting Oakland Schools’ advocacy and community efforts.
Joel Massarello, who teaches automotive technology at Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northwest (OSTC-NW) in Clarkston, was surprised during an assembly on Oct. 24 by a representative from Harbor Freight Tools for Schools with the news that he and his school will receive $50,000—$35,000 for the school’s skilled trades program and $15,000 for him personally.
Every morning before Jennifer Gottlieb leaves the house, she says to her husband, “I’m going to go do great things for kids today.”
This is her motto, the one she brings with her to work every day at Oakland Schools as the new executive director for District and School Services.
Isabelle McCann-Gutshall from Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northwest (OSTC-NW) earned a Top 10 award at the Future Health Professionals (HOSA) 42nd Annual International Leadership Conference June 19-22 in Orlando, FL. She was a Waterford Kettering High School senior.