Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Find out which buildings were recognized Wednesday morning during a ceremony at the Oakland Schools campus in Waterford.
Five schools in the Berkley School District were among 173 throughout Oakland County recognized Wednesday for earning the Michigan Green School designation. Representatives from the schools gathered Wednesday morning at Oakland Schools in Waterford to receive an official Michigan Green School flag and a certificate signed by Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Oakland Schools Superintendent Vickie L. Markavitch. Schools must complete at least 10 of 20 "green" activities to earn the designation. Activities range from paper recycling to garden projects to the use of renewable energy. Schools that complete more than 10 activities may be eligible for "Emerald" or "Evergreen" status. The top Michigan Green Schools in Oakland County…
Thursday, January 31, 2013
The device started providing temperature, precipitation and other data online earlier this month; teachers will incorporate the tool into their curriculum.
Anderson Middle School educators have a new tool in their repertoire: The building has been fitted with a weather station that tracks environmental data such as temperature and precipitation. "Anderson is working to develop curriculum to utilize Weather Bug data," according to a Berkley School District press release. "The AMS weather bug was funded through shared time school partnerships with the Berkley School District." The station went online earlier this month. In addition to tracking weather conditions, students – and community members – also will be able to watch storms as they move through the area on the Earth Networks-WeatherBug Weather Station's high-definition camera, which provides a bird's-eye view over Hurley Field.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Paul Skonieczny – who suffered internal injuries, fractures and other bumps and bruises when he was struck by a vehicle Jan. 11 outside Anderson Middle School – is expected to make a full recovery, his wife says.
A Berkley crossing guard who was hit by a vehicle while on duty remains in the intensive care unit at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak but is expected to make a full recovery, his wife said Thursday. Paul Skonieczny of Berkley suffered internal injuries, fractures and other bumps and bruises when he was struck Jan. 11 outside Anderson Middle School, according to his wife Celine Skonieczny. "He's aware of what's going on; he's conscious. His legs work. His arms work," she said. "Considering what he went through, we consider ourselves very lucky. We're just both grateful there were no children involved." Celine Skonieczny said this is not the first time during his 6 years as a crossing guard that her husband experienced a dangerous situation …
Friday, January 11, 2013
The man was hospitalized with non-life threatening injures after the incident Friday morning, according to the Berkley Public Safety Department.
A crossing guard was hospitalized Friday morning after a vehicle struck him outside Anderson Middle School in Berkley. Berkley Public Safety Department Deputy Director Robert North said the man was hit at approximately 8 a.m. and taken to Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak with non-life threatening injuries. The motorist involved in the incident, who was not injured, was issued citations, North said. "We had an unfortunate accident this morning at Anderson Middle School as our crossing guard was hit by a car," principal Vince Gigliotti wrote in a note to parents. "Thanks to the quick action of students, staff and parents Berkley Public Safety and emergency medical staff were on the scene to assist within minutes. "Please be assured that we …
Friday, May 25, 2012
At Monday's Berkley Board of Education meeting, many groups associated with the district were recognized and a revised bullying policy was approved.
The Berkey Board of Education recognized the efforts and accomplishments of outstanding volunteers, teachers and students at its meeting earlier this month: