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News Harrison High School in Farmington Hills closing down after 49 years 7:41 AM, Jun  WXYZ Detroit

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (WXYZ) — Today is the last day of school at Harrison High School in Farmington Hills – and the last time classes will be in session.

Harrison principal steps down, Wood Creek principal to take over for rest of year

Chris O'Brien, the current principal at Wood Creek Elementary School, will serve as principal at the high school until it closes in June.

Farmington school officials prepare to redistribute Harrison students after it closes  The Oakland Press

Farmington Hills Harrison High School students will be given a choice about whether they transfer to North Farmington or Farmington High School when ...

Harrison High principal resigns, new leader steps in Feb. 25  Farmington Voice

After more than three years as Harrison High School's principal, Dr. James Anderson, has resigned, citing personal reasons. Farmington Public Schools (FPS) ...

O'Brien to take over as principal at Harrison High after Anderson steps down  The Oakland Press

Some Farmington Public Schools administrators will be shuffled around for the remainder of this school year after the district announced that Jim Anderson, ...

Plans progressing for recreation center at Harrison High School in Farmington Hills  The Oakland Press

The city of Farmington Hills' plan to convert Harrison High School into a recreation center is coming along, with an opening expected in late 2020 or early 2021.

Harrison High administrator says cheerleaders look like strippers; racial tensions raised  The Oakland Press

Farmington school officials are conducting an investigation after an assistant principal at Harrison High School admitted saying the cheerleaders looked like ...

Farmington Hills Harrison High to hold final Homecoming; special events planned  The Oakland Press

Harrison High School in Farmington Hills is holding its final Homecoming game and other festivities on Friday, Sept. 21, and Saturday, Sept. 22.

Final curtain: Staff prepares for emotional last year at Harrison High

When Harrison High School Principal Jim Anderson welcomed the school's staff back to work this week, he knew it was the beginning of a tough final year for the ...

Inside the wild overtime touchdown that saved Harrison football  USA TODAY High School Sports

In what could have been the final Harrison High School football game ever, a botched overtime field goal turned into a game-winning TD.

Harrison administrator reassigned following investigation of inappropriate remark

Former Harrison High School Assistant Principal Angela Leach was reinstated to duty Friday following the completion of an investigation by the Farmington ...

NFL QB Drew Stanton: 'It just doesn't seem fair' that Harrison is closing  Detroit Free Press

Former Farmington Hills Harrison quarterback Drew Stanton reflects on his time at Harrison, and his thoughts on his alma mater closing.

Why Farmington Hills Harrison football's underclassmen didn't leave  Detroit Free Press

Forget what Max Martin's official transcript says, in his mind he is not a junior. Yes, this is his third year in high school and no, he hasn't accumulated a bunch of ...

Farmington school board president resigns; controversy over remark about strippers continues  The Oakland Press

The Farmington Public Schools Board of Education president has resigned amid a controversy over a Harrison High School administrator's public remark that ...

Farmington School Board votes to sell Harrison  WXYZ Detroit

A well-known high school in Farmington Hills that is expected to close has been sold to the city. The school board voted Tuesday night to sell Harrison High ...

Farmington school board sells Harrison High to city for use as community center  The Oakland Press

The Farmington Public Schools Board of Education voted Tuesday, March 26, to sell the Harrison High School building to the city of Farmington Hills for ...

Mother outraged after school administrator calls cheerleaders 'strippers'  WXYZ Detroit

A mother is speaking out and speaking up after a high school administrator called cheerleaders at Harrison High School strippers.

Farmington Hills offers $1 to buy Harrison High building for new community center

Harrison High School in Farmington Hills is slated to close following the 2018-2019 school year.

Farmington Public Schools coach named Michigan High School Coach of the Year  The Oakland Press

Harrison High School's Dennis Hermani was selected as Michigan High School Athletic Coaches Association Coach of the Year.Hermani was honored at the ...

Farmington Schools may sell Harrison High, but not for $1

Several Farmington Public Schools buildings may be sold or repurposed, but everything starts with the sale of Harrison High School.

Mother outraged after Michigan school administrator calls cheerleaders 'strippers'  ABC Action News

A mother is speaking out and speaking up after a Michigan high school administrator called cheerleaders "strippers."

City of Farmington Hills has plans for Harrison High School  Farmington Voice

Farmington Hills city officials are expected to present plans next month to repurpose Harrison High School as a community center. Declining enrollment and tight ...

Harrison parents, students speak out about 'stripper' comment  Farmington Voice

Harrison High parent Doreen Griffin's daughter, Michaela, came home from school on September 24 depressed and sad. The 11th grade cheerleader's mother ...

Farmington Harrison assistant principal suspended over comments regarding cheerleaders  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

An assistant principal at Farmington Harrison High School said that the cheer squad's routine during a pep rally was inappropriate and made a comment that the ...

Once a Hawk, Always a Hawk: Harrison High preps for closing  Farmington Voice

The Harrison High community has planned a number of events and activities to commemorate the school's legacy during its final year. The 49-year-old building ...

Farmington votes to close Harrison High  Detroit Free Press

Describing her vote to close Harrison High School as “a pierce in my heart,” Farmington school board Vice President Sheilah Clay joined five other board ...

Farmington Schools parent: Cheerleader incident 'broke the camel's back'  Farmington Voice

For an hour on Tuesday, Farmington Public Schools trustees listened to public comment stemming from an inappropriate comment made in late September by a ...

Farmington Hills School Administrator On Leave After Comparing Cheerleaders To Strippers  WWJ Newsradio 950

FARMINGTON HILLS (WWJ) - A Farmington School district administrator was placed on leave after saying the cheerleaders looked like strippers during their ...

City considers converting Farmington Hills Harrison High into community center  The Oakland Press

The city of Farmington Hills is looking at purchasing Harrison High School when it closes in 2019 and turning it into a community center.

Theater, water slide and more in plan to repurpose Harrison High  Farmington Voice

In the race to attract new residents, the City of Farmington Hills hopes to take a giant step forward with the repurposing of Harrison High School as a community ...

Farmington Hills siblings both earn perfect ACT score  The Oakland Press

Harrison High School senior Ahmed Khan and his sister, junior Hafsa Sameen Sultana, both earned perfect scores on the ACT.

Celebrate Harrison homecoming at downtown Harvest Moon festival  Farmington Voice

This year's Harvest Moon celebration in downtown Farmington will include a special celebration for Harrison High School, which marks its last homecoming this ...

Former Farmington Schools trustee: Colleagues attempted 'palace coup'  Farmington Voice

Former Farmington Public Schools trustee Jim Stark says his surprise resignation on Tuesday came after two of his colleagues attempted a “palace coup” to ...

Developer abandons Maxfield Training Center project; city of Farmington expresses interest  The Oakland Press

The city of Farmington is expressing interest in the long-vacant Maxfield Training Center after a developer abandoned a proposed residential project there.

NFL QB Drew Stanton: 'It just doesn't seem fair' that Harrison HS is closing  USA TODAY High School Sports

This could be the final time Harrison High School (Mich.) plays on the field that made QB Drew Stanton a legendary figure in state history.

Harrison High student earns perfect ACT score  Farmington Voice

Anushka Jain, daughter of Vinay and Julie Jain and a junior at Harrison High School, is among a fraction of U.S. students to earn the highest possible ACT ...

Police: Harrison High student found with gun  The Detroit News

A 16-year-old male student at Harrison High School in Farmington Hills was arrested Wednesday after an unloaded gun was found in his backpack, police said.

Four seek two spots on Farmington school board this November

With former school board president David Turner not seeking re-election, the field is set for two open seats on the Farmington board of education.

Claiming 'palace coup,' president resigns from Farmington school board

Citing "recent behavior of some" Farmington Public Schools Board of Education members and saying in a statement that he was forced out in what he likened to ...

How John Herrington became Michigan's greatest prep football coach  Detroit Free Press

Farmington Hills Harrison's John Herrington will become Michigan's winningest high school football coach with a win on Friday against Berkley.

Physician killed in barbell attack, administrator says cheerleaders look like strippers, other stories grabbed headlines in 2018  The Oakland Press

A well-known physician is dead after Troy police say her nephew hit her in the head with a 15-pound barbell.

Michigan high school football scores: Week 5  Detroit Free Press

Michigan high school football scoreboard for Week 5 from around the state.

Michigan high school football: Mick McCabe's Week 5 state rankings  Detroit Free Press

The Super 10, plus the top 10 teams in the eight divisions after five weeks of the 2018 Michigan high school football season.

Two men shot in Farmington Hills, one dead  The Oakland Press

An investigation is underway after two men were shot early Monday morning in Farmington Hills, one fatally.

Farmington Schools trustees to address superintendent search  Farmington Voice

Farmington Public Schools trustees have a full agenda for their Tuesday, January 15, study session, including a discussion about the search for a new ...

Farmington Road in downtown area to close for reconstruction  The Oakland Press

Farmington Road from Grand River Avenue to Oakland Street in downtown Farmington is scheduled to close for reconstruction the week of Sept. 24.

Harrison siblings earn perfect ACT scores

Harrison High School siblings Ahmed Khan, a senior, and Hafsa Sameen Sultana, a junior, both earned perfect scores on the ACT, a composite score of 36.

Michigan high school football playoffs: Semifinal schedule  The Detroit News

Here are the semifinal matchups in the Michigan high school football playoffs. All semifinals are Saturday at 1 p.m..

2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn schools dominate many of the champs lists, as Bridge Magazine recognizes winners at schools from Grand Rapids to Detroit and the Upper ...

Michigan high school football top performers of Week 5  Detroit Free Press

Here's who stood out in Week 5 of the Michigan high school football season across the state.

6 Farmington schools could be closed in 2016  Detroit Free Press

It seemed fitting that John Herrington, the longest tenured teacher and most recognizable coach in Farmington Public Schools, was the first speaker to pour his ...

Harrison High School Athlete Wins State Title

Farmington-Farmington Hills, MI - Laticia Sims shatters a school record and brings a state championship to Harrison for the first time in almost 30 years.

Here are Michigan's Academic State Champs for 2019  Bridge Michigan

This is it: Michigan's Academic State Champs for 2019. Continuing an annual tradition, Bridge Magazine is recognizing the best high schools in Michigan.

Oakland County holiday events Dec. 9 and beyond | Lifestyles  The Oakland Press

... • Burt Meisel Holiday Benefit for ALS of Michigan: 3 p.m. Dec. 9 at Avondale High School, 2800 Waukegan St., Auburn Hills, includes performance of song by ...

Southeast Michigan entertainment Oct. 26-Nov. 1 | Arts & Entertainment  The Oakland Press

... • Drop In Workshop-Sugar Skulls and Drawing in the Galleries: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 26, noon-4 p.m. Oct. 27-28, Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit, ...

Farmington school board president won't seek re-election

Farmington Public Schools Board of Education President David Turner has decided not to seek re-election, making room for at least one new face.

Southeast Michigan entertainment Nov. 30-Dec. 6 | Arts & Entertainment  The Oakland Press

... • Holiday Show & Sale: Glassblowing demonstrations, holiday ornaments, wine decanters, glass sculptures, festive paperweights, sales of pet-themed items ...

Holiday helpers: Donation and support opportunities in Oakland County  The Oakland Press

The employees of Central Transport and The Ambassador Bridge Company of Warren, approximately 700 workers, have a goal to fill a semi-truck with 1,700 ...

Halloween activities in Oakland County | Lifestyles  The Oakland Press

The Detroit Zoo's third annual Zoo Boo events, Oct. 19-21 at The Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak. Activities included trick-or-treat trail, acrobatics, ...

Al Jean: ‘Simpsons’ 600th episode will be ‘fun’  The Detroit News

Al Jean, executive producer and writer of TV's longest-running scripted series, "The Simpsons," will air its 600th episode, the 27th “Treehouse of Horror” ...

Your Voice: Farmington Hills resident says 'no' to road millage  Farmington Voice

TO THE EDITOR: This is in response to the recent letter from the Farmington Hills Mayor and City Council regarding the ballot proposal to transition from a ...

Southeast Michigan entertainment Feb. 22-28 | Arts & Entertainment  The Oakland Press

... • "Natural Forms": work by Ann Kelly, Nora Venturelli, and Fran Wolok: through Feb. 23, Northville Art House, 215 W. Cady in Northville, 248-344-0497, ...

Southeast Michigan entertainment Oct. 19-25 | Arts & Entertainment  The Oakland Press

... • Catie Newell: Carl Wilson; Carol Irving, students of Andrea Tama: Oct. 19-Nov. 15, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, 1516 S. Cranbrook, Birmingham, ...

Farmington opens intra-district schools of choice

Farmington Public Schools will offer Intra-District Schools of Choice K-9th grad for the 2017-18 school year.

Metro Detroit Events Honoring MLK Day  CBS Detroit

(CBS Detroit) Its been 51 years since the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., in Memphis, and there are several events scheduled in Metro Detroit ...

Young Farmington students headed to state HOSA event  Farmington Voice

Competing for the first time, students from all three Farmington Public Schools (FPS) middle schools last month earned a trip to the 2018 HOSA State ...

Harrison coach speaks at Prep Football Legacy Forum  Farmington Voice

Harrison High head football coach John Herrington told guests at a January 18 Prep Football Legacy Forum panel discussion that his coaching philosophy ...

Farmington students recognized for turning their lives around  The Oakland Press

Each year, Farmington Public Schools honors students that have turned their lives around.

Farmington Festival Saturday brings parade, hot air balloons  Farmington Voice

The Greater Farmington Founders Festival, hosted by the Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce, opens Saturday with the LOC Color Run, Founders ...

Metro Detroit weather: From 70 degrees to possible frost by Tuesday night  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Despite high temperatures in the 70s during the day, Metro Detroit is staring at potential frost Tuesday night.

Farmington Snow Emergency: Whats Closed

Snow Emergency: What's Closed - Farmington-Farmington Hills, MI - With a foot of snow expected by Sunday, schools, businesses and even government offices ...

Things to do in Detroit this week  The Detroit News

Concerts, theater, holiday fun and more events in Metro Detroit Dec. 6-12.

5 things to know about Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Devin Funchess  Indianapolis Star

What you should know about the newest Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Devin Funchess. Contract. Funchess will receive $10 million, with $3 million in ...

Police search for 3rd suspect in multi-car police chase involving stolen Sterling Heights police car  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Police are still working to sort out the details about what led to shots being fired between two cars in Utica that set off two police chases with one of the chases ...

Learn more about FPS International Baccalaureate program  Farmington Voice

Press release. Farmington Public Schools' International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme will host Informational Meetings for admission into the program for the ...

MDEQ issues response to incident at Splash Universe in Dundee that endangered children  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

DUNDEE, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality issued a statement Monday to Local 4 regarding an incident at Splash Universe in Dundee ...

Farmington students recognized for volunteer service | Nation and World News  The Oakland Press

The Farmington Youth Assistance held their 33rd Annual Youth Recognition Awards at Glen Oaks Country Club in Farmington Hills.

A tussle over a note in class, then handcuffs, thanks to Michigan's 'zero tolerance' law

Freshman Kyle Thompson was expelled and faced a criminal charge after a confrontation with his science teacher. (courtesy photo) Kyle Thompson has done ...

Catholic schools continue to close; Archdiocese of Detroit hopes to correct that

The Archdiocese of Detroit has seen several school closures in recent years, and hopes to bolster Catholic school enrollment.

General Election Results for Novi Community School District Board on Nov. 6, 2018  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Michigan General Election results for Novi Community School District Board on Nov. 6, 2018.

Michigan schools make tough cuts amid student decline  The Detroit News

Michigan's shrinking student population is squeezing school districts statewide, forcing many to close classroom buildings and make other painful cuts as ...

Detroit police officer accused of getting paid, going home instead of doing mandatory training  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

A Detroit police officer is facing two felony charges after getting paid and going home instead of heading to mandatory training, officials said.

Former all-state wrestler, football player returns to Fenton as Farmington Hills Harrison assistant coach  The Flint Journal

FENTON, MI -- Friday night was a homecoming of sorts for Jon Herstein. But the 2001 graduate of Fenton High School was on the opposite side of the field ...

Spacewalking astronauts replace more station batteries  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Spacewalking astronauts are conducting more battery work outside the International Space Station.

Farmington Junior Optimists learn service, leadership  Farmington Voice

On a cold January afternoon, a group of Beechview Elementary students gathered in their school's media center to talk about funds they would raise and where ...

FPS celebrates opening of Farmington STEAM Academy  C&G Newspapers

FARMINGTON HILLS — After cutting the ribbon on the Farmington STEAM Academy, Principal Dyanne Sanders raised the oversized pair of blue scissors ...

Morale 'lowest ever' among TSA workers at Detroit Metro Airport during government shutdown  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

DETROIT - The partial government shutdown is now officially the longest in U.S. history and the effects are being felt nationwide. "It's very unfair," said Sean ...

These are the best 50 public high schools for athletics in Michigan, report says

A new report from Niche ranks more than 12000 public schools in the nation based on five different factors.

Dunckel Middle School officials, students reflect on last day  C&G Newspapers

Nila Bell, an eighth-grader, hugs a friend goodbye for the summer, while Rebekah Matthews gets ready to sign her yearbook. Photo by Deb Jacques.

Troy council to interview city manager candidates | Local News  The Oakland Press

The Troy City Council has scheduled a first round of interviews for city manager candidates.

53 Michigan schools with highest college-going rates for Class of 2016 -

Here's a list of the 53 high schools where at least 80% of the Class of 2016 enrolled in college.

Pat Caputo - Farmington Hills' Alex DeBrincat on fast track to possible NHL stardom  The Oakland Press

At this time last year, Farmington Hills' Alex DeBrincat was an undrafted free agent, who had just signed with the Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League.

13 reasons why the state of Michigan is better than Ohio  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

It's Michigan-Ohio State week, which means it's time to reflect on how great the state of Michigan is, compared to Ohio.

NFL QB Drew Stanton outfits Harrison team with protective equipment  Fox 2 Detroit

Football star Drew Stanton is back in town to show some new safety gear to students at his old high school.

Family of missing Lansing woman whose baby was found dead discusses her mental state, drug issues  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

The family of a missing Lansing woman whose newborn baby was found dead is pleading for her to turn herself in so she can get help.

This Guy Plays Notre Dame Football: #53 Khalid Kareem  One Foot Down

Here at OFD, we're taking the summer to run through the list of Notre Dame Fighting Irish players. We want you to get to know a bit more about them. Next up is a ...

Op/Ed: Local matters, and other lessons from the 2017 election  Farmington Voice

I learned a lot from the 2017 Farmington city council election, but most of all, this: Farmington Voice readers care about local issues and local news. In the weeks ...

4 men charged in connection with thefts from vehicles in Grosse Pointe Woods  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

GROSSE POINTE WOODS, Mich. - Four men are facing charges in connection with thefts from vehicles in Grosse Pointe Woods. Jhaelyn Bills, 20, of Detroit; ...

Oakland County holiday helpers | Nation and World News  The Oakland Press

*Service* First Logistics, Inc. hosted a 1920's themed murder mystery dinner fundraiser at the Rochester Community House in Rochester to benefit Blessings in a ...

UM free tuition plan could inspire students to do better in school  Detroit Free Press

U-M free tuition plan has a catch - you have to have grades good enough to get into highly competitive school.

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