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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.

Construction on new recreation center at Harrison High to begin in fall  The Oakland Press

The city of Farmington Hills now owns the former Harrison High School building and grounds and is forging ahead with plans to turn it into a $20 million ...

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.

Once a Hawk, always a Hawk

All good things come to an end. Before Harrison has its last day, staff, alumni and students talk about how the school has impacted them.

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 School in Farmington Hills hosting final book sale Saturday  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Harrison High School will be hosting a Final Book Sale on Saturday.

Farmington Schools says goodbye to Harrison May 31-June 1  Farmington Voice

A weekend of activities planned May 31-June 1 will mark the closure of Harrison High School in Farmington Hills. The 49-year-old building and grounds on 12 ...

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, ...

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) ...

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 ...

Harrison High School Wraps Up Major Renovations; Students Start Back at School  9&10 News

Renovations at Harrison High School are almost done. Construction on the remodeled high school started back in March, pushing construction crews to get as ...

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.

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.

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."

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 ...

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 ...

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

Farmington Hills Harrison, led by the state's all-time wnningest football coach, John Herrington, is closing after this school year.

Harrison names two valedictorians, one salutatorian  Clare County Review

April 19, 2019. Kaylub Pepper Co-Valedictorian. Kaylub Pepper. With a 4.0 GPA. Kaylub has received awards on and off of the field. Kaylub has also attended a ...

Farmington Hills Harrison seniors determined to go out on high note  Detroit Free Press

As Farmington Hills Harrison prepares for its final season, coach John Herrington, and the seniors, know all eyes are on them.

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 ...

Divided Farmington school board selects Herrera as next superintendent  The Oakland Press

The Farmington Public Schools Board of Education voted 4-3 late Wednesday to offer the superintendent's position to Robert Herrera, chief executive officer 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 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 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 ...

Harrison Homecoming – 2018 Harrison Royalty  Clare County Review

October 4, 2018. The Harrison High School homecoming court pictured in the front row are Freshmen Bryan Albert, Royce Beemer, Haley Cooper and Caylee ...

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.

Farmington Hills Harrison: Mill Coleman provided plenty thrills in 80s  Detroit Free Press

Perhaps the best player in Farmington Hills Harrison football's history was Mill (The Thrill) Coleman.

Harrison breaks ground for school improvements  Clare County Review

April 27, 2018. By Pat Maurer Correspondent. Harrison Community Schools held a groundbreaking last Thursday to being the first phase of a $26.7 million ...

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 ...

Three-run fifth propels Harrison softball past McCutcheon  Journal & Courier

A costly error gave Harrison the lead in a three-run fifth that lifted the Raiders to an 8-5 softball victory over rival McCutcheon on Tuesday night.

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.

Documentary in works for final season of iconic Michigan high school football team

The iconic Farmington Hills Harrison football program will have a film crew following is entire season ahead of the school's closing this spring.

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 ...

Harrison Schools Undergo Major Renovations  9&10 News

Harrison High School and Middle School are spending their summer under construction. Voters approved a $26.7 million bond proposal in May of last year.

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 ...

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

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.

Charges dropped against Harrison High student in 'self-defense' case

A 15-year-old Harrison High sophomore charged with assaulting an older student who reportedly bullied him in a computer lab last May has had the charges ...

Police: Harrison student threatened her classmate with brass knuckles

A 17-year-old female from Kennesaw was arrested last week after administrators said she brought brass knuckles to Harrison High School.

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.

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 ...

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.

Friday night fights: Clare KOs Harrison | MIPrepZone  The Morning Sun

Behold hatred boiling over. Having worked both sides of the Harrison and Clare athletic fence for the past couple of years it's become fairly obvious that these ...

Interview times set for 2 superintendent finalists in Farmington Public Schools  The Oakland Press

Interview times have been announced for the two superintendent finalists in the Farmington Public Schools.

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 ...

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 ...

Top Grads: Meet Harrison High School's valedictorians and salutatorians

Meet the top seven graduates from Harrison High School: Valedictorians Carli Bushell, Samantha Lobdell, Christine Mason, Mary Wright and Salutatorians ...

KEVIN FOLEY: Attorneys say Cobb schools need to better address, report bullying

Bullying has been around ever since bigger, stronger kids began victimizing smaller, weaker kids. When I was in school, it was a painful rite of passage, the ...

Local schools set to hold commencement ceremonies

It's almost time for the class of 2019 to throw their caps in the air. Graduation season is upon us, and thousands of seniors from Marietta High, Cobb County ...

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

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.

Parade, demo derby highlight Harrison 4th  Clare County Review

July 11, 2019. Members of VFW Post 1075 pass by applauding and very grateful Americans during the parade. By Steve Landon Correspondent. Enjoying one ...

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.

Harrison High Band named Regional Grand Champion | Education

Kennesaw's Harrison High School Marching Band was recently awarded the title of Regional Champion at the Bands of America regional marching band ...

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 ...

161 Students from Across the Country Named 2019 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 55th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...

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.

Spotlight to shine on STAR students Monday

Thirty-three of the county's top performing high school seniors will be recognized Monday evening at the 52nd-annual STAR Student and Teacher banquet, ...

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 ...

Harrison alum Luke Schniederjans on watch list for prestigious Ben Hogan Award

Georgia Tech junior Luke Schniederjans, a former Harrison High School standout, was one of 28 college golfers named to the watch list for the Ben Hogan ...

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.

Opinion | The miseducation of Michigan: How state fails kids in black history  Bridge Michigan

My kids are in one of Michigan's best districts. Their African-American history class included 'Boyz n the Hood' and a documentary about gangs. We can do ...

Harrison On List of Best High Schools: US News & World Report

HARRISON, NY -- U.S. News and World Report has crunched the numbers for 2018, releasing its annual list of best high schools in the country. Schools are ...

Farmington wants a chance to buy Maxfield Training Center  Farmington Voice

In a move that surprised trustees, Farmington city officials on Tuesday asked Farmington Public Schools (FPS) for a chance to purchase the long-vacant Maxfield ...

Student charged with giving pot brownies to classmates

A high school student was arrested after police said she distributed marijuana-laced brownies to students.

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.

Looking back at events that shaped 2018  Clare County Review

December 27, 2018. January 5th: New Year's fire destroys home. Dan and Mary Atyeo, and couple's three children lost everything in a structure fire on New ...

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.

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..

Tech standout, Harrison alum Luke Schniederjans qualifies for U.S. Amateur

Former Harrison High School and current Georgia Tech standout Luke Schniederjans will play in the U.S. Amateur after advancing Wednesday from a two-day ...

Cobb Horizon High School celebrates commencement

The 2019 high school commencement season continued Monday night when the first Cobb County school, Cobb Horizon High School, held its diploma ...

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 ...

Farmington Hills house destroyed in fire | Local News  The Oakland Press

A fire destroyed a Farmington Hills house and its contents last week.

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.

Michigan high school football scores: Week 5  Detroit Free Press

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

Cobb family files suit after daughter killed by falling tree in 2017 at Red Top Mountain

MARIETTA — A Cobb County couple has filed suit against the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, alleging the agency's negligence in identifying and ...

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.

Michigan football team barred from praying for coach's ailing daughter on field  USA TODAY High School Sports

A Michigan football team has been barred from praying on field for the ailing daughter of its head coach.

Cobb students win national awards | Education

Several Cobb County students won a number of top awards at the Invention Convention U.S Nationals at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan May ...

Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak nurses allege administrators pushing against union effort  The Oakland Press

Nurses at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak say that their efforts to form a union are being met with resistance from hospital administration.

Unvaccinated student rates rise for third straight year in Michigan schools  Bridge Michigan

The unvaccinated rate is still lower than in 2014, but the increase comes as Michigan battles a measles outbreak. A bill that would require schools with higher ...

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.

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

The president of the Farmington Public Schools board resigned, leaving the board to appoint a new president and start the process for replacing Stark.

Harrison names Valedictorians, Salutatorians for 2016  Clare County Review

May 13, 2016. Co-Valedictorian Adam Michael Scherrer. Co-Valedictorian Adam Michael Scherrer. Adam Michael Scherrer has been named a Co-Valedictorian ...

Ollie Schniederjans swinging toward US Open | Sports

BALL GROUND -- Ollie Schniederjans is his own toughest critic.

Cobb Schools Foundation honors district volunteers

MARIETTA — The Cobb Schools Foundation and Cobb County School District honored more than 100 volunteers from schools across the district at the annual ...

Michigan couple among victims in Texas shooting

Robert and Shani Corrigan were graduates of Harrison High School.

Allison Lipovsky seeks big finish to strong college career  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

ALLENDALE, Mich -- Last spring, Grand Valley State ace Allison Lipovsky led the nation in strikeouts per seven innings and was named GLIAC pitcher of the ...

Family behind Harrison volleyball coach's decision to leave

After winning back-to-back Class AAAAAA state championships in her two-year tenure as Harrison's volleyball coach, Amber McClure resigned her position for ...

2018 Outstanding Grads: Remarkable students, stories  The Detroit News

This is the 33rd class of outstanding high school graduates honored by The News. Many of our early nominees are now well established in successful careers ...

Family 'thankful' but 'heartbroken' after discovery of hiker's body

The mother of a Marietta man whose remains were discovered on Kennesaw Mountain Monday night — more than seven months after his disappearance ...

Sights set high for Harrison boys golf team

KENNESAW — Last year, Harrison saw its streak of consecutive region and area golf championships end at 18 after the Hoyas finished as the Area 4AAAAAA ...

Farmington Schools trustees split on superintendent contract offer  Farmington Voice

Farmington Public Schools trustees late Tuesday night voted 4-3 to offer the job of superintendent to Dr. Robert Herrera, the appointed CEO of Benton Harbor ...

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.

Harrison High mourns football star who died in Alabama park

On the center of the football field at Harrison High School, red roses are arranged in the number 75.

Spring, summer rains bring dam openings | News |  Harrison Daily

BRANSON, Mo. — Heavy spring and early summer rains have left the entire White River Lake System with excess water and floodgates on dams were being ...

Hundreds of Michigan schools don't have a gym teacher. Does yours?  Bridge Michigan

Funding cuts have left 500 schools without physical education. Use this database to see if your school has a gym teacher.

Baseball team starts season with two victories at Harrison  Crawford county avalanche

The varsity baseball squad from Grayling High School opened its 2018 season with two wins vs. the Harrison Hornets at Harrison High School on Thursday.

Prison time for Highland man arrested in drug raid at group home  The Oakland Press

A Highland Township man arrested during a raid at a senior care facility run by his wife was sentenced on drug and weapons charges this week.

Harrison High sophomore who died in camping accident remembered for positive attitude, fun personality

EAST COBB — Months before Harrison High School sophomore Joelle Dalgleish died in a camping accident, she created a video of her dancing with friends ...

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