Thursday, May 16, 2013
The Drive 4 UR School event to benefit the Salem High School football program will continue until 8 p.m. Thursday.
For every person who test drives a new Ford vehicle between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Thursday, Blackwell Ford will donate $20 to Salem High School’s football program (limit one donation per household) as part of the Drive 4 UR School event. Salem Rocks Football can earn up to a maximum of $6,000 at the event - money that will go towards equipment costs, according to Coach Kurt Britnell. The Drive 4 UR School event will be held at Blackwell Ford on Plymouth Road from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Drive 4 UR School event to benefit the Salem High School football program will be held on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Salem High School Football Coach Kurt Britnell and the Salem Linebackers Booster Club are asking for Rocks family, friends and fans to head to Blackwell Ford and test drive a car on Thursday. For every person who test drives a new Ford vehicle between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. at this one-day event, Blackwell Ford will donate $20 to Salem’s football program (limit one donation per household) as part of the Drive 4 UR School event. Salem Rocks Football can earn up to a maximum of $6,000 at the event - money that will go towards equipment costs, according to Britnell. "The district doesn't pay for most of what we need," Britnell said. "All that money will go towards purchasing equipment, weight room upkeep, maintaining equipment. For example, our…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The Indiana Tech Women's Lacrosse Warriors finished first in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference.
Indiana Tech Women's Lacrosse finished first in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference during the regular season and won the conference championship with the help of four Plymouth-Canton alums. Nikki Rottell, a graduate of Plymouth High School currently in her senior year at Indiana Tech, helped lead the Warriors to a perfect conference and home record and to an overall record of 14-3 and a second place finish in the National Championship. Rottell scored 45 points for the Warriors this season and was named to the All-Conference Honorable Mention team for her outstanding play on the field and was named to the All-Academic team for her hard work in the classroom. She was also named to the NWLL All-Tournament Team. The championship team …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
College acceptance letters are in—tell Patch where you're headed next!
Calling all Plymouth-Canton seniors and senior parents: What's next for you after graduation? Whether you're headed to college or starting a new job, tell us your plans in the comments below. You can upload a picture here, too. Just click "Upload Photos and Videos." Congratulations, Class of 2013!
Monday, March 11, 2013
Canton was beat by Grand Ledge for a third time.
For the third year in a row, the Canton High School gymnastics team was the runner-up for the state title after team competition Friday. Grand Ledge won the state title for the sixth year in a row with a total score of 149.350. Canton followed with a total score of 145.750. "It's not disappointing," Canton coach John Cunningham told The Detroit News. "We had to have a great day and hope Grand Ledge didn't. I couldn't be prouder of my kids." You can view the breakdown of the team's scores for vault, bars, beam and floor at the MHSAA website. Plymouth High School also competed, placing fifth, and Salem High School placed 11th. According to the MHSAA, P-CEP's high schools took the top three places at the regional competition on March 2, which…
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The competition to win the state title begins at 2 p.m.
The Canton High School, Plymouth High School and Salem High School girls gymnastics teams will all compete in the team state finals Friday at Canton High School. The competition begins at 2 p.m., and you can see all three team's rotation schedules for the beam, vault, floor and bars at the MHSAA website. According to the MHSAA, P-CEP's high schools took the top three places at the regional competition on March 2, which qualified them for the finals. Canton placed first in regionals with a score of 145.950, followed by Plymouth in second with a score of 140.775 and Salem in third with a score of 140.325. The other 10 teams competing for the state title are Grand Ledge, Rockford, Forest Hills, Freeland, Haslett, Livonia Red, Farmington, …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Todd Noonan hired following December departure of Lawrence Stroughter.
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools wasted little time in finding a replacement assistant principal at Salem High School following the December departure of Lawrence Stroughter. Todd Noonan of Farmington will leave his post as a teacher at Royal Oak High School to fill the vacancy left by Stroughter, who left the Plymouth-Canton district to take a job at Harrison High School. His new post takes effect Jan. 28, and his hiring was confirmed Tuesday by the Plymouth-Canton Board of Education as part of its consent agenda. Noonan began working at Royal Oak High School in 2002, and served as dean and student accounting adviser from 2007-2011. He previously worked at Fremont High School in Oakland, CA, in 2002. He earned a Masters in Educational …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The Rock Cafe at Salem High School is a student-run restaurant open from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday through Friday.
If you're looking for a new place for lunch in the Plymouth-Canton area, you might find it in an unlikely place — Salem High School. The Rock Cafe, located next to the cafeteria, is an entirely student-run restaurant. "They write our menu, write the recipes, calculate food costs and keep track of the budget," said Diana Woodward, who manages the students. On top of that, the students make everything from scratch, even the chicken stock. The students who work at the Rock Cafe are in Woodward's "Hospitality and Culinary Arts" classes. She said there are 53 students this year who work on the cooking, serving, clean-up and management. "A busy day is about 90 customers, a slow day is 60 customers and a very busy day is about 115 customers," …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Community raises more than $25,000 for Joanne Savage.
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Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The Plymouth-Canton community has rallied behind one of its own, Joanne Savage of Canton. A widow and mother of three Plymouth-Canton students, Colin, Jack and Nolan, Savage was diagnosed with a rare cancer called Peritonei Carcinoma. Pat Savage, Joanne's husband and the boys' father, succumbed to Esophageal Cancer in November 2011. To date, the community has chipped in more than $25,000 for the Savage family, and supporters turned out in droves Saturday at Real BarBQ in Canton to boost donations and offer support, according to Wendy Fayne, a spokeswoman for Real BarBQ. According to Fayne, the Canton Fire Department attended the event and donated $1,000, and Detroit Lions legend Charlie Sanders donated $1,000 and offered three autographed …
Monday, June 11, 2012
Plymouth, Canton and Salem's 2012 classes walk Sunday at graduation ceremonies.
Graduates from Plymouth, Canton and Salem high schools walked the stage and flipped their tassles in becoming Plymouth-Canton Educational Park's 2012 graduating class. Commencement ceremonies took place Sunday at Eastern Michigan University's Convocation Center, with each school having its own commencement. The commencement marked at least one first between the three high schools. Among those in attendance earning diplomas were Plymouth High School's first set of graduating triplets, Billy, Janie and Sophie Roberts. According to the Observer & Eccentric, the three siblings will be separated for the first time when Billy and Sophie head to Kalamazoo College, while Janie attends Lawrence Technological University in Southfield. Outgoing PCEP …