Thursday, May 16, 2013
Grosse Pointe Woods Director of Public Safety announced plans to participate in the annual campaign enforcing the use of seatbelts in moving vehicles. This year the enforcement focus will begin May 20 and end June 2.
Motorists driving in Grosse Pointe Woods should make sure to be buckled up as the Department of Public Safety prepares to begin its annual participation in the Click It or Ticket campaign. The stepped-up enforcement for seatbelt usage will begin May 20 and continue through June 2, according to a press release issued by Director of Public Safety for the Woods, Andrew Pazuchowski. Law enforcement departments from across the country participate in the campaign aimed at educating motorists about the importance of wearing a seatbelt and being properly restrained in a car. Although Michigan laws require all people, drivers and passengers to wear seatbelts, Pazuchowski highlights statistics released by Michigan State Police for 2012 in which …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Check back with Grosse Pointe Patch at 10 a.m. Monday for a look at how students fared on their Fall 2012 Michigan Education Assessment Program exams.
Michigan students' MEAP results will be released Monday morning for students in Grosse Pointe and in all public schools across the state. The results were scheduled to be released at 10 a.m. The Michigan Education Assessment Program exam assesses students in grades 3 through 9: The annual test is designed to show students' proficiency in career- and college-ready materials. The MEAP is administered by the Department of Education, which is releasing the data on Monday. The MEAP as a standard of measuring student achievement is on its way out; beginning in the 2014-15 school year, students will be given an online exam to test their knowledge of core subjects. (Read: Just the Facts: New Test to Replace MEAP.) Grosse Pointe Public showed …
Monday, January 28, 2013
In the first meeting of the year, the Grosse Pointe Public School Board elected veteran member Joan Dindoffer to lead the group as president. Dan Roeske will serve as vice president.
Following a variety of statements from Grosse Pointe Public School Board members, they voted out Judy Gafa and voted in veteran board member Joan Dindoffer to lead the group as its president for 2013. The decision against Gafa came in the board's historical voting style: 4-3 against electing her president again. Gafa then nominated Dindoffer to serve as president, which received support from six of the seven board members. Dan Roeske was the only dissenting vote. Gafa, who has served on the board since 2008, and Dindoffer then promptly swapped seats and the officer selection continued. Board member Brendan Walsh nominated Gafa to serve as vice president but she declined the nomination and made another nomination for Roeske, who received a …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Leave a comment below to tell us what you thought was the highlight at the North American International Auto Show.