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Construction begins at AGS middle school this summer

Construction begins at AGS middle school this summer

Natily Hall, Writer

February 13, 2020

The entrance to Andrew G. Schmidt Middle School (AGS)  will be moved to the front of the building facing Shiawassee avenue. The current plan is for construction to begin in the summer of 2020, finishing by fall of 2021. The idea was proposed by Joe Humpert, Operations Director of Fenton Public Schoo...

Fenton schools adopts ‘nickel and diming’ policy to cut costs district-wide, hoping to decrease chances of financial instability

Ellie Bennett, Assistant Print Editor in Cheif

October 3, 2017

Budget cuts, some students hear these words and think that the school is cutting programs, teachers and even changing how the school day works. But when Superintendent Adam Hartley and Executive Director of Finance and Personnel Doug Busch hear these words, they think of small things that can be changed...

Budget cuts force electives to cut corners

Budget cuts force electives to cut corners

Gracie Warda, Online Editor

September 25, 2017

Schools across the country are facing an age-old issue: Budget cuts. Block scheduling has already been eliminated due to cost. However, financial issues still shadow educational institutions and electives are the first to take the cut. “To run a good program would cost a lot of money,” art teacher...

Students voice their opinions to school board members

Jennifer Eisenbeis, Writer

April 27, 2015

Because of the need to reduce the budget, the school board has decided on three possible items in the school to cut: IB, block scheduling, and SRT. Junior representative Mckenzie Mead scheduled a meeting in the lecture room on Apr 24 to allow the board members to hear student opinions concerning these...

Six classes cut; 104 students affected

Jennifer Eisenbeis, Writer

January 19, 2015

After six sections of classes were cut, 104 students will begin following rearranged schedules beginning second semester. "When I create a master schedule, I get to give five classes to each teacher," Principal Mark Suchowski said. "During first semester, 18 extra sections had been assigned to ...

Junior McKenzie Mead leads the march to help clean up high school grounds

Samantha Smith, Content Editor

September 17, 2014

With the bond having been passed last May and the technology needs in the process of being met, some students may forget about the other issues of the school that lack funding. “Due to cuts in funding,” Mead said, “Fenton cannot afford to hire the manpower to care for all of the grounds....