Saturday, March 9, 2013
Cranes defeat Sault Ste. Marie 4-2 in Division 3 final on Saturday.
Cranbrook rules again. The Cranes claimed the Division 3 hockey state championship with a 4-2 victory over Sault Ste. Marie on Saturday at the Compuware Sports Arena in Plymouth. Alex Alger scored two goals, and Austin Alger scored another goal for the Cranes, who claimed a state title for the 16th time, according to MI Prep Zone. Kevin Shand also scored for Cranbrook, which finished with a 28-2-1 overall record. Spencer Applebaum recorded the win in goal. Cranbrook last won a state hockey championship in 2010.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Joe D'Angelo resumes his hall-of-fame career on the gridiron with the Cranes next fall.
On Tuesday, Cranbrook-Kingswood Schools named legendary former Detroit Country Day coach Joe D'Angelo the varsity head football coach for the fall 2013 season “We are very excited about coach D’Angelo taking over the reins of the Cranbrook varsity football program," said Cranbrook Athletic Director Steve Graf in a news release. D'Angelo began teaching in 1966, and his head-coaching career spanned 24 years. During his 13 seasons at the helm for Country Day, the Yellowjackets posted a 144-53 record, according to the Michigan High School Football Association's website. He was inducted into the MHSFCA Hallf of Fame in 1990. In addition to the impressive record, his coaching accolades include: D'Angelo joined the Cranes coaching staff last fall…
Monday, February 4, 2013
In the first of four themed tours at the Cranbrook House, experience the love story of George and Ellen Booth, the co-founders of Cranbrook.
Wondering what to do with yourself this weekend? Don't dismay: check out today's Weekend Spotlight: Our pick for today: From There to Eternity: The Love Story of George and Ellen Booth Come back to Birmingham Patch on Tuesday for more weekend things to do in our Weekend Spotlight, or visit our events calendar.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
From Marian to the Eton Academy, learn about your options for the 2013-14 school year at more than half a dozen Birmingham-area private schools.
The school year may only be halfway over, but already local private schools are gearing up for 2013-14. If you or your child is interested in attending one of the many Birmingham-area private schools, make sure to check out these upcoming open house or admission events to learn about private education for the 2013-14 school year. Roeper Lower School Roeper Middle/Upper School Cranbrook Brother Rice Marian Our Shepherd Lutheran School Eton Academy St. Hugo of the Hills Academy of the Sacred Heart Interested in more? Several schools have already held their open house for the winter but are still open to questions and interested parents. Detroit Country Day, which has campuses in Beverly Hills and Bloomfield Township, held its winter open …
Monday, April 2, 2012
Birmingham Blue Dolphins, other area teams participate in North Carolina meet.
Dozens of Southeast Michigan's leading young swimmers begin today to compete in Greensboro, NC, in a four-day national championship meet. Teams from Birmingham, Royal Oak, Farmington Hills and four other area communities will compete against youths from around the country at the YMCA Short Course National Championship. Individual and relay events run Monday through Thursday. Two dozen members of the Birmingham Blue Dolphins (BBD), representing the Birmingham Family YMCA, are making that team's 42nd appearance at the nationals. Its competitors, aged 12-18, are from 12 public and private schools around the region – including two middle schools. BBD swimmers in 2011 earned three first-place medals and finished ninth overall. This year's team …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
During a workshop sponsored by the Cranbrook House and Gardens Auxiliary, participants will learn about "arugula to zinnias and everything in-between."
We're thinking weekend, so check out what's going on this weekend in Birmingham and Bloomfield with our Weekend Spotlight: Our pick for today: Cranbrook Greenhouse Family Workshop Earlier this week, we brought you: Come back to Birmingham Patch on Tuesday for more weekend things to do in our Weekend Spotlight, or visit our events calendar.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Rick Nahm will leave effective June 30 and be replaced by current Chief Operating Officer Dom DiMarco.
The Cranbrook Educational Community today announced that President Rick Nahm will retire at the end of the June after more than a decade marked with internal improvements and continued financial growth. The school's board of directors also recently elected current Chief Operating Officer Dom DiMarco to take his place effective July 1, which coincides with the school's fiscal year. “Rick’s leadership over the last decade has left Cranbrook stronger than ever," Cranbrook Chairman Jim Vlasic said in a prepared statement. He highlighted the improved internal and external collaboration at Cranbrook, the planned preservation initiative and strengthened financial position as key achievements in Nahm's tenure, and also cemented his confidence in …
Saturday, February 11, 2012
The weekend event at The Somerset Collection in Troy offers a unique glimpse into the high-energy field of competitive robotics.
The north grand court at The Somerset Collection was teeming with homemade robots Saturday afternoon as students from Cranbook Kingswood convened at the mall to share their expertise in robotics and give hands-on demonstrations for the public. The World of Robots event, in its second year, is free and open to the public. The event continues from noon-6 p.m. Sunday.
Friday, November 11, 2011
After two years of construction, Cranbrook is reopening its art museum today with events stretching into the weekend.
The Cranbrook Art Museum is opening its doors this weekend after two years of construction, and to celebrate, the school has several events and a special exhibition planned for the weekend. The building was originally designed in 1942 by the father-son design team Eliel and Eero Saarinen. The most recent $22 million renovation includes an overhaul of the lighting system and the addition of a 20,000-square-foot Collection Wing, which will allow the museum to display the entirety of its 6,000-piece collection. To celebrate, the museum is opening a new exhibit, No Object Is an Island, and will spend the next 11 days — beginning 11/11/11, of course — discussing it during various dialogues with area artists and experts. For the next 11 days, …