Monday, March 18, 2013
The hilarious musical, 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,' opens at Marian High School this Thursday.
Wondering what to do with yourself this weekend? Don't dismay: check out today's Weekend Spotlight: Our pick for today: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying 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 …
Friday, November 23, 2012
Barely old enough to vote herself, Marian High School's Lindsey Pieper impressed elected officials with her Patriot Week essay.
Bloomfield Patch regularly features students doing amazing things. This week's Whiz Kid is a patriotic senior that defined the importance of voting better than any other student in Michigan, according to Secretary of State Ruth Johnson. School: Marian High School Age: 18 Hometown: Bloomfield Hills; daughter of Dr. Dan Pieper and Donna Pieper. Pieper received a first prize award for this summer's patriotic essay contest sponsored by the Michigan Secretary of State to help celebrate Patriot Week. Students from grades 6-12 had to answer: 'How does a citizen's right to vote help make America the greatest country in the world?' in 400 words or less. "Voting is such an amazing opportunity because it allows each and every citizen an equal say," …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Marian awarded two dozen students nearly $40,000 in scholarships for the school year, including several to local residents.
With the 2012-13 school year one week old, Marian High School has announced the recipients of the school's 2012-13 scholarships. To receive a scholarship to Marian, recipients must first be nominated or apply, submit essays and in some cases, personally interview with Marian staff. This year's two-dozen honorees received nearly $40,000 in combined scholarships. “We are grateful to those who established special tributes in honor of or in memory of individuals close to the Marian community,” said Sr. Lenore Pochelski, IHM, Marian President, in a recent press release. “Through their generosity, the gift of a Marian education is shared with many young women each year.” From Birmingham, Anna Debaldo received a freshman art scholarship while …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Defending champs Mustangs can’t close out pivotal second set and fall 3-1 on the road Tuesday night.
LAKE ORION – The Marian High School volleyball team won’t be sleeping tonight. In a regional semifinals game featuring two of the top 10 teams in the state, the Mustangs won the first set against Lake Orion and were one point away from taking the second. Marian had a 24-19 lead, but failed to close out game point five straight times. The Dragons won the pivotal second set on Tuesday night and went on to beat the two-time defending Class A champions in four sets (22-25, 27-25, 25-16, 27-25). “That’s when we lost,” Mustangs head coach Irick Gardner said. “We had three or four chances to win in that second game. They had what? 19? We have to be able to get that one point. Players have to step up to get one point. We have junior varsity …
Sunday, October 23, 2011
Oakland County Schools robotics tournament season kicks off with competition among 18 schools.
The Oakland County Competitive Robotics Association kicked-off the tournament season with an event that drew 18 teams to Royal Oak High School Saturday. The hosts captured the Beautiful Bot award and teams from Brother Rice and Marian high schools took the spirit award. “During the first tournament of the season, students with robots get a feel for what to expect," said Mike McIntyre, science teacher and science support leader for Oakland Schools. "By the time the county championships roll around in November, the bugs are out and the machines are perfected. Competition really gets tough then." McIntyre is one of the coordinators for the program, along with project coordinator Terri Kroll. “We wanted Oakland County to have its own …