Thursday, May 23, 2013
A crowd of students, volunteers and school staff gathered Thursday morning for the grand opening of Thornton Creek Elementary School's new playground.
Children roared and cheered as they tried out the equipment Thursday on Thornton Creek Elementary School's new playground. The playground is not only all new equipment but features an inclusive play design fit for children of all abilities. The school and volunteers raised $105,000 for the playground, said Thornton Creek Principal Alison Epler. The school also won a $50,000 grand prize in a national contest with playground manufacturer Landscape Structures. Were you at the grand opening? Did you help build the playground? Share your photos on Northville Patch! Add your photos to our gallery by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button above.
Here's a video for your listening pleasure.
Have you heard Northville High School's Chamber Choir ? Watch and listen to their performance of "Change In My Life" at the May 16 spring concert. The soloist is Northville High School senior Joseph Wylie. Thank you to Patch reader Dakota Wright for sharing the video! Who thinks they've got talent? Tell us in the comments.
After more than a week without a playground, the Northville elementary school students celebrate the new one's grand opening.
The grand opening of Thornton Creek Elementary's new playground Thursday morning was a roaring success -- made clear by the children who were literally roaring and cheering as they tried out the new equipment. The playground is not only all new equipment but features an inclusive play design fit for children of all abilities. The school and volunteers raised $105,000 for the playground, said Thornton Creek Principal Alison Epler. The school also won a $50,000 grand prize from playground manufacturer Landscape Structures’ School Grounds. Playgrounds. Common Ground.™, its national contest with the National Association of Elementary School Principals. Volunteers -- including some from Home Depot, Community Financial Credit Union and Guido's…
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The Mustangs win the game, 2-1.
The Northville High School Mustangs varsity girls soccer team beat Canton High School Monday by a score of 2-1. The following summary of the game was submitted by Northville girls soccer coach Eric Brucker. Northville defeats Canton 2-1 as part of the Kensington Conference cross-over game. First half 19th Minute: Junior Ashley Peper sends a high lofted ball from 30 yards out into the Canton goal-mouth. Senior Emily Bush beats the Canton keeper the ball on flicks it into the net. 26th Minute: Junior Rachel Yaggi plays a square ball across the top of the 18 yard box. Junior Gabby Mencotti, collects the pass, turns and fires a shot off the keeper for the eventual game winner. 33rd Minute: Northville Keeper Kiki Hilmer was called for a …
Are you excited about prom? Share your photos with Northville Patch readers.
Choosing the perfect prom gown takes a lot of patience. Finding the perfect prom date takes a lot of courage. Getting the perfect prom hairdo takes a lot of trust. But once everything comes together, getting that perfect prom picture is a piece of cake! Northville High School's prom is Thursday. Northville Patch wants to see pictures of prom groups in all their gowns and glory from the big night! Upload pictures and videos from prom night here by clicking the button above that says "Upload Photos and Videos."
Monday, May 20, 2013
How did you ask or get asked to prom this year? Share your stories and photos here.
Northville High School's senior prom is Thursday! Careful planning goes into the dresses, hair, shoes and limos; but it also goes into how to ask your prom date. The growing tradition of prom-posals can include a car full of balloons or a message written in lights. High school students everywhere are getting more creative when asking people to prom. What fun and creative proposals were there this year, Northville? Show us, by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button above, or tell us, by sharing stories in the comments below.
Northville High School Girl's Basketball is hosting a camp for girls currently in grades 2-8.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
The Mustangs win both games by a score of 4-0.
The Northville High School Mustangs varsity girls soccer team beat South Lyon High School Tuesday by a score of 4-0. The following summary of the game was submitted by Northville girls soccer coach Eric Brucker. On Senior night, Northville picks up its 12th win of the season with a 4-0 shutout of South Lyon. Before the game, five seniors were recognized – Emily Bush, Cassidy Ebach, Kiki Hilmer, Alexis Mencotti, and Gabbie Guibord. First half 13th Minute: Junior Gabby Mencotti played a long ball out of the midfield to a streaking Emily Bush. Bush shielded the ball for the defender and fired an 18 yard shot. 23rd Minute: Gabby Mencotti gets her own goal on a 12 yard shot. Senior Gabby Guibord slotted a ball to Mencotti’s feet just inside …
Here's a video for your listening pleasure.
Have you heard Northville High School's a capella group, Backbeat? Watch and listen to their performance of "Manly Men" at the 51st Michigan Youth Arts Festival May 10 at Western Michigan University. Thank you to Patch reader Dakota Wright for sharing the video! Who thinks they've got talent? Tell us in the comments.
Northville High School senior Nicollette Thibodeau recently signed a letter of intent to play softball at Spring Arbor University.