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Roosevelt Primary School
2610 Pinecrest Dr, Ferndale, MI 48220

Roosevelt Primary School, located in the north end of Ferndale, on the corner of Pinecrest Drive and West OakridgeMore Avenue, offers kindergarden through third-grade classes. Kindergarden is all day.

In 2007, Roosevelt's initiative Brain Smart Start recieved the Education Excellence Award from the Michigan Association of School Boards and, in the same year, a National Schools of Character Promising Practices Award from the Character Education Partnership. Roosevelt also won the 2008-2009 Promsing Practice Award from the Big Brother Mentoring program.

The Brain Smart Start initiative starts the morning off with quiet music as the students enter the classroom, a morning announcment with a brain tip, and a word of the day. This school believes children are visual learners and utilizes this concept throughout the school.

Roosevelt also has the 5 Bee program that teaches students to:

1. Be Safe;

2. Be Helpful;

3. Be Kind;

4. Be Respectful; and

5. Be Responsible.

Roosevelt principal, Dina Krause, can be reached at dkrause@ferndaleschools.org.

Ferndale High School
881 Pinecrest Dr, Ferndale, MI 48220

Ferndale High School is located in the southwestern edge of town, along Pinecrest Drive. The school serves FerndaleMore and Pleasant Ridge, as well as portions of Royal Oak Township and Oak Park. The school offers a number of clubs and activities, as well as regionally recognized athletic programs and an award winning marching band. Principal Herbert Ivory, an alumnus of Grant School and Ferndale High School, has been principal of FHS since 1998. In 2006, Ivory won the South Oakland County NAACP Freedom Fighter Award for his long-time contribution to Ferndale Public Schools.

Beyond the core curriculum, FHS offers an extensive lineup of award-winning performing arts, physical education, advanced placement and honors courses. Furthermore, students can select advanced placement courses through the Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts (CASA).

FHS principal Herbert Ivory can be reached at hivory@ferndaleschools.org.

Ferndale Education Foundation
2920 Burdette St, Ferndale, MI 48220
Ferndale Education Foundation is a local non-profit supported by members of the community and specializing in supportingMore the scholastic initiatives of local educators.  The foundation reviews and awards grants to local teachers and operates as a private institution outside of the public school system.
Shady Lady Films
22967 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220
Shady Lady Films is a production company based in Ferndale. The company offers offers a range of services for clientsMore and has produced award winning films. Some production solutions include prop rentals, screenwriting, catering, production crew, costumes and more. The company specializes in character driven stories. Check the website for details on past films or call to schedule a consultation.