Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Nominations are being accepted now through Jan. 30.
Nominations are now being accepted for the Ferndale Public Schools 2012-13 Teacher and Employee of the Year Awards. Applications are due by Jan. 30. You can download the application here. The district will honor two people from each school building or site as Teacher of the Year and Support Staff of the Year. All employees are eligible and nominations can be submitted by anyone, including colleagues, parents, and community members. Each honoree will be honored at the Ferndale Schools Staff Recognition Ceremony at the end of the school year. Read more on Patch:
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Derek Adams, one of the Ferndale Schools 2012 District Teachers of the Year, won a free one-year lease from Suburban Buick GMC of Ferndale.
Derek Adams, a Spanish teacher at Ferndale Middle School who was recently awarded a free one-year auto lease from Suburban Buick GMC of Ferndale, picked up his new car on Friday. Adams, who drove away with his wife Kari in a 2012 GMC Terrain, was chosen during the district's annual staff recognition ceremony after the Suburban Collection announced it would draw a name among the three District Teachers of the Year and award that teacher with a free car lease. "It's an amazing thing that they are honoring the district and district teachers," he said after the ceremony last week. "I feel very honored." The other district teachers of the year for 2012 are Janet Monroe of Roosevelt Primary School and Ryan Grillo of University High School. "We …
Friday, June 15, 2012
Ferndale Middle School teacher Derek Adams was chosen in a random drawing among the three district teachers of the year, who were honored Friday as part of the annual staff recognition celebration.
As staff were being honored on Friday afternoon as part of the district's annual recognition ceremony in the Ferndale High School auditorium, a special surprise was in the works for one lucky teacher. Suburban Buick GMC of Ferndale announced at the ceremony that they would randomly draw a name among the three District Teachers of the Year and award that teacher with a free one-year auto lease. Derek Adams, a Spanish teacher at Ferndale Middle School, was the teacher chosen. "It's an amazing thing that they are honoring the district and district teachers," he said. "I feel very honored." Adams will get to pick out a car of his choice at the Ferndale dealership. He was still absorbing the news after the ceremony but said it will likely be a …