Sunday, December 16, 2012
The annual charity basketball game tips off Friday in the Farmington High School gymnasium.
The big winners in Friday night's Battle of the Middles charity basketball game, held in the Farmington High School gymnasium, weren't even on the floor. Families served by the Farmington Area Goodfellows and Neighborhood House charities will benefit from admissions and concession proceeds, as well as canned goods and new, unwrapped toys donated by the hundreds who packed the gym. Staff teams from Power Upper Elementary and East Middle Schools (South) and Dunckel Middle and Warner Upper Elementary Schools (North) played a short game that included plenty of hilarious moves that drew cheers from the crowd. The game began with a moment of silence in memory of the 20 children and 6 adults killed in a Friday morning massacre at Sandy Hook …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Farmington Schools staff raise money for local families in need on Dec. 14.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
The North versus South rivalry continues Dec. 14, as Farmington Public Schools teams duke it out on the basketball court to benefit local charities in the 8th Annual Battle of the Middles. Staff of Warner Upper Elementary School and Dunckel Middle School will take on staff from Power Upper Elementary School and East Middle School for this annual event. The game starts at 6:30 p.m. and doors open at 5:45 p.m. at Farmington High School, 32000 Shiawassee in Farmington. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students, $1 with two canned goods, or free with the donation of a new unwrapped toy. All proceeds and gifts will benefit the Farmington/Farmington Hills Neighborhood House and the Farmington Area Goodfellows. The Battle of the Middles has…
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
The seventh annual event pulled in more than $4,800 to help families in need.
Organizers say this year's Battle of the Middles basketball game raised a record amount of money for the Farmington Area Goodfellows and Neighborhood House. Marc Szalka, an 8th grade math teacher at Dunckel Middle School, told supporters in an email today that the annual event, held Dec. 16, raised $4,856.10. "I am completely speechless," Szalka wrote. "This is by far the best we have ever collected from the Battle. All the credit goes to you, our students, and our community for coming together & being so generous this year!" Szalka created the event, which pits teachers from Dunckel and Warner Upper Elementary against teachers from Power Upper Elementary and East Middle School on the Farmington High basketball court. This year, the North …