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Cooley Breakfast Club

October 7, 2016 by Ronald Wiand (Register to contact)

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The graduation Classes of 1961 to 1969 have been holding a Breakfast every month. It is now held at a NEW venue, Little Daddy's in Bloomfield Hills, MI on Woodward Ave.

The next date is Oct. 31.

Ron Wiand '64
(248) 219-XXXX


September 23, 2009 by Shirley Andrews (Register to contact)

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*ALTURO SHELTON (PARKER)* DEC. 20, 1960-SEPT. 19, 2009

One of COOLEY'S FINEST during the Years of 1975-1978 went to join the HEAVENS on Sept. 19, 2009. ALTURO SHELTON (PARKER) was a Multi-Talented Entertainer who during the COOLEY HIGH Years Amazed Us with His Voice-Over Impressions, Singing, Dancing, Playing Multi Instruments but MOST of ALL His LOVE, SMILE and PRICELESS HEART of GOLD.
ALTURO will be MISSED by Many but His Memories will Linger FOREVER in Our Hearts.
*Funeral Services for ALTURO will be on Mon., Sept. 28th at GREATER EMMANUEL CHURCH 19161 Schaefer at the corner of 7 Mile Road at 11:00am with Viewing at 10:00am.
*Visitation Viewing will be on Sun., Sept. 27th at O.H. PYE FUNERAL HOME 17600 Plymouth Rd near Southfield Road from 10:00am-8:00pm.
You can go on O.H. PYE FUNERAL HOME Website to sign ALTURO'S GUESTBOOK. Click under ALTURO F. PARKER as many knew last name as SHELTON.
You can also go to GOOGLE Web (Yahoo and others not receiving for some reason) and check out ALTURO'S Personal Website by typing in *****.COM while in the GOOGLE Web. There you can Sign another GUESTBOOK and Check Out ALTURO'S Accomplishments over the many years.
YOUTUBE has several Videos of ALTURO by typing in ALTURO SHELTON or ALTURO THE IMPRESSIONIST and Clicking on the Videos of Him of Your Choice as once you Watch one, you will continue to want to see the Others.
Condolences and Prayers are with ALTURO'S Family and Dear Friends.

Cooley High School News From Around The Web

Little Caesars Pizza founder dies

February 13, 2017 by Meat & Poultry (registration)

Meat & Poultry (registration)Ilitch was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1929 to immigrant parents Sotir Ilitch and Sultana Tasseff Ilitch who came to the United States in 1924. Ilitch attended Detroit public schools, and upon graduation from Cooley High School, he was offered a ...Ilitch aids civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, othersSportsBusiness DailyMike Ilitch paid for Rosa Parks' housing for more than a decadeWXYZall 334 news articles »

Shuttered historic Cooley High School suffers from vandals, disrepair

January 18, 2017 by Fox 2 Detroit

Fox 2 DetroitDETROIT (WJBK) - A historic former high school in Detroit fell victim to repeat vandalism and disrepair inside the famous "Cooley High." Thomas M Cooley High School was built in 1928, on the northwest side of Detroit. The Mediterranean revival style ...

Barbara Tarbuck Dead at 74

December 28, 2016 by We Love Soaps

We Love SoapsAs a child (from the ages of 9-13), she performed as a regular for a children's series called "Storyland", which aired on the AM radio station WWJ in Detroit, Michigan. She then attended Cooley High School and Wayne State University, where she won the ...

Carolyn Gordon Ackerman (August 21, 1926 – August 23, 2016)

August 26, 2016 by Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Glenwood Springs Post IndependentShe was born August 21, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan to Dr. Stephen F. Gordon and Eleanor Patterson Gordon. The oldest of three daughters, she grew up in Detroit and was a graduate of Cooley High School. Carolyn married Arthur W. Ackerman Jr., ...

Baseball Player Milt Pappas Passes, Aged 76

April 21, 2016 by NewsBlaze (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

NewsBlaze (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)CHICAGO – Milt Pappas, former professional baseball player was found dead in his suburban Beecher, Illinois house on Tuesday of natural causes. It was unexpected and a shock to his family. He was 76. Pappas led Detroit Cooley High School to the Detroit ...

PROFILE: Garry Carley

April 8, 2016 by Boca Beacon

Carley met his wife, Nancy, while attending Cooley High School in Detroit. He graduated ... “My law practice at Dykema Gossett, a leading large law firm in Michigan, also included real estate and mergers and acquisitions as well as banking.” He added ...

Tracking down whoever owns the signs that were dumped behind Detroit's Cooley High School

November 11, 2015 by WXYZ

WXYZDETROIT (WXYZ) - The lot behind the former Cooley High School is being turned into a dumping ground. Someone has discard old toilets, household items and drywall. Mixed in with the piles of trash are two large businesses signs - signs with names.

Man who served time for scrapping is again facing charges, accused of stripping Cooley High School

November 10, 2015 by WXYZ

WXYZDETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit police continue to go after illegal scrappers who are pilfering buildings, including vacant schools, of their valuable metal. The latest to be picked up is a man convicted of the same crime before. Thirty-nine-year-old Da'Juan ...

Cooley High School has been sold — but not to the couple with plans to convert it into a community center

January 15, 2015 by Detroit Metro Times

Detroit Metro TimesCooley High School, the massive westside Detroit school eyed by a group of preservationists seeking to reform it as a community center, has been sold – but not to said group, who says they will still be working to improve the health of the building and ...

Former Cooley High, UM Standout Roy Tarpley Dies at Age 50

January 10, 2015 by Detroit Sports Nation

Detroit Sports NationFormer Michigan-bred basketball star Roy Tarpley has passed away at age 50, according to numerous reports. A cause of death was not immediately known. Born in New York and raised in Detroit, Tarpley graduated from Cooley High School before ...

Detroit's Newest Professional Basketball Team: The Coast II Coast All-Stars of the ABA

November 6, 2014 by Michronicleonline

Detroit, Michigan – – The Motor City has a new professional basketball franchise. The Coast II Coast All-Stars ... Mr. Hayes played high school basketball at Detroit Public School's Thomas M. Cooley High School in Detroit. During his tenure, the team ...

Couple's plans for Cooley High are getting warmer

October 21, 2014 by Detroit Metro Times (blog)

Detroit Metro Times (blog)Good news comes to us from the husband-and-wife team of Nicole Pitts and LaMar Williams, the couple whose plans for Detroit's now-vacant Cooley High School were the subject of a report by freelancer Aaron Foley a few weeks ago. This afternoon, we ...

One couple's cool plans for Detroit's vacant Cooley High

October 8, 2014 by Detroit Metro Times

Detroit Metro TimesWhen Cooley High School was built in 1928, Detroit was racing toward its population peak and architects at the time were experimenting beyond traditional Victorian Gothic styles in favor of influences from other regions. The result was a .... Pitts and ...

Detroit police have no suspects in fatal midday shooting in neighborhood south of Cooley High School

June 8, 2012 by

MLive.comDETROIT, MI — Detroit police have no suspects in midday fatal shooting of a 45-year-old man on Marlowe, between Chalfonte and Eaton in northwest Detroit, about 2 p.m. Wednesday. The victim was discovered in a neighborhood south of Thomas M. Cooley ...

Closures and Charters Hailed as Future for Detroit Schools

April 17, 2010 by Labor Notes

Labor NotesStudents protest the planned closure of Cooley High School, one of 44 Detroit schools facing the ax. State-appointed schools manager ... finds itself in a tough spot. The charter plan touts involvement from labor, but AFT-Michigan has not taken a ...

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