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September 20, 2017 by Anthony Johnson (Register to contact)

Need a program for the summer school class of 1991 grad......1 313 282 5691....please very important will return just need to copy

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.

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Cooley alumni, Detroit nurse meet at old high school to help homeless stay warm

December 3, 2017 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit

WDIV ClickOnDetroitDETROIT - A registered nurse in Detroit, alumni from Cooley High School and a food pantry teamed up Saturday to help homeless people stay warm as temperatures drop. The school has been abandoned for years, but the meeting place was a class reunion of ...

James McKinney , 83

November 15, 2017 by Petoskey News-Review

Petoskey News-ReviewJames Taylor McKinney, the ever dreaming and creative man of many words and great pontifications, passed away in his home surrounded by those who loved him. Jim was born August 17, 1934 in Detroit, MI to Thurmond and Eunice McKinney. He graduated from ...

'Tough' fire wrecks auditorium at defunct Cooley High

October 1, 2017 by The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsDetroit -- It took three hours and at least 75 firefighters to put down a blaze that gutted the auditorium of the defunct Thomas Cooley High School on Detroit's west side, a fire official said Sunday. Detroit Fire Department was alerted to the fire at ...

GET TO KNOW: Dennis Krol Insurance consultant

July 17, 2017 by

State-Journal.comWith his yearn to help people and a voice for radio, Canada native Dennis Krol has been able to make a home that satisfies all his needs right here in Frankfort. Krol, owner of Krol Insurance, located at 109 St. Clair St., across from the Franklin ...

Michael Pascoe named new assistant superintendent for Portage schools

June 13, 2017 by

MLive.comHe began his career at Inglewood Preparatory Academy in California before moving to Michigan to teach at Cooley High with the Detroit Public Schools. Prior to serving at City High he was an assistant principal at Ottawa Hills High. Pascoe received his ...

Cooley Reuse Project nears campaign goal to save historic high school

May 4, 2017 by Curbed Detroit

Curbed DetroitPreservationist Nicole Pitts and her husband LaMar have led the campaign for five years. When LaMar's high school, Mackenzie, was demoed, efforts to save Cooley intensified. With multiple community partners, they've raised nearly $900,000 and hope to ...

Mike Ilitch lived the dream of every Tigers fan

February 13, 2017 by Bless You Boys (blog)

Bless You Boys (blog)Mike Ilitch grew up as a fan of the Detroit Tigers and Red Wings in a neighborhood near Fenkell and Livernois in Detroit. He was the son of Macedonian immigrant parents. He went to Cooley High School, then served four years in the U.S. Marine corps ...

Little Caesars Pizza founder dies

February 13, 2017 by Meat & Poultry

Meat & PoultryDETROIT – Mike Ilitch, founder of Little Caesars Pizza, chairman of Ilitch Holdings Inc. and owner of Major League Baseball's Detroit Tigers and the Detroit Red Wings professional hockey team, died Feb. 10 at a local hospital. He was 87. Ilitch was ...

Mike Ilitch, 1929-2017

February 12, 2017 by Bleeding Yankee Blue (blog)

Bleeding Yankee Blue (blog)There are about 61,000 people of this ancestry in America, and the best-known of them are the Ilitch family of Detroit, whose patriarch just passed away. * Michael Ilitch (no middle name) was born on July 20, 1929 in Detroit, a son of immigrants, and ...

NHL roundup: Red Wings owner Ilitch dies

February 11, 2017 by

Billionaire businessman Mike Ilitch, who founded the Little Caesars pizza empire before buying the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers, and won praise for keeping the professional sports teams in the city as others relocated to new suburban ...

Mike Ilitch, Little Caesars founder, Detroit Tigers and Red Wings owner, dies at the age of 87

February 10, 2017 by WXYZ

WXYZMike Ilitch's life is a remarkable American success story. He was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1929 to Macedonian immigrants Sotir Ilitch and Sultana Tasseff Ilitch who came to the United States in 1924. He had one brother Peter who died in 2009 ...

How baseball, the Detroit Tigers became Mike Ilitch's true love

February 10, 2017 by

WZZM13.comIt was embedded in his life as a kid growing up on the west side of Detroit, starring at shortstop for Cooley High School in the mid-1940s. It remained part of his life after graduating high school, playing while serving four years with the Marines. It ...

Shuttered historic Cooley High School suffers from vandals, disrepair

January 18, 2017 by Fox 2 Detroit

Fox 2 DetroitThe Detroit Public Schools community district owns the building. It was appraised for $965,000, but that was in 2013. FOX 2: "What should happen to a school like Cooley Hugh School?" "The city needs to put some money into it, turn it back into another ...

Major tasks await new Detroit school board

January 4, 2017 by The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsThe seven newly elected members of the Detroit Public Schools Community District will be sworn in Wednesday at Cass Technical High School. And then it will be right to work — their first public meeting follows immediately. Among their major tasks will ...

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 ...

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