Plymouth-Canton Educational Park and Starkweather seniors graduate this week, following a year filled with many challenges. 88.1 the Park’s News Director, Daniel Schoenherr, spoke with
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Director of High Schools, Hal Heard, about the graduation and end of year festivities.
The Plymouth-Canton Community Schools have hired Patrice Williams to fill the position of Nurse Manager/School Health Specialist. 88.1 the Park host, Shravya Ghantasala, talked with Williams about her new role and her years serving the district as a nurse.
Dearborn Music is celebrating their 65th anniversary with big news. The record store is opening a new location in Farmington in June. 88.1 the Park listeners may remember they previously had a location in Canton, which closed in 2008. The record industry has been facing many challenges since the early 2000’s but is finally seeing growth because of the resurgence of interest in vinyl. 88.1 the Park’s Station Manager, Bill Keith, spoke with one of Dearborn Music’s owners Rick LeAnnais about the new store, their celebration of 65 years and the changes he’s seen in the record business.
Diana Woodward leads the award winning culinary program at Plymouth-Canton Educational Park. The program is one of the top 50 high school culinary training programs in the country, and includes the Rock Cafe at Salem High School. The program continues to thrive, even during a challenging year that included the COVID-19 pandemic. 88.1 the Park’s Sumedha Sethi, spoke with Woodward about the program and what led her to return as a teacher.
88.1 the Park will host it’s 32nd Auction on Saturday May 15, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The annual auction is broadcast live on the station and listeners can bid on items donated by businesses throughout the community. Proceeds benefit the student radio program for the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools. 88.1 the Park’s Avneet Pandher spoke with Assistant Station Manager, John Kreger, to learn more about the station’s biggest fundraiser.