Here is a look at the top five most interesting stories from the Fenton area this week.
1. Season 8 American Idol finalist Matt Giraud appeared at Salem High School to work with the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park choirs and perform for and answer questions by students in choir, band and orchestra classes, Plymouth-Canton Patch reported.
2. The School mascot proposed to an art teacher during an elementary school morning assembly, Rochester Patch reported.
3. The Family of Samir Mikha Hannawa, 49, a slain West Bloomfield father of seven, benefits from emergency relief fund, reported West Bloomfield Patch.
4. A South Lyon middle school teacher says she was suspended for three days for playing a song about being gay during her performing-arts class, Livingston Daily reported.
5. A car fire destroyed 18 storage units in Grand Blanc Township, reported the Flint Journal.