The University Musical Society and DTE Energy Foundation awarded King’s own dance instructor Denise Allen the 2018 DTE Energy Foundation Educator of the Year award. This award annually celebrates teachers’ excellence in arts education.
Martin Luther King Jr. Senior High School has a new college adviser, Juanita Gool. Her job is to assist in the process of getting seniors closer to their career choice.
Have you ever sat in a class and thought to yourself, "This is not going to benefit my future"? Maybe you even went to multiple college fairs and deep down you had a feeling of certainty that it would not benefit you.
What if I told you that you could possibly go to one of the best colleges in the the country, free of cost? America’s most prestigious colleges and universities are giving free tuition to admitted students if they make less than $125,000-140,000 and no out of pocket costs for school for those of whom who make less than $65,000. “The threshold for a full ride is really low and puts people who make a little more in a predicament,” said senior Jeryn Washington. College is a very expensive investment, however our top colleges for instance: Rice University, University of Chicago, and Stanford University are making that investment reasonable. Many underrepresented impoverished and lower class individuals see these colleges as inaccessible because of their high demanding costs.
High school students are missing a fundamental building block in their education at public schools: the arts. When you picture high school, you typically see athletes running plays, school dances, and yearbook photo ops.
Passing the Torch By Alana Burke Being selected the 2018 class valedictorian is a tremendous honor.
On April 19th, 2018, Benjamin Carson High School students went to Michigan State for a tour.
CVS Pharmacy is partnering with schools in Detroit to raise awareness on prescription drug abuse. “One choice changes everything” is a presentation with pharmacists who talk about the dangers of abusing prescription drugs and how popular it has become due to hip-hop trends. In a letter to district personnel, Prasanna Angle, a CVS store operations and pharmacy supervisor, wrote, “Prescription drug abuse is considered a national epidemic.” “We would like to partner with all schools in the community to educate our students on the effects that one choice can change their lives forever,” wrote Angle in the letter. A prescription drug that is abused by many users is codeine.
Schools pride themselves on allowing students to “be themselves.” Vocal, band, dance, piano, orchestra, visual arts, and photography are several such outlets. However, one option not available in many schools is based around the elements of songwriting.
For the last two years, FDA has involved students in the decision-making process through the Youth Ambassador's Program.
Everyone dreams of graduating high school and attending college, but it is not as simple as it sounds.