Video gaming a sport? The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) is considering adding it as a varsity sport. Some people think video games aren’t sports because they don’t require any physical endurance. “I don’t think it should be a sport, and I believe the MHSAA won’t make it one,” said Yasir Hamdan, athletic director and dean of students at Universal Academy in Southwest Detroit. A recent poll of 225 students conducted at Ben Carson High School found that 51% of people believed that video games shouldn’t be a sport while 46% think that video games should be a sport.
When Delta Preparatory Academy for Social Justice suddenly announced it was closing on Sept.
DPSCD superintendent Nikolai Vitti has made student issues a central concern in his time with the district. Vitti knows that there are multiple problems facing students in the district, including suspensions.
Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine, which prepares students to get ready to attend the medical field, has a schedule that rotates between two days: science days and medicine days.
Some kids and some teachers feel that the school day should be adjusted.
In November, Benjamin Carson High School freshmen had the opportunity to visit Wayne State University’s chemistry department and tour the area under the guidance of Dr. Emil Lozanov. “The students went to Wayne State, into an actual college classroom and had an actual college professor and go through different experiments that you would go through in a normal chemistry class,” said Kwesi Matthews, 9th grade biology teacher.