Detroit teachers have received a new one-year contract between Detroit Public Schools Community District and the Detroit Federation of Teachers.
Robotics team 7232-Pharaohs are on the uprising. The 7232-Pharaohs have won 50% of their matches. From first being in 30th to now sixth in the robotics competition. At first, just 14 students were participating now there are 42 members.
It's the time of year that high school seniors apply to the colleges and universities of their dreams. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, applying for colleges this year has many advantages and disadvantages.
On Feb. 13, young women gathered together to enjoy an all women's fashion show to highlight women’s empowerment. The show was conducted at Communication & Media Arts High School. The show was run by CMA seniors Zaria Newton and Stephine Jenkins.
On Oct. 10, thousands of seniors from high schools all over Michigan, poured into Shed 3 of the Eastern Market for the Infinite Scholars College-Scholarship fair.
In recent years, Detroit Public Schools Community District has been rated one the worst school systems in the country by National Assessment of Educational Progress. A NAEP report had the district’s weakest areas in math and reading.
For the first time in beauty pageant history, all five major title holders are black women: Nia Franklin (Miss America), Cheslie Kryst (Miss USA), Zozibini Tunzi (Miss Universe), Kaliegh Garris (Miss Teen), and Tuni-Ann Singh (Miss World).
Dr. Nikolai Vitti, superintendent of DPSCD, recently announced to the faculty, parents, students and community that CMA will relocate to the campus at Ludington Middle School, 19501 Berg Road in Detroit.
On Feb. 4, the Pistons held their 15th annual scholarship for art and poetry at Detroit Institute of Arts Theatre. From Communication and Media Arts, seniors Cheyenne Britton and Imari Dedrick competed in the program. Dedrick completed poetry. The event’s theme was “Past, Present, and my Future.”
On Oct. 30 at the Boy & Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan, three out of four Communication & Media Arts teams competed in the Shark Tank. All competitors had to pitch their business ideas to win a $1,000 starting check provided by Forbes.