Determined to improve chronic absenteeism across DPSCD schools, Dr. Nikola Viti promotes the Blueprint 2020 plan by creating an intervention plan for Communication and Media Arts High School. At CMA high school, being absent 18 days (10%) or more in a school year is considered to be chronically absent.
In the ancient civilizations, pharaohs were considered Gods and Kings. Here at Communication and Media Arts High School, we are considered pharaohs; not only because of academics, but because of our dreams, talents, and goals.
With the goal of eliminating the “Homework Gap” for low-income students, Sprint and the Sprint Foundation partnered to support 1 million high school students by offering them free smartphones, tablets, or hotspot devices. On Sept. 22, Sprint awarded Communication and Media Arts High School's freshman class with Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge smartphones.
Detroit is full of talent. We range from rappers to singers to dancers all on the come up. “I listen to music to escape from the the harsh reality” is the effect music has on senior Alexus Senior.
Trump sets out to destroy Obamacare slowly but surely. President Donald Trump said “there is no such thing as Obamacare anymore”. On October 12th 2017 President Trump signed an executive order that lead federal agencies to search for ways to increase enrollment in health plans that doesn’t meet the needs of the Affordable Care Act.
Students know how important it is to be exposed by employees to have a better viewpoint on what jobs and majors they would take. On April 25, employees from General Motors, Quicken Loans, and many other companies were at CMA notifying everyone about their background and experiences from work and in life. Michelle Lee and Tavonne Pierce, senior corporate auditors of General Motors spoke to students about their background, personal life, and General Motors. As they spoke, students were engaged and took notes so they can implement in their lives. When asked about her challenges in life, Michelle Lee said: “I didn’t face any challenges getting into college.
Inside Out’s “City Wide Poets” has been implemented in CMA for two years. This is a premiere group that thrives on the creative ideas and writing of members. Brittany Rogers, the sponsor of City Wide poets, said she is excited about this years’ prospects. "I chose to start the program because of how important poetry was in my life," Rogers said.
Selected journalism students from different programs were given the opportunity to sit in on a couple lectures at Comerica Park before a Tigers game. The speakers specialized in sports communication and sports journalism.
Baseball season is back in action for high school, college and the major league. Opening Day was April 2, and the excitement for the new season remains the same. With the National Basketball Association’s season ending soon, it seems as if the entire sports world is focused on the sports world. Senior Darnell Thaxter said: "I don’t usually watch baseball but basketball is about gone now and it is time to watch another sport.” Family and friends can go and enjoy a nice baseball game and see the fan favorite Detroit Tigers. The Communication & Media Arts High School baseball team are now the only remaining of the four major sport programs students can participate in.
Gamers around the world are doing something extraordinary. They are making a change by doing the very thing that they love, buying video games.
As senior year is coming to a end, high school seniors around the country are preparing themselves for senior year by visiting vacationing hosting open houses, partying, hanging out with high school friends and shopping for apartment/dorm and even shadowing the school they're attending next fall. This summer is something they’re gonna remember for the rest of their lives, and it's where they make the biggest decision of their life.
People in life sometimes struggle to overcome challenges and feel as if life is against them and they will never make it. The story of Detroit native Nicole Farmer shows teens at CMA that anything is possible if you put your mind to it. At just age 13, Nicole Farmer was pregnant and she and her grandmother did not see eye to eye.