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Arab-American group helps with the greening of Cody

Despite the cold rainy weather on May 14, hundreds of volunteers and students from eight Detroit and Dearborn high schools came to the Detroit Institute of Technology to support the 12th National Network for Arab American Communities Service Day. Volunteers planted trees, boarded up abandoned houses, picked up trash on the streets, painted recycling bins and tire gardens, built a butterfly garden, and added plants to the community garden.


DIT students and staff release balloons at the end of a Mar. 9th gathering to honor school social worker Deborah Cahee who died on Mar. 2.
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Cody mourns the loss of beloved school social worker

Students and staff at Cody DIT were heartbroken when they got to school on Mar. 3 and learned of the death of social worker Debra Cahee. English teacher Edith Wine who was very close to called Cahee’s passing a tremendous loss. “It is not just about the role she played as the social worker; it's about the love that she gave, not only to her students, but also to the staff,” Wine said.



Slam poet Abdoulaye Doumbouya performs at the College Decision Day in the Cody gym on May 14. The DIT senior will go to the US Army on July 18.
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Free community college offer a game-changer for some

The entire Cody campus gathered in the gym on May 13 for Decision Day, a ceremony honoring seniors as they announced their plans for college. Those plans changed from some seniors after March 22 when Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced the Detroit Promise, a program that gives Detroit graduates the opportunity to go to a local community college tuition-free.



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