On Jan. 19 and 20, King held the 11th Annual MLK Legacy March: “The Dream & the Dean, The Legacy Lives.” This showcased civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “dream” and Congressman John Conyers Jr.’s activism to maintain the “dream.”
Southeastern High School students are starting careers as IRS certified tax preparers while still working on their high school diplomas.
We, the staff of the Mustang Voice, are writing to challenge the decision to delay release of the Feb. 27, 2020 issue of The Detroit Dialogue. Preventing distribution of the paper is a violation of our First Amendment press rights.
When Detroit Symphony Orchestra musician Jeffery Zook plays the piccolo it’s like “The spirit of life coming through me when I play the music,” he said. Western students heard the music come to life as Zook played piccolo with the DSO at Western last month in a performance that included “The William Tell Overture” by Gioachino Rossini and “Symphony No. 9” by Dmitri Shostakovich.
Senior Ridgeley Hudson has worked in his community since the age of 10 by participating in several outreach initiatives within his community and school district. He is a member of the executive board of the Detroit Public Schools Community District Council. Also, he is a youth minister at church, Perfecting Triumphant Overcomers Church located in Detroit.
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.
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.”
In December, Wayne State University’s Public Research Methods class conducted research on Benjamin Carson High School’s 11th graders about the impact of vaping and e-cigarettes, and found that most students were aware of the impact of using these devices.
Keeping in the spirit of giving, Voice of Ville’s journalism team sponsored a successful canned goods drive at the school. All food products were donated to Bethany Lutheran Church to help feed the homeless this Christmas.
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.