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.