Detroit School of Arts very own teen radio talk show "Can You Relate," produced and hosted by Kandi Alexander, who had the privilege of interviewing Bruce Harper, director of "Summer ‘67." This documentary is based on “the 43 lives that were lost during the 1967 rebellion," a tribute to the 50th anniversary. The documentary was originally supposed to revolved around the rebellion itself but Harper being a “Detroit supporter” did not want to encourage or create a "Detroit-bashing story.” So while looking for a different approach, he learned from a friend of his, Joe Spencer, that 43 lives were lost during the rebellion.
Our new superintendent has a learning disability. Dr. Nikolai Vitti, Detroit Public Schools Community District’s (DPSCD) new superintendent has a master’s degree from Wake Forest University along with a master’s and a doctorate from Harvard University.
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.
By Alexys Lebron Since it opened in 2008, Detroit Cristo Rey High School has provided each of its students with valuable work experience and a quality Catholic education.
The Detroit School of Arts is a Performing Arts High School with many opportunities for students, including performing in Canada with the marching band to winning first place in debate.
While Detroit School of Arts, also known as DSA, is new to Detroit Dialogue, the legacy of the all-arts school has existed since 1992. DSA was the brain-child the first principal, Dr. Denise Davis Cotton.
U.S. Army Air Corps Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Jefferson, with tears in his eyes, raised his fist in the air, the 9th grade students at Frederick Douglass Academy for Young Men said the creed. In unison, the students recited “[...] honorable young men of integrity filled with potential and endless possibilities [...] we will meet and exceed the expectations of those who came before us.
Student Leaders Meet with Superintendent Meeting by Demarco Carridine Senior Ameer Harris represented Henry Ford High School in a special session with Detroit Public School Community District’s Superintendent Nikkoli Vitti on October 24, 2017. Student leaders were selected from various schools throughout the district to attend as Vitti shared “Blueprint 2020" -- a strategic plan for rebuilding Detroit Public Schools. Harris and other students engaged in a meaningful dialogue with Vitti to share thoughts and concerns about DPSCD.
Despite an apparent lack of fan support, Renaissance High School’s boys’ soccer team managed a 4-1-2 season, after winning district and losing division games.
Renaissance High School’s girls cross country team placed second behind the King Crusaders in the city championship at Bell Isle against eight other teams, one week before Regionals. Two RHS athletes placed first and second in the 3.1 mile race, finishing in the top 20, earning All-City titles.