Voice of the Ville's LaNiyah Steen talks with English teacher Jennifer Pierin.
Companies including Estee Lauder, Clinique, L’oreal and Maybelline use various methods of tests and studies on animals to learn the flaws and benefits of their products before they market them to the general public, according to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
The Ville is known for its academic games teams, the robotics club, advanced modern dance troupes, and highly skilled athletes, but what many people don’t know about East English is it has an award-winning choir.
One of East English’s Project Base Learning (PBL) initiatives was a student driven health fair this month.
Women of Tomorrow is a mentorship and scholarship program that was launched in 1997 by Detroit TV journalist Jennifer Valoppi. The organization sprang from Valoppi’s aspiration to encourage successful women to motivate and mentor other young women to success.
Seniors deserve to participate in commencement; they should be able to throw their caps in the air and declare themselves graduates. After years of stress and hard work, why should an exit exam determine if a student will receive a high school diploma?
Genise Turner is an ESE (Exceptional Students Education) teacher at the Ville. She has been with Detroit Public Schools Community District for more than 20 years.
The minimum of 200 community service hours are required for graduating seniors in the Detroit Public Schools Community District.
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.
As the school year progresses, juniors and some seniors at East English are preparing to take the SAT examination. Juniors are getting an early start studying for the test; many of them have a special SAT prep class taught by Michael Gaston.