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One of the learning centers at King where students participate in virtual learning. 
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Students deal with hardships of virtual learning

COVID-19 affects many people, mentally as well as physically. The pandemic has resulted in many school districts across the country to rethink how students will learn: face-to-face, virtual, or hybrid. For many students, virtual learning can be mentally draining and overwhelming. 




“All of the water in the pool is circulated through sand filters for cleaning,” swim coach Gary Peterson said. Photo by Crusaders' Chronicle.
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High school swimming: Is COVID-19 a big setback?

King is known not only for its football team but also its outstanding swim team. The Crusaders swimmers have accomplishments such as winning city championships with only eight members. During COVID-19, this team is taking precautions like other sports.




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Life is precious, fragile so value each day

Life and family are irreplaceable and can be snatched away in a heartbeat. Value and love the people God allowed you to borrow because He’s going to want them back eventually, no matter who it is and how significant that individual is to you. Life is fragile. 


On Sunday during the 2020 MLK Legacy Awards, King’s Dance Workshop performs to “Glory.” 
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Legacy Lives

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.”



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Tragedy doesn’t stop senior from helping

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.


Wayne State University C2 Pipeline site coordinator Nedra Hall and students brainstorm ideas for King’s new podcast.
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King students learn to make podcasts

Wayne State University C2 (College and Career) Pipeline site coordinator Nedra Hall, social worker Brittney Lawrence, and history teacher Dan Wolford have sparked an idea to start a new podcast for all DPSCD high school students using King as the pilot school. 



 Dance teacher Erika Stowall prepares dancers for the upcoming winter concert.
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New teacher wants to inspire dancers

The King family welcomes alumna Erika Stowall as the new dance teacher this school year. Stowall has been dancing since the age of 4 and owns her own dance company, Big Red Wall Dance. Even though this is her first year with the district, she has been teaching dance for 11 years and comes with a lot of experience.


When math teacher Casey Edgar leaves King, she begins her second job as an Uber driver. She has held this part-time job for two years.
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For hire: Teachers take part-time jobs

Cashier, custodian, tutor, balloon decorator, Shipt driver, adjunct instructor, property manager, airport ramp agent, medical assistant, studio musician, dance instructor, latchkey facilitator, lifeguard, travel agent, online instructor. and overnight receptionist. Those are some of the part-time positions teachers have taken on to supplement their income. 



At the Lincoln Hills Restoration Retreat, the young ladies work on self-preservation through yoga and other activities.
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Students attend Denver retreat

NAF along with the Fund II Foundation sponsored its second annual Lincoln Hills Restoration Retreat which is normally for black male achievement. But this year, young women were welcomed for the first time since the start of the organization. 



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