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Seniors Asia Montgomery, Messiah Hicks, LaKharia McKinney, Khary Martin, Darian Rucker and MaKayla Montgomery have formed lasting friendships over the last four years.
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How to get through senior year

By the time a student becomes a senior, he or she has very important decisions to make. Students have to get their priorities in order to make sure they walk across the stage this summer. “It’s a lot more work being a senior.  You have to crack down on your work and make sure you have all your credits,” said senior Raquon Walker. Being a senior can be very challenging and very exciting.




Crusaders for Christ allows students to express their religious beliefs, pray, and build a family bond.
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Crusaders for Christ builds religious confidence

King has many clubs and organizations but one that does not get a lot of recognition is Crusaders for Christ.  This faith-based group allows students to express their religious beliefs and focuses on sharing the word of God with other students. “Crusaders for Christ started before I got here at King," said math teacher Dwayne Harvey.



John Mayberry was the only educator awarded the Brokaw Outstanding Advisor of the Year by the YMCA Michigan Youth of Government.
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Brokaw Outstanding Advisor of the Year

Social studies teacher John Mayberry was the only educator awarded the Brokaw Outstanding Advisor of the Year by the YMCA Michigan Youth of Government for his diligence with King’s student council.




Mentor Delana Bailey discusses how to deal with life challenges with her four ninth grade mentees.
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New mentoring program introduced at King

High school life can be tough for freshmen.  With a new environment, they can be very impressionable.  Aside from school issues like academics and peer pressure, they may have challenges in their personal life.




Senior Shalonda Shamily's career goal is to be a translator and being an exchange student could help her.
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Senior could leave the country for an educational journey

Senior Shalonda Shamily was awarded an opportunity by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) to be an exchange student this summer.  CIEE is a non-profit organization that provides educational travel to high school students.  “I’ll be studying modern and standard Arabic and I’ll also be studying the dialect that’s spoken in Morocco, which is also Arabic,” said Shamily.



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Traveling down the road of the auto advancements

The evolution of the automobile has transformed how Americans view the traditional car. Henry Ford brought cars to the masses with the utilitarian Model 5, and then in 1935 he successfully crafted and produced the Model A1, which was designed for comfort, space, and affordability.





Seniors were determined to meet with the Interim Superintendent to get Making A Difference going. From left to right: Kamari McHenry, Jamal Hairston, Alycia Meriweather, Lorenzo Scott, Desmond Foster-Carter, Jalin Willis, Don Barnes, Desjuan Davis, and DeMarcus Taylor.
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Crusaders start mentoring group to help youth

Crusaders start mentoring group to help youth Making A Difference By: Jade Brookins and Tatiana McAfee A group of male seniors at King have come together in a positive way to help inspire and mentor middle school boys and break the negative cycles that plague inner-city youth.  These eight seniors in Making A Difference (M.A.D.) are Don Barnes, Desjuan Davis, Desmond Foster-Carter, Jamal Hairston, Kamari McHenry, Lorenzo Scott, DeMarcus Taylor, and Jalin Willis.


Crusaders salute the flag during the singing of the National Anthem.
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State champs, again

Division 2 State Champs...AGAIN!!! By Carrimia Owens The Crusaders’ varsity football team win over Walled Lake Western Warriors on Nov.



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