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New programs offer mental health support

According to a study in The Journal of Community Health, between 2001 and 2017, suicide rates amongst African American boys ages 13-19 have risen 60% and rates have doubled for African American girls in the same age range. The study includes lack of access to mental health care as a contributing factor.

Junior Anastasia Quails was caught wearing her “We are one” T-shirt on Oct. 29. The shirts were purchased with funds from a $5000 grant from DPSCD Foundation given to support the merging of the two small schools. 

Mumford merger a welcome change

“We acted like there was a line in the middle of the class separating us all,” senior Divine Crawford said. She was describing the first week in English teacher Rubye Richard’s AP Literature class.

The Mumford Glee Club sang "Lift Every Voice and Sing before the start of DPSCD Board of Director's meeting in the Mumford Auditorium on May 8.

Small school mergers create uncertain futures for some DPSCD students and staff

First, it was Osborn. After visiting the school last spring, new superintendent Nikolai Vitti proposed merging the three small high schools on the Osborn campus into one school starting last fall. Now the rest of the small schools in the district will have their turn. The Detroit Public School Community District Board of Directors met in the Mumford HS auditorium on Tuesday, May 9, and voted to combine the small schools at Cody, Mumford and Ben Carson/Crockett in their respective buildings.

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