This presidential election is one that America will never forget, certainly one that will be notorious in future history textbooks.
For many years, teenagers, especially those from the African American community, are stereotyped as one of the most dangerous attributes of this generation today.
Registering your name for selective service is the law, but is it a good or bad idea? Selective service is the federal government’s way of keeping tabs on eligible men should it ever enact a draft, which hasn’t happened since 1973.
It would have been nearly impossible for any student in DPS to ignore the turmoil taking place in Detroit schools over the past few months; budget problems, sick out protests, and bills that seem more ‘reluctant appeasement plan’ than long term solutions. As a senior, the first reaction to these issues is an eye roll and and a shrug.
It’s almost end of the school year and eighth graders are are soon about to graduate and take a harder step into their education life: High school. Not all middle schoolers are ready to go to high school, maybe because they are a bit nervous about it, or they are just dreading an extra four years of school.
As the class of 2016 seniors, we are thrilled to have been given a plethora of opportunities to become successful through Detroit Public Schools. Being a part of DPS since elementary school has given us the opportunity to see growth and changes that have both positively and negatively affects students DPS lose some of the best programs that we feel have shaped us as the students we are today. Teachers and administrators who show hard work and dedication like dance teacher Lisa Reynolds, who won Michigan’s Teacher of the Year, Natalie Barmore, who was named DPS high school Art Teacher of the Year, and counselor Sylvia Sanders, who won Counselor of the Year, are both from Cass Tech.
February otherwise known as Black History Month is an important time for the black community. This is the month that has been set aside for us to celebrate our history and achievements.
Many Detroit Public Schools teachers participating in sick-outs are not actually sick. Large groups of teachers are calling in “sick” to push for upgrades in schools because they cannot strike under state law. Teachers across the district (some students as well) are using this as a way of getting their points across, whether it’s striking outside of local schools or boycotting in front of Cobo Center while President Barack Obama toured the Detroit auto show.
In September 2012, East English Village Preparatory Academy opened its doors to new students. I just happened to be one of the first freshmen to enter into this new academy in Detroit.
Jasmine Young Voice of the Ville Decision Day is a great opportunity for seniors across the city of Detroit. Hundreds of seniors attended the event at Cass Technical High School on Oct.
Dannisha Russell Voice of the Ville There is nothing like spending Christmas with your family, especially when you come from a family of 40. Because of our hectic schedules, it’s hard for us see each other throughout the year.
By Kyle McBeth Bulldog News There comes a time in everyone’s life when they amount to something greater than they could have ever imagined.