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RENAISSANCE

Exploring students’ health

Some of the best students in the nation attend RHS and many successful people are alumni. How did they achieve this status? By rigorously working all their years at RHS. However, does rigorous work affect student health?



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Guns are weapons

We are living in a world where we aren’t counting the days, we’re counting the number of mass shootings. Today’s generation has much more fear going to school than being at home. How do we protect our students from these mass shootings? 


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DeBruin is ‘like a college professor’

Active. Caring. Outgoing. Funny. These are just a few words to describe Duncan DeBruin, world history and AP computer teacher at Renaissance High School. He has been teaching for 10 years and spent the last five years at Renaissance where he has loved the experience.









Forty visitors attended the April 11 opening event, including several Renaissance allied students and parents.
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RHS ‘Coming Out Wall’ expands to community

In the days leading up to National Coming Out Day last October, the student body at Renaissance High School submitted 225 anonymous posts to a box dealing with mental health, sexuality, and other teen angsts. It filled a hallway that became known as the “Coming Out Wall. This project is now an exhibit at Affirmations, one of the country’s largest LGTBQ community centers.


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Does Cardi B deserve a Grammy?

Social media was in uproar after Cardi B grabbed a controversial win for best rap album at the 2019 Grammy Awards. Fans were split over the decision: Some said Cardi B doesn’t deserve the Grammy, others defended her award.



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Renaissance alum seeks to inspire

Alton Kirksey, a junior at Michigan State, seeks to uplift and inspire with his company, Black Excellence. His brand targets African American high school students and aims to undermine all of society’s racial stereotypes about African American success, by merely, defining his own path.


The “Report in” for the JROTC Armed Exhibition drill routine at Renaissance.
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Battalion ready for brigade

RHS Cougar Battalion prepared for a March 2 competition against many other schools, including Chandler Park, Cass Tech and Wayne Memorial, as well as its Brigade for competition in Kentucky Feb. 8-10.


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RHS remembers Daniyah

On the morning of Jan. 14, friends confronted each other as they mourned the death of DaNiyah Woolfolk, a sophomore at Renaissance High School known for her bright spirit and her talent in dance.



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Do we put the right value on grades?

At Renaissance, teachers have begun catching on to what students do to clutch a desired grade. Those actions include: cheating, plagiarizing, and copying. It is normal for students to do the bare minimum, just to get through a class. 


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