Robotics team 7232-Pharaohs are on the uprising. The 7232-Pharaohs have won 50% of their matches. From first being in 30th to now sixth in the robotics competition. At first, just 14 students were participating now there are 42 members.
On Feb. 13, young women gathered together to enjoy an all women's fashion show to highlight women’s empowerment. The show was conducted at Communication & Media Arts High School. The show was run by CMA seniors Zaria Newton and Stephine Jenkins.
On Jan. 14, two other dancers from American Ballet Theater came to Mumford to give a master class for about 40 students.
Cass Technical High School has a rising club For Girls Only that is changing and motivating girls who attend the school.
Every year I travel with my family to Mexico, where both of my parents grew up, to visit my grandparents and spend time with them during Christmas. ... A benefit of life on the ranch is the absence of a WiFi signal to stay on your phone. Less media exposure means less distraction, which allows us to improve our people skills and learn how to become more patient with others and ourselves.
When Detroit Symphony Orchestra musician Jeffery Zook plays the piccolo it’s like “The spirit of life coming through me when I play the music,” he said. Western students heard the music come to life as Zook played piccolo with the DSO at Western last month in a performance that included “The William Tell Overture” by Gioachino Rossini and “Symphony No. 9” by Dmitri Shostakovich.
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.
The Ville is known for its academic games teams, the robotics club, advanced modern dance troupes, and highly skilled athletes, but what many people don’t know about East English is it has an award-winning choir.
One of East English’s Project Base Learning (PBL) initiatives was a student driven health fair this month.
Women of Tomorrow is a mentorship and scholarship program that was launched in 1997 by Detroit TV journalist Jennifer Valoppi. The organization sprang from Valoppi’s aspiration to encourage successful women to motivate and mentor other young women to success.