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Communication and Media Arts robotics team members pose for a group photo.
CMA

Robotics team grows with 7232-Pharaohs

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, CMA hosted a student-organized fashion show to highlight women’s empowerment.
CMA

Fashion Forward

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.






The Mexican pueblo of Congregación Juráez at dusk.
WESTERN INTERNATIONAL

Time away from phone improves people skills

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.  




WESTERN INTERNATIONAL

Western hosts DSO piccolo performance

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.


Journalism students interview Southeastern counselor Bettye Foster.
SOUTHEASTERN

Podcasting Southeastern

For 12 weeks, through an in-school workshop, the Heidelberg Arts Leadership Academy (HALA) joined with Southeastern High School’s journalism class to transform print journalists into podcasters.




KING

Tragedy doesn’t stop senior from helping

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.







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