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Lincoln Park Public Schools Board Members Receive Honors

Four Lincoln Park Public Schools (LPPS) Board of Education members have been selected as 2020 Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) Awards honorees for their commitment to students and their...

 

AAA: School Traffic is Back; Be Cautious on the Roads

DEARBORN- Michigan roads are about to get more crowded as millions of students and teachers return to school. AAA is launching its "School's Open Drive Carefully" campaign, reminding drivers to slow...

 

Things Parents Should Know Sending Their Kids Back to School

For the first time since March 2020, millions of students, pre-kindergarten to high school seniors, will be attending in-person classes. Aside from attending class, they will be also participating in...

 

Wayne-Westland Community Schools takes literacy on the road

Each year hundreds of young children disconnect in the summer, making it much harder in the fall to succeed academically. As a result, Wayne-Westland Community Schools loaded up the buses to bring...

 

Unity group to give away backpacks - Inkster group hosts free event

INKSTER - The Unity in the Community Group of Inkster announces their Back To School Backpack Giveaway to be held on Saturday, August 28 in Inkster. From 12:00 noon until 6:00 p.m., students will be...

 

Leanna Hicks Public Library Hosts Local Author

The Leanna Hicks Public Library in Inkster finished the month of July with two events on Saturday afternoon, the 31st. For adults, the library hosted local author and Inkster resident Che J. Ambe,...

 

River Rouge School District Creates School-Based Animal-Assisted Intervention Program

The River Rouge School District continues to introduce innovative and more effective ways to support the mental health and overall well-being of our students. We have spent the past several years...

 

ECORSE RECEIVES DONATION FROM GENERAL MOTORS FOR NEW AUTOMOTIVE TECH PROGRAM

ECORSE – In July, Ecorse High School was awarded vehicles, tools and components from General Motors through its corporate donations program that assists institutions within The GM Training Network....

 

Lincoln Park Middle School Receives Grant to Showcase Cultural Diversity

Lincoln Park Middle School (LPMS) received a grant from The Western Governors University to showcase and celebrate the school's diverse student backgrounds. The $500 grant, received this past spring,...

 

Ecorse School District's Hope Academy provides options

Hope Academy is currently accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year. We encourage students between the ages of 16-21, who cannot attend a traditional high school, to enroll. Classes are...

 

The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit Stuffs the Bus for Students in Need

SOUTHFIELD —The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit is working in collaboration with southeast Michigan Walmart locations to provide new school supplies for metro Detroit children in need through its Stuff the Bus event Friday, Aug. 6 through Sunday,...

 

The River Rouge School District announces the hiring of new District Coordinator for Culture, Health, & Wellness Bacari Alexander

The River Rouge School District has identified a phenomenal leader in Mr. Bacari Alexander to serve as the District Coordinator for Culture, Health, & Wellness. The District has adopted, and is...

 

Westland Seeks Public Input on Proposed Repurposing of Marshall School Into Recreation

The City of Westland is currently exploring repurposing the vacant 120,000 square foot, Marshall Upper Elementary, which closed in 2020 and is slated for demolition. In February, the City entered...

 

Treasury: Fostering Futures Scholarship Application Deadline Now Aug.1

oung adults who have experienced foster care on or after their 13th birthday now have more time to apply for a scholarship from the Fostering Futures Scholarship Trust Fund, according to the Michigan...

 

Westland Voters Asked to Approve New Library Millage

On August 3, 2021, residents of Westland have the option of voting to extend the millage which funds the operation of the William P. Faust Public Library, located at 6123 Central City Parkway. The...

 

Let America Be America Again Langston Hughes - 1902-1967

Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain Seeking a home where he himself is free. (America never was America to me.) Let America be the dream the dreamers dreamed— Let it be that great...

 

Telegram Intern - Now a University of Michigan Grad

Former Telegram intern Gail Monds graduated from the University of Michigan this past April and now holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Screen Studies. Monds interned with the Telegram for...

 

Ecorse High Graduate Headed to Ivy League University

Graduating Ecorse High Senior Dominic Woods says he is just a normal, average teen. Woods has had a distinguished academic career in Ecorse Public Schools and throughout his four years at Ecorse High...

 

Wayne-Westland Superintendent Wants to Amplify District's Message

Stepping in to take command of an entire school district during a global pandemic can be a daunting expectation. The Wayne-Westland School Board voted in spring of 2020 to offer the post of...

 

Michigan Lottery Contributes Record $1.179 Billion to Michigan Schools in 2020

The Michigan Lottery raised more than $1.179 billion for Michigan schools in fiscal year 2020. This marks the sixth record-setting year in a row for Lottery contributions to the School Aid Fund and the second consecutive year that the Lottery has...

 

Teachers' Appreciation Day Event Held in Ecorse

The Ecorse Public Schools District let its teachers know they are appreciated with a day of pampering and amusement on Friday, May 7. The day began with brief workshops in the morning on self-care... Full story

 
 By Xaiver Jones    Education    May 13, 2021

The Man, The Marine, The Gunny

n the year 1977 there was a young man who had a dream. A motive outside of his hometown of Des Moine Iowa. This young man had lost his father as a child, and lived under the leadership of his mother...

 

The River Rouge School District announces the hiring of high school principal Michelle Kyles

RIVER ROUGE - On Wednesday May 5, 2021, the River Rouge School District officially hired Mrs. Michelle Kyles as Principal of the River Rouge High School. Principal Kyles was appointed interim...

 
 By Renee Summers    Education    May 6, 2021

Robichaud High School Offers Certified Nurse Assistant Program

As the school year comes to a close this year, Robichaud High School in Dearborn Heights will graduating more that scholars; the school will also be graduating something new: certified nurse assistant...

 

Adams Middle School student, Princess Ikenyi, qualifies as National History Day alternate

Adams Middle School student Princess Ikenyi knows a lot about history. She was selected as a National Qualifier Alternate to represent the state of Michigan for National History Day in Washington...

 

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