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Creating Community During COVID-19!

As we opened our doors for the first week of school, we successfully implemented our reentry plan to educate students during these uncertain times. Teachers and support staff returned to the...



A wise man once told me the Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word crisis. One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger - but recognize...



There was a lot of intense planning and preparation to open school this year. Every family has a different situation and we had to figure out the best way to service and educate our students, while...


Dancing Monkeys In My Soup

Due to the fact that I don't have any children of my own, it's always a holiday or rare occasion in which I can read a children's book. The last time I got to read a children's book was for a series...



The River Rouge School District is confident that we will successfully educate students during this current crisis. Our district has adopted "Watch Me Be Great!" as our theme for the 2020-2021 school...


EQUIPPED host a Drive -In Baccalaureate and Dinner Extravaganza

EQUIPPED, a non-profit organization to benefit youth, awarded $10,000 in scholarships at a Drive-In Baccalaureate and Dinner extravaganza on Saturday, August 1, 2020. The festive celebration included...


NAACP Sues U.S. Education Secretary Over COVID-19 School Money

The coronavirus pandemic has focused the nation's attention on the essential role public schools play in families and communities' lives. The NAACP said it's also exposed severe racial inequalities...


Dominican Literacy Center Serves Its Students in the Midst of Pandemic

The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic and shut down of the state has had a particularly disruptive impact on schools and learning. While school attendance is compulsory for youth, adult learners... Full story


Wayne Westland Schools' Bond Construction Groundbreaking Ceremony

Monday, May 11, 2020, was the groundbreaking ceremony on the District's first Bond construction project. The William D. Ford Career-Technical Center will be under construction through fall 2020.... Full story


Lincoln Park Students Receive Meals Despite School Closure

Every Tuesday, Lincoln Park Public Schools (LPPS) is distributing 28,000 breakfasts and lunches at no cost as part of its commitment to ensuring students have access to nutritious meals during the... Full story


Westwood Community School District Adjusts to Meet the Needs of Its Families

It's no secret that schools are closed in Michigan. But that doesn't have to mean the learning has to stop. Schools in Michigan are required to submit a Continuity of Learning and COVID-19 Response... Full story


The Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education

Sunday, May 17, marked the 66th anniversary of the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision, Brown vs. the Board of Education. The Brown decision addressed consolidated issues from four different cases -... Full story


Ecorse Schools Plan Transition to a One-to-One Computer District This Fall

Governor Whitmer's Executive Order closed all schools for the remainder of the school year, causing challenges for school districts across the state. In Ecorse, however, the closing has expedited an... Full story


Does Your Internet Seem Slow?

Nothing is more annoying than having slow internet. When it eventually happens to you – and it will, you're going to wonder what you can do to speed up your connection. I've listed three of my top t... Full story


Sabbath Middle School Honor Roll 2nd Quarter

Congratulation to the students who worked hard to make the Honor Roll over the last quarter. 6th Grade Barett Arias, Steven3.3333 Bell, Latonia 3.6667 Blair, Christopher 3.5000 Brazill, Kevin 3.7143... Full story


Therapy Dogs Help Children to Be Better Readers

The Caroline Kennedy Library in Dearborn Heights hosted an informational presentation on Reading Education Assistance Dogs (READ) on January 16. READ founder Sandi Martin says the program uses certifi... Full story


Pay-What-You-Want Math Tutoring Service

Detroit, MI – It's hard making ends meet and paying bills on a limited budget or fixed income. Low-income families know this reality all too well. They also know the frustrating feeling of needing... Full story


Grandparents Tea Brings Community Together in Ecorse

The Ecorse School District held a Grandparents Tea on Tuesday, December 3, from 9:30 to 11:00, to honor the grandparents of Ecorse students. The district-wide event was held at the Ecorse High School... Full story


Enrich Your Mind and Exercise Your Body at Kemeny Center

First opened in 1957, Kemeny Recreation Center has been serving Detroit's southernmost neighborhood with recreational opportunities. The city closed the center in 2015, intending to build a new... Full story



Poverty unfortunately is a world issue that affects all people of every race, nationality, and regardless of religion. Poverty is known as the state of being poor. When people become poor, they can... Full story


Marion J. Bloye Scholarship Deadline Approaches

Bridging Communities is pleased to announce that we are able to continue the Marion J. Bloye Scholarship’s for Continuing Education. Bridging Communities seeks to invest in neighborhood students who are committed to our neighborhood and enhancing...


Suicide Awareness Event to Be Held at University of Michigan's Dearborn Campus

DEARBORN - An inaugural event to raise awareness about suicide will be coming to the University of Michigan's Dearborn Campus on Wednesday, October 2. The event, called "Be the Light: An Evening of... Full story


AAUW-Dearborn Holds Annual Used Book and Media Sale

The American Association of University Women- Dearborn will be holding their Annual Used Book and Media Sale from September 26th through 29th. The sale is the largest in the area with thousands of... Full story


Ecorse Public Schools Announces Musical Instrument Donation Drive

ECORSE- Ecorse Public Schools will be holding its first Musical Instrument Donation Drive on Saturday, September 28, 2019, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Ecorse High School 27385 W. Outer Dr. Ecorse, MI... Full story


Adult Learners Served for 30 Years at Dominican Literacy Center in Detroit

Sometimes people just need a hand up to help them navigate life a little better. For thirty years, the Dominican Literacy Center in Detroit has been offering a hand up to local adults struggling to re... Full story


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