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Kenny Jo McPhaul Jumps Out The Game

Ecorse Michigan has ran its own reputation over the years. From politics, sports, and education, the city is on an improvement tour. Kenny Jo McPhaul is a product of early Ecorse. He remembers it... Full story


Back to school coming earlier for students at Westwood Community School District

Dearborn Heights, - Students at the Westwood Community School District will be joining a growing number of students across the state by starting the 2019-20 school year before Labor Day. Robichaud... Full story



At their May 21, 2019 meeting the Wayne-Westland Community Schools Board of Education voted to accept the recommendation from the Demographics and Utilization subcommittee to close three schools over the next three years. The recommendation was... Full story


Jefferson Barns Reading Room is a Library Without the Strings Attached

Checking out a book from the library can satisfy your craving for a mystery novel, allow you to discover your favorite Hollywood star via an autobiography, or offer a do-it-yourself guide to training... Full story


Superintendent sells Bonds and saves community $13 million

Wayne-Westland Community Schools is proud to announce the successful sale of its 2019 School Building and Site Bonds in the amount of $64,770,000 as authorized by the voters of the School District on... Full story

 By Xaiver Jones    Education    May 16, 2019

River Rouge Dance Explosion

The dancers, and instructors of River Rouge has been working hard all year. The River Rouge Dance Explosion gave everyone a chance to display their moves. The young ladies of the Panther Elites,... Full story



Legacy of Literacy founded by Alma Greer is a non profit organization. Celebrates National Reading Month with Dr. Jonella Mongo who specialize in hosting Real Men Read throughout several communities.... Full story


Bookstock Used Book Sale Returns to Livonia for 17th Year

Over 300,000 used books and other media will be available for sale at Bookstock, one of metro Detroit’s largest annual used book and media sales. Bookstock is being held at Laurel Park Place Mall... Full story



ENJOY A DAY OF FAMILY FUN WITH THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE™ AT GREENFIELD VILLAGE ON APRIL 27-28, MAY 4-5, 11-12, 2019 Dearborn- All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to go full... Full story


River Rouge School District Supports Scholars and Families

As leader of the River Rouge School District, Dr. Derrick Coleman believes his role is not necessarily larger than any other in the school system. He says the successes in the district are the result... Full story


AaKhirah Reid Wins 50th America & Me Essay Contest

America and Me, is an essay contest held every year by Farm Bureau Insurance Company. The contest is meant to celebrate eighth grade students across the state of Michigan. 2018's subject was "Heroes... Full story


Romulus School Board Names Acting Superintendent

ROMULUS – The Romulus Community School Board named Dr. Flinnoia Hall III as acting superintendent on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 following the administrative leave of Superintendent Marjie... Full story


How much do you know?

As we come to the end of February 2019, another Black History Month is over. Here is a sample of trivia questions to test your knowledge. 1.Q) What was the name of the first African-American owned... Full story


Champions of Wayne builds bridges to student successes

rom the outside looking in Wayne Memorial High Schools seems like any other high school you can find from around the nation. It has all of the general features of a run of the mill secondary instituti... Full story


Romulus School Board Votes to Put Superintendent on 'Administrative Leave'

ROMULUS - The Romulus Community School Board voted late Monday to immediately place Superintendent Marjie McAnally on an "administrative leave." The school board voted in favor of the leave with a 4-2... Full story


Students create parachutes via distance learning WAYNE-WESTLAND COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

Fifth-grade students in Mrs. Wade's class at Adams Upper Elementary School in Westland participated in a live video distance learning program in conjunction with the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum.... Full story


The Truths We Hold - Kamala Harris

We've seen... [the Trump] administration align itself with white supremacists at home and cozy up to dictators abroad; rip babies from their mothers' arms in grotesque violation of their human... Full story



DETROIT, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Continuing its nearly two-decade tradition of bringing internationally-renowned authors and scholars to its campus, Marygrove College's Institute for Detroit Studies (IDS)... Full story


The Tale of the Sly Rooster and the Foolish Fox

In the pen of a large poultry farm was a sly rooster. He played tricks on the other birds on the farm, and was not very well liked. Late one afternoon, a fox slipped into the pen under the fence and... Full story


Four Ways Graduates Can Use Their First Job As A Framework For Success

While the job market for recent college graduates has improved, a good number of employers don't think they're sufficiently prepared. A recent survey by PayScale found only about 50 percent of... Full story


Westwood Community School District reveals new logo, marketing campaign

DEARBORN HEIGHTS– Westwood Community School District Superintendent Dr. Stiles Simmons unveiled a new logo to teachers, staff and school board members as part of the start of a brand identity... Full story


Sybrina Fulton Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree From Benedict College

Ever since the tragic death of her son Trayvon Martin six years ago, Sybrina Fulton has become a powerful voice for social justice. She was recently honored by Benedict College in South Carolina with... Full story


Michigan Bus Drivers, Parents, Teachers and Students Encouraged to Report School Bus Bullying

LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette reminds all Michigan residents of the importance of school bus safety. Bullying and suicide remain top tip categories for OK2SAY – and school... Full story


Students for Peace Program Hopes to Make Lasting Impact

Crime statistics for the city of Detroit are grim. According to the FBI's database, the number of violent crimes which occurred in the city for the year 2016 was 13, 705, up 15.7 percent from 2015.... Full story


Black Educator Strives to Improve Learning

Professor Veda Jairrels believes African American students must read more to improve performance on achievement exams and prepare them for the fields of mathematics, science, medicine, business and... Full story


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