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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

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

 

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

 

NEWS FROM WAYNE-WESTLAND COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

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

 

REAL MEN READ

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

 

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