Schools

Published April 30, 2019

BERKLEY — A new mural designed by the fourth and fifth graders of Angell Elementary School has been installed inside the school. The mural, featuring a sun, the school and other scenes in clay, was constructed as a fifth-grade legacy project, with an assist from the fourth graders. In all, around 150 students helped design the mural, which was put together with the help of artist Laurie Eisenhardt.

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Published April 30, 2019

ROYAL OAK — In an effort to rejuvenate its 11th annual Michigan Green Schools awards ceremony, Oakland Schools and Oakland County government opted to move the event to the Detroit Zoo — which offers its own extensive green initiatives — and make a day of it April 23.

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Published April 30, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On April 22, Royal Oak students, parents, educators and dignitaries gathered for the annual Royal Oak Youth Assistance awards at the Royal Oak Elks Lodge.

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Published April 30, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe High School is among several schools across the country helping girls to be their best selves through the Women of Tomorrow program.

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Published April 29, 2019

BEVERLY HILLS — Groves High School senior Allie Unger said she spends about six hours a day painting, dedicatedly refining her skills before she enters the Savannah College of Art and Design in the fall.

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Published April 26, 2019

WARREN — Taxpayers in the Fitzgerald Public Schools district will have the opportunity to vote on a bond proposal May 7. At the Feb. 11 FPS Board of Education meeting, the school board voted 7-0 to place a $46.7 million bond proposal on the May 7 election ballot that, if passed, would generate money from the district’s taxpayers to fund projects throughout the district.

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Published April 26, 2019

WARREN — Lincoln High School senior Mackayla Lipford exemplifies the mission behind the Women of Tomorrow organization. On April 17, Lipford was honored at a Women of Tomorrow banquet luncheon in Dearborn, during which she received a $40,000 scholarship to attend Central Michigan University.

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Published April 26, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — In an emotional video provided by Michigan AAA to local schools getting ready for prom, a young man named Derrick Jenkins explains that in 2013, he was driving while intoxicated when he slammed into the back of a truck and, as he put it, his eyeballs popped out of his head like a cartoon character. He hadn’t even traveled a mile before he crashed.

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Published April 26, 2019

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Three Clintondale Community Schools teachers were recently honored among the best teachers in Macomb County.

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Published April 26, 2019

MACOMB COUNTY — L’Anse Creuse Public Schools and Mount Clemens Community Schools were recognized in April for their environmental efforts.

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Published April 24, 2019

DETROIT — They’re just like their country — young, scrappy and hungry — and they did not throw away their shot to perform under the bright lights of Broadway in Detroit recently.

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Published April 24, 2019

TROY — As Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the Flint pediatrician who brought the Flint water crisis to light, wrote her book, “What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance and Hope in an American City,” the target audience she had in mind was students and kids.

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Published April 24, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Living with autism spectrum disorder is a unique experience for each individual and their family, presenting both challenges and opportunities.

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Published April 23, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — “Arsenic and Old Lace” appeared on the big screen during World War II.

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Published April 23, 2019

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MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The April 15 Chippewa Valley Schools Board of Education meeting featured a few personnel transactions.

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Published April 23, 2019

FRASER — Brooke Arnold, a junior at Fraser High School, is a contestant in PBS’ upcoming Celebration of Music Contest — a national talent search that showcases America’s best singers, musicians, bands and dancers between the ages of 4 and 25.

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Published April 23, 2019

FRASER — This year marks the second rendition of the Fraser Academy Member of Excellence, or F.A.M.E., awards, put on by the Eastpointe-Roseville Chamber of Commerce.

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Published April 23, 2019

DETROIT/CENTER LINE — In the late morning of April 15, seven students in the Rising Stars Academy gathered around a coffee bar inside Lucky Detroit Espresso & Coffee, located on Michigan Avenue in Detroit’s historic Corktown neighborhood.

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Published April 23, 2019

WARREN/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Two Lincoln High School students in the Southwest Macomb Technical Education Consortium, or SMTEC, were honored at the American Society of Body Engineers Foundation Design Awards dinner April 11.

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Published April 23, 2019

GROSSE POINTES — The Blue Ribbon Committee, or BRC, that assembled earlier this year to discuss the Grosse Pointe Public School System reconfiguration plan held its most recent meeting April 16.

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Armenian music with Ara Topouzian
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