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Students become sign-language teachers to senior learners

Their teacher says having students be the ones people ask for help aids in confidence, self image and job opportunities...

To Australia with love

Area students are spearheading fundraisers to support those affected by bushfires in Australia that have been burning for months...

Building career skills, block by block

Sessions with Ability Employment Services aim to help students hone interview skills, get jobs and thrive in them...

‘Life in the Middle’ is on the air in 3… 2…

Equipment for the podcast was purchased out of the school’s budget, and a grant from the Forest Hills Public Schools Foundation helped expand the effort...

Next project: energy savings

The project that would pay for itself in less than four years, they say...

Picture-perfect graphing equations

Graphing equations became an artistic endeavor recently for eighth graders in Stephanie Balaskas’ Challenge Algebra class at Eastern Middle...

The day the crayons were in so many storybooks

Seventh graders worked in groups to write, edit and illustrate original work for students in lower grades...

How one district banned cell phones — and how everyone is adjusting

While Forest Hills has banned cell phone use in schools, other districts have varying policies, but essentially phones have become a distraction for many...

How one district banned cell phones — and how everyone is adjusting

While Forest Hills has banned cell phone use in schools, other districts have varying policies, but essentially phones have become a distraction for many...

‘I want to learn more’

It is part of a wider effort to encourage cross-curricular collaboration among teachers and students...

Like a bunny in the sky

Fourth graders at Orchard View Elementary recently got the chance to be rising stars in art class...

‘Unity is always important’

Sharing about his Hindu faith with his peers and others is important to this high school freshman, who has plenty more going on...

Blowing the woof off design thinking

Fifth graders were challenged to develop works of art that could be printed on a product and sold at the Raise the Woof event on Nov. 22 to benefit Hearts of Hope dog rescue...

Learning under the trees

Local teachers who are mentoring the next generation of environmental stewards are benefiting from Groundswell's monthly programming...

Asia Society visits Chinese immersion students

Meadow Brook Elementary’s Chinese immersion program is a partner with the Asia Society, an international group that supports schools with professional development and grant funding...

Hooked on history and gifted in writing, senior publishes paper on PBB crisis

Eastern High School senior Claire Parish’s National History Day article on the 1970s PBB crisis is in the current issue of Michigan History magazine...

If I have to be standardized, so do they

Forest Hills Central High School Senior Reena Mathews reflects on her experience as a student taking standardized tests...

A Shadower’s-eye View of Job Shadow Day

One cannot simply learn from a classroom or a computer the insights and experiences that reside in a workforce, beyond the education bubble and removed from the nurtured opinions with which parents heavily equip their kids. I have no...
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