East Lansing Schools

School Board Adopts New High School Science Curriculum

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

There was mixed reaction to an announcement that the East Lansing Public Schools will be adopting a new science curriculum, and changing the current class offerings to eliminate several pre-AP classes.

Students Argue for Later ELHS Start Time; Board Members Observe #MeToo

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

“We researched both sides and more sleep causes students to be more alert, get better grades and have less accidents,” a member of the MacDonald Middle School Debate Club told the School Board at last night's meeting. “Students’ voices should be heard because this affects them.”

"Gap” Found in Mental Health Services at East Lansing High School

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

“At the high school level, we see a need for comprehensive, systematic, integrated, accessible approach to student services,” Novello said. “We are wondering about that gap. We want it to be something that is really understood. We know there are services, but there is a gap in the students feeling their needs are being met.”

Poll Shows Strong Support for Later High School Start Time

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The results of recent polling by the East Lansing School District show a marked preference for a later high school start time, but it's a long road from gathering that data to making a change. Karessa Wheeler explains.

High School Collage to Feature Beatles Finale

Friday, December 8, 2017

From "All You Need is Love" to "Hey Jude," East Lansing High School's performing arts programs follows a Beatles theme for its 35th annual Collage Concert tomorrow night. ELHS student and ELi reporter John Paul Roboski tells you when, where and how you can also take in some art and small ensemble performances at tonight's Collage Coffeehouse.

Marble Students Bring Sparty to Life for Online Contest

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Marble Elementary fifth graders made Sparty out of milk cartons, and with a little luck he'll win them some money for S.T.E.A.M. programs. ELi's Rosalind Arch tells you about Milk Carton Sparty, and how you can vote for Marble's contest entry.

Local Women, Community Members Join Forces for Library's "Empathy and Equity" Box

Thursday, November 16, 2017

"It's amazing we were thinking along the same lines at the same time," says Flores. "I'm so happy these boxes exist and hoping they will be at other places, too. On the other hand, I'm sad that the need is even there. But it's good that so many people are saying it's not OK and are addressing the issue."

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