Groundbreaking ceremonies at Whitehills and Pinecrest elementary schools generated plenty of afternoon excitement in anticipation of new building construction at both sites. ELi's Mark Meyer was on hand for both celebrations, amid flying sand and waving yellow plastic hard hats.
East Lansing's Safe Routes to School team has applied for a major infrastructure grant to make it safer for students to cross Burcham Drive at John R Street, Gunson Street, and Virginia Avenue. ELi's Karessa Wheeler has the details.
At last night's Board of Education meeting, topics included "sexting" in middle and high school sex ed curriculum, as well as recognition of prizewinning high school artists. ELi's Karessa Wheeler reports.
The Board of Ed approved nearly $24 million in construction bids for the upcoming Pinecrest and Whitehills elementary school building projects last night, and honored middle school Mathletes. ELi's Karessa Wheeler reports.
On Friday, Trojan senior athletes Kaleb Elam, Kobe Hayward and Jack Morse celebrated their official commitments to continue their academic and athletic careers at Michigan universities next year. Mark Meyer was there for ELi.
New and returning members of East Lansing's Board of Education were sworn in at last night's meeting before starting on the first business of the new year. They also selected a new President. ELi's Karessa Wheeler reports.
Although some East Lansing School Board members thought it was too soon, a majority of the Board voted last night to create new boundaries for Glencairn and Pinecrest elementary schools. Karessa Wheeler has the story.
East Lansing Public Schools Superintendent Dori Leyko emailed community members Friday with significant changes in the timing of redistricting for Red Cedar, Glencairn, and Pinecrest Elementary Schools. ELi's Karessa Wheeler explains.
Responding to feedback about a previous redistricting plan, East Lansing Schools Superintendant Dori Leyko has offered a new set of possible options. With a vote scheduled for December 10, reaction from both community and Board members is mixed. ELi's Karessa Wheeler reports.