“They say it’s not what happens but what you do with what happens," says Diana Tarpoff. Ann Kammerer has the story of how Tarpoff turned grief over the death of her daughter into a creative writing competition that's going strong decades later.
At last night's Board of Education meeting, Superintendant Dori Leyko outlined the first steps in the district's plan to "right-size" elementary schools. ELi's Karessa Wheeler explains how those first steps may change the populations at Glencairn and Pinecrest.
“When you take a look back and think of all the work that has been done since last December … we kind of knew we had a chance to be a fairly good football team,” said Trojans head coach Bill Feraco. “But how good? A lot of things had to happen for it to turn out this way.
On October 12, Marble Elementary students will take on an obstacle course based on a popular TV show. "Muskrat Mayhem Movement" (M3) is a fundraiser, but organizers say it's also about teaching kids the joy of physical exercise. ELi's Amalia Medina reports.
“A big thing for me is knowing that every student who walks through that door has a story to tell,” says Morales. “Listening to that story and creating an even playing field for all our students is something I’ve always valued and strived for.” Ann Kammerer reports.
At the ELPS Board of Trustees candidate forum, the six people looking to fill one of four open seats this November answered questions from the community and spoke to what they value. ELi's Noa Kuszai reports.
Along with its other scheduled business, members of East Lansing's School Board voted last night on whether it officially supports Proposition 2, a measure to end gerrymandering. Karessa Wheeler reports.