Nikki Norris has taken over the head sports position in East Lansing following the retirement of long-time Athletic Director Tom Hunt, Alex Hosey, a recent graduate of ELi's Summer Youth Journalism Program, reports.
“We have a lot of chemistry on defense, we’ve been playing together since seventh grade. And we’re a pretty athletic bunch,” says senior linebacker Justin Brown. ELi's Mark Meyer tells you how that chemistry turned into a "W."
The East Lansing Board of Education approved a one-year contract with FiberLink, Inc. for fiber infrastructure maintenance in an amount not to exceed $45,000, allowing ELPS to receive internet service through an ISD consortium. ELi's James Hosey, a recent graduate of our Summer Youth Journalism Program, reports.
“We are very appreciative of AT&T’s generous support of the supplemental and educational opportunities available to students here in East Lansing,” said ELEF Board President Kwafo Adarkwa. “It’s the start of a beautiful friendship.” Ann Kammerer reports.
“I really hope that parents do think about journalism programs in high schools that they send their kids to as viable options so that kids don’t have to just be band kids, or sports kids, or orchestra kids… they can also be journalism kids.” ELi Summer Youth Journalism Program participant Noa Kuszai reports.
It's only the first part of the renovations, but on Monday night families saw new entrances, new security systems and new plumbing. Jessy Gregg reports on what's new with the building that will house Glencairn Elementary students for the 2018-2019 school year.
Seeking to sustain the momentum that carried the team to seven consecutive victories and a berth in the Division 3 quarterfinals a year ago, the East Lansing Trojan football team opens the 2018 season at 7 p.m. Thursday with a home date against the St. Johns Redwings. ELi's Mark Meyer previews the game, and the season.
Anyone, from any neighborhood can sign up for fourth annual Whitehills Elementary 5k and Fun Run, but only until the August 23 deadline. Charlie Meyers, a recent graduate of ELi's Summer Youth Journalism Program has the details.
Where do East Lansing educators turn when their ideas are bigger than their budgets? ELi's Ann Kammerer reports on how the East Lansing Educational Foundation has helped to bring musicians, journalism and hands-on science to elementary classrooms.