With a filing deadline of July 24, two members of the East Lansing School Board are saying they probably won't run again this November. Another trustee has already filed, and at least one is still deciding. ELi's Karessa Wheeler has the story.
Cole Academy is opening an East Lansing charter school this fall. ELi asked our reporter Andrew Graham to look into the organization and to help our readers understand what to expect from the new East Lansing operation.
"I have fond memories of the Jersey Giant location on M.A.C., the old Sneekers restaurant over by Frandor, and of course Pinball Pete’s. But I think far and away, my favorite place was Charlie Kang’s. At the time, it was one of only a couple restaurants really doing Korean cuisine in an authentic manner. Our family went there often, and I take my family there now."
Remember walking to school with your friends? This year ELPS, Safe Routes to School and parent volunteers have teamed up to update the tradition . ELi's Jessy Gregg reports on what's new, and what's just like you remember.
"Don’t feel like you need to have everything figured out or know where you’re going in life. College doesn’t have to be the only option; there are so many ways to get you to where you’re supposed to be." 2014 ELHS grad Chloe Reynolds shares what she's learned with this year's graduating class.
A student at MacDonald Middle School made threats yesterday that led to ELPD moving in to investigate. This morning, ELi spoke to Deputy Police Chief Steve Gonzalez to learn more about what happened yesterday, and how ELPD and ELPS handles these cases.
"Having steered clear of behavior that would have attracted the attention of ELPD at the time, my favorite memories from high school relate to my closest friends then, who remain my closest friends to this day. Three of us from ELHS ’71 have breakfast every Saturday morning and the conversation usually includes a recollection of something about our high school days that was funny at the time. Now we just shake our heads."
"The principal looked like an owl and every time we had an assembly we would all hoot when he came on stage. He was quite distressed." Read about about this and other memories of ELHS from 1957 & 1958 grads Linda and Bob McKnight.
MSU is in the early stages of planning a multi-generational housing project that would provide living space for employees, senior citizens, and families with children. The area is in the ELPS district. Tom Oswald reports for ELi.