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Former Martin Luther King High School football, basketball and baseball player Avonte Maddox was drafted by the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles this weekend. He was a 2014 graduate of King and held a 3.6 grade point average upon graduating.
Detroit Public Schools Community District Celebrates Historic Football Teams MHSAA State Championships with World-Class Parade
In partnership with the Parade Company, DPSCD will celebrate our MHSAA Division 1 and 2 Champions with a world-class parade Monday, December 5 at 1:30 p.m. Join us in your spirit team wear as we march down Woodward with the winning teams, school marching bands and Interim Superintendent Meriweather along with “Mason” from the Mason in the Morning Show on 105.9 KISS.
The parade will step off at Grand Circus Park at 1:30p.m. and march down Woodward culminating in a rally at 2:15 p.m. in front of the Spirit of Detroit.
Come out and celebrate the Championship teams, Athletic Director Alvin Ward, Cass Tech’s Coach Wilcher and King’s Coach Spencer, along with proud DPSCD staff and students.
Friday–MHSAA Division 2 Champs are crowned our Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School! Friday, November 25, 2016 was lights out at Ford Field as our King Crusaders delivered a shutout (18-0) and captured the Division 2 title and trophy. Congratulations King Crusaders! Then on Saturday—Cass Tech High School Technicians Won the MHSAA Division 1 Title! The Cass Technicians crushed Catholic Central 49-20 on Saturday, November 26, 2016 to capture the Division 1 title and trophy. NOTE: This weekend’s victories contribute to three championships for each team (Cass in 2011, 2012, 2016 & King in 2007, 2015, 2016) and both have also won back-to-back championships (Cass in seasons 2011-2012, and now King in seasons 2015-2016). Superintendent Meriweather said, “Hats off to the Crusaders and Technicians who also left
Alana Burke one of King’s juniors will be recognized at the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association’s (MIPA) fall conference on Monday, Oct. 24, in Lansing. She is the winner for the category of reporting, her essay was entitled, “Sick-outs, walkouts call attention to unhealthy school condition.” Alana is the only winner from Detroit. She is an editor for Crusaders’ Chronicle a high school newspaper through Crain’s Detroit Communications and Michigan State University. The contest was conducted by MIPA, in partnership with the Michigan Humanities Council and the Pulitzer Prizes Board, as part of the 100th anniversary celebration of the Pulitzer Prizes in 2016. Honorees will be recognized at the MIPA Fall Conference on Monday, Oct. 24, in Lansing. Students in grades 8-11 were invited to
Dance educator and director Denise Allen sponsored “The Movement” at Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School on June 3. This annual performance showcased the dance department from beginner dancers to dance workshop members. The dance exhibit showcased talents acquired throughout the school year. This event gives not only students and families an opportunity to see what is being done in the fine arts department but also the community.
College Funding 123 and Former Lion James Ihedigbo To Offer Scholarships and Free Seminar to Four Detroit Schools College Funding 123 and former Detroit Lions Safety James Ihedigbo are offering 32 scholarship opportunities and free college planning seminars to high school sophomores and juniors at four Detroit Public Schools this May. College Funding 123 partnered with James Ihedigbo’s HOPE Africa USA charity in 2015 to provide scholarships and college planning education to students and families with the aim of establishing a continuing system of resources to help make the dream of a college education an affordable reality for students today and in the future. The free college planning events will be offered to high school sophomores, juniors and parents at: Detroit
These are the league standings as of 4-29-16. Division One East 1st: Cass 4-1 2nd: East English Village 3-2 3rd: King 2-3 2nd: Cody 1-4 Division One West 1st: Renaissance 5-0 2nd: Western 5-0 3rd: Ford 1-4 4th: Mumford 0-5 Division Two East Standings: 1st: Osborn 3-2 2nd: DIA 2-2 2nd: Southeastern 2-2 4th: Pershing 0-5 Division Two West Standings: 1st: Central 4-0 2nd: Denby 4-0 3rd: CMA 3-1 4th: DCP at NW 2-3 5th: West Side 0-5
These are the league standings as of 4-29-16. Mega League Standings 1st: Cass Tech 8-3 1st: Renaissance 8-3 3rd: Western 7-3-1 4th: King 5-5-1 5th: East English Village 3-8 6th: Mumford 1-10 West Standings 1st: Central 3-1 2nd: Ford 3-1 3rd: CMA 2-2 4th: Cody 2-2 East Standings 1st: Osborn 4-0 2nd: Denby 2-2 3rd: DCP at NW 0-4 4th: Pershing 0-4
Division One Softball games played 4-25-16: Renaissance 14 – Mumford 1 Western 16 – Ford 2 Cass 15 – East English 0 King 22 – Cody 10 Division Two Softball Games played 4-25-16: Denby 16 – Osborn 5 CMA 14 – Pershing 8 DIA 18 – West Side 5 Southeastern 6 – DCP at NW 3 Division One Standings: 1st: Renaissance 3-0, Western 3-0, Cass 3-0. 2nd: Cody 1-2, Ford 1-2, King 1-2, East English Village 1-2. 3rd: Mumford 0-3. Division Two Standings: 1st: Central 2-0, Denby 2-0. 2nd: CMA 2-1, DIA 2-1, DCP at NW 2-1. 3rd: Osborn 1-2. 4th: Southeastern 1-1 5th: Pershing 0-3, West Side 0-3.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School students awarded as State Champions and Finalists at the Michigan DECA State Career Development Conference! Michigan DECA hosted the State Career Development Conference at Cobo Hall on March 11-13, 2016. More than 5,000 students from across the state of Michigan competed in various role plays and written events. Martin Luther King students Kaila McClain, Tia McKalpain, and Carrimia Owens competed and were awarded as State Champions for their Community Service Project written event. These students will now compete at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Nashville, Tennessee April 22-27, 2016. Also, student Maia Rozier was awarded as a finalist in the Professional Selling event. Congratulations King DECA!!