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East English Village Prep to host “Historically Black Colleges and Universities” College Fair Tues., Nov. 18

The 2014 Historically Black Colleges and Universities College Fair, an event that allows seniors to gain access to valuable information regarding finical aid, future careers and network with nearly 15 universities, will be held on Tuesday, November 18, 6-8 p.m. at East English Village Preparatory Academy. Students should bring a copy of their transcripts and ACT test scores. No registration is needed. Computers will be available for students to fill out FAFSA Registration Forms and college applications. Participating Universities include: Alcorn State University Bethune-Cookman University Central State University Clark-Atlanta University Florida A&M University Grambling State University Hampton University Jackson State University Kentucky State University Morgan State University Norfolk State University Texas Southern University Tennessee State University West Virginia State University

National Tutoring Association honors DPS principals at annual conference

East English Village Preparatory Academy Principal Patricia Murray and J.E. Clark Preparatory Academy Principal Demond Thomas accepted the National Tutoring Program of the Year Public award at the 21st Annual NTA Conference on Monday, April 7. Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, Lear Corporation and Detroit Public Schools teamed up for a comprehensive three-year Student Tutoring Program to strengthen educational pathways and lifelong learning. One hundred East English Village Preparatory Academy high school students traveled for four days each week to neighboring J. E. Clark Preparatory Academy under an innovative paid tutoring program aimed at raising student achievement and supporting successful transitions to high school. The three-year, $1.5 million project, jointly developed by the schools’ principals, district academic leadership, Lear

Earhart teams place 1st and 4th in regional MDOT Bridge Building Challenge

A total of 60 seventh- and eighth-grade students from Amelia Earhart Elementary-Middle School (20 teams) were selected to travel to Lansing to compete in the regional MDOT Bridge Building Challenge on April 16, 2013. Each team created a bridge using the Bentley engineering software and submitted a portfolio in order to be accepted.  Students were treated to an all-expense paid overnight stay at the Lansing Raddison Hotel. In the morning, they competed in the Bridge Challenge.  The students created and gave PowerPoint presentations about their bridge building experience, then went to the testing area where they added weight to their bridge to find out how much their bridge could hold.  From that, the strength to weight ratio was calculated. Judges

“R U an Innovator?” competition winners

The students of Drew Transition Center hosted a fundraising event titled “R U an Innovator” at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Saturday, November 3, 2012. Recently announced, the three DPS students that were named finalists of the Developing a Mobile Phone App challenge, won second-place for their app title “Top Athlete” and received $750. The three students were as followed: Deante White– East English Village Preparatory Academy Damione Stafford-Crossland– Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School Carlton Mitchell– Drew Transition Center In addition, these three students will be competing in the International Sage Business Competition, which will be held at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio May 22-24. “R U Ready 4 BIZness” will be coaching these young men for the

East English Village Preparatory Academy hosts the DSO!

East English Village Preparatory Academy students, faculty and parents had the wonderful privilege of hosting a free concert of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) “The Time-Traveling Orchestra” on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 in the auditorium of the school’s campus. Sponsored by DTE Energy Foundation and set up by Mr. Willie McAllister, DPS Fine Arts Department. The students received background history on well known composers such as Richard Strauss, Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Igor Stravinsky, W.C. Handy and John Adams and were able to take in the melodious sounds of the symphony. “At EEVPA,  exposure to a wide variety of experience is important for our students,” said Principal Patricia Murray.

Cass Tech, East English Village flexing PSL power in state football playoffs

Contact: Chuck Johnson Media Information Director DPS Office of Athletics chuck.johnson@detroitk12.org 313-870-5863 From a field of 256 teams (in eight 32-team divisions) that qualified for the Michigan High School Athletic Association football playoffs, Cass Tech in Division 1 and East English Village in Division 3 are among 64 teams still vying for a state championship. After winning district titles last week, the Detroit Public School League’s dynamic duo each will make its bid for a regional crown this weekend when Coach Thomas Wilcher’s Technicians (9-2) visit Saline (10-1) Friday at 7 p.m., and Coach Rod Oden’s Bulldogs (9-2) travel to play Orchard Lake St. Mary’s (9-2) Saturday at 1 p.m. “Saline is a well-organized machine on both offense and defense,’’ Wilcher said.