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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
Cody High: A Life Remodeled Project A plan to renovate one high school transforms into an effort to revamp an entire community. This movement for a progressive Detroit continues, as the documentary Cody High: A Life Remodeled Project airs on WTVS Detroit Public Television- Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 11 p.m. Highlighting contributions of community volunteers from the 2014 project, this viewing is sure to inspire others to join in future undertakings, while showcasing a powerful and promising Detroit. Volunteers united for several weeks to revamp and revitalize the Cody Rouge community. With vacant buildings and blight plaguing the area, Life Remodeled CEO Chris Lambert stepped in. Framed by Grace Films took the production lead, with Walter V. Marshall as
Thirty-two Detroit Public Schools students traveled to Minneapolis April 13-15 to compete in the United States Chess Federation’s 2012 National K-12 Championship and came home winners! Five DPS high school teams competed including Cass Technical High School, Douglass Academy for Young Men, Finney High School, Cody High School and Martin Luther King Jr. Senior High School. Each DPS team won trophies from sections that included teams from over 50 schools throughout the country. Bryan Wilson, a fourth-grader from Spain Elementary-Middle School, was the top individual trophy-winner representing DPS with 5.5 points out of 7 possible points to score a 10th place trophy in the U1600 section. Cass finished 15th in the U1200 division. Finney finished 14th in the U800 division.
Renaissance High’s April Johnson has accepted a full-ride scholarship to play basketball and pursue a degree at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Fla. Johnson was a 5-7 senior shooting-point guard on a rebuilding team of mostly underclassmen. Southeastern High’s twin 5-5 senior guards, Cherese and Therese Vassar, and 5-0 senior guard Teonna Pope have accepted scholarships at Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek and 6-0 senior center Jazmine Kimbrough is signing with Macomb Community College. Recent signees include Pershing High’s Caprice Dennis, this year’s Miss PSL and the state’s Class A player of the year, who has decided on the University of Miami (Fla.). Previously, Cass Tech guard Branndais Agee signed with Michigan State Unversity, King High forward Chelsea Lynn signed
Detroit Public Schools seeks parents, community and business leaders to serve on boards of new Self-Governing Schools
Detroit Public Schools is seeking highly qualified and committed citizens to serve on the councils of an initial cohort of 10 DPS Self-Governing Schools where decisions about hiring, curriculum and budgets will all be made at the school level, as well as on the boards of two new DPS-authorized charter schools. DPS Emergency Manager Roy S. Roberts said this initiative builds on the research that local school communities require consistency and stability for school improvements to truly take root and that a “one-size fits all” model to educating over 60,000 students does not make sense. By shifting authority to make vital decisions to the school level, DPS offers schools both the ability to maintain consistency in their programs and the