Flint Community Schools Board of Education opens search for new superintendent

Flint Community Schools Board of Education opens search for new superintendent

The Flint Community Schools (FCS) Board of Education has opened a formal search process for the superintendent position and hopes to identify a new leader for the district by September. Interim Superintendent Gregory Weatherspoon has been serving on a temporary basis since March 2018. Candidates must have prior K-12 teaching experience; the ability to be […]

Flint Community Schools graduates 223 students

Flint Community Schools graduates 223 students

Parent, friends and teachers celebrated the graduation of 223 Flint Community Schools students on June 6 at Whiting Auditorium. Graduates were from Flint Southwestern Classical Academy, Flint Northwestern and the Accelerated Learning Academy. “I will remember this night forever,” says Malika Triplett, Flint Southwestern Classical Academy graduate. “My classmates and I have worked hard to […]

YouthQuest recruits students to help stop summer slide

YouthQuest recruits students to help stop summer slide

Some call it “summer slide,” the decline in learning that occurs during sunny, carefree weeks between June and September when most students are out of school. While some parents and teachers encourage independent reading or enrichment programs that keep youth engaged, academic research suggests more educational strengthening is important. YouthQuest, an initiative administered by the […]

Artistic Visions Enterprise leads new ‘Rites of Passage’ effort mold future leaders

Artistic Visions Enterprise leads new ‘Rites of Passage’ effort mold future leaders

DeWaun E. Robinson is inspired when he observes “Rites of Passage” program students assembling at Hamady High School. As part of the ongoing mentoring initiative Robinson launched through Artistic Visions Enterprise in January, the youth gather for regular sessions that involve everything from black history studies to short meditation. At the onset of the program […]

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