Bureau: Detroit

Attention parents: Orangetheory Fitness Detroit wants to help your teens fuel the fun and fitness with event focused on healthy eating & lifestyle tips

Did you know? Orangetheory Fitness-Detroit is offering the opportunity for teens to take free workout classes this summer as part of its More Life for Detroit Youth program. And now teens are also invited to a special event on June 11 when Registered Dietitian Maggie Reinhardt will share some tips for fueling the fun and …

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Pewabic House & Garden Show

The Pewabic House & Garden Show runs free and open to the public Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12. This year’s celebration of ceramic art features Pewabic’s 2022 Summer Collection releases and the work of dozens of ceramic artists from throughout North America, live wheel throwing demonstrations by Pewabic artisans and sculpting demonstrations by …

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Teens Work Out for Free at Orangetheory Fitness-Detroit

Orangetheory Fitness-Detroit is launching its “More Life for Detroit Youth” summer program to help Detroit teens live a healthier lifestyle. From June 1-August 31, local students ages 14-18 are invited to take advantage of Orangetheory’s popular science-based workout, centered on heart-rate based interval training and led by highly trained and certified coaches, free of charge. …

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The Teacher Shortage in Michigan: Framing Challenges, Envisioning Solutions

A Town Hall Hosted by the University of Michigan’s EdHub for Community and Professional Learning Among many challenges pressing on schools state- and nation-wide is that of retaining and recruiting teachers. What do we know about the causes of what is commonly referred to as a ‘teacher shortage’? How are leaders in the state working …

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The Legendary Axe – Westland

Starting March 12th 2022, Western Wayne County will have a new entertainment giant: The Legendary Axe; which is the newest way to host a party, corporate event or just spend a night out with friends. The facility includes axe throwing ranges, a full bar, a lounge, and a kitchen for small bites. The venue is …

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Federal funding and mental health: What’s working in Michigan schools

Student mental health has suffered through the pandemic. Michigan districts are working to use federal COVID funds to implement new curriculums and programs focused on well-being, and most of all by hiring social workers and counselors.  School leaders across Michigan have $6 billion to spend, the largest single influx of federal education dollars in state …

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Leading the Class: Uplifting the Teaching Profession With and For Our Educators

Teachers have the single greatest impact on our children while in school and multiple factors contribute to their success. As a profession with a significant retirement wave on the horizon, how are we shifting our approaches to critical issues such as job satisfaction, recruitment, career ladders, resourcing, professional progress, and equitable results? Join our discussion …

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Detroit and homelessness: How schools can better help vulnerable students

As students settle into their Detroit classrooms this autumn, many are carrying with them anxiety, trauma, and grief from the past year of pandemic living. And anywhere between 7,000 and 14,000 students are also facing housing insecurity, according to researchers. That count is vastly higher than what Detroit schools have previously estimated, an issue exacerbated by the …

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“Return to School: Answers for Families” Panel Discussion and Q&A

Please join us for this virtual event as we discuss the uncertainties of students returning to in-person schooling. The event will begin with a panel discussion, with guests including: a state representative, to talk about the impact of pandemic assistance funds an educational activist, to highlight the rights of students and families a school counselor, …

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A Day in the Life of a Data Scientist

What the heck do data scientists do & what’s their role in the business success & growth? Meet the people who drive the data to make pivotal business decisions. Learn the stories of data scientists and why they love what they do.

A picture speaks a thousand words. What will it say to you?: A community writing workshop

“A community writing workshop for all levels led by InsideOut Lead Teaching Artist Jassmine Parks! In this FREE, generative writing workshop participants will be immersed in a photo series by Carrie Mae Weems and allow their reflections to transform through the power of the written word. Register via Eventbrite to receive a Zoom link. This …

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