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Martin named state school reform officer

November 6, 2017 by The Peninsula

The PeninsulaIn Ypsilanti, Martin consolidated the Ypsilanti and Willow Run school districts and oversaw the opening and implementation of the project-based Ypsilanti New Tech High School. Martin began his career as a special-education teacher. “I'm extremely ...

Colleges partner with Willow Run mobility center

October 16, 2017 by The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsYpsilanti — Leadership at the American Center for Mobility here plans to cultivate high-tech talent from 15 Michigan colleges and universities through a partnership aimed at preparing and retaining new engineers to work on the vehicles of the future.

Caledonia High School teacher chosen to fly with Blue Angels

August 31, 2017 by

MLive.comA Caledonia High School teacher's commitment to connecting students with veterans has given him a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Joel Diekevers, an American history teacher at Caledonia High School, was chosen to fly with the United States Navy Blue ...

Civil Rights board to hear claim of segregation affecting Ypsilanti Schools

July 14, 2017 by

MLive.comEastern Michigan University's Academic Support Athlete Project tutoring program hosts its first session of the semester for Ypsilanti Community High School football student-athletes on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in Ypsilanti, Mich. (Junfu Han | The ...

Ypsilanti Schools surprises senior with new car at graduation

June 14, 2017 by

MLive.comYPSILANTI, MI - Ypsilanti graduating senior Jasmine Brown left her high school commencement ceremony with not just her diploma, but a brand new car. Brown, 18, was the first recipient of the new Ypsilanti Community High School "student achievement ...

Seeds of success sprout in struggling Ypsilanti school district

June 3, 2017 by

MLive.comYPSILANTI, MI - Surrounded by family, teammates, coaches and friends, Ypsilanti Community High School seniors Amari Jenson and Sterling Robinson signed letters of intent to play college football and make their dreams a reality. The Feb. 1 Signing Day ...

Ypsilanti staff, parents call on school board to keep superintendent

April 25, 2017 by second school year leading YCS, which formed in the 2013-14 school year from the consolidation of Willow Run and Ypsilanti public schools. Previously, Edmondson was principal of Ann Arbor Public School's Pathways to Success alternative high school.

U of M Basketball Team Safe After Plane Skids Off Runway

March 10, 2017 by

SportsPageMagazine.comWASHINGTON D.C.— High winds in the Ypsilanti, Michigan area were to blame for the Michigan basketball team's chartered plane accident at Willow Run Airport (YIP). This was on Wednesday afternoon when the plane skidded off the runway. The resulting ...

University of Michigan Men's Basketball Team's Plane Slides off Runway

March 8, 2017 by NBC Chicago

NBC Chicago... scary start when the team's plane skidded off the runway during takeoff on Wednesday. Shortly before 3 p.m., the men's basketball team's charter flight “aborted takeoff” at Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti, Michigan, according to a spokesperson for ...

Plane carrying University of Michigan men's basketball team slides off runway

March 8, 2017 by Fox News

Fox NewsMichigan Basketball (@umichbball) March 8, 2017. The plane sustained "extensive damage," but everyone on board was able to exit safely with no injuries reported, the school said. The team is now making alternate travel plans to play in the first round ...

None injured following Michigan team plane accident, says school

March 8, 2017 by ESPN

ESPNThe team's plane, which was headed to the Big Ten tournament in Washington, D.C., was attempting to take off in high winds at Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti, Michigan, about 15 miles from campus, the school said. The takeoff was aborted, and after ...

Grizzly seniors hope for football offers, high school graduation

January 1, 2017 by

MLive.comYPSILANTI, MI - While the coaches are optimistic about the future of the Grizzly football program, the 10 seniors who remained on the roster at the end of the season are now working to forge their own future plans. The succession of college coaches ...

Football, funding and Ypsilanti Schools - see the complete series here

October 28, 2016 by

MLive.comYPSILANTI, MI - The Ann Arbor News followed the ups and downs of the Ypsilanti Community High School football team during its 2016 season. The team's successes and setbacks served as a reflection of the Washtenaw County district itself, which is faced ...

Ypsilanti's football season ends, but school-of-choice battle continues

October 28, 2016 by

MLive.comYPSILANTI, MI - The Ypsilanti Community High School football team found itself in unpleasantly familiar territory on Friday, Oct. 21, down 30-0 against Pioneer High School at halftime. The team ... That means a departure from the team's current dynamic ...

Ypsilanti football team says, 'This should have been our year'

October 21, 2016 by

MLive.comYPSILANTI, MI - Going into this football season, Ypsilanti Community High School senior Sterling Robinson was determined to play hard for his city and the supporters who had recently rallied around his team. "We know we've got to make the city proud ...

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