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Ypsilanti Schools accept transportation consolidation
By Adrienne Ziegler
Jun. 8, 2010   ·   3:07 p.m.

Connie Shelton, an East Middle School Teacher, speaks against the WISD transportation consolidation plan at Monday's special meeting of the Ypsilanti Board of Education. The board approved the motion to join the consolidation by a vote of 5 to 2.

"Shame on you" echoed through the audience Monday night after the Ypsilanti Public Schools Board of Education approved a plan to join a countywide consolidated...read more

Willow Run appoints new board member
By Adrienne Ziegler
Jun. 5, 2010   ·   8:16 a.m.

The Willow Run School Board looks on as Kristine Thomas, a district parent and previous board member, is sworn in as trustee on Thursday night. Thomas will take the position of Joi Jenson who resigned in early May.

The Willow Run School Board appointed a new, yet familiar trustee to the board of education during their regular meeting Thursday night.

Kristine Thomas, a Willow...read more

Willow Run approves county-wide transportation plan
By Adrienne Ziegler
May. 27, 2010   ·   2:09 p.m.

The Willow Run School District signed on to a countywide consolidated transportation plan at their regular board meeting last week.

The plan aims to save transportation...read more

Lincoln offers summer courses to area high-schoolers
By Mark Tower
May. 26, 2010   ·   7:49 p.m.

Students from Lincoln and other nearby districts are being invited to participate in Lincoln High School's Summer Academy this year, registration for which opened...read more

Willow Run terminates student services administrator
By Adrienne Ziegler
May. 26, 2010   ·   12:26 a.m.

Willow Run School Board President Sheri Washington said she didn't know if the district was going to press charges against former Student Services Administrator Laconda Hicks after the board fired Hicks during a special meeting Tuesday night.

The Willow Run Board of Education unanimously voted to terminate its contract with former Student Services Administrator Laconda Hicks Tuesday night during a special...read more

Lincoln plays host to ECA meetings

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By Christine Laughren
Nov. 8, 2008    ·    3:19 p.m.

Lincoln High School will be holding information meetings for students interested in the ECA@EMU - also known as the Early College Alliance - high school program on the campus of Eastern Michigan University.

Students and parents are invited to attend an information meeting from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19. in the Lincoln High School Media Center, located at 7425 Willis Road, Ypsilanti.

Students currently in the 9th and 10th grades and residents of the Lincoln Consolidated School District are eligible to apply for the 2009-2010 school year. Students are not required to be currently enrolled in a public school to be considered for admission. ECA students can earn up to 60 college credits while in high school, with no cost to the student or parent.

This program allows successful students to:
Choose an early college high school program while remaining enrolled at Lincoln.
Explore careers for the 21st century economy.
Earn college credit while still in high school.
Graduate from high school with a diploma and up to 60 college credits.

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