Kids and Education

Feature StoryThis image shows the finish line of a Soap Box Derby Race at Donald R. Cronin Soap Box Derby Downs behind Southwestern Academy.

Flint Soap Box Derby races to return this summer


In The NewsCharles Boike
In The NewsA student learns welding at the Genesee Intermediate School District.

Career fair focusing on construction trades today at GISD


In The NewsApplewood is open for the 2017 season 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays from May 4 through October 29. Parking, admission, and activities are always free.
In The NewsMott Community College's 2019 Culinary Knowledge Bowl team (left to right): Chef Mark Handy, Martina LaNoue, Jennifer Stock, Kinleigh Jaehnig, Jessalyn Taylor, Dawn Neusbaum, and Lata VonBrockdorff.

Mott culinary students take honors in Knowledge Bowl


In The NewsWinners of the fifth-eighth grade championship are first place Aurora Akinpeloye from Grand Blanc East Middle School, followed by Joshua Tewolde from Grand Blanc West Middle School and Kamaria Carter-Ryan from Woodland Park Academy.

These are the best spellers in Genesee County


In The NewsLeeRoy Wells Jr., vice president of operations support for Consumers Energy; Glenn WIlson, president and CEO Communities First Inc.; and Kyle McCree, community affairs area manager for Consumers pose with a check that will fund the Coolidge Community
In The NewsMembers of the UM-Flint Entrepreneurs Society post during the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization meeting
In The NewsFlint City Councilman Maurice Davis cuts the ribbon at the official rededication ceremony for the Civic Park Neighborhoods historic marker.

A sign of Civic Park's past and future


In The News2018 graduates of Flint Southwestern Academy pose for a photo with Community School Director Mohammed Aboutawila after graduation in June.
In The NewsYouth Arts Unlocked

Youth Arts: Unlocked work on display this week


Feature StoryJeanette Edwards, founder and president of the Brownell-Holmes Neighborhood Association, stands near the little library the block club built two years ago.
In The NewsThe Mott Community College physical therapy program is one area students will explore during Alternate Spring Break.
In The NewsVicki Johnson-Lawrence, standing at right) serves as program director of Flint ReCast, which will host its 3rd annual Resiliency and Environmental Justice Summit on March 28.
In The NewsTen-year-old innovator Jenna Swales of Dieck Elementary took inspiration from seeing a need to filter water at home and at school, creating an adjustable, adaptable filter for the Young Innovators Fair at Kettering University.
In The NewsWhile it maybe the most adorable reading program you’ll ever see, Tell-A-Tail also is effective. Flint Public Library will host additional Tell-A-Tail events July 8, 15, and 22.
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