SPOTLIGHT: Clawson High School freshman excels in math class
School: Clawson High SchoolFavorite School Subject: Math! Favorite Teacher: Mrs. StanfrauffLearning looks a bit different for students across Metro Detroit as many have adapted to virtual learning or a unique new school schedule. But despite these changes, 4Frenzy ‘Favorite Freshman’ nominee, Evie Liford, said math is still her favorite school subject. “My favorite teacher is Mrs. Stankrauff,” said Liford. “She makes sure everyone understands the concepts and she doesn’t make you feel bad if you have a wrong answer.”In January, Clawson High School transitioned to an in-person learning schedule.
Chandler Park Academy students take home national prize for science experiment
AdChandler Park Academy in Harper Woods is getting national recognition for their part in the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program. “They had to compare, analyze the ground experiment with the space experiment, and they had to complete a two-page report and send it back to the National Center of Earth and Space Science Education program,” Richardson said. The science experiment is tomato seed germination. MORE: Black History Month coverageRichardson said they worked with their teachers and even contacted Google Scholars who are experts in the field. “For Chandler Park Academy, we are really immersing our kids into various STEM programs because often times, there are a science divide,” she said.
Detroit nonprofit introduces underrepresented children to STEM careers
DETROIT – The Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) has spent more that 40 years introducing children to STEM careers. While the fall session just wrapped up, it’s not too late to enroll you child in the virtual spring program. Nonprofit DAPCEP helps about 11,000 underrepresented students across southeast Michigan each year discover careers in STEM. DAPCEP Executive Director Michelle Reaves said scholarships are available to help open doors and break down barriers for people of color in STEM. It’s just now getting them prepared.”For more information, or to register, visit the Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program’s official website here.