COVID outbreaks hit 69 students and staff across 16 Michigan schools
New COVID-19 outbreaks dropped significantly last week as Michigan health officials identified 73 new outbreaks, one week after reporting 120 such outbreaks. Schools can have a number of students and staff tested positive for COVID and not have an outbreak to report if those individuals aren’t epidemiologically linked. Additionally, the state’s outbreaks report, which is updated once per week, could lag behind a bit compared to district/school case counts. Below is an online database that allows readers to search outbreak data by school name or by city or county. Outbreak data for K-12 schools includes only cases of people or staff members infected at school or at school-related functions.mlive.com
High school student uses NARCAN training from Detroit Police Department Explorers Program to save a life
A student at John J. Pershing High School is being credited with helping to save a life and he knew exactly what to do because of some special training he got through the Detroit Police Department Explorers Program.
Community mourns loss of Pershing High School student killed in crash
DETROIT – A student at Pershing High School was killed in a crash while driving home from work Tuesday. Detroit Public Schools Community District superintendent, Dr. Nikolai Vitti, said Ga’heime Griffin was a young man doing all the right things. Not just a good student, but a good person. The Pershing High School senior was a passenger in his friend’s vehicle. Griffin was on the Honor Roll, the National Honor Roll, Student Leadership, GM Student Corp. and played varsity football, basketball, baseball and cross country.