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Clean hands are happy hands
Southfield Public Schools has four national finalists in the 2018-19 Happy Hands design competition.
Artist Alfrenique Aspinall (12th grade) from Southfield Regional Academic Campus, along with Southfield High School for the Arts & Technology artists Christina Belle (12th grade), Angel Crooks (9th grade) and Destiny Lancaster (9th grade) designed covers for a SC Johnson Professional hand sanitizer dispenser.
The winner will receive $300, and the winning school will receive $750 for their art program and 500 hand sanitizer dispensers with the winning design.
View the designs and vote for your favorite design using the button below. One submission daily through February 28, 2019
Motivating young minds to master the machine
The MacArthur K-8 University Academy Robotics Club spent time at Lawrence Technological University learning how to code robots to prepare for the 2019 Robofest Competition taking place in May.
Robofest challenges participants to design, build, and program robots to complete playful missions. Participants have fun while learning computer programming, engineering, math, and science.
MacArthur students will compete in this international competition with students from 14 states, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, England, France, Ghana, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Lebanon, Macau, Mexico, Nigeria, Singapore, South Africa, and South Korea.
See more Robotics Club photos below. Click on each image to enlarge.
Southfield- Build Your Future
Southfield Public Schools will host Southfield - Build Your Future, a skilled trades event, to showcase accessible careers in a wide variety of industries on February 14, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at the Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield 48076.
More than 30 companies, unions, technical education centers and community colleges will offer an interactive opportunity with aspects of the trades represented.
The event will provide students, their parents, and anyone looking for a career in the skilled trades a variety of resources and information. Through this hands-on event, attendees will be able to explore, engage and interact with experts, and will walk away with a greater understanding of careers and options.
On January 21, despite the bitterly cold weather, hundreds participated in activities honoring the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
Participants in Southfield made a one-mile walk from Hope United Methodist Church to the Southfield Municipal Complex before the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Task Force, Inc. celebration program at the Southfield Pavilion.
The program included performances from the Levey Middle School marching band and the Birney K-8 School jazz band. Dr. Jennifer Martin-Green, superintendent of schools, gave the keynote speech.