Category Archives: Education

School board gets its props

By Sean Deters Entirely East Lansing The school board meeting on Jan. 26 was one of celebration and recognition. January celebrates the contributions of the late Martin Luther King Jr. The Board of Education recognized student essay winners in the … Continue reading

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East Lansing has a teacher of the year

By Sean Deters Entirely East Lansing This year’s recipient of the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association teacher of the year award is East Lansing’s David Rosin. Each year, the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association recognizes a teacher of … Continue reading

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Schools eager to expand MSU Service-Learning Program

By Savannah Swix Entirely East Lansing East Lansing Public Schools plan to advance their partnership with Michigan State University’s Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement and its program Academic Service-Learning. “I really want to solidify it and make it something … Continue reading

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Measles vaccinations debated

By Megan McDonnell Entirely East Lansing Michigan has the fourth highest non-medical exemption rate in the nation, with 5 percent of parents choosing not to immunize their children, according to the Michigan State Medical Society. These high exemption rates give … Continue reading

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Bridging together the Red Cedar divide

By Irum Ibrahim Entirely East Lansing In July 2014, the East Lansing Board of Education finalized its decision to shut down Red Cedar Elementary for financial purposes. Residents of East Lansing have seen several changes in the community since the school closing, with … Continue reading

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Board votes to keep collecting all taxes in summer

By Jamie DeRosa Entirely East Lansing The board of education in East Lansing has decided to collect 100 percent of the school property taxes in the summer tax levy for the 2015-2016 school year. This keeps with the tradition that … Continue reading

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Hot–button issues, popular candidates draw voters

By Jessica Steeley Entirely East Lansing East Lansing residents joined citizens across the country Tuesday to vote for candidates and policies. Diane Tubbs, who voted at the Hannah Community Center in East Lansing, said she votes in every major election. … Continue reading

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Now starring: East Lansing

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“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” filming in East Lansing

By Jessica Steeley Entirely East Lansing For a few days during the week of Oct. 13, 2014, super heroes distracted Spartans on Michigan State University’s campus. A scene from one of the new DC superhero movies, “Batman v Superman: Dawn … Continue reading

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Red Cedar school closing still up for debate

By Irum Ibrahim Entirely East Lansing Red Cedar Elementary, closed in June, is still an issue at East Lansing School Board meetings. The school and its more than 300 students were up for discussions on Sept. 22 and 23. The … Continue reading

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