Jennifer Chambers The Detroit News Published 11:34 AM EDT May 22, 2019 Detroit — A Detroit charter school is being evicted from its building this summer, forcing its 340 students to find a new school this fall. Student, parents and staff at Southwest Detroit Community Schools learned Tuesday night that its landlord, Turner Impact Capital, which is backed by retired professional tennis player Andre Agassi, is ending the school's lease, forcing the school to shut down. Rob Kimball, associate vice president for charter schools at Grand Valley State University, the school's charter authorizer, said Wednesday a resolution was not reached with the landlord despite months of talks with school leaders to turn the school around and boost enrollment. "A resolution wasn’t reached. The landlord decided to evict the school at the end of the academic year. They can run summer school through August," Kimball said. The last day of the regular school year … [Read more...] about Detroit charter school faces eviction, to close in summer
PUBLISHED: 16:01 31 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:01 31 October 2018 Le Village Normandy Garden in Branville, Normandy, Center Parcs Europe, Pierre et Vacances Fancy a bit of late Summer sun in France – but don’t want to face a long and arduous trip with the children in tow? Then this family site in Normandy could be just the answer, as David Powles found out. Le Village Normandy Garden in Branville, Normandy,“Are we nearly there yet?”It’s a question familiar to every parent who has faced an epic journey to get to their holiday of choice. And sadly, all too often, the answer is no.With two boys aged five and two, the wife and I had pretty much avoided holidays in far flung destinations in recent years for fear of the stress outweighing the relaxation that would come at the end of it.However, desperate to enjoy one last dose of Summer sun, we thought that an early September trip to northern France might just be short enough to avoid any mid-car tantrums … [Read more...] about Travel review: The perfect place to get some late Summer sun
Marcus Gutierrez Published 10:13 pm CDT, Friday, October 26, 2018 Atascocita junior wide receiver AJ Bobb (6) runs the sideline for yardage with Summer Creek defender Coral Dahl (4) in tow on a first quarter pass play during their District 22-6A matchup at Turner Stadium in Humble on Oct. 26, 2018. less Atascocita junior wide receiver AJ Bobb (6) runs the sideline for yardage with Summer Creek defender Coral Dahl (4) in tow on a first quarter pass play during their District 22-6A matchup at Turner Stadium in ... more Photo: Jerry Baker/Contributor Photo: Jerry Baker/Contributor Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Atascocita junior wide receiver AJ Bobb (6) runs the sideline for yardage with Summer Creek defender Coral Dahl (4) in tow on a first quarter pass play during their District 22-6A matchup at Turner … [Read more...] about Atascocita rallies to defeat Summer Creek for first place in district
Rebecca Wicks gives the thumbs up at the Valentine's 10K earlier this year. Picture: Ian Edwards Photography Archant A year before her 40th birthday, Rebecca Wicks didn’t like what she saw in the mirror. This is her story on how running completely turned her life around Rebecca Wicks at the Downham 10K. Picture: Rebecca WicksLife begins at 40 - that’s how the saying goes isn’t it?Well, I decided to start a year earlier. It was May 2017 and I had just turned 39. I was extremely overweight, completely unfit and with a family that has a history of heart problems, the outlook was bleak.I didn’t want to hit the big ‘four zero’ and feel like this.I struggled to contemplate just how much weight I had to lose but I had to start somewhere so I began to eat sensibly and increase my fitness in the hope that my weight would drop and I would feel fitter.Rebecca Wicks - a woman who has turned her life around through running. Picture: Rebecca WicksI bought a … [Read more...] about Rebecca Wicks on how she used running to turn her life around before her 40th birthday
By Craig Hlavaty Published 8:57 am CDT, Wednesday, October 24, 2018 PHOTOS: The best fried chicken in Houston you don't have to drive 12 hours for Popeyes' new gimmick campaign will send 12 drivers on a 12-hour drive to New Orleans from Fort Stockton to illustrate how long the company marinates its chicken. >>>See where the best fried chicken is in Houston... less PHOTOS: The best fried chicken in Houston you don't have to drive 12 hours for Popeyes' new gimmick campaign will send 12 drivers on a 12-hour drive to New Orleans from Fort Stockton to illustrate how long the ... more Photo: Popeyes Field & Tides Restaurant & Bar705 E. 11th St.; fieldandtides.comField & Tides in the Heights will have a fried chicken pop-up dinner on National Fried Chicken Day, July 6. Field & Tides Restaurant & Bar 705 E. 11th St.; fieldandtides.com Field & Tides in the Heights will have a fried … [Read more...] about Anyone down for a 12-hour Popeyes chicken run?