Building toward the future, YouthQuest students are learning about the different opportunities they will have when they grow up. With activities that follow the theme of “When I Grow Up,” students will learn math, language arts, science and social studies while exploring career opportunities and discovering what their future path might be. “The question we […]

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Lights On Afterschool In conjunction with the Afterschool Alliance, various YouthQuest sites celebrated Light On Afterschool throughout the month of October. The goal: To celebrate and advocate for afterschool programs. Events included a harvest festival, a student showcase, a celebration with music and dancing, and a roller skating party. Budding YouTube Stars At Holmes STEM […]

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The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the organizations that have contributed a total of $50,000 to support local youth programming in recent months. The grantors include: United Way of Genesee County, $30,000 (TeenQuest and YouthQuest) Whiting Foundation, $10,000 (YouthQuest) Herman Miller Cares, $5,000 (YouthQuest) Child Welfare Society, $5,000 (YouthQuest) “We […]

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The next six months are shaping up to be rather busy for Android Industries. In fact, the company, which assembles automotive components, plans to nearly double its Flint Township-based workforce by April. To fill its 120 open positions, the automotive supplier will host multiple job fairs, the next of which is scheduled for Nov. 9. […]

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Last month, a group of YouthQuest students at Southwestern Classical Academy gathered around a livestream video and interacted with National Geographic Explorer and Education Fellow Joe Grabowski, who was aboard the Nautilus, an exploration vessel in the Pacific Ocean. Over the course of the hour, students had the opportunity to ask Grabowski questions, including what […]

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Most people choose the traditional route when applying for internships: They wait for an opening and submit a résumé. But Honda Carter knew what she wanted, so she took a different approach. “I was looking at WKAR Public Radio’s website, but they didn’t have any positions up,” says Carter. “I met the news director at […]

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