Caring for Community Students at Durant-Tuuri-Mott Elementary learned the importance of giving back to their community in April and decided to come together to support the Stork’s Nest project at Southwestern Classical Academy. Stork’s Nest is a program that helps give essential items to new mothers and their children. Students combined their YouthQuest Bucks, which […]

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Carman-Ainsworth High School graduate Jalondria Dhrubo is following her dreams. After graduating from high school and TeenQuest she went on to Mott Community College where she obtained a Nail Technician/Salon Management Certificate and a Cosmetology Certificate. “After college, I worked in a salon for a brief time,” says Dhrubo. “Then I realized I wanted to […]

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Through a program run by Genesee Intermediate School District, YouthQuest students have been selling products at the Flint Young Entrepreneur Market since April. “Keeping students engaged during the pandemic has been quite a challenge,” says Nefertari Jones, program director of afterschool programming for the Flint & Genesee Education & Talent. “By partnering with GISD’s YEI […]

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Summer Youth Initiative (SYI) continues, in spite of the challenges presented by the pandemic. SYI applicants will have the opportunity to interview for summer jobs at a variety of local businesses and organizations that have created safe environments. “We have many organizations and businesses ready to hire teens through our SYI program,” says James Avery, […]

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Watch Your Words At Freeman Elementary, students practiced their spelling and sight words, which are words that students memorize in order to recognize them without using phonics, with the online game Skrible.io. The game, which is like Pictionary, helped instill words learned during day school and provided students with a fun, engaging activity. Each student […]

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Carman-Ainsworth High School Graduate, Jewel Langston, has been working hard toward her future. After graduating high school, Langston attended Mott Community College, where she received an associate’s degree. She then went on to attend Wayne State University where she received a Bachelor of Science in business management. “When I first graduated from Wayne State, I […]

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