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2018 season

October 9, 2018 by Isaiah Eatmon (Register to contact)

Isaiah Watts the quarter back from Osborne threw two touchdown passes to win there homecoming game 16-6

Check out my New Drama Series on Youtube called PREY

December 19, 2016 by Marvylous Marvin Muhammd Conceptions (Register to contact)

Marvin Muhammad, Osborn High graduate of 1989, is currently writing and producing a new Detroit Based drama series called PREY on's a link to episode 1:

Tennessee Living

October 7, 2016 by Walter Carpus (Register to contact)

Now living with my wife of 49 years in Bean Station Tennessee, on Lake Cherokee. Love it here. Retired from the US Navy in 1987.

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Closing Detroit's Osborn High would hurt community, kids and others say  Detroit Free Press

Students at Osborn High School in Detroit said they would miss their school -- and believed things were on the upswing.

100 Detroit Students Grasp Technology In Website Contest  Detroit, MI Patch

100 High School Students Take Part In Tech Contest - Detroit, MI - These students tackled the issues of bullying and distracted driving during the technology ...

Look what's happening in, around Osborn High School on Detroit's east side  Crain's Detroit Business

More than 12000 volunteers from more than 250 business partners — including 3700 volunteers from General Motors Co. — are involved in a $5 million project ...

‘Access to Literacy’ Is Not a Constitutional Right, Judge in Detroit Rules  The New York Times

Do students at poorly performing schools have a constitutional right to a better education? On Friday, a Federal District Court judge in Michigan decided that they ...

Price tag to fix DPSCD buildings: $500M  The Detroit News

Detroit — The cost to address widespread, poor building condition across Detroit Public Schools Community District would cost $500 million, according to a ...

DPS Students Build Websites, Learn About Careers Through AT&T Tech Challenge  Michronicleonline

About 100 Detroit students from Cass Technical High School, Osborn High School and Central High School participated in the 2018 Discover Detroit ...

U.S. Court: Detroit students have no right to access to literacy  Detroit Metro Times

On Friday, dumped out with the least desirable news of the week came word that a lawsuit arguing that Detroit students were being denied an education had ...

Osborn High School 'Oprep' robotics team takes lead  Michronicleonline

Osborn College Preparatory Academy, a Detroit Public School located on Detroit's east side under the leadership of Principal Senta Ray- Conley, robotics team, ...

How Detroit students made a federal case out of the city’s broken schools  Detroit Metro Times

On the afternoon of Thursday, Aug. 10, at the Theodore Levin United States Courthouse, attorneys representing Gov. Rick Snyder argued that the state of ...

Teen Shot After High School Basketball Game  CBS Local

DETROIT (WWJ) – A high school basketball game ends in terror after a 16-year-old is shot. The shooting took place Friday night at Osborn High School, near 7 ...

Detroit parents angry, heartbroken over possible school closures  Detroit Free Press

Twenty-five Detroit schools are on the list - 16 of them are in the city's public school district.

At stake in school closings: Tens of millions of dollars spent on recent improvements to targeted Detroit schools  Chalkbeat Colorado

Schools have received tens of millions of dollars from taxpayers, corporate donors or community *service* organizations in recent years could soon be left vacant.

Quicken Loans, other organizations take on Detroit high school interns through national nonprofit  Crain's Detroit Business

The Quicken Loans Community Fund is anchoring a new internship program for high school seniors in Detroit. Detroit billionaire Dan Gilbert's Rock Family of ...

A year after crisis point, Detroit schools face different kind of turmoil  Michigan Radio

Lansing spent $617 million last year to keep the Detroit Public Schools alive. That solved the district's massive debt problem, but it didn't start to.

Detroit parents and students ask to be involved school closure decision  Michigan Radio

Detroit parents and students want the state to hear from them before closing their schools. Twenty-five public schools in Detroit could be shut down for.

Recap: 2018 Detroit Coding Rebuild Challenge

ROYAL OAK – Detroit public high school students from Cass Technical High School, Osborn High School and Central High School participated in a Coding ...

Trying to teach in DPS amid decay: 'It's a travesty'  Detroit Free Press

Temperatures outside are in the 20s, but the windows in the principal's office at Detroit Institute of Technology Preparatory High School are cracked open and ...

Golden Grooming Company helps men of color grow on their life journey  Michronicleonline

Abdul O. Golden's main objective in life is to help men of color grow. Whether it is through his Golden Grooming Company line of skin and hair care products or ...

7 Martin Luther King Jr. Day events happening in and around Detroit  Curbed Detroit

Museums and community organizations will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday in Detroit.

$1.4 million Skinner Park project brings new life to Denby neighborhood  Crain's Detroit Business

Denby neighborhood residents and Life Remodeled volunteers gathered Wednesday to celebrate the completion of the $1.4 million environmentally friendly ...

Outdoor education center takes shape on 4 vacant lots on Detroit's east side  Crain's Detroit Business

Four vacant lots in the Osborn neighborhood of Detroit soon will have new life as an outdoor environmental education center. The Greening of Detroit and the ...

Who is to blame for Detroit Public Schools problems?  Spartan Newsroom

DETROIT — A large concern for Detroit Public Schools has been a topic of discussion for many years now. Many people do not understand what have been the ...

Despite gains, Mich. schools among most segregated  The Detroit News

Michigan's percentage of black students attending highly segregated schools is the second highest in the nation, according to data compiled by the Associated ...

Funeral for Detroit Osborn football coach George Coker to be held Thursday in Inkster

Detroit Osborn head football coach George Coker passed away on Thursday, April 24, 2014 as a result of a heart attack. The funeral is set for Thursday at 6 p.m. ...

Defiant community rallies around Muskegon Heights students in face of potential closure  Michigan Radio

The community held a pep rally to support Muskegon Heights students Monday afternoon. The high school is on a list of 38 poorly performing schools that.

Young and Hmong in a Detroit east side neighborhood

In recent years, the Hmong population in Osborn has declined as members of that community began moving north into Warren and Sterling Heights, but a small ...

How Detroit Parents Pick Schools  WDET

For Detroit parents, the decision making about where to send their children to school sometimes begins even before they are born. It's a complicated ...

Photographer Jenny Risher brings Detroit hip-hop into focus for ‘D-Cyphered’  Detroit Metro Times

The west-side intersection of Dexter and Davison serves as its own little hip-hop sanctuary of sorts. Larger-than-life murals of Big Sean, Eminem, Royce da 5'9", ...

Cody High takes 1st place in the Let's Play Detroit Challenge  Michronicleonline

Dr Pepper Snapple Group's Let's Play™ initiative, along with Detroit-area McDonald's® and Good Sports®, is pleased to announce Cody High School as the ...

With new contract, first-year teachers in Detroit could make more than peers in Grosse Pointe, other suburbs  Crain's Detroit Business

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Erin Einhorn on Aug. 16, 2017. For years, Detroit's main school district has paid some of the lowest starting teacher salaries in ...

Bobb unveils school closings, restructurings in comprehensive facilities master plan  Crain's Detroit Business

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb today unveiled a comprehensive facilities master plan for the district today. The plan involves ...

Duggan sees dead mouse in ‘disturbing’ DPS schools tour  The Detroit News

The mouse was small and dead inside a Detroit Public School classroom. Mayor Mike Duggan saw the rodent Tuesday, during a tour of several schools with city ...

Where Life Remodeled started  Crain's Detroit Business

You'll hear a lot about this community development project in the coming weeks. You may not hear much about the project's founder, Chris Lambert, or how his ...

GVSU latest school to offer Detroit grads tuition-free college  Michigan Radio

Another school has signed on with the Detroit Promise to make it easier for more of the city's students to attend college. Grand Valley State University is.

Taubman and Life Remodeled team up for Annual Volunteer Day in Detroit  The Oakland Press @kathyblake1 on Twitter.

Tony's Soul Food Restaurant of Detroit | Greater Detroit Area | Soul Food | Restaurant  Detroit Metro Times

Tony's Soul Food Restaurant of Detroit not only has conveniently long hours and friendly *service*, it also serves delicious food. Owner Anthony Johnson is ...

Low levels of mold found at 5 DPS schools  Detroit Free Press

No black mold was found at either of the five schools, the district noted in a news release today.

Mentors help Detroit boys map their future  The Detroit News

'Male Empowerment Breakfast' teams mentors up with Detroit boys.

Detroit program aims to hire 8,000 youths this summer  Detroit Free Press

Grow Detroit's Young Talent, the city's summer youth employment program, aims to expand and hire 8,000 young people for six-week jobs that offer a paycheck, ...

As DPS hangs on the edge, students talk how it plays out at school. It's not pretty.  Michigan Radio

There's a lot of talk these days about how to “fix” Detroit schools. State lawmakers are trying to save the Detroit Public Schools from fast-approaching.

Olympia Entertainment hosts first job fair to hire 1,500 for Little Caesars Arena  Crain's Detroit Business

From students and retirees to those looking for a second job, hundreds turned out Thursday hoping to land a part-time position.

Detroit schools offer slew of MLK Day volunteer opportunities, launch alumni outreach

Martin Luther King Day is Jan. 21. Looking for a place to put in some work and give back?

The Do-Gooder: Chris Lambert, CEO of nonprofit Life Remodeled  Detroit Metro Times

Chris Lambert came to Detroit to do good. The CEO of a blight-busting and construction nonprofit called Life Remodeled, for the past several years Lambert has ...

DPS acts as more inspection reports are released  WXYZ

On Monday, the City of Detroit released the results of more school inspections. Inspectors continued to find problems with plumbing, leaking roofs, rodents, and ...

Vermin evidence found in at least 1 more Detroit school  The Detroit News

Detroit — The city of Detroit on Saturday released its latest round of public school building inspection reports that include evidence of vermin in at least one ...

Election: Utica residents to choose trustees, new mayor  The Macomb Daily

For 28 years, Macomb County residents have heard the term 'Utica Mayor Jacqueline Noonan.' Well, those days will soon come to an end.


Smothers signed affidavits provided to police and media, gave taped interview to Scott Lewis on Segars killing. Earlier Smothers helped free Davontae Sanford, ...

Body Of Teen Who Jumped Off Boat Recovered In Belleville Lake  CBS Local

BELLEVILLE (WWJ) – The body of a 17-year-old boy who disappeared while boating on Belleville Lake has been recovered. Shanari Rush-London was with ...

A Closer Look at Detroit's District 3  Michronicleonline

On Wednesday, July 2, the Michigan Chronicle began the first of a seven-part series that explores the seven city districts represented by seven city council ...

Dramatic swings in rankings say more about state's rating system than individual schools  Michigan Radio

What's up is down and what's down is up when it comes to ranking schools in Michigan. Dozens of schools found they dropped 50 points in the state rankings.

Locked On Pistons – An interview with Earl Cureton  PistonPowered

I was joined on Tuesday by Earl Cureton, Detroit Pistons' community ambassador. We talked about moving back to the city, championships and more.

Meet and Congratulate the 2014 Men of Excellence  Michronicleonline

The Michigan Chronicle Men of Excellence Reception and Award Ceremony is right around the corner. Take a moment and read about our illustrious honorees.


Contractor Homrich shutting water off to thousands of Detroiters without notice or mercy. Charity Hicks, who protested assault by Homrich employee thrown into ...

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