The Southfield Jay

Junior wins news quiz

Jonathan Moore

May 15, 2012

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The Southfield Jay staff congratulates junior Elijah Baker for winning the April news trivia quiz and the $5 prize.   Baker says he is an avid reader of   The Jay as well as a member of Scholars Plus and Poetry ...

Facts got twisted in Trayvon Martin case

Mario Ogu

May 15, 2012

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A gun fires and its echoes are heard far into the distance. A boy’s body drops. He lies there motionless and cold as life drains out of him. Scenes such as these occur all over America and add to the statistics of victims dy...

Marching band debuts new ‘Legacy’ CD

Seneca Peters

May 15, 2012

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The new Southfield Blue Jay Marching Band CD "Legacy" is available for purchase. The CD costs $5 and includes pictures of the band performing on the front and back cover. "Legacy" features old standards such as "Bob Marley," ...

Blue Jays face future budget cuts

Seneca Peters

May 15, 2012

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While the budget for the 2012-2013 school year has yet to be determined, there’s no doubt that the School Board will be forced to create cuts, said Jacqueline Robinson, marketing and public relations manager for Southfield Pub...

My day as a professional sports writer

Max Ellsberry

March 23, 2012

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It is true that on February 16, I was not in school but instead I spent the day on ice, with the Detroit Red Wings. This was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for me and 60 other high school journalists from around the state. O...

Keeping busy helps teens avoid dangerous temptations

Jaime Mathis, Emanne Johnson, Lorrin Johnson and La'Chattie Smith

March 23, 2012

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It’s Saturday night and you’re gathered among peers in your best friend’s basement. No parental supervision. No one telling you to stop. While Billy and Joe are sniffing substances, Hannah and Samuel are playing beer pong. Kyle i...

Life offers 3 key Kodak moments

Kadijah Doucette

March 23, 2012

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It seems to me that there are three big Kodak milestones in everyone’s life, and the moments in between are just details. The big milestones are baby pictures, graduation pictures and wedding pictures. Parents usually arrange ba...

Robotics team prepares to do battle

Mario Ogu

March 23, 2012

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The school’s robotics team has finished building its annual robot, which will compete against robots from other schools. This year the robot is expected to shoot baskets while being encumbered by other robots, time restraint...

Junior wins online news hunt quiz

Jonathan Moore

March 23, 2012

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Junior Tyeisha Woods is the winner of The Southfield Jay Online Quiz for the month of February. Woods was the first to complete the 10-questions quiz publicized in the last issue. She used her savvy knowledge of her favor...

Senior to model prom fashions

Max Ellsberry

March 23, 2012

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Senior Kerry Osby is scheduled to model prom dresses in a prom fashion show Saturday, March 24. The show is at Lord and Taylor in the Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi. The show starts at 2 p.m. and admission is free. Osby stands&#...

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