The Southfield Jay

Subway sandwich shop hires flock of Blue Jays

Emanne Johnson

February 14, 2012

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Chances are good that a Southfield High student is waiting on customers most any day of the week at a certain Subway sandwich shop in Southfield. At least seven Blue Jays are employed there at present and a few former Blue Jay...

And now for a standing ovation for the 439 MLK peace walkers

February 14, 2012

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Applause goes out to all 439 Blue Jays who willingly participated in the 27TH annual Peace Walk on Martin Luther King Day, January 16. Every student who walked should be proud of their participation in a cherished community event that ...

Today’s teens know too little of politics

Jonathan Moore

February 14, 2012

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Did you know that Beyonce’s daughter’s name is Blue Ivy or that Rick Ross’s new mix tape just dropped? Of course you did. But did you also know that a young girl in California is calling for a boycott of Girl Scout cookies a...

Planning ahead can save big bucks on prom costs

Emanne Johnson

February 14, 2012

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Planning ahead can significantly cut down on prom expenses, say local retailers. But it will require a little shopping around, they say. Those who plan ahead can save hundreds of dollars on prom dress, accessories, flowers and...

Oprah is my hero – and not just during February

Kadijah Doucette

February 14, 2012

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Black history month is the time of the year when African-Americans all over the country celebrate significant heroes whom they admire. Oprah Winfrey is my hero and role model. As a future female journalist, I look up to the best t...

Senior holds 8 college acceptances

Regi Jackson

February 14, 2012

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For Shanelle Johnson, senior year is a breeze. She has applied to many colleges and universities and has already received eight acceptance letters. She has been accepted to the following; Wayne State University, Eastern Michigan Un...

Track star dodges homelessness

Aariston Dawson

February 14, 2012

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With a policeman escorting her, senior Latipha "Lightning" Cross shops for school supplies, gloves and food at the Target store at Northland Mall in Southfield. She has $100 to spend as she pleases, thanks to the "Shop With a Co...

Girls Basketball starts off strong

Max Ellsberry

February 14, 2012

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The Lady Jays Varsity Basketball Team is having its best season start in four years, according to Coach Jamie Glinz. And the team is succeeding with only two seniors, Kiara Salisbury from Southfield High and Mieana Gaines from ...

Wrestler Echols earns state ranking

-Aariston Dawson

February 14, 2012

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Southfield’s top mat men this year are seniors Antonio Echols and Darius Durret. Echols wrestles in 215 weight class and Darius wrestles in the heavyweight class, at 285. Both have been wrestling since the 10 grade. "My mo...

The school’s top power couple tell how their romance began

Regi Jackson and La'Chattie Smith

February 14, 2012

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Senior Caliph Thomas has no doubt who he will be spending Valentine’s Day with this year. He and his high school sweetheart, Nodja Mosley, plan to dine at their favorite Italian restaurant, Carrabas, in Novi, then go home f...

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