The Southfield Jay

Science Classes Race Boats

Takiyah Wahhab and Ariel Walker

February 25, 2015

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Boat races are on the agenda this week for students in Integrated Science classes. Students are building their own boats out of 1-liter plastic bottles and are using baking soda and vinegar to power them up. When the two are...

Michigan Drops ACT; Switches to SAT

Ashley Guinn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2015

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The Michigan Department of Education announced a change to its testing procedures. Instead of all high school juniors in the state taking the ACT as a college admission exam, they will be administered the SAT instead. The switch...

Principal Cancels Valentine Dance

Faith Westley, Staff Writer

February 12, 2015

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The Valentine Dance scheduled for Friday, February 13, has been cancelled. School Principal Michael Horn said he wanted students to focus on their grades and their behavior, rather than the dance, and that’s why he cancell...

Marching Band Seeks Dancers and Flags

Rayven Malone, Staff Writer

January 29, 2015

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Tryouts for dancers in the Marching Blue Jays band are scheduled for February 3, 4, 5, and 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the band room (O-103). Tryouts for flag carriers are scheduled for the following week, February 10, 11, 12 and 13...

Peace Walk To Honor Martin Luther King

Eiress Greenwood, Staff Writer

January 18, 2015

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The public is invited to attend the 30th annual Peace Walk Celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, Jan. 19. The walk begins at 9:30 a.m. at Hope United Methodist Church, at 26275 Northwestern Highway, in Southf...

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