During the week of July 16, 2017, Christiana Eishenhaut (Kensington Woods Class of 2014) and Theresa Leffert (Kensington Woods Class of 2018) traveled to Eureka, Missouri with a group of students and adults from St Mary Magdalene (Brighton) and St John (Howell) to help with Flood Relief Effort with the National Relief Network.
The Michigan Youth Arts Festival, the culmination of a nine-month search for the finest artistic talent in Michigan high schools, had more than 250,000 students across the state participate in the selection process across multiple arts disciplines this year.
“Small things can make a big difference when we all work together,” stated Sophomore Mia de la Iglesia when asked why volunteering is important. De la Iglesia volunteered at the Secunda Art Museum during Kensington Woods Schools’ second annual Day of Service on April 13, 2017.
Kensington Woods Schools, a charter school in Lakeland for grades 6-12, is hosting the Governor’s Traveling Art Show this month – an exhibit of 31 pieces of 2-D high school art work selected from the annual Visual Art Exhibit held each year during the Michigan Youth Arts Festival.
Brittany Schepak has known since she was a little girl that she would be a veterinarian.It became her passion as she discovered biology and anatomy, the two fields that merge together perfectly for vets, she said.
Students from Howell, Brighton, Pinckney, and Kensington Woods high schools, are among the growing number of high school and college students who are giving up traditional go-wild spring breaks for service-learning trips.
It's art - and science, math, English and social studies - with a message. Students at Kensington Woods High School recently took part in a One Million Bones event that served as partial culmination of a monthslong study of genocide throughout the world.
The Great Lakes Project is the culminating project of a Michigan Department of Education Charter School Dissemination Grant, directed by BIGthink, which Jessie Pratt has been involved in since the fall.
Kensington Woods High School students spent three days in March working on a service-learning project designed around the Invisible Children program, which raises awareness of child soldiers in Northern Uganda.
Every day, I come in contact with people who do little things for complete strangers. These seemingly insignificant actions go a long way toward making the day shine a little brighter, yet they often go completely unrecognized. I would like to rectify that situation by thanking some of the special people in our community.
The Kensington Woods High School senior - who can solve a Rubik's Cube in less than 30 seconds - recently finished in the top 5 percent on the Mathematical Association of America's American Mathematical Contest 12.