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2011 found my half brother from Cook Islands and spent two weeks there in 2012 with his family. 2014 spent 2 weeks in New Zealand with him and family.
Retired to Harrietta, Mi in 2010 from Louisiana.

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High school students leave Flint Northwestern for the final time  MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- Ja'Kelveon Jackson sat in the office at Northwestern High School on Wednesday. The graduate was picking up his diploma Wednesday, June 13, ...



Flint Northwestern remaining open for some students in the fall  MLive.com

Board of Education members voted Wednesday, May 23 to keep the West Carpenter Road building open for the district's Accelerated Learning Academy ...



Flint Northwestern High to close, Scott Elementary reopening as middle school  MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- Board of Education members made the closure of Flint Northwestern High official Wednesday night along with other changes to come starting in the ...



Flint Northwestern savors final prom with future Southwestern classmates  MLive.com

LAKE ORION, MI - As Flint Northwestern High School and Southwestern Classical Academy set out for their last proms apart, the two were only divided by a ...



Flint schools pursue plan that could close Northwestern High  MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- The Flint Board of Education has given the go-ahead to Superintendent Bilal Tawwab for crafting a plan to potentially close Flint Northwestern High ...



Meet Flint’s last remaining high school basketball team  The Undefeated

This is Flint!” yelled coach Cory Hightower at halftime during a losing game in the nearby rural community of Davison, Michigan. “Why do you think they get so ...



Kelly Fields: A Flint kid for Flint kids  Flintside

Remembering the teachers who invested in her, bought prom tickets, and paid for senior pictures—Kelly Fields' commitment (she says responsibility) is to give ...



Flint school board approves plan to begin Northwestern High School closure  nbc25news.com

FLINT, Mich. - The Flint Community School Board has voted to begin the process of closing Flint Northwestern High School at the end of this school year.



End of Flint Northwestern High School athletics leaves alumni dismayed  MLive.com

FLINT, MI – Attending Flint city games were like Christmas morning to a young Kelvin Torbert. The gyms were jam-packed, with standing-room only crowds.



Boxes filled with turkey and other holiday food will be passed out to 2,000 Flint families  MLive.com

SodexoMAGIC, a charitable food foundation that's ventured with Earvin "Magic" Johnson, will provide 2000 Flint families with boxes filled with turkey and other ...



Flint Holds a Glittering Prom, Far From Flint  New York Times

For students at Flint Northwestern High School, this year's prom was a chance to set aside anxieties about Flint's three-year-old water crisis, its poverty and its ...



Application deadline approaching for Flint Promise scholarship  MLive.com

So far, the Flint Promise has received 305 applications.



Flint schools plan to start next year with water jugs - not drinking fountains  MLive.com

"To our knowledge the FCS is still on bottled water," Brown said in an email to The Journal. "The FCS decides what type of water is provided to students."



Thousands expected for Flint Northwestern High School's 50th anniversary tailgater  MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- Thousands of alumni from Flint Northwestern High School are expected to celebrate the school's 50th anniversary with a weekend of partying, ...



All tests of filtered water in Flint schools below federal threshold for lead  MLive.com

As recently as this month, the school district said it was planning to ask "critical community and corporate partners" to supply buildings with water coolers -- at ...



Nearly 9 percent of Flint Northwestern water samples over federal limit for lead  MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- Nearly 9 percent of water samples taken at Flint Northwestern High School last month tested higher than the federal threshold of 15 parts per billion ...



Flint Northwestern High students celebrate prom 2016  MLive.com

Hundreds of Flint Northwestern High students dressed in their finest duds for Saturday night's prom at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre in Mundy Township.



Two Flint high schools have graduation rate divide  MLive.com

"We are aware of the discrepancy," said Interim Superintendent Larry Watkins. "We're looking at what we can do to close the gap between the two schools."



Building closures possible if Flint schools fail to meet partnership goals  MLive.com

Benchmarks in the first 18 months include raising student attendance rates to 88 percent; reducing out-of-school suspension by 5 percent; and increasing ...



Flint's Isaiah Oliver appointed to CMU Board of Trustees  MLive.com

Isaiah Oliver, Flint Community Foundation CEO, has been appointed to Central Michigan University's Board of Trustees on Wednesday, April 17.



Donna K. Holmes of Reaching the World Ministries: Flint women of faith  Flintside

Editor's note: This is part of a series of Flintside articles highlighting women religious leaders in Flint. Donna K. (Gilbert) Holmes a native of Flint, Michigan.



Miss Michigan calls out Flint water crisis at Miss America pageant  CNN

Instead of highlighting her achievements, one Miss America contestant introduced herself at Sunday's pageant by bringing attention to the water crisis facing her ...



Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...



Changes in leadership coming for several Flint schools  MLive.com

Flint Board of Education members recently approved the new leaders at Durant-Tuuri Mott Elementary School, Scott Middle School, Neithercut Elementary ...



Faces of Flint: the story of a modern American city  The Guardian

Photographer Zackary Canepari arrived in Flint in 2012, before a scandal about tainted water brought the city to international attention. For six years he has ...



Flint schools get new look as district drops to one sports team  MLive.com

FLINT, MI - There's a new sheriff in town. Newly-hired Flint High School coach Chris Wilson let it be known Thursday evening. The former NFL player formally ...



Flint Northwestern students dance on Detroit Princess at "Under the Sea" prom  MLive.com

DETROIT, MI -- About 108 Flint Northwestern High School students boarded two charter buses sunny Friday afternoon to head for a destination in Detroit to ...



Flint Community School district facing make-or-break challenge under state partnership agreement  East Village Magazine

By Jan Worth-Nelson and Harold C. Ford. Behind the scenes as Flint students and teachers go back to school this fall, a make-or-break drama is underway that ...



The story behind how 10 teens helped Flint High become the home of Jaguars  MLive.com

Teens sacrifice summer to help Northwestern, Southwestern transition to home of Jaguars.



2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.



Flint Northwestern High School graduate retires from high-ranking position in U.S. Air Force after 28 years  The Flint Journal

willarvis smith retires.jpg. Col. Kevin Payne, 844th Communications Group commander, presents the retirement certificate to Chief Master Sgt. Willarvis Smith, ...



Current, former NBA players holding holiday giveaways in Flint  MLive.com

McGee, a 2017 NBA championship as part of the Warriors, has once again teamed up with the Flint Development Center, 4121 Martin Luther King Ave., for his ...



Michael Moore holds US debut of "Fahrenheit 11/9" in Flint  MLive.com

The polarizing filmmaker spoke of a recurring dream he had over the course of filming "Fahrenheit 11/9" that covers topics ranging from President Donald ...



Former Flint school principal named to 'America's Worst Bosses' list  MLive.com

eBossWatch ranked former Flint Northwestern Principal Fred White as the 39th worst boss in the country in 2013.



After Water Crisis, Flint Students to Be Screened for Disabilities  U.S. News & World Report

Every public school student in Flint, Michigan, will be eligible for disability screening in the wake of the city's water crisis, which beginning in 2014 is believed to ...



Former Flint superintendent rated ineffective days before he's ousted  MLive.com

Tawwab was rated "ineffective" in his review for the 2016-17 school year, according to documents obtained by MLive-The Flint Journal in a Freedom of ...



Environmental Racism in Flint Is Much Older Than the Water Crisis  Pacific Standard

After 26 years, the oldest pending civil rights complaint against the Environmental Protection Agency is finally over. A district court in California has found that the ...



Flint Northwestern High School ROTC program wins award  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- The Flint Junior Reserve Officer Training Corporation at Flint Northwestern High School received an award Wednesday along with a visit from the ...



Flint schools settle teacher's sexual harassment lawsuit for $600,000  Mlive- flint

FLINT, MI -- Flint schools have agreed to a $600000 settlement in a sexual harassment lawsuit brought against a former district principal by a teacher, according ...



In 2018, 35 more Michigan schools could face closure  Detroit Free Press

In addition to the 38 schools the state School Reform Office has identified for closure, 35 more could find themselves facing closure — or some other type of ...



Read President Obama's Speech in Flint on Water Crisis  TIME

Here is a transcript of Barack Obama's speech in Flint, Michigan, on Wednesday about the city's water crisis.



Northwestern basketball star DeAndre Upchurch charged with three others in connection to drive-by shooting  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

DeAndre Upchurch Flint Journal extras: See below for previous articles on this shooting. NOTE: This story has been updated from a previous version. FLINT ...



Genesee County area high school reunions  The Flint Journal

Genesee County area class reunions: DYE HIGH SCHOOL annual thunderbolt reunion Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 at the St George Orthodox Banquet Hall, 5191 ...



Flint Northern students stunned with decision to close school  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Flint Northern's 826 students will not return to the high school next year. The school will be turned into Northern Alternative Education Center part of a ...



48 moments from Flint as students return for first day of school  MLive.com

As Scott Middle School reopens and the high schools combine to one school, Flint students are back in class.



Dropping to one Flint high school worth exploring, says new superintendent  MLive.com

The Flint School District dipped to the third largest school district in Genesee County following preliminary count numbers released Wednesday, Oct. 7.



Jody Allen's death shocks community; he's regarded as one of Flint's all-time greats in high school basketball  MLive.com

View full sizeDan Lippitt Flint Northwestern guard Jody Allen (13) glides through four Flint Central defenders to score in the second half of a high school ...



Detroit's Northwestern High School was a factory for producing gifted athletes  Detroit Metro Times

Today we received a hardcover copy of journalist, academic, and music lover Herb Boyd's new book, Black Detroit: A People's History of Self-Determination.



Michael Moore's “Fahrenheit 11/9” Aims Not at Trump But at Those Who Created the Conditions That Led to His Rise  The Intercept

“Fahrenheit 11/9,” the title of Michael Moore's new film that opens today in theaters, is an obvious play on the title of his wildly profitable Bush-era “Fahrenheit ...



See how $33.4M in Flint water crisis grants, donations have been spent  MLive.com

A breakdown of the both grants from the Ruth Mott Foundation as well as donations to the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.



Lead Levels in Flint Water Drop, but Residents Still Can’t Drink It  The New York Times

The drinking water in Flint, Mich., is now in compliance with federal regulations on lead and copper *content*, officials said on Tuesday. But they cautioned that it ...



Atwood Stadium preserves its history, brings back high school sports  MLive.com

Come this fall, high school sports will come back to historic Atwood Stadium thanks to more than $2 million raised for renovations and new turf.



Flint water crisis: Mayor vows to explore legal options after Michigan governor halts free bottled water for residents  AccuWeather.com

In the wake of a nearly four-year water crisis in Flint, Michigan, Governor Rick Synder has announced an end to the distribution of free bottled water for the city's ...



All-time greats: After career at Michigan State, Kelvin Torbert settles down in Lansing area  MLive.com

He said he rarely ever goes anywhere with folks not asking him about basketball or reflecting on what he did during that time.



Ex-NFL receiver Mark Ingram Sr. may face more federal prison time for gun, pot  MLive.com

A former first-round NFL draft pick for the New York Giants could be headed back to federal prison after police found about 100 marijuana plants and a handgun ...



Hundreds attend vigil for 21-year-old mother shot and killed in Flint  MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- Shyteanna Thomas paused for a moment and stared as dozens of balloons filled the sky at dusk Sunday night over Max Brandon Park on Flint's ...



Flint Northwestern makes finals in "Smash" musical contest  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

In a contest sponsored by a show on NBC, Northwestern High School has the chance to win the funds, teachers, and rights to perform a musical in its Flint ...



From Pittsburgh to Flint, the Dire Consequences of Giving Private Companies Responsibility for Ailing Public Water Systems  The Intercept

The private water company Veolia had contracts with both Flint and Pittsburgh around the time that lead levels rose in their drinking water.



Napoleon Petteway and Derik Johnson take over as varsity basketball coaches at Flint Northwestern during 'rebuilding' stage  MLive.com

Gallery: Derik Johnson and Napoleon Petteway to take over as varsity basketball coaches at Northwestern High School. Derik Johnson and Napoleon Petteway ...



Michigan Towns’ Drinking Water Contaminated with Man-made Chemicals  Newsweek

Updated | There are new drinking-water safety concerns in Michigan, where water in the cities of New Baltimore and Mount Clemens tested positive for two ...



School fight prompts Flint police intervention with shocking Facebook photos  MLive.com

Police called a meeting with parents of alleged members of "The Squad," after a large fight broke out at Northwestern High School earlier this month.



Pastor from Flint, whose church was at center of water crisis, will speak in Lancaster County  LancasterOnline

The Rev. Faith Green Timmons has addressed congregations on Martin Luther King Jr. Day many times over the years.



The most damning line from the Correspondents' Dinner? 'Flint still doesn't have clean water'  CNN

Comedian Michelle Wolf made a lot of jokes at the White House Correspondent's Dinner that offended people.



60 years after landmark court ruling four Flint schools 'intensely segregated'  The Flint Journal

FLINT, MI – Sixty years after the historic U.S. Supreme Court that struck down separate but equal schools, four Flint schools are considered "intensely ...



Flint Northwestern air rifle team heads to national championships in Ohio  The Flint Journal

The Northwestern Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps air rifle team will compete Feb. 20-22 at Camp Perry in Port Clinton, Ohio, in the NJROTC *Service* ...



Crusader for health of Flint kids keeps up fight to heal lead-poisoned city  Detroit Free Press

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the doctor who proved lead poisoning in Flint kids, dedicates her new book to the children. They've always been her focus.



25 years ago, Glen Rice, Berghorst All-Star teams put on show  HollandSentinel.com

A quarter of a century ago, the Holland area had the most talented basketball game in its history.In 1993, basketball stars from Michigan teamed up for an NBA ...



Police sought warrant over Flint City Council candidate's residency  MLive.com

"Flint police brought the matter to me," Leyton said. "When I learned that an assistant prosecutor is a necessary witness, and that's a conflict of interest, I recused ...



Sources: Wildcats play last basketball game in Northwestern's gym  ABC 12 News

A bittersweet night for the crowd at Flint Northwestern High School Tuesday.



Reminder: Vote for the Flint area's all-time greatest basketball player  MLive.com

Here is a photo gallery of some of the Flint area's greatest high school boys basketball players. Although many of the city's legendary players went on to reach ...



Linden High School ready for competition in Class A, Flint Northwestern and Flint Northern will still be tested in Class B  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

GENESEE COUNTY, MI – Linden High School will be making the jump to Class A in boys and girls basketball and volleyball for the 2012-2013 school year, ...



Flint's latest homicide victim, Jody Allen, was decorated Flint Northwestern point guard in mid-1990s  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Sunday's homicide victim was a special mention all-state and two-time all-conference point guard at Flint Northwestern High School in the mid-1990s, according ...



Life After Gold Rush: Boxer Claressa Shields graduates from Flint Northwestern, heads to college  Mlive- flint

Shields will attend Olivet College. Her next fight will happen Thursday, June 13 in Quebec, Canada against Ariane Fortin.



Inside a Broken Police Department in Flint, Michigan  The New Yorker

Charlie LeDuff on “Flint Town,” a documentary series about the police department in Flint, Michigan, that premières in March, on Netflix.



Alumni and parents protest changes to Northwestern High School  MLive.com

Over thirty alumni and parents gathered in front of Northwestern High School in Detroit, Tuesday afternoon, to protest the changes happening at the school.



Students at Troy High, Athens plan weeklong fundraising drives to help others  The Oakland Press

Students at Troy Athens and Troy High School are putting each other in “jail,” dressing up for spirit days, holding penny wars and more to raise money to help ...



New McCree Theatre moves into old Flint Powers Catholic High School  MLive.com

Organizers at The New McCree Theatre had less than two months to find new digs after having to leave their old home on short notice, but as of this week, they ...



Detroit to sell Lee Plaza for 180-unit redevelopment  Crain's Detroit Business

Long-vacant tower on West Grand Boulevard expected to be sold for $350,000; Developers plan about half affordable units; It's the "start of a long process" for a ...



Detroit Pistons donate sneakers to Flint Northwestern, Southwestern basketball teams  MLive.com

Flint Northwestern coach Napoleon Petteway strategizes with his players during a time-out in Garber's 62-44 win over Flint Northwestern at Frankenmuth High ...



Against all odds, Flint teen perseveres for a better future  MLive.com

Betty Davis, 18, graduated from Flint Northwestern High School in June 2017. With her life ahead at a crossroads, she had to decide her next steps. Military ...



All-Time Greats: Curtis Jones is the best basketball player you've never heard of  MLive.com

DETROIT -- When it comes to talking about the greatest basketball players to come out of the state of Michigan, all of the usual names come up. Chris Webber ...



5 Unbelievable Flint, Michigan Facts | Very Real  Oxygen

When brown, smelly water spewed from taps in Flint, Michigan after the city's water sourcing switch from Lake Huron to the Flint River in 2014, residents were ...



Flint staff, students say good-bye to more than 200 years of history as four buildings close  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

A variety of emotions floated through the halls of four Flint schools Friday as students, staff and administrators said good-bye to the building for the last time.



Flint man's path from prisoner to mentor inspires new documentary, comic book  Michigan Radio

From a youthful act that landed him in prison, to becoming a man whose life work is mentoring youth in Flint, Hubert Roberts offers a powerful lesson in.



Flint high schoolers start the new school year with a handshake  Michigan Radio

It's the first day of school in much of Michigan. Dozens of men stood in the rain at the entrance to Flint's Northwestern High School greeting students as.



Dylan Hernandez named Judge Marable Student of the Year, and Kierra Washington named 100th Student of the Month  MLive.com

67th District, Fifth Division Judge Herman Marable, Jr. and his Citizens Advisory Committee announced that Dylan Hernandez of Flint has been selected as the ...



Wynton Marsalis plays free concert for Flint students, community  MLive.com

"It was good," said Daniel Scott, 9, a fourth grader at Neithercut Elementary. "I like how he played those notes."



Andre Rison avoids prison after pleading guilty to probation violations  MLive.com

FLINT, MI - Former NFL Pro Bowler and Michigan State football star Andre Rison will avoid federal prison after pleading guilty to violating his probation in a child ...



Slain former Flint basketball star had criminal record; Police haven't linked past to death  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Jordache "Jody" Allen had a significant criminal past, but isn't clear whether his own criminal activity was connected to his slaying Sunday, police said today.



What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week  The New York Times

LaToya Ruby Frazier's commanding series on Flint, Mich.; Kristin Walsh's intricate aluminum machines; and Huguette Caland's richly colored caftans.



Flint basketball pioneer Linnell Jones-McKenney presents 25th annual 'School of Champions' camp  The Flint Journal

monarchs 10. Linnell Jones-McKenney motivates her teammates after the Flint Monarchs practice on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Carman-Ainsworth High ...



Brownell/Holmes Elementary set to be Flint School District's 'pipeline' of science, technology, engineering and math instruction  Mlive- flint

Brownell/Holmes will open in the fall as a pre-kindergarten through sixth grade school focusing on science, technology, engineering and math. It will serve more ...



For Seahawks' Thomas Rawls, hometown of Flint is never far from his mind: 'I can't disappoint my city'  The Seattle Times

Thomas Rawls is chasing two dreams at once: The childhood fantasy of playing in the NFL, and the grown-up realization of what his success could mean for ...



Tom Izzo's forgotten Flintstones often get lost in Michigan State history  MLive.com

Fifteen years later, as national media outlets revisit the Spartans' last NCAA championship, it's only fitting to recognize the pioneers without whom that MSU team ...



Report: Former Michigan, NBA star Glen Rice 'nearly broke'  MLive.com

The Flint native reportedly made over $60 million throughout his 15-year career.



Flint Michigan Water Crisis - LaToya Ruby Frazier Goes Inside the Flint Water Crisis  ELLE.com

MacArthur Genius Grant recipient LaToya Ruby Frazier tells the story of the Flint Water Crisis through the eyes of three generations of Flint women.



Is your school among the worst-performing in Michigan?  Detroit Free Press

The State School Reform Office has released the list of Michigan schools that performed in the bottom 5% academically in 2015, based on the results of the ...



Study: Flint children's blood lead levels hit historic low in 2016  Detroit Free Press

Blood lead levels in Flint's young children hit an all-time low in 2016, according to research published Monday in the Journal of Pediatrics, suggesting that efforts ...



The complete guide for Genesee County prom photos 2015  MLive.com

Prom season is underway, and The Flint Journal has you covered for photos from proms all over Genesee County.



Glen Rice hit hard by death of Michigan coaching giant Grover Kirkland  The Flint Journal

FLINT, MI -- The death of Flint coaching legend Grover Kirkland continues to hit the high school basketball community hard. Kirkland's son Courtney Kirkland, ...



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