At first, Fernanda Melgar wasn’t too sure about getting her teeth cleaned, but the Morse Elementary kindergartner happily picked out a toothbrush and sticker afterward. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy) Continue reading “When The Dentist Visits You”
Hamilton Elementary second-grader Addie Gaydash watches the caramels and chocolates being made at the Morley Chocolate Factory in Clinton Township.
(photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy) Continue reading “Fred Sanders and the Morley Chocolate Factory”
Hill Elementary 3rd-grader Reed Galford samples the frosting as he constructs his gingerbread house. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy) Continue reading “The Best Part About Making Gingerbread Houses …”
First-graders at Martell Elementary peruse the gift possibilities at their school’s annual Holiday Shop. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)
“Kids absolutely love to buy things for other people,” said Tonya Caswell as she was wrapping up gifts purchased by Martell Elementary students. The PTO Vice President was working the annual Holiday Shop. Continue reading “Pop-up Shop”
Mrs. Claus, aka Torey Allen, reacts to the present Suys and Jeyx Nagy received at a holiday celebration in the Troy High cafeteria sponsored by Project LEAD and the Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan.
(photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy) Continue reading “A Special Celebration”
A student on Boulan Park’s tech crew checks backstage before the day’s second performance. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy) Continue reading “Scenes From The Boulan Talent Show”
Kindergarten mother Jen Cumiskey dabbles in a sand pan, one of the beginning writing tools on display during Leonard Elementary’s Literacy Night.
(photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy) Continue reading “Leonard Literacy”
Hill Elementary 5th-grader Elena Carey hits the ball out of the corner as 2nd-grader Joseph Kuriakose falls into the pads under his own steam, without being pushed. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)
Floor Hockey at Hill Elementary
This is me, at right, my mom and my dad listening to a funny poem recited by costumed entertainers who perform for a luxury restaurant we visited.
Troy High sophomore Eliya Imtiaz went to Pakistan for her cousin’s wedding. But one thing she witnessed changed her perspective forever and helped raise her awareness of greed and poverty.
Troy Union Elementary students got a visit from a traveling Detroit Institute of Arts exhibit. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy) Continue reading “DIA Away”
Hamilton Elementary fourth and fifth-graders Madelyn Miller, Michelle Chen and Grace Sun practice for their upcoming holiday concert at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy) Continue reading “Hamilton: The Musical Kid’s Choir”
Each month we ask students across the Troy School District what they think about a topic. With Thanksgiving coming up, this month’s question is simply, “What are you thankful for?” Here are the answers Troy students gave us. Continue reading “”
Student Brice Abraham had fun playing around with her shawl at the Diwali celebration at IA East. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy) Continue reading “Diwali: A Celebration of Light”
A world-wide festival of food greeted adult students in the ESL program at Niles Center. (photos by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)
Fourth grade sports fans look at some athletic-themed books at the Wattles Elementary book fair. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)
Josie Tull bought a Barbie book.
Melina Bacall picked up one about My Little Pony.
Briana McMillion got a Pokémon one. Continue reading “Buying Books”
Athens actors portray the slow motion rumble scene from Act II of The Outsiders, the school’s fall play. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)
It’s been called The Best-Looking Movie Cast of All Time. Released in 1983, The Outsiders starred Rob Lowe, Tom Cruise, Patrick Swayze, Matt Dillon, Emilio Estevez, Ralph Macchio, C. Thomas Howell, Diane Lane, Leif Garrett, Tom Waits, a young Sofia Coppola, Flea (from The Red Hot Chili Peppers) and hockey star Cam Neely. Continue reading “Inside The Outsiders”
After picking emotions out of a bag, Barnard fifth-graders Kristen Rivett, Younes Oualkadi, and Teodor Topan get some advice on how to portray them from Wayne State’s Dr. Nicole Wilson. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)
“The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web.” — Pablo Picasso
Fifth-graders Claire Benson and Jane Korotko playfully mess around with Bryce Bauman and one of the toys Claire bought. The three were shopping at the Kids4Kids sale at Schroeder Elementary. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)
The Schroeder Elementary lunch room was filled on Thursday with “gently used, kid-friendly items” donated by students to raise money for charity. Continue reading “Kids4Kids”
Wass Elementary School students sprint toward the start/finish line of their outdoor track during a Tuesday morning Early Bird Trot.
(photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)