With Deficit Plan Deadline Looming, MAISD Offers Proposals To Right Heights Public Schools Finances

Despite widespread misinformation, the board of education retains decision-making powers for the district. While the school board asked the state last month to install Demetriou as an emergency financial manager for the district, the state has not taken action on the matter; Demetriou remains in an advisory role only.

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Muskegon Heights Marching Band Earns Praise for Coast Guard Festival Appearance

“The people there were just so excited to see our band,” said board trustee and band parent Trinnell Scott. “It’s really great to see people in Grand Haven have an appreciation of the Muskegon Heights marching band.”

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School Board Votes to End Muskegon Heights Uniform Dress Code

Starting several meetings ago, a push from board vice president Ronald Jenkins to re-evaluate the policy included questions about how uniforms affected enrollment at the district. Board trustee Nate Johnson, the lone dissenting vote on the issue, said the board should not have pushed the issue in the few remaining weeks leading up to the new school year.

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Keeping High-Quality Teachers a Topic of Discussion at Muskegon Heights School Board Meeting

Board vice president Ronald Jenkins believes the district’s policies concerning teacher leave for continuing education are generous, but feels the district’s investment can be lost if those educators use their new certifications to leave the district.

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