Blog Tag: MLK Courage to Create

Courage is Contagious

February 11, 2020
Category: Uncategorized

Despite the weather, on Saturday, January 18, 2020, Kalamazoo Public School students ventured out to participate in “Courage to Create” poetry workshops held at Western Michigan University as part of Kalamazoo’s annual MLK...

Creating Courage

February 26, 2019
Category: General Info

Courage doesn’t just happen. It takes work. Just ask the seventh through twelfth graders throughout Kalamazoo Public Schools who have chosen to participate in MLK Courage to Create. For the...

Why Not Let Poetry Take the Wheel?

April 17, 2018
Category: General Info

“We all need poetry,” says Tracy K. Smith, current U.S. poet laureate. Since it’s Poetry Month, here are two poems for you to consider. Lexi Weeden is in tenth grade...

The Courage to Create

January 16, 2018
Category: General Info

When was the last time you pulled out some pen and paper and wrote a letter? Who did you write to? On Saturday morning, about 70 Kalamazoo Public School students...

What’s Staring At You?

April 18, 2017
Category: General Info

  It’s poetry month and we couldn’t let it slip by without posting a poem. Poetry isn’t afraid to handle difficult topics. Ignoring, denying, or pretending that something doesn’t exist,...

Pop Quiz: Principal McKissack

February 9, 2016
Category: Pop Quiz

Welcome back to the POP QUIZ! This is a regular, yet totally unexpected, feature where we ask students, parents, staff, our friends, and partners to answer a few questions about...