By Greg Bowman

While most students are enjoying their holiday break, a number of  Detroit Public Schools are keeping youngsters busy, well fed, and healthy.

More than 100 volunteers are joining with teachers to kick off the brand-new Holiday Learning Fest in 18 schools to boost education for more than 1,000 Detroit students.

“We are able through this program to provide academic remediation and support, fun activities, and free meals for our students,” DPS Spokeswoman Jennifer Mrozowski said. “We know that we have a lot of students who have all of those needs, in particular over the break, when they are unable to continue their learning and receiving the free meals that we provide year round.”

Mrozowski said the program is also providing free food baskets and health care.

“We’re offering at two of our participating schools free health clinics, which provide free health screenings and immunizations, through the St. John Health System,” she said.

The Holiday Learning Fest runs through January 5th.

detroit kids teacher Detroit Students Learn Over Holiday Break

  1. valtrex says:

    I as well as my buddies were taking note of the great information on your website and so before long I had a terrible feeling I never thanked the website owner for those strategies. These people came glad to read them and now have simply been enjoying these things. We appreciate you simply being well accommodating and for choosing this kind of fantastic issues most people are really needing to be informed on. My very own honest apologies for not expressing appreciation to sooner.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Watch & Listen LIVE