Social Justice

Friday communication

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Working to provide students with the voice and learning environment they deserve.

This communication is a way to stay connected as Social Justice advocates. Through resource sharing, we are able to learn and build capacity around issues of Social Justice. This also allows the opportunity to highlight the great work individuals and buildings are doing related to student voice.

This week's SJ happenings across the district/community

  • 10th Annual Unity in the Community Celebration will be held on Jan. 18th at 7:00 pm in the Novi High School Auditorium.
  • A viewing of Most Likely to Succeed will be held in Novi on Jan. 19th at 6:00 pm. Novi Middle School Auditorium. Tickets are SOLD OUT.
  • Tim Wise presented in Birmingham at the Community House on Tuesday. The event was sponsored by the Race Relations and Diversity Task Force
  • Several Novi staff members began a 4-day series on Courageous Conversations about Race at Oakland Schools. This workshop is facilitated by Dr. Jay Marks.
  • Saturday Math tutoring sponsored by PAASN will begin again this Saturday at Orchard Hills Media Center. See details below.
  • Winners of the Dr. King Oratorical and Essay Contest are:

Essay Contest


Smriti Sankar-Winner

Jason Vondrasak-Runner-Up

Shriya Aditi


Akash Naidu-Winner

Blake King-Runner-Up

Shaily Fozdar

Oratorical Contest


Bryce Graham-Winner


Kyle Geiger-Winner

Will Conroy-Runner-Up

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10th Annual Dr. King Unity in the Community Program

Monday, Jan. 18th, 7pm

24062 Taft Road

Novi, MI

Novi High School Autitorium

Parents of African American Students in Novi (PAASN)

Free Saturday Math Tutoring for any student who is interested. (10:00 am- 12:00 pm)

-Orchard Hills Elementary








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LACO-Student Engagement Committee SMORE

Included are many great resources and information that connects to Student Engagement. The Learning Achievement Coalition-Oakland Student Engagement Committee meets monthly at Oakland Schools.

Social Justice