November 2013 Videos

Comstock College & Career Academy
Comstock College & Career Academy
Duration – 5:45

For three years, the College and Career Academy has been helping Comstock students prepare for college and beyond. K-12 360 recently attended their Financial Aid Night to find out what the Academy is all about.


Lift Up Through Literacy
Lift Up Through Literacy
Duration – 5:44

Being ready for college is a long process, and it begins with literacy. The Kalamazoo Public Schools district promotes family literacy from a very early age as part of the Lift Up Through Literacy program.


Portage Community High Spitfire
Portage Community High Spitfire
Duration – 4:02

Portage Community High School is home to the Spitfire, a student newspaper that has won over 60 awards from the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association since 2011. We visited their classroom to see how they put the paper together.


Young Adult Program
Young Adult Program
Duration – 5:27

When Special Education students in Kalamazoo County reach the age of eighteen, they have the option of gaining work experience as part of the Young Adult Program. Students work in several locations throughout the area. We met up with them at the Radisson in downtown Kalamazoo.


International Walk to School Day
International Walk to School Day
Duration – 2:02

There are many ways to get to school, but walking on a crisp fall day is one of the finest. Angling Road Elementary School in Portage recently participated in International Walk to School Day.


Walk for the FUNDs of It
Walk for the FUNDs of It
Duration – 2:16

Every year, school groups look for innovative ways to raise funds for student activities. But for 9 years Parchment Schools have found the best way to raise money is to have their students walk for it.