Tag Archives: Tweens – Feature

Relationship Drama

How to deal with the end of a friendship in middle school “How is Maggie?” I asked my seventh grader one day on the way to soccer practice. “I don’t know,” she replied matter-of-factly. “You don’t know? How could you not know? Don’t you see her every day?” I was a little shocked by my

The Truth About Vaping

The number of teens using e-cigarettes and vaping devices has soared. In fact, recent studies show that high school students are using them at a higher rate than adults.

Ypsilanti Skate Park on the Horizon

An infusion of cash, enthusiasm and some cooperation among community entities launched a project to build a new skate park in the Ypsilanti area. In August, the Tony Hawk Foundation and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation announced the award of a $250,000 Built to Play grant to build a park in the Ypsilanti area with