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Our future real estate professionals – DPSCD’s young ladies present to Mayor

Young ladies from DPSCD were selected from a winning design challenge to present to the Detroit Economic Development Corporation at the Mayor’s office in October. The participating schools were: Golightly Career and Technical Center and Detroit International Academy for young women (DIA) along with students from Detroit Cristo Rey High School. At the Mayor’s office, the young ladies provided an introduction followed by a response answering what they felt was gained by participating in CREW Careers and in what way the experience had contributed, if at all to the types of professional careers they may wish to pursue. And, yes, some of the young ladies had been convinced to pursue commercial real estate professions. These students were part of Design Challenge hosted by CREW (Commercial Real Estate

Jessica Mandujano sings National Anthem at the Michigan Skills USA State Conference

Michigan Skills USA is a State and National Competition for Career and Technical Education Students. Jessica Mandujano of the Law, Public Safety/Homeland Security Program at Golightly Career and Technical Center participated in the National Anthem Audition. Mandujano was selected out of hundreds of students that auditioned to sing the National Anthem and was recognized at the State Conference, on Friday, April 8, as she showcased her vocal talent! She is a first year student that aspires to become a Crime Scene Investigator in Forensic Science. Additionally, students enrolled in Golightly’s Career and Technical Center, Law, Public Safety/Homeland Security program will participate in the upcoming competitions from Crime Scene Investigation to First Responder/CPR. Congratulations Jessica Mandujano!


Winners Receive a Free Trip to Washington, D.C. Winning Meal to Be Served at Detroit Public Schools Katelynn Lewis (15), Ray Adams (15) and Jalen Harris (16) -Team #1-  from Golightly Career & Technical Center won Detroit Public School’s Cooking up Change® District competition with their healthy lunch Low Country Chicken and Collards Pilau,Country Cole Slaw and Peanut Butter and Cracker Stackers. The winning meal will be served at DPS and the students received an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. in June to compete at the national competition at the U.S. Department of Education. Cooking up Change® is a national healthy cooking competition launched by Healthy Schools Campaign.  It challenges teams of high school culinary students to create menu

Detroit Public Schools to spotlight Career and Technical Education during after school enrollment events Wednesday, March 25

Detroit Public Schools will place a spotlight on the district’s Career and Technical Education offerings during an after-school enrollment fair at the district’s four Career and Technical Centers on Wednesday, March 25. A. Philip Randolph Career and Technical High School, 17101 Hubbell St., 4:00-6:00 p.m. On Wednesday, visitors will hear how Randolph students gain a hands-on experience in construction trades. Offerings include business partnerships with industry leaders and a new 9th Grade Career Academy program. Students can earn a high school diploma, an associate’s degree, trade skill certification and paid internships through extensive coursework. Breithaupt Career and Technical Center, 9300 Hubbell St., 3:30-5:30 p.m. On Wednesday, Breithaupt Career and Technical Center students will demonstrate skills used in the restaurant, cosmetology, automotive fields

Youth Business Institute at Golightly Career and Tech Center

The Detroit Youth Business Institute (YBI) held at Golightly Career and Tech Center celebrated its 2014 graduating class during a special ceremony on Tuesday, May 13, at the Roostertail. The ceremony recognizes and rewards each student for their achievements and many are awarded jobs and scholarships. The YBI is an innovative 10-week professional development program taught by associates from the TJX Companies, Inc. Corporate Home Office and from local brands including: T.J.Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods. YBI teaches job and life skills such as: Budgeting Resume building Interview preparation Career exploration through job shadow days Dressing for success

Congratulations Golightly CTC students, Detroit EM News Scholarship recipients

Six students from Golightly CTC are the proud recipients of the Detroit EM News, L3C–Academy of Social Enterprise scholarship. Congratulations Tykhea Thomas, Dajuan Davis, Alonza Frederick, Krystal Wilson, Rico Lewis, Nirma Akter and Alicia Alvarez – First Year Graphics Design students attending Golightly Career & Technical Center. The students were selected for their  design abilities and for expressing the difference in their acknowledgement of social accountability and social responsibility within society. Their socially accountable efforts provided Detroit Entertainers & Musicians News with the designs required to publish seven local Detroit business advertisements. In recognition, each student was awarded a “$25 Socially Accountable Scholarship” presented by Detroit EM News, L3C.  Students took part in enrichment sessions which enhanced their educational experience at Golightly CTC as part of an extension

Golightly Education Center goes green! Students harvest, pick and bake kale!

Golightly Elementary-Middle School goes green! Preschool students and their middle school colleagues harvested their garden on Thursday, November 29 as part of “Go Green” Week. The students picked dinosaur kale, and made the leaves into Kale chips. Many of the students had never before tried kale and said they enjoyed the hands-on learning using math and science!

School of the Week: Golightly Career and Technical Center!

Roasted duck on a crostini. Herb-roasted chicken with fresh rosemary and cherry tomatoes. Tilapia with lemon dill sauce and fresh-sliced lemon and parsley. Those were some of the tantalizing items on the menu at the 30th Anniversary Celebration and Buffet at Golightly Career and Technical Center on Friday, November 2, showcasing the Culinary Arts Department’s offerings. But make no mistake that the full menu of career and technical offerings at Golightly Career and Technical Center goes far beyond Culinary Arts. Golightly CTC is one of four Career and Technical Centers in Detroit Public Schools.  The center, which recently honored its 30th anniversary during a day-long celebration entitled “Celebrating 30 Years of Excellence,” prepares 10-12th graders within the district and non-district

Golightly Career and Technical Center celebrates 30th Anniversary with tantalizing buffet, alumni events, open house

Detroit – Golightly Career and Technical Center hosted a 30th Anniversary Celebration and Buffet Friday, November 2. The event included alumni events and an open house during a day-long celebration entitled “Celebrating 30 Years of Excellence.” The buffet menu included: Appetizers ~ Brie Kisses, Roasted Duck on a Crostini Soup ~ Zuppa Toscana Entreés ~ Herb Roasted Chicken w/ Fresh Rosemary & Cherry Tomatoes; Roasted Pork Loin with Apple Cranberry Stuffing; Tilapia with Lemon Dill Sauce and Fresh Sliced Lemon and Parsley Salad Bar ~ Tossed Salad w/ condiments; Fresh Fruit, Cheese and Crackers; Roasted Pear Salad and more… Sides ~ Turnip Greens, Candied Carrots, Mixed Vegetables Bread ~ Corn Bread, Rolls Desserts ~ Cheesecake, Apple Pie, Carrot Cake Beverages ~ Hot

Golightly Career and Tech Center holds plant sale Saturday and Sunday to benefit agriscience!

Saturday, May 19 : 9am—3 pm
Sunday, May 20 : 12 PM—3 PM

The Belle Isle Greenhouses

perennials * annuals * herbs* heirloom tomatoes * organically grown vegetable transplants
geraniums * hanging baskets