The Greenhills National Ocean Sciences Bowl team is heading to Colorado April 19 to compete against other top high school scholars in the 21st annual National Finals Competition of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl.
Nearly 30 members of the Greenhills community got a bonus last weekend when they volunteered at Forgotten Harvest for Motor City Saturday: the chance to sling beans and pack potatoes side-by-side with Olympic ice dancer Madison Chock.
Greenhills ninth-grader Yousef Emara could have waited for the adults in Michigan to object to Nestle’s plan to nearly double the amount of water it pumps out of an aquifer in Osceola County to supply its bottled water plants.
With appropriate fanfare and even a couple of special guests, the winners of this year’s McDowell Writing Awards received their honors this week in front of an all-school assembly. They'll read from their works at the school's upcoming Arts and Humanities Night, set for April 18 at 7 p.m.
Greenhills musicians have the chance to soak up many influences, including some of the great local jazz talent brought in for assemblies by music teacher Neil Donato. Here Greenhills Studio Jazz covers "East Detroit," an original composition of one such band, the Hughes/Smith Quintet, that visited Greenhills earlier this year.
While some might be content to sip hot cocoa or relax on a tropical beach during a snowy midwinter break, an intrepid group of middle schoolers on the Greenhills MathCounts team were successfully vying with other Ann Arbor area schools Feb. 13 in a regional mathematics competition.
Each year, county libraries team up to promote reading and civic dialog through the shared experience of reading a common book. And on Feb 22 at 7 p.m., the Greenhills Office of Diversity and the Greenhills library are hosting a book discussion of this year's unforgettable selection, Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.