Memorial Service Held for Jackson Brothers
Thursday, April 17, 2014
.A year ago, two Destiny students, Tremell (class of '12) & Tre’Vonn Jackson (class of 13), died in a tragic car accident. Destiny students held a memorial service for them in the parking lot of Destiny Youth Plaza, releasing 100 balloons as a sign of hope, knowing they were in their eternal resting place.
This week, Destiny students again remembered their friends: Tremell and Tre'Vonn. They gathered to share stories, prayers, and even a beautiful song. The students remembered how the two students were always helpful and caring to all other students and never got into trouble.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Students gathered for the morning chapel to celebrate Easter. Manager of Student Ministries', David Beaver's, sermon was "Unfailing Love." He spoke about Jesus' love for all mankind and how He died to provide all of us eternal life. Beaver said that all we have to do is ask Jesus into our lives and believe in Him. At the end of the program, many students raised their hands to affirm their desire to have Jesus in their lives.
Monique Williams Wins a $44,000 Scholarship
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Monique Williams has received a $44,000 scholarship to attend Silver Lake College in Manitowoc, WI. She will major in Child Psychology and minor in Communications. Working with children is her life's dream because she believes all problems start in childhoold. She plans to do her training upon graduation in elementary schools. Monique is currently co-chair of the Cancer Walk for Breast Cancer for Destiny and has been very active in community service work in Milwaukee.
Hands-On Biology: Students Construct Cell Models
Friday, April 4, 2014
Biology teacher, Mr. Buettner, used jello and candy to teach students the structure an accurate cell model. Students were to apply their knowledge of the cell and different stuctures in the cell to embed the candy into the jello. One piece of candy served as the neucleus of the cell. Other pieces represented a neucliolus, membranes, lysosome, ribosomes, mitochondrion, and Golgi vesicles. The students truly began to get an understanding of the structure of plant and animal cells.
$44,000 Scholarship Goes to Jameria Clark
Friday, March 7, 2014
Jameria Clark has been accepted at Saint Xavier University (Chicago) and University of Wisconsin-Waukesha. Saint Xavier has also awarded Jameria with a $44,000 scholarship worth $11,000 per year. Jameria will be studying Elementary Education in the School of Education.
Coach Joseph and Boys Basketball Players Wrap UP the Season
Monday, March 17, 2014
WE CAN BE GREAT NEXT YEAR!
Coach Joseph and his former coach, Coach Dell, along with Coach Williams welcomed Charles Lee, a former DLH player who now plays for Cleveland State. Samar Powell who had played basketball with Coach Joseph also joined our boys basketball players for a year-end wrap up. Charles Lee spoke of the ups and downs of being a student athelete. He said, "You can't be content with where you are...on or off the court. Strive to be better!"
Coach Joseph is proud of our JVs and Varsity Players. He said, "We will only be losing a few of our team members for next year, and we have a lot of great players coming back to play with us next year. Coach Joseph said, "We have some pockets of positivity that lead me to believe we can be great next year."
D. J. Williams Awarded $20,000 Scholarship
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Delvonte (D. J.) Williams has been accepted at Upper Iowa University. In addition, he has been awarded a $20,000 scholarship ($5,000 per year). He will be studying Communications and Broadcasting.
STAR POWER: Destiny's Own Perform
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Students' Performances Brought People to Their Feet......
From a Martin Luther King Speech excerpt, performed by Denzell Batton, to a narrative about Benjamin Banneker by Elijah Jones to the fantastic impersonations of the Temptations, Tina Turner, 2 Pac, New Edition, TLC, Boyz 2 Men,Mary, Mary, and Drake to a finale of the D-Low Shuffle performed by the full cast, which brought the audience to its feet, Destiny's Star Power was a present force. (Click "Read More" and see more photos)