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July 6, 2015 by Susan King (Register to contact)

living in Santa Fe NM and New York
Husband, Harold Wit, died in December
Have five children living in Chicago, San Diego, Brookline Mass, New York and RI

Mumford Class of 1975 40th Reunion

November 9, 2014 by Kim Martin (Register to contact)

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Mumford Class of 1975 40th Reunion, August 7th thru 8th 2015. Please send me your contact information to *****

July Birthday

June 11, 2012 by Lenore Lempert Rosenblum (Register to contact)

July Birthday:
July 13

Mumford High School News From Around The Web

Detroit's Great Debaters Take on HBCUs in an Intellectual Mashup

May 2, 2017 by

EBONY.comAs they jumped off buses from around the area to much fanfare and even a marching band and ROTC escort, Detroit teens were welcomed Friday to the city's Mumford High School with celebrity treatment, pomp and circumstance. The VIP fanfare was to ...

UAW-Ford to sponsor college debate at Detroit high school

April 26, 2017 by ABC 12 News (press release)

DETROIT (AP) - (04/26/17) - Debate teams from two colleges in Atlanta and two Michigan universities will face off at Mumford High School in Detroit. More than 800 Detroit middle school and high school students are expected to attend "Debate in the D ...

UAW-Ford Hosts Collegiate Debate for 800 Metro Detroit Youth

April 20, 2017 by PR Newswire (press release)

Award-winning debaters from Morehouse and Spelman in Atlanta will challenge teams from Central Michigan University and University of Michigan-Flint. Debate in the D takes place at Mumford High School, 17525 Wyoming, Detroit, on April 28, beginning at ...

School closings come with economic risk

February 11, 2017 by Crain's Detroit Business

Crain's Detroit BusinessThe School Reform Office's school closing plan has reignited debate in Detroit over how to fix the city's fractured system of public schools, less than seven months after the Michigan Legislature spent $617 million relieving Detroit Public Schools of ...

Mumford's Brian Williams overcomes near-drowning to become top swimmer

February 9, 2017 by USA TODAY High School Sports

USA TODAY High School SportsIn-between heats, Brian Williams stays loose by swimming laps in the practice pool at Western International High School on Scotten Street in Detroit on Feb. 8, 2017. Williams is hoping to become the first African-American swimmer from the Detroit PSL ...

Young woman may have been abducted outside of Detroit's Mumford High School

November 22, 2016 by WXYZ

WXYZDetroit police say they weren't notified by the EAA, but after receiving our call, they are now investigating. We're told camera footage is being looked at as well. There will be an increased police presence tomorrow at Mumford, and we'll update you as ...

Mumford Academy principal, staff have a year to prove school should survive

September 12, 2016 by Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressThis content was provided by Chalkbeat Detroit, a nonprofit news organization providing education journalism in context. It was the first day of school at the Mumford Academy high school and principal Nir Saar was working the hallways, shaking hands, ...

A Principal And His Staff Have Just One Year to Prove Their School Should Survive

September 8, 2016 by Daily Detroit

Daily DetroitThe Mumford Academy — a so-called “small learning community” housed within the storied Mumford High School on Detroit's northwest side — is part of the Education Achievement Authority, a state-run recovery district that took over 15 struggling ...

Gantz Named Men's Basketball Director of Operations

August 15, 2016 by EMU Eagles

Gantz' other coaching stops include Detroit Pershing High School where she was an assistant coach for the girls basketball team from 2008-10, Team Michigan-Boys AAU from 2004-05, University Prepatory High School from 2003-04, Mumford High for three ...

Detroit investigates sewage spill concerns at Mumford High School

May 25, 2016 by WXYZ

WXYZDETROIT (WXYZ) - It started when one mom called 7 Action News for help fixing her daughter's school. She said she was worried about her daughter and the hundreds of students at Mumford High School, because the school smelled like sewage. She said it ...

Future cloudy for troubled EAA

March 20, 2016 by The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsMyreun Masters' Mumford High School art class was without an art teacher for nine weeks while the teacher was on medical leave. Other teachers or ... Her concerns are echoed by parents, students and teachers who are questioning what will happen to the ...


March 3, 2016 by voiceofdetroit

voiceofdetroit... was DPS' majority-Black governance. An article in Education Week in 1996 alleged that only one-third of the bond was to go to refurbishing current schools; Michigan's State Treasurer had to approve any spending from the bond. ... Upon completion in ...

Ex-principal, school contractor plead guilty to bribery

February 4, 2016 by

MLive.comKenyetta "K.C."Wilbourn, 36, is known as a 'Turnaround specialist' for Detroit Public Schools. In 4 years at Denby High School she was able to turn around what was regarded as one of the city's most dangerous schools. Wilbourn looks to repeat her ...

Remembering J&L Industrial Supply Founder Joel Shapiro (1939-2015)

December 15, 2015 by Industrial Distribution

Industrial DistributionHe moved to Detroit Michigan in 1946 and attended Mumford High School before attending Wayne State University. He married his wife Loraine Hirschman in 1960, and remained happily married until her death in 2010. At 6'4” and having a deep resounding ...

Former Denby & Mumford High School principal charged along with 2 others in EAA bribery scandal

December 10, 2015 by WXYZ

WXYZKenyetta Wilbourn-Snapp is a former principal of the EAA's Denby High School and Mumford High School. Documents unsealed today allege that Wilbourn-Snapp conspired with two people involved with an education consulting firm. Glynis Thornton and ...

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