Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The season has changed, and so must our Facebook photo. Here is a submission from one of our readers we will use to illustrate the change in season from winter to spring for our Facebook page.
We've freshened up the Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch Facebook page cover photo to reflect the new season in our community. Farewell St. Patrick's Day cookies, and say hello to a photo of a bridge at Elizabeth Park. Thank you to Zachary Olds for submitting the photo. We can still use more! Click on the "Upload Photos and Videos" button to add a recent photograph, something from your archives, a painting or a drawing. There's no age requirement to submit: You just have to be a Trenton Grosse Ile Patch user and be able to create a 100 percent original piece of work owned by you for us to use. If you don't have a Patch account, visit trenton.grosseile.patch.com/join to sign up for free. Make sure your are signed in to Patch (top right of the page…
Friday, February 15, 2013
The graduation rates at Trenton High School decreased by nearly 4 percent from 2011 to 2012.
Some Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch users are calling a recent drop in graduation rates at Trenton High School "atrocious" and "alarming." The four-year graduation rates for students at Trenton High School decreased from 96.28 percent in 2011 to 92.44 percent in 2012, according to data released Wednesday by the Michigan Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI). Trenton High School dropout rates increased from 1.65 percent in 2011 to 2.94 in 2012. Users commented on a recent story informing residents of the change in graduation and dropout rates. Here are some user comments: Several readers also commented on the Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch Facebook page. Comments from this page can be found in the above Storify.com article. For the …
Saturday, January 12, 2013
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Sunday, December 16, 2012
On Friday, a gunman killed at least 27 at a school in Newton, CT. Meanwhile in Michigan, Gov. Snyder has a bill on his desk that would allow some concealed guns in schools. What do you think?
Should Michigan's governor sign a bill on is desk that would allow concealed weapons in former no-gun zones, like schools? Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch readers discussed this topic on Facebook. The question started a debate that had over 30 comments Friday night. The question is timely for two reasons: What do you think of the legislation? Should the governor sign it? Answer our poll and tell us in comments. For the latest Trenton and Grosse Ile news and information, "like" Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our daily newsletter.