Category: News

Civic Literacy Media Influence Paid Fellowship

FLEX High is launching a Civic Literacy & Media Influence Fellowship with the first cohort starting Monday, July 19. Four to six current students and/or alumni will be selected by a panel to participate in the paid Fellowship program. In this paid position, students/alums will be mentored by Charles Ellison, an award-winning analyst for WURD […]

Written by on June 24, 2021

Self Care Tips for Emotional Wellness Month

Our trauma informed staff understand that it is important to maintain healthy nutrition, regular exercise, restful sleep, practicing mindfulness, building social supports, and getting mental health care to help decrease stress hormones and improve health. Here are some #SelfCare goals you can set to support your overall health: ❏ Building my stress busting routine ❏ Limiting screen/news […]

Written by on October 16, 2020

Did You Know Students Can Enroll in FLEX High Any Time?

FLEX doesn’t operate on semesters, rather we enroll students throughout the year, so there is no waiting for the new semester or school year to start. This is the time of year when students realize they are falling behind their classmates, not engaged – especially during distance learning or on a path to dropping out. […]

Written by on October 5, 2020

Our Graduations Have Not Slowed Down

Congrats to the First Graduate from FLEX High in Flint — While remote learning has been challenging for most of our students, some are flourishing – like Sher-Ron. He started at FLEX almost two years ago after struggling in his previous high school. In 9th grade, he started falling behind in schoolwork and couldn’t catch up. […]

Written by on September 16, 2020

Partnership with HBCUs Helps At-risk Students Realize Their Dreams of Higher Education

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are known for helping students of color and opportunity youth access an affordable and quality higher education. Realizing that high SAT scores and GPAs aren’t necessarily indicators of student success in college, HBCUs instead focus on developing learners through personalized learning and support. FLEX High serves at-risk students and […]

Written by on September 15, 2020

Life Kept Throwing Obstacles at Dreama, But She Kept Bouncing Back

When she was an infant, Dreama S. had to endure chemotherapy for a rare blood disorder and suffered complications for many years. As a toddler, she grieved the loss of her sister and a few years later her family was homeless for a time. Today she is healthy, her home life is stable, and reflects, […]

Written by on September 15, 2020