John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy Blog

United States Air Force Jazz Combo

The John R. King Middle School students had the pleasure of listening to the United States Air Force Band Jazz Combo.  The members of the band were Staff Sergeant Charles Cothran on Piano, Staff...

Book Fair

The Book Fair was another huge success!  Students were able to purchase books and other educational products, and had access to a wide range of titles for every level and interest.  The students are always excited...

Fire Safety

All John R. King students learned valuable safety tips at the Fire Safety Assembly held in the Black Box Theater.  Students learned about smoke alarms, fire escape plans, getting down and out, and the...

Dr. Seuss Celebration

On Thursday, March 16, our Preschoolers, along with Parents and PK staff, at John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy celebrated March is Reading Month with a Dr. Seuss Celebration in the Media...

Summer Engineering Experiences for Kids

Are you looking for a summer camp with learning and lots of fun?   Detroit SEEK Camp 2017 is FREE!  Click on the Summer Engineering Experiences for Kids link to see details. Contact Mr. Beattie for...

D.E.A.R.

Whether we’re reading a paperback book or reading on-line, we encourage all of our students to participate in a D.E.A.R. activity every day. In an effort to improve reading fluency and comprehension, and just...

J.R. King Scholars

Well Done Scholars!  These Honor Roll Students excelled in their academics and received a 4.0 GPA this semester.  We encourage all students to continue to challenge yourself, set goals, and soar! Students from left...

Science Fair

The 2017 Science Fair was a success!  The Black Box Theater was filled with aisles of outstanding science fair projects created by amazing students. Thanks to Ms. Samuel, students, parents, and staff for making this a great event.

Academic Games

  Congratulations to JR King Academic Games Team for competing and winning trophies, 3 months in a row, for high score and team average. Students in grades 3-8 competed with other schools in math games. ...