East Lansing schools http://wkar.org en East Lansing H.S. set to raise $1 million for theater endowment http://wkar.org/post/east-lansing-hs-set-raise-1-million-theater-endowment <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">East Lansing high school presents </span><a href="http://elps.k12.mi.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectionid=371" style="line-height: 1.5;">"And The World Goes Round"</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> tomorrow night, with a fundraising event after at the East Lansing Marriott. The </span><a href="http://elps.k12.mi.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=13033&amp;" style="line-height: 1.5;">"Gala of Gratitude"</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is part of the </span><a href="http://www.eastlansingedfoundation.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">East Lansing Foundation's</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> effort to raise $1 million for students &nbsp;to support their theater tradition in East Lansing schools.</span></p><p>Many East Lansing high theater, music and arts grads will be attending the event on Saturday.</p><p>One of those people is <a href="http://theatre.msu.edu/index.php/people/graduate-students/dana-brazil/">Dana Brazil</a>. &nbsp;Brazil is the Associate Director of the<a href="http://whartoncenter.com/education/institute.aspx"> MSU Federal Credit Union's Institute for Arts and Creativity</a> at the Wharton Center. &nbsp;She's a professional actress, teacher and M.F.A. acting student at Michigan State University.</p><p><br>WKAR's Peter Whorf spoke with Dana Brazil about her days at East Lansing High School.</p><p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 21:58:59 +0000 Current State 33118 at http://wkar.org East Lansing H.S. set to raise $1 million for theater endowment East Lansing schools seek upgrade in technology http://wkar.org/post/east-lansing-schools-seek-upgrade-technology <p></p><p>Tomorrow, East Lansing voters will decide on a school bond issue to upgrade outdated equipment. &nbsp;Officials say hundreds of phones, computers, cameras and clocks in the city’s schools are becoming obsolete. &nbsp;The district is asking residents to approve a millage that would not exceed 1.26 mils over the next five years. The measure would raise more than $5 million for the upgrade. &nbsp;</p><p>WKAR’s Kevin Lavery visited East Lansing High School to talk with the district’s director of technology, Christian Palasty, who says there’s a sizable amount of equipment to replace.</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 18:03:43 +0000 Kevin Lavery 31709 at http://wkar.org East Lansing schools seek upgrade in technology