Think and grow rich? John Glenn’s Scholar Program

WESTLAND, Mich. — Brandon Allen is determined to make sure senioritis doesn’t hit during his last year at John Glenn High School in Westland. So he has signed a contract that will pay him $200 per semester if he substantially improves his grades. “I heard that senioritis is a real thing. I figured that if I signed […]

Champions program marks academic success at John Glenn

A report card for the new Champions Program at John Glenn High School in Westland would contain only the highest marks possible. Last month, the program marked the second celebration of students who successfully increased their grade point averages by at least .5 with a banquet attended by more than 600 at the Hellenic Banquet […]

Simple as ABC

It’s as simple as ABC. A: Sign a contract. B: Perform as you have promised and C: Get paid for your efforts. Many consider that exchange of money for services one of the most basic of economic concepts and several community leaders and school officials in Westland have agreed to use that simple approach in […]

A Major Success

As an update to the Champions of John Glenn program, we are proud to announce that 420 students have registered this semester!  Although the cap was 400, we couldn’t say no to any student who expressed an interest.  With this much enthusiasm, we decided to raise the cap from 400 to 600 students next semester! […]