WZZM TV-13 Meteorologist to Visit Muskegon Maritime Academy

WZZM TV-13 Meteorologist to Visit Muskegon Maritime Academy

Grand Rapids – Student-Cadets at the new Muskegon Maritime Academy will have an opportunity to learn about Meteorology, which is a branch of the atmospheric sciences with a major focus on weather forecasting. On Thursday, September 29, WZZM Meteorologist Micheal Behrens will be visiting the school to discuss the “science of weather”. The visit aligns […]

Muskegon Maritime Academy Draws Praise from Parents and Students

Muskegon Maritime Academy Draws Praise from Parents and Students

By Federico Martinez Tribune Staff Writer Muskegon Maritime Academy’s opening this past week received overwhelmingly positive reviews from students and their parents, who praised the school’s emphasis on learning and discipline. The Academy, which serves K-5 students, is Muskegon’s first public school with both a naval and maritime focus. “I just want to say my […]

Separate Classes for Boys and Girls, Key Component for Muskegon Maritime Academy

Separate Classes for Boys and Girls, Key Component for Muskegon Maritime Academy

By Federico Martinez Tribute Staff Writer Boys and girls attending Muskegon Maritime Academy this fall will attend separate classes in many cases, a set-up that numerous national studies have shown increases the academic success for students of both genders. The approach, which studies show cuts down on classroom distractions and helps to avoid boy/girl learning […]

Local Pastor Brings Life of Service to New School Board

Local Pastor Brings Life of Service to New School Board

By Federico Martinez Tribune Staff Writer Muskegon -Longtime Muskegon area Pastor Tyrone Rule Sr., who has spent his career ministering to youth and is a U.S. Navy veteran, says he sees great things being accomplished when Muskegon Maritime Academy opens its doors this September. Pastor Rule, who will serve as board treasurer, said he believes […]

Muskegon Maritime Academy to Partner with Grand Rapids-based Etiquette Company

Muskegon Maritime Academy to Partner with Grand Rapids-based Etiquette Company

By Federico Martinez Tribune Staff Writer Grand Rapids – Students at Muskegon Maritime Academy won’t just be learning about good posture and how to hold a fork properly during etiquette classes this fall. They’ll be learning lifetime lessons like what’s considered appropriate behavior and how one communicates can show respect for others, said school founder […]

Muskegon Physician to serve as senior advisor to Maritime Academy

Muskegon Physician to serve as senior advisor to Maritime Academy

Muskegon native Dr. Byron Varnado, who has more than 20 years of experience meeting the needs of children and families as a family doctor, has been appointed as a “senior advisor” to Muskegon Maritime Academy’s National Advisory Team, school officials announced recently. Varnado’s expertise and insight will make an outstanding addition to Maritime Academy’s leadership […]

School Founder Secures $700K in Private Funding, aims for $1 million

School Founder Secures $700K in Private Funding, aims for $1 million

Chicago – Franklin A. Fudail, the founder of the Muskegon Maritime Academy(MMA) announced today that he has secured over $700,000 in private funding for repairs at the 571 E. Apple Avenue facility. Fudail worked with a mission-focused funding source based in Chicago to secure funding to complete the renovations at the former Angell School Building. […]

Muskegon Maritime Academy aims to develop character and academics

Muskegon Maritime Academy aims to develop character and academics

Muskegon – When Muskegon Maritime Academy, the first naval academy school in Muskegon, opens this fall, its curriculum won’t just emphasize reading, math and science. Another cornerstone will include teaching students the value of discipline, honor, respect and service to others. Those principles will be based on the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps youth […]

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