The Pillar – April 2018

  Pennies for Patients We’re so proud of our Washington-Parks Academy third graders. They practiced their teamwork skills and raised close to $500 for leukemia patients, earning the top two spots in a school-wide Pennies for Patients Campaign in February. Way to go, WPA third grade! More Photos Alumni Spotlight: Cristy Miles What kind of difference […]

Durant Honored at Churchill Fellows Weekend

Students accompany Detroit honorees to Churchill Fellows Weekend for once-in-a-lifetime educational experience  Cornerstone’s co-founder and former CEO William Clark Durant III, was inducted into the Association of Churchill Fellows during the March 24, 2018 Churchill Fellows Weekend at the National Churchill Museum on the campus of Westminster College, along with four other prominent leaders, including […]

The Pillar – March 2018

Team Up to Tutor a Cornerstone Student! You can be a part of a child’s success story. Cornerstone Schools is recruiting a team of volunteers to tutor students in grades K-8 at our Washington-Parks Academy. To volunteer or learn more, contact Jennifer Oswald, Dean of Academics, Washington-Parks Academy, at 313-592-6061. […]

Cornerstone Health + Technology High School partners with Purpose Prep for student leadership development!

As part of an ongoing commitment to the communities they serve, Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC), a leading dental support organization, has teamed up with Purpose Prep, an online education resource transforming the student learning experience through innovative and engaging solutions for K-12 districts and schools. Together, GEDC and Purpose Prep will empower teen Detroit students at Cornerstone Health and […]


Cornerstone is seeking volunteers from the community for a school-wide initiative, the Partner Morning Program.   The Partner Morning Program is exclusive to Cornerstone schools. Hundreds of volunteers called Partner Morning Friends come together to interact with students four times per year for just two hours per visit. Partner Morning Friends donate their time and […]

We’re Hiring!

At Cornerstone Education Group, we have been blessed with growing enrollment each year, and the 2017-18 school year is no exception. Between growth in our existing schools, and establishing the new Cornerstone Jefferson-Douglass Academy, there are open teaching positions across the network. CEG will be hosting a career fair on Tuesday, June 27th, starting at […]

Holli Franklin: Inspiring Every Day

Holli Franklin, a parent at Washington-Parks Academy, lost her sixteen year old son a year and a half ago in a tragic car accident. Through this tragedy, Holli has created the Michael D. Yost Jr. Scholarship that raises money to send area students to college. Something Holli will never be able to do for her […]

A Win for Cornerstone Pistons Scholars

A win for the Detroit Pistons was also a win for more than 450 Cornerstone Pistons Scholars at the Palace on Saturday night! Those students who earned the highest marks academically, in citizenship, attendance and extracurricular activities were rewarded with two tickets to the game. Select students were on the Palace court with the Pistons […]

A Checklist for Choosing A School

Before visiting a school, we recommend you make a list of the schools you wish to see. Be sure to visit all the schools on your list, if you can. A visit is the best way to determine whether a school is right for your child. Even a short visit will help you assess a […]