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The best for every child, every day.

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POINTS OF PRIDE

GLENSIDE
• All Head Start Teachers have become certified in CRP and First Aid.
GLENSIDE
• Our monthly visit to Knollview Nursing Home was fun for the residents and students.
MHS/MCEC
• Our fall conferences showed an improvement in overall parent attendance and we look forward to more parent involvement.
NELSON
• Families enjoyed a night of playing math games along with making math activities to take home.
GLENSIDE
• The Early Childhood Special Education program hosted a Thanksgiving Program to their families with over 40 members in attendance.
GLENSIDE
• Parent Teacher conferences for Head Start had 99% attendance, way to go parents!
GLENSIDE
• The Big Red Rumble is now part of the Positive Interventions and Support program. We have a lot of BIG REDS at Glenside. The good tickets have been given out to a lot of dependable friends.
LAKESIDE
• Mrs. VandeBosch, Mrs. Skoglund, Mrs. Krispin, & Mrs. Blohm all received Community Foundation Grants for their classroom projects.
LAKESIDE
• Students are receiving daily intercom "Shout Outs!" for their Greatness!
LAKESIDE
• Lakeside students supported a letter writing effort for our troops sponsored by The Muskegon Red Cross.
MARQUETTE
• We have been conducting a Parenting Seminar entitled: “All About my Child and Me”. It is a 5 seminar series: Parenting Styles, Brain Development in Children, The method of Choice.
MARQUETTE
• Students are working hard at creating Brace Thinking Maps this month.
MARQUETTE
• We have a new Behavior Specialist working in our building full time along with a full time nurse as a result of a school wellness grant!
MARQUETTE
• Secret Santa Shop begins next week! 2nd grade will present their holiday music program on December 11th!
MHS/MCEC
• MHS opens up the library from 3 to 5 Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays for student support in academics, with two teachers each session.
MHS/MCEC
• 85% of our students are working hard to improve reading scores using Achieve 3000.
MHS/MCEC
• Big Reds football team makes it to Ford Field for the third consecutive year!
MOON
• Students in grades 4-6 have been chosen to take part in a Peer Mediation Program. Students work together to resolve issues of conflict on the playground as well as in the classroom. Peer Mediators are also responsible for helping to monitor lower elementary students before/after school.
MOON
• Nine staff members were recently awarded monies through the Education Fund Grant. All monies will go towards new and exciting projects for the classroom. Way to go Moonies!!!!
MOON
• Thanks to AmeriCorps Reading Tutors for working with our K-3 grade students. Also, a special thanks to Forest Park Covenant Church volunteer readers for working with our first grade students.
MUSKEGON MIDDLE SCHOOL
• Emily Hoffman-Sperry took first place in the MAISD Art Educator art contest and show!
MUSKEGON MIDDLE SCHOOL
• MMS students collected 300 cans of food during November to share with local food pantries!
MUSKEGON MIDDLE SCHOOL
• Thirty-five Sand Dune journalists attended the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association Middle School Journalism conference at MSU. They learned about writing story leads, caption writing, taking better photos, and creating graphics for a newspaper from MSU Journalism professors and Detroit Free Press journalists.
NELSON
• Old Navy sponsored a coat drive for Nelson students. Over 20 coats were donated in one weekend. Thanks Old Navy!
NELSON
• Nelson is hosting the Boys and Girls Club of Muskegon. The sponsor meeting was held in November.
OAKVIEW
• At our November Big Reds Showcase, 446 (82%) of our students were recognized for achieving 90% or higher attendance for the month of October. Congratulations students!!!
OAKVIEW
• Kindergarten, First and Second grade students will be presenting a Holiday Musical Performance on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 2:45 pm.
OAKVIEW
• The members of the Young Ladies of Excellence made Thanksgiving Cards for our U.S. Soldiers in the Army.

SPOTLIGHTS






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