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The best for every child, every day.

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POINTS OF PRIDE

GLENSIDE
• Another shout out to Heartland (Knollview) for the great Halloween parades and treats they do for Head Start each year. It is always fun to see all the smiling faces. Thank you Heartland for taking care of our friends at Glenside.
GLENSIDE
• The Glenside children enjoyed Fire safety lessons from our local Fire Department. The staff volunteered to wear the fire equipment to show children how a fireperson might look. Of course the big excitement happen when everyone got to look at the big fire truck.
NELSON
• The Nelson Neighborhood Association will now be housed at Nelson in the library every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:00 pm.
GLENSIDE
• The ECSE and GSRP children had fun walking to The Village at Park Terrace to show off their Halloween outfits. They received wonderful treats. Thank you to The Village at Park Terrace.
GLENSIDE
• The Head Start program at Glenside was part of the World Record for reading Bunny Cakes on the same day as others in the world. Every classroom participated.
GLENSIDE
• A platform stage on the playground, donated by the Career Tech Center (CTC) students, is a big hit! A host of preschoolers love using it to show off their talents singing, dancing and just performing outside. What a great partnership with CTC.
LAKESIDE
• Welcome to Morgan Keating and Nicole Andaloro, Michigan State University Interns at Lakeside!
LAKESIDE
• Data shows students who have participated in the Sensory Motor room for 2 years are successful in managing their behavior positively.
LAKESIDE
• Much THANKS to the 33 people who volunteered at Lakeside during the month of October.
MARQUETTE
• Celebrating 90% turn out for parent teacher conferences!
MARQUETTE
• We are now the proud owners of a new Popcorn Machine!
MARQUETTE
• ALL Marquette Classrooms Participated in the BIG CRUNCH!
MARQUETTE
• Our fundraiser raised $8,000 with 70 students participating!
MHS/MCEC
• MHS soccer program made it to the district finals for the second straight year.
MHS/MCEC
• Eighty-three students are attending the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center with numerous students receiving job placements due to their training.
MHS/MCEC
• Muskegon High School's theater program is up and running with nearly 75 students working on the upcoming play.
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
• Highlights from Parent Survey Fall 2014: 90% of participants agreed; Our school provides opportunities for parents to be involved in the school.
MUSKEGON MIDDLE SCHOOL
• On October 24, the Michigan Costal Credit Union sponsored a food truck through the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry. Helping with the truck were 47 students from the Muskegon Middle School.
MUSKEGON MIDDLE SCHOOL
• Valentino Ledesma was the top scorer in the entire State of Michigan the week of October 20 on Teenbiz3000, an online system that requires students to read informational text and complete assessments.
NELSON
• Fall conferences were a success with many parents in attendance.
NELSON
• The kindergarten classes enjoyed a visit to Lewis Farms. Students were able to pick their own apples.
NELSON
• A reading buddies volunteer program is now being implemented 3 days a week. Volunteers from the community come in and read 1 on 1 with the students.
OAKVIEW
• Thank you to Harbor Hospice of Muskegon who has adopted our Pre-Kindergarten class taught by Mrs. Anderegg. The Halloween Pumpkin Pails were an added bonus.
OAKVIEW
• Congratulations to our Oakview PTA & Families for an awesome Fall Fundraiser! A portion of the proceeds will go to adding equipment on our playgrounds.
OAKVIEW
• Oakview Elementary has partnered with Hope Network and Americorps. This partnership provides two full time tutors that will service students in grades K-2. We look forward to a progressive year ahead.

SPOTLIGHTS






Read early. Read often.

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