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The best for every child, every day.

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POINTS OF PRIDE

GLENSIDE
• Staff has been busy moving the Main Office to its NEW location on the two-story side of the building. Stop in and check us out! We are located in Room 202 at Glenside.
GLENSIDE
• Way to go Head Start parents that attended the first of three building Parent Orientations! We had over 110 attend our first meeting.
GLENSIDE
• Head Start staff went to the Hackley Library over the summer and found Head Start friends reading and checking out books. Keep up the good work parents; remember to read to your child every day.
MHS/MCEC
• School improvement team worked diligently to restructure classrooms and to place a laser focus on 9th grade and literacy. With the goal of graduating all students who start with us in 9th grade!
MHS/MCEC
• Mrs. Kemp was a lead presenter for professional educators this summer, presenting a reading and writing workshop.
MHS/MCEC
• Mrs. Tjapkes and Ms. Perkins attended a three week training this summer to improve instruction in their science classrooms.
MHS/MCEC
• Mr. Hammond presented to a group of lakeshore teachers on the value of blended learning. He is working on the process of technology integration for district staff.
NELSON
• Thank you Mrs. Dye for running a very successful summer school this year.
NELSON
• Congratulations to Mrs. Boone on the delivery of a healthy baby boy!
OAKVIEW
• ‘Hats off’ to our Science Committee for hosting a Family Science Night. Families were able to move from station to station participation in various science investigations.
OAKVIEW
• 3rd - 6th grade students were recognized for their proficiency on the MEAP Assessment at our Academic of Excellence Celebration. Students were also inducted to the National Elementary Honor Society.
MARQUETTE
• New teaching staff: Emily Sicheneder, Nancy Raad, Carol Bretz, Erin Silva, Laura Holwerda, Katelynn Werra, & Pam Johnson. Also Al Potter, Head custodian.
OAKVIEW
• The PTA sponsored our first Mother/Son & Father/Daughter Dance and a School Carnival during the month of May. These events were well attended and enjoyed by all who participated.
MARQUETTE
• Marquette is getting a brand new kitchen!
MOON
• Our families enjoyed a Math and Science night with the IMAX.
LAKESIDE
• We welcome Mrs. Fouchea-1st grade, Mrs. Anderson-Speech Pathologist, and Mr. John Grabner-Custodian to Lakeside.
MARQUETTE
• Welcome Kristina Martinez-Precious, Principal.
MHS/MCEC
• MHS partnered with the court system and worked with 20 students using MCEC teachers and MHS teachers and staff to support our students and to give back to the community.
OAKVIEW
• The Young Men of Destiny and the Young Ladies of Excellence (male & female empowerment groups) along with the National Elementary Honor Society students visited the college campuses of Grand Valley State University and Cornerstone University on May 28, 2014.
MOON
• Our Kindergarten classes hosted PreK and Head Start students for a sneak peek at a day in the life of a kindergartner!
MUSKEGON MIDDLE SCHOOL
• Almost $1000 dollars was raised by students and staff for "Pennies for Patients"!
NELSON
• Congratulations to Mrs. Hammond for being the women's overall winner in the Traverse City and Crystal Lake stand up paddle board races!
LAKESIDE
• The Lakeside PTO has exciting new projects planned. Come join the fun!
GLENSIDE
• Families benefited from the Therapeutic Play Groups and Interventions Program. The Staff did a great job working this summer with families at the YMCA, Libraries, classrooms and at Heritage Landing.
MOON
• Congratulations to 21st Century Spelling Bee winner Dominique Gauthier. Dominique was the 1st place winner in the district-wide competition. Way to go!
GLENSIDE
•The summer program was a BIG hit with Head Start families. Special grant dollars allowed over 30 children to receive one-on-one time with a Head Start teacher in the home. Thank you to our families for allowing us to come into your home this summer. The children sure made some positive gains.
LAKESIDE
• The Table Church sponsored a Back to School Carnival/school supply drive for our students.

SPOTLIGHTS

If you are in need of a free meal during the summer months when school is out of session check out this website, meals are provided to people 18 years of age or younger, free of charge all you have to do is show up! 

Check this website for a location near you: www.michigan.gov/sfsp



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