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WELCOME BACK!

School starts Tuesday, September 2 with a half-day for all students. On Wednesday, September 3, ALL students will attend a full-day.


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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
• Please join us in welcoming new teachers and staff members to the building: Kelly Chappel,Head Clerk; Kim Billings, Project Staar Coordinator; Alison Kopseng, Art; Haley Stoner, Music; Maria Pashak, Library Para-pro.
OAKVIEW
• Congratulations to Ms. Tracey Knight, Dean of Students who graduated from Western Michigan University with her Masters' Degree in Educational Leadership this summer.
MARQUETTE
• New teaching staff: Emily Sicheneder, Nancy Raad, Carol Bretz, Erin Silva, Laura Holwerda, Katelynn Werra, & Pam Johnson. Also Al Potter, Head custodian.
MARQUETTE
• Marquette is getting a brand new kitchen!
MOON
• A word of thanks to Ryke’s Bakery, Gordon Food Service, Meijer, and Plumbs for all the donations and support to Moon School during the 2013/14 school year. We look forward to continuing our partnership for the upcoming school year.
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
• A heartfelt thanks is extended to Little Caesars's Pizza Store #340-004 for supporting our Student of the Month Luncheon Program during the 2013-2014 school year.
MOON
• Welcome to three new teachers this school year: Alison Kopseng (Art), Cori Terkuerst (Music), and Brieanne Dombrowski (2nd grade). We are so happy to have you all as a part of the Moon family!
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
• Kudos to the Moon Staff for working really hard over the summer months to ensure academic success for ALL students. Teachers are being trained in new initiatives to ensure “The Best for Every Child, Every day.” Way to go team!
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.

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