Love and Teaching: A Transformational Connection

Thank you Mrs. Sara Metzger (Principal, Bennie Elementary) for sharing this article with us.   Love and Teaching: A Transformational Connection   By Josh Parker “There’s no word in the language I revere more than ‘teacher.’ My heart sings when a kid refers to me as his teacher, and it always has. I’ve honored myself…

NWEA CELEBRATION VIDEO: Arno Elementary

NWEA Celebration On Feb. 7, Arno held its first NWEA Rewards Assembly to celebrate student achievement.  Students in grade 3-5 had an opportunity to earn an extra recess reward, and a certificate by either reaching their own personal growth goal, or meeting the grade level cut score or above on the NWEA assessment that was taken in…

THANK YOU SCHOOL COUNSELORS!

  School counselors play a key role in helping students and families make the most out of school and a student’s future. Thank you, school counselors, for all you do and the many hats you wear! Allen Park Public Schools Counseling Team: Patrice Mang, Counselor. APHS Tanya Duffy, Counselor. APHS  Allison Buttaccio, Counselor. APHS Kristin…

APHS GRADUATE 2016 CAMERON JOHNS recently received the American Chemical Society Leadership Institute Award from the American Chemical Society.

APPS ALUMNI RECEIVES LEADERSHIP AWARD! University of Detroit Mercy: Chemistry student receives American Chemical Society Leadership Institute Award.   Detroit Mercy student APHS GRADUATE 2016 CAMERON JOHNS recently received the American Chemical Society Leadership Institute Award from the American Chemical Society. Johns is the second student president of the Chemistry Club to receive this award.…

Over the last 15 years the adequacy of Michigan’s school funding has seriously eroded.

Published January 2019 91 Page Document. Executive Summary Michigan’s current school-funding system was established a quarter century ago with the passage of a major reform commonly known as Proposal A. The new system accomplished what it set out to do—it lowered property taxes and narrowed, but did not eliminate, revenue inequalities across districts. Proposal A also sharply restricted…

Study: Michigan ranks dead last in school funding growth

LANSING, Mich.— No other state tightened its education spending more than Michigan did over a 20-year period, according to a newly released study. Michigan State University said Wednesday that the state ranked dead last in total education revenue growth between 1995 and 2015. After adjusting for inflation, school revenue was 82 percent of what it…

#proudMIeducator: Robyne Muray of Lansing Eastern

MDE Continues #proudMIeducator Video Campaign Featuring Lansing Teacher January 11, 2019   LANSING – The #proudMIeducator campaign’s latest video installment, released today by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), features a Regional Teacher of the Year (RTOY) from the Lansing School District. The video highlights Robyne Muray, an 8th grade English and 10th grade American Literature and…

The Christmas Coat…

  The Christmas Coat Is there a Santa? Find out in this holiday passalong, which will warm your heart and soul. I remember my first Christmas adventure with Grandma. I was just a kid. I remember tearing across town on my bike to visit her on the day my big sister dropped the bomb: “There…

I See You……

Sara Metzger (Bennie Principal) shared this article with her staff and forwarded a copy to me.  I would like to pass the article along to each of you.  Enjoy! Exhausted educator, I see you. In your classroom teaching, working hard to meet the needs of all your students. Engaging, motivating, educating, empowering all the while…

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