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Leader in Me

Leader in Me is a whole school transformation process, based off of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Dr. Stephen Covey. The process that teaches 21st century leadership and life skills to students while creating a culture of student empowerment based on the idea that every child can be a leader. We sat down with students, staff and parents at Graham and Atwood to hear stories about the ...

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Science Olympiad: A Family Affair

What do you get when you combine equal parts teamwork, commitment, collaboration, and family? The Tenniswood Elementary Science Olympiad team’s secret recipe for success. It’s a warm June day, and Tenniswood is hosting an assembly to honor their Science Olympiad team. The whole school is packed into the cafeteria, parents and volunteers lining the back of the room. One by one, the team members walk out to raucous applause, their smiles as ...

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Hobby to Career

“The moment I walk in that room I am judged. I always want to come out on top to prove that it is a man’s world but I can do this just as good, if not better.” Amber (Bryce) Scotti is a woman in a male-dominated profession. Her confidence didn’t come overnight. It came from years of hard work and heart-to-heart conversations in a garage. Amber is a 2012 L’Anse Creuse High ...

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Teacher of the Year: Rosa Hough

Tell me a little bit about your background and what led you to become a teacher. Answer: I have always been involved in planning activities throughout high school and college and when I graduated from Albion College in 2000, I was going to take a year off before I went to grad school for student activities. My grandma saw in the paper a teacher certification program being offered for the first ...

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Crafting Words and Thoughts into Magic

Composed by guest writer Kitty Reifert, L’Anse Creuse High School — North teacher and 2018 Michigan Council of Teachers of English Creative Writing Educator of the Year One of my fondest memories is attending my very first creative writing workshop. It was a glorious encounter to live, eat, breathe, and sleep creativity for five days and nights along the shore of Lake Huron. I remember my apprehension and excitement as a ...

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