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3rd Annual Gabe’s Gift Memorial 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run

Hello Everybody!
Here is the link for the GetMeRegistered site for our 3rd Annual Gabe‘s Gift Memorial 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run, which will be held on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at Jane Addams Elementary School.  Sign up to run or walk if you’d like.  If that’s not your thing, contact me if you’d like to help out as a volunteer.  Our community has always provided a tremendous help for our event in so many different ways.  We’d love to share in this experience with you all again!
 
Link for registration:  https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=127362
 
Link to our Facebook page with more information: https://www.facebook.com/GabesGift5K/
 
Thanks all!!!  I hope that your year has started off well…
 
Talk to you soon!
Matt
Published in: Good News | on August 28th, 2017 | Comments Off on 3rd Annual Gabe’s Gift Memorial 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run

MEA Scholarship

Congratulations to this year’s MEA Scholarship winners – Janie Adams (left) and Anna Finch (right)!

Way to go ladies!!! 🙂

 

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations

kanderso@molineschools.org

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, MEA Scholarship | on May 15th, 2017 | Comments Off on MEA Scholarship

2017 MEA Scholarship

Attention all MEA Members:  If you have a senior graduating high school this year, and are interested in having him/her apply for one of two MEA scholarships, please click here to download the scholarship application … 2017-MEA-Scholarship-Application (revised).  The scholarship committee must receive completed applications and all supporting documents by Monday, April 24th, 2017.  Submit all forms to the scholarship committee:

c/o Sue Krismanits,

Franklin Elementary School,

5312 – 11th Avenue C, Moline, IL 61265.

skrisman@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, MEA Scholarship | on February 17th, 2017 | Comments Off on 2017 MEA Scholarship

2016 MEA Scholarship Winners Announced

The MEA would like to congratulate this year’s MEA scholarship winners: Emmy Ehlers and Jordan Polito … congratulations, ladies! Good luck in your future pursuits! 🙂

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Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations

kanderso@molineschools.org

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org 

Published in: Good News, MEA Scholarship | on May 20th, 2016 | Comments Off on 2016 MEA Scholarship Winners Announced

MHS English Teacher Nominated for Award

Congratulations to MHS English teacher, Phil Rhea, on being nominated for the Davenport Chick-Fil-A Teacher of the Year Award!

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Way to go, Phil!

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations

kanderso@molineschools.org

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org 

Published in: Good News | on May 4th, 2016 | Comments Off on MHS English Teacher Nominated for Award

MHS Chemistry Teacher Wins State Level Award

Congratulations to MHS chemistry teacher, Jennifer Cook-Gregory, on being selected by the Chemical Industry Council of Illinois (CICI) and the Illinois Chemical Education Foundation (ICEF) as this year’s winner of the Davidson Award. This award is given annually to ONE outstanding chemistry teacher in the State of Illinois!

Jennifer will be honored at the 59th Annual Scholarship Luncheon in Des Plaines.

Way to go, Jennifer!

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations

kanderso@molineschools.org

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org 

Published in: Good News | on May 2nd, 2016 | Comments Off on MHS Chemistry Teacher Wins State Level Award

Bicentennial Teacher Wins WQAD My Favorite Teacher Award

Congratulations to Bicentennial teacher, Kirsten Fowler, on her WQAD My favorite Teacher Award!

Click here to learn more … http://wqad.com/2016/03/17/my-favorite-teacher-kirsten-fowler/.

Way to go, Kirsten!

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations

kanderso@molineschools.org

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org 

 

 

Published in: Good News, WQAD My Favorite Teacher Award | on April 6th, 2016 | Comments Off on Bicentennial Teacher Wins WQAD My Favorite Teacher Award

Dispatch-Argus Master Teacher Awards 2016

Congratulations to the following Dispatch-Argus Master Teacher Award winners from Moline:

Lindsay Meeker, Jane Addams Elementary School, Moline

Colleen Kurtz, Roosevelt Elementary School, Moline

Allison Glessner, John Deere Middle School, Moline

Tiffany Denys, Wilson Middle School, Moline

Want to see past recipients? Click here … 1991-2015 Master Teachers Archive.

Way to go, all!

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations

kanderso@molineschools.org

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org 

Published in: Dispatch-Argus Master Teacher Award, Good News | on March 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on Dispatch-Argus Master Teacher Awards 2016

Spring 2015 John Deere – Moline/ Moline Schools Special Recognition Awards

TO:  All Moline-Coal Valley School District Staff
FROM:  John Deere/Moline Schools Special Recognition Awards
The following students will be awarded a special recognition award this spring:
 
1.  Alyssa Brems – Senior – MHS
2.  Joel Dang – Senior – MHS
3.  Michelle DeArmond – Senior – MHS
4.  Christian Frieden – Senior – MHS
5.  Fatima Morales – 7th Grade – Wilson Middle School
6.  Jasper Ogburn – 4th Grade – Garfield
7.  Mihika Rajvanshi – 8th Grade – Wilson
8.  Jeremiah (JJ) Schrick – Senior – MHS
9.  Blake Smith – Kindergarten – Garfield
10.  Jared Sountris – Senior – MHS
 
The following staff members will be awarded a special recognition award this spring:
 
1.  Jennifer Ekstam- Adm. Asst. – Bicentennial
2.  Chris Moore (MHS) & Kris Young (JDMS) – Teachers 
3.  Jesus Cruz – Custodian – MHS
4.  Rick Thomas – Teacher/Coach – MHS
5.  Mona Welvaert – Teacher – Wilson Middle School
6.  Stacy VanDam – Paraprofessional – Ericsson, Jane Addams, Roosevelt
7.  Joe Ehlers – Teacher – MHS
8.  Lydia Chappell – Paraprofessional – Garfield
9.  Brenda Bussard, Allison Olson, Heidi Neels, Carmae Kern – Team Teachers – Washington
10.  Sharon Cross – Adm. Asst. – Allendale
Published in: Good News, John Deere - Moline / Moline Schools Special Recognition Awards | on April 6th, 2015 | Comments Off on Spring 2015 John Deere – Moline/ Moline Schools Special Recognition Awards

Dispatch-Argus Master Teacher Awards 2015

Congratulations to the following Dispatch-Argus Master Teacher Award winners from Moline:

–Nan Ryan, kindergarten-fifth grades special education resource, Jane Addams Elementary, Moline

–Mary Tallitsch, kindergarten-fifth grade general music and fifth grade band and orchestra, Washington, Roosevelt and Willard Elementary, all of Moline

–Sue Iverson, eighth grade special education, John Deere Middle, Moline

–Susie Smice, seventh grade English/language arts, Wilson Middle, Moline

–Tammy Nelson, ninth-12th grade life skills, Moline High

–Allison Ryser, ninth-12th grades counselor, Moline High

Want to learn more about the awards banquet to be held on Friday, April 29th at the iWireless Center? Click here … http://www.qconline.com/news/local/dispatch-argus-cooks-up-something-special-for-master-teachers/article_98960482-bac5-5fd1-a41c-36271daa037c.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=user-share.

Want to see past recipients? Click here … Master-Teachers-Archive-1991-2014.

Way to go, all!

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations

kanderso@molineschools.org

 

Susan Blackall, MEA President

309-764-0811 MEA Office

309-236-5907 Cell

sblackal@molineschools.org

sblacka@aol.com

Published in: Dispatch-Argus Master Teacher Award, Good News | on April 6th, 2015 | Comments Off on Dispatch-Argus Master Teacher Awards 2015