Archive for the 'Good News' Category

2020 MEA Scholarship Winners Announced!

Congratulations to Brianna Castro and Caitlin DeBlaey, our 2020 winners of the MEA Scholarship!

Brianna plans to attend Augustana College to participate in choir and to study music education while continuing to work for the Y camp.

Caitlin plans to attend University of Iowa to participate in the Air Force ROTC program and to study human physiology on the pre-physical therapy track.

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 July 18th, 2020 | Comments Off on 2020 MEA Scholarship Winners Announced!

May Why Moline Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the May recipients of the Why Moline Award:

Linda Elliff, Custodian, Jane Addams
Luann Lindauer, Teacher, Franklin Elementary
Michele McKee, Teacher, Wilson Middle School
Debbie Oetgen, Custodian, Butterworth Elementary

Way to go, ladies! 🙂

Special thanks to our community partner, Jersey Mike’s Subs for donating lunch certificates for the winners!

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations

kanderso@molineschools.org

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, Why Moline Awards | on May 27th, 2020 | Comments Off on May Why Moline Recipients Announced

March/April Why Moline Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the March/April recipients of the Why Moline Award:

Ryan Rosenthal, PE Teacher, Hamilton/Bicentennial
Juli Smith, Social Worker, Jefferson/Hamilton
Zahra Suss, Teacher, Moline High School
Teresa Wise, Administrative Assistant, Jefferson

Way to go, ladies and gentlemen! 🙂

Special thanks to our community partner, Jersey Mike’s Subs for donating lunch certificates for the winners!

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations

kanderso@molineschools.org

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, Why Moline Awards | on May 15th, 2020 | Comments Off on March/April Why Moline Recipients Announced

Trent Lamphier Chosen as a National History Club Advisor of the Year

 
Congratulations to MHS’s Trent Lamphier on being selected as one of six nationwide National History Club Advisors of the year for the 2019-2020 School Year!
 
 
Way to go Trent and the MHS History Club!
 
 
Kim Anderson,
MEA Public Relations kanderso@molineschools.org
 
Susan Hafner,
MEA President slhafner@molineschools.org
Published in: Good News | on May 11th, 2020 | Comments Off on Trent Lamphier Chosen as a National History Club Advisor of the Year

Christine Watts Golden Apple Nominee!

Congratulations to Christine Watts, 4th grade teacher at Bicentennial Elementary, for being selected as a finalist for the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching!

Christine was one of 30 finalists from over 700 nominees from 64 different counties across the State! Finalists will be honored on Saturday, February 22nd at a special event in St. Charles, Illinois.

The Golden Apple mission is to prepare, honor, and support great educators who advance educational opportunities for students in Illinois.

Congratulations, Christine!

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations

kanderso@molineschools.org

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Golden Apple Award, Good News | on January 31st, 2020 | Comments Off on Christine Watts Golden Apple Nominee!

January Why Moline Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the January recipients of the Why Moline Award:

Tammy Ruthey, Instructional Coach, Bicentennial
Dinah Lebovitz, Kindergarten Teacher, Washington
Greg Green, Educational Technology Systems Analyst
Tawny Myers, Special Education Teacher, John Deere

Way to go, ladies and gentlemen! 🙂

Special thanks to our community partner, Jersey Mike’s Subs for donating lunch certificates for the winners! 

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations

kanderso@molineschools.org

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, Why Moline Awards | on January 31st, 2020 | Comments Off on January Why Moline Recipients Announced

December Why Moline Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the first recipients of the Why Moline Award:


Hailey Deem, MHS EL Teacher
Sara Walas Teed, Hamilton Counselor
Diana Winthurst, Jefferson Early Childhood Center Custodian
Elizabeth Williams, Logan Special Ed Para

Over 100 nominations from all schools were received for this first set of Why Moline Awards – The winners were nominated by their peers multiple times! Way to go, ladies! 🙂

Hailey Deem

Sara Walas Teed
Diana Winthurst
Elizabeth Williams

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations

kanderso@molineschools.org

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, Why Moline Awards | on December 21st, 2019 | Comments Off on December Why Moline Recipients Announced

MHS Teacher Sam Noble Wins Pay It Forward Award

Congratulations to MHS Spanish teacher and head cheerleading coach, Sam Noble, for being honored with the Pay It Forward Award sponsored by Ascentra Credit Union!

Click here to see the full story …

Way to go, Sam!

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations

kanderso@molineschools.org

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News | on November 15th, 2019 | Comments Off on MHS Teacher Sam Noble Wins Pay It Forward Award

2019 TRS Meeting

Hello everyone!

Thinking about retirement some day? TRS and the ROE will be sponsoring a benefit information meeting in the MHS Cafeteria on Thursday, September 12th, 2019 at 4:30 pm …

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations

kanderso@molineschools.org

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, Retirees, TRS | on August 21st, 2019 | Comments Off on 2019 TRS Meeting

2019 MEA Scholarship Winners Announced!

Congratulations to this year’s MEA Scholarship winners – Treyton Lamphier (top) and Aiden Michna (bottom)! Way to go, gentlemen! 🙂

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations

kanderso@molineschools.org

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, MEA Scholarship | on May 13th, 2019 | Comments Off on 2019 MEA Scholarship Winners Announced!