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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

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 …

The scholarship committee must receive completed applications and all supporting documents by Friday, April 19th, 2019.  Submit all forms to the scholarship committee:

Moline High School,

MEA Scholarship Committee,

c/o Sasha Sausedo,

3600 Avenue of the Cities,

Moline, IL 61265

ssausedo@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, MEA Scholarship | on February 14th, 2019 | Comments Off on 2019 MEA Scholarship

Moline-Coal Valley School District Superintendent Search

Hello Everyone-

We just wanted to remind you to complete the Superintendent Search Survey by Friday.  Go to the District website:  https://www.molineschools.org/apps/news/article/890546.  The Superintendent Search Survey link is at the bottom of the page.
Also, on Monday, September 24th, there are two forums (staff and community) to gather information about the qualities we desire in a future superintendent.  The times are:

*Moline-Coal Valley Staff Members

            Wilson Middle School Auditorium, September 24th, 3:45 p.m.

*Moline-Coal Valley Community Members

            Wilson Middle School Auditorium, September 24th, 5:00 p.m.    

We hope to see some of you at the forum and don’t forget to complete the survey! 🙂

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations

kanderso@molineschools.org

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, Superintendent Search | on September 24th, 2018 | Comments Off on Moline-Coal Valley School District Superintendent Search

Dispatch-Argus Master Teacher Awards 2017 and 2018

No winners were named Master Teachers in 2018 (If the program resumes, we will let you know!).

Congratulations to the following 2017 Dispatch-Argus Master Teacher Award winner from Moline:

Kim Resler, Wilson Middle School

Want to see past recipients? Click here … 1991-2017 Master Teachers Archive.

Way to go, Kim!

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 August 16th, 2018 | Comments Off on Dispatch-Argus Master Teacher Awards 2017 and 2018

2018 MEA Scholarship Winners Announced!

 

Congratulations to this year’s MEA Scholarship winners – Ryan O’Hern (left) and Zamone Perez (right)!

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 August 3rd, 2018 | Comments Off on 2018 MEA Scholarship Winners Announced!

2017 MEA Scholarship Winners Announced!

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 2017 MEA Scholarship Winners Announced!