Jefferson Middle School posted a blog about the efforts of the 6th grade Accelerated Social Studies students who raised $1,306.59 for the Save the Children Foundation.
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Sunday, April 28, 2013
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Members of the armed services were honored Friday at Jefferson Middle School.
History came to life Friday at Jefferson Middle School as members of the armed services were honored at a Veterans Breakfast. The annual event brings together members of the military who served their country, and students, for a morning of special events that culminated in a stirring parade through the halls of the school.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Lakeview Public Schools received a "clean" opinion which is the best opinion the district could receive.
The Lakeview Board of Education recently accepted the 2011-2012 audit report from Stewart, Beuvais & Whipple, Certified Public Accountants, which gave the district a "clean" opinion. “There are no surprises resulting from the Audit,” Superintendent Karl Paulson said in a release, who added the "state of Lakeview” is strong. Lakeview ended the previous fiscal year with an increase to the General Fund Balance of $197,595. The district has a total General Fund Balance of $3,745,541, or just over 10 percent of operating expenses. The district stated the "most unique" expense during the previous budget year was in the increase in college and university tuition payments through the expanded student enrollment in college classes. Students can …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The Optimist Club of St. Clair Shores and students at Kennedy Middle School planted, and tended to, a garden this summer. Members of the community can now enjoy the fruits of the harvest for free.
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Students, staff and other volunteers have spent the past few months creating a community garden at Jefferson Middle School, and the fruits of their labor are now being shared.
Noah Turkiewicz chose to return to Jefferson Middle School this summer to work. In fact he was so dedicated, he climbed a fence to get in. Turkiewicz is one of dozens of science students at the school who participated in the construction, planting and maintaining of a community "Giving Garden" at Jefferson Middle School. While planting and tending to the garden in the enclosed courtyard at the school was easy during the school under the guidance of teachers Sarah Bowman and Lisa Beckman, weeding during summer vacation was a bit more challenging. One day the fence was locked, and he climbed the wooden privacy fence to get access. On Thursday, he visited the first day of Community Giving Garden to see the first harvest of vegetables he …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
During the XXX Olympiad, Patch will offer suggestions on how to celebrate the Olympics in London in the city, and locations St. Clair Shores residents can try their best to match the performances of Olympians.
Have Olympic fever and can't make it to London for the games? There are a number of locations throughout the St. Clair Shores where residents and visitors can enjoy a taste of the games, workout like Olympians or find gear to prepare for the 2016 games. This year, Olympic tennis players are taking to the historic courts at Wimbledon. While St. Clair Shores doesn't have public grass courts, there is a new tennis facility in the city which feature eight tournament-grade courts. The new facility at Jefferson Middle School opened in the fall of 2011, and replaced the older, cracked courts. Check back during the remainder of the Olympiad to see where the Olympic flag is flown next in St. Clair Shores.
Friday, May 4, 2012
Jefferson Middle School is hosting a book fair to raise funds for the school's Relay for Life team.
One dollar can make a big difference in today in St. Clair Shores. For $1, book lovers can select a book from a wide selection of donated books at the Book Fair at Jefferson Middle School. That $1 for a book not only allows individuals to learn something new, or travel to a far-off land, but the sale of each book goes to the Jefferson Relay for Life Team Patriots. The team is comprised of nearly 100 students. These students donate their time to hold a variety of fundraisers and participate in the Relay for Life in June. "They are sacrificing for others," said teacher Sarah Bowman. "They work really hard and are an awesome group of kids." The book fair, which is staffed by volunteers including parents, grandparents and members of the …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Eight student-produced videos were shown Tuesday during the Shores Network for Action and Prevention town hall meeting at Lakeview High School.
Eight student-produced videos which tackled the topic of "Prescription Drug Abuse in our Community” were shown Tuesday night before the Town Hall Meeting on Teen Prescription Drug Abuse at Lakeview High School. Each video took a different angle to tackle the serious topic in each 30-second video. A panel of judges, including St. Clair Shores Mayor Kip Walby, Police Chief Police Chief Michael Walleman, Robin Barr, Sasha Walker and Patch editor Edward Cardenas, voted on the videos. Those scores were combined with voting on the SNAP Facebook page to determine the winners. The best middle school videos were: The best high school videos were: In addition to showing the videos, attendees heard from Cody Smare, who was was a soccer player who …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Members of the Lakeview Public Schools community gathered to celebrate the improvements made to the main office, classrooms and cafeteria at Jefferson Middle School.
Officials from the Lakeview Public Schools community gathered this week to celebrate the completion of renovations and improvements to Jefferson Middle School. The project, which was delayed due to the wet spring, enhanced building security and created a new office complex which brought together attendance, social work and administrative personnel who were spread throughout the school. Principal David Lavender was appreciative of the Board of Education, and the community, for supporting the project which created a more "functional" and safe facility. "To have a singular entrance, to monitor who is coming in and out of building, creates an enhanced security," Lavender added. The new office complex, and secure entrance, were part of $3 …
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Daniel Dombrowski was elected president of the Lakeview Board of Education at a recent meeting, and Jefferson Middle School will collect jeans for homeless to teens.
Lakeview Board of Education selects officers Lakeview Public Schools Board of Education welcomed a new member Tuesday and elected officers during their organizational meeting. The oath of office was administered to re-elected board members Philip Thomas, Jr. and Michael McCain, along with newly elected member Michael Bayer. The board elected Daniel Dombrowski president, Philip Thomas, Jr., vice president Donald Wheaton, Jr., secretary and Timothy Houlihan, treasurer. Students collect jeans for homeless teens Students at Jefferson Middle School will be begin collecting jeans Tuesday for homeless teens. The drive, which runs through Feb. 10, will collect new and gently used jeans of any size, color and style. Jefferson’s goal is to collect …