The South Lake Lancer reports middle school students visited the high school to race cardboard boats.
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Tuesday, February 26, 2013
South Lake student Cassandra Kury recently held a a successful sock drive for those in need.
Cassandra Kury, a South Lake Middle School student, collected over 185 pairs of socks through her "Warm Hearts/Cold Feet" campaign. According to a post on the St. Clair Shores Patch Facebook page, the eighth grade student held a sock drive to coincide with a sock drive held by her church. Through the generosity of her friends and family from as far away as Florida, Illinois and Pennsylvania, she was able to give the socks she collected to her church. The socks will be donated to those in need in the community. Shelly Voss Kury wrote, "Proud to say that Cassie is a Cavalier!"
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Your Patch editor showed off a hidden obsession this holiday season - Christmas ties! Daily on Facebook a new tie was posted. Here they are in one video set to a performance by the South Lake Middle School choir.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Caffe Far Bella is hosting nearly 30 pieces of student artwork created by students at South Lake Middle School.
Paintings, drawings and paper mache figures created by South Lake Middle School students are among the nearly 30 pieces of art on display at Caffe Far Bella. The cafe hosts art work from students and local artists throughout the year.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Students from China arrived Monday for their first day of a two-week exchange program with South Lake Middle School.
Students from Xian Gaoxin Greenwich School were in the air nearly 30-hours for their flight from China to Detroit, but looked no worse for the wear Monday morning as they met their peers at South Lake Middle School. The 21 students, and two teachers, landed ealry Monday morning at Detroit Metropolitan Airport and were transported to St. Clair Shores for a welcome breakfast to kick off the two week exchange program. "They are coming to experience life in St. Clair Shores and South Lake," said Fang MacCallumMhor, South Lake Middle School Mandarin teacher. The students from China will stay with host families during their stay, and attend classes at the middle school. Their families, and the district, will also take the students on field trips…
Monday, June 11, 2012
South Lake Middle School staff honored students Monday for their extracurricular activities.
South Lake Middle School students and staff gathered Monday in the school's nature area to celebrate their achievements during the past year. Students were recognized for their work in a variety activities including Mandarin, Science Olympiad, tutoring elementary school students and mentoring their fellow classmates. Members of the school's Green Team, and the student body, also were recognized for being named an Evergreen School by the Michigan Green Schools Program. The Evergreen designation is the highest award given to schools.
Monday, October 10, 2011
After weeks of study and preparation, schools across St. Clair Shores held pep rallies to motivate and support students as they take the assessment test.
Music, skits and personalized notes are just some of the events schools across the Shores held for students as they prepared to take the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP). Testing for for students in grades 3-9 begin Tuesday, and run through Oct. 28. Students at Greenwood Elementary School gathered Friday for a school-wide assembly Friday where students received words of support, test-taking strategies and a performance by teachers who modified the words of "Beat It" to "MEAP It." "(We want) to motivate them and show them we believe in them," said Katie Jaeger, a fourth-grade teacher who organized the assembly. Students taking the tests will also receive notes the morning of the tests from their teachers, parents and principal…
Friday, July 15, 2011
School reaches highest status in Michigan Green Schools program.
South Lake Middle School ended this school year on a high note with a school-wide celebration of a significant “green” achievement. The school earned the title of Evergreen School, which is the highest status in the Michigan Green Schools program. Michigan Green Schools is a nonprofit agency dedicated to assisting all state schools to achieve environmental goals, which include protecting the state’s resources and animals, promoting good ecological practices, and teaching educational stewardship. There are three attainable levels in the Green Schools program: Green, Emerald and Evergreen. Each designation indicates a school’s level of dedication to environmental practices. The Green Schools program provides 20 points that schools need to …
Thursday, July 7, 2011
St. Clair Shores editor Edward Cardenas writes about his return to Florida to view the launch of Atlantis, the final space shuttle launch for NASA.
It is not often that you get a second chance at witnessing history. Record-breaking home runs—better be in your seat at the ballpark. The birth of your first child—there is no pause button in the birthing process. Witnessing a final space shuttle flight—hopefully I will get that second chance. I returned to Florida on Thursday to see the final launch of the space shuttle program. For the past 30 years of the shuttle program, I have been a bit of a space geek. Watching shuttle launches, gazing into the night sky waiting for the International Space Station to fly overhead and always dreaming of standing next to the countdown clock at the Kennedy Space Center and experiencing a launch only three miles from the launch pad. If Mother Nature and…
Monday, June 20, 2011
Lakeview preschoolers enjoy an end-of-the-year picnic and South Lake Board recognizes Teachers of the Year.
Salturelli Preschool celebrates year’s end at park In celebration of the end of the school year, Salturelli Preschool teachers, students and their families recently enjoyed a picnic at Veterans Memorial Park . Preschoolers played in the splash zone and had fun on the playground. Families brought a dish to pass and everyone had a celebratory lunch with preschool teachers Janet Brady and Michelle Gorajczyk. South Lake recognizes Teachers of the Year The South Lake Board of Education recently honored the district’s 2010-11 Teachers of the Year. The teachers each received a certificate of recognition as well as a bouquet of flowers from the district. This year’s Teachers of the Year are: In addition to their acknowledgement by the district, …