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The benefits of art in a child’s education are widespread. Art can help kids express themselves and understand the world around them. Art is usually a hands-on experience and fun. For low-income students, studies have found that kids who have more arts education in school see long-term benefits by both academic and social standards.
Tori Wardrip, an art teacher at Lewis and Clark Middle School in Billings, Montana, wanted to explore the benefits of art more deeply while addressing some of the mental health issues she saw students experiencing.
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ROE 41 is sponsoring a free showing of Paper Tigers at the Wildey Theater in Edwardsville on April 25th and it’s worth 2 PD hours. Reservations aren’t needed, but the showing is limited to 325 people. View the trailer HERE: https://vimeo.com/110821029.
Doors open at 4:00 – showing at 5:00.
Sponsored by ROE 41 and the IEA.
Happy holidays from your friends at Madison County ROE 41!
New flyer: “What ROEs Can Do For You!” Click HERE to view it.
Enjoy and have a wonderful break!
We’re about to give your fourteen-year-old a computer,” Michael Allen recently told a group of parents attending a new student orientation, “and here’s why it could scare you.” Then Allen, the principal of no-textbook New Tech High School, said he understood their biggest fears: the new sites and technologies that crop up all the time, kids multitasking while doing schoolwork, the reality of parents’ lack of control over what their kids see and how they behave online.
Chyrel Wessel, first-grade teacher, Summit Elementary
Sue Mersinger, speech, Kreitner Elementary
Jean Dayton, principal, Caseyville Elementary
Karen Eastby, Title I teacher, Kreitner Elementary
Mary Ann Himstedt, speech, Renfro Elementary
Linda Amizich, Title I teacher, Webster Elementary
Patsy Conway, sixth-grade teacher, Dorris Intermediate
Linda Kaspar, PE teacher, Collinsville Middle School
Bonnie Meyer, psychologist, Collinsville School District
Donald Cox, social science teacher, Collinsville Middle School
Janet Laswell, educational assistant, Kreitner Elementary
Diane Miller, educational assistant, Collinsville High School
Ivah Eldridge, educational assistant, Collinsville High School
Nancy Johnson, educational assistant, Dorris Intermediate
Susan Shurtz, educational assistant, Webster Elementary
Betty Moore, monitor, Collinsville Middle School
Sheila Berry, educational assistant, Collinsville School District
Ruth Hawkins, computer support specialist, Summit and Jefferson Elementary
Timothy Hasamear, groundskeeper, Collinsville High School
Luanne Calza, secretary, annex
Maureen Provence, first-grade teacher, Twin Echo Elementary
Kerry Slaughter, custodian, Collinsville High School
Shirley Clark, secretary, Webster Elementary
Robert Stehman, auto body teacher, Collinsville Area Vocational Center
Rebecca Lewis, educational assistant, Dorris Intermediate
Bonnie Krupp, sixth-grade teacher, Dorris Intermediate
Dana Clayton, health occupations, Collinsville High School
Peggy Dial, fourth-grade teacher, Renfro Elementary
Renee Schiber, English teacher, Collinsville High School
Elizabeth Pindell, health aide, Maryville Elementary
Diane Moore, educational assistant, Maryville Elementary
Tony Waligorski, custodian, Caseyville Elementary
Dave Muniz, warehouse, supervisor, Collinsville School District
Laura Kraner, educational assistant
Rick Everage, administrator, Edwardsville High
Judy Albus, teacher, Edwardsville High
Alana Bussmann, teacher, Worden Elementary
Mary Daniels, teacher, Edwardsville High
Kay Hymel, teacher, Edwardsville High
Nancy Sellers, teacher, Edwardsville High
Linda Grinter, teacher, Lincoln Middle School
Greg Wolk, teacher, Lincoln Middle School
Christopher Zimmer, teacher, Liberty Middle School
Debbie Gates, teacher, Cassens Elementary
Kathy Lask, teacher, Goshen Elementary
Tim Allen, social worker, Leclaire Elementary
Genie Vuagniaux, nurse, Leclaire Elementary
H. Cathy Ward, teacher, Leclaire Elementary
Cynthia Huppert, social worker, Worden Elementary
Susan Short, speech therapist, Midway
Charlene Staden, teacher, Edwardsville High
Sheryl Burian, secretary, Edwardsville High
Brenda Campbell, educational assistant, Edwardsville High
Kathi Shannon, secretary, Edwardsville High
Virginia Nowak, secretary, Lincoln Middle School
Kimberly Grebel, educational assistant, Lincoln Middle School
Harry A. Briggs Jr., superintendent
L. Rebecca Cooper, teacher, Mitchell
Joyce Curran, teacher, Grigsby
Debra Garland, teacher, Niedringhaus
Donald K. Harris, teacher, Granite City High School
Linda Logan, principal, Maryville
Vicki Morgan, teacher, Frohardt
Paul Mihalich, teacher, Granite City High School
Elizabeth Nicol, teacher, Worthen
Sharon Reader, teacher, Mitchell
Martha Steiner, teacher, Grigsby
Carol Sturdivant, teacher, Granite City High School
Michael Vorce, teacher, Maryville
Deborah Wallis, teacher, Niedringhaus
Kathleen Web, secretary, Early Childhood
Patricia Becker, teacher aide, Frohardt
Deborah Fishwick, physical therapist, Prather
Norma Kacera, secretary, board office
Debra Mahony, PTA, Prather
Daniel Penrod, custodian, Granite City High School
Ron Stern, director of secondary education, school district
Theodore Cipicchio, business/P.E. teacher, Highland High School
Nina Cleveland, art teacher, Alhambra Primary, Highland Primary, New Douglas Mid-Elementary and Highland Elementary
Kathryn Genczo, second-grade teacher, Alhambra Primary
Nancy Horrell, fourth-grade teacher, Highland Elementary
Barbara Kay, social studies teacher, Highland High
Deborah Keeven, third-grade teacher, New Douglas Mid-Elementary
Dawn MacMillan, special education teacher, Highland Elementary
Penny Malisia, program assistant, Highland Primary
Kim Newton, supervisor, Lindenthal Campus
Lynnette Newton, assistant superintendent, Highland School District
Jon Rinderer, fourth-grade teacher, New Douglas Mid-Elementary
Donna Suhre, principal, Alhambra Primary and Grantfork Upper Elementary
Eleanor Armour, security, MSSC
Jackie Snell, secretary, Madison Senior High
Deborah Reeves, secretary, Long Elementary
Charles Massie, teacher, Madison Senior High
Don Wallace, teacher, Madison Senior High
Gerald Barber, transportation director, Wakeland
Elizabeth Enloe, teacher, Triad Middle School
Sharon Estes, teacher, Triad High School
Jeffrey Faulkenberg, assistant principal/athletic director, Triad High School
Michael Frey, maintenance, district
Virginia Frey, teacher, C.A. Henning
Bonnie Hill, teacher, Triad High School
Jane Kueker, custodian, St. Jacob Elementary
Linda Lowery, paraprofessional, Triad Middle School
James Merrell, custodian, C.A. Henning
Kenneth Miller, business manager, district
Diana Molitor, secretary, Silver Creek
Theresa Morrison, teacher, C.A. Henning
Patricia Packard, teacher, Triad High School
Mary Reinacher, secretary, district
Donna Roth, teacher, Triad Middle School
Gary Rufer, maintenance, district
Susan Schneider, teacher, Silver Creek
Michael Straub, custodian, Silver Creek
Barbara Netzer, teacher, Silver Creek
Nita Jean Thompson, teacher, Triad Middle School
Barbara Tillman, teacher, St. Jacob Elementary
Stephanie Tracy, bus driver, district
Frank Villa, teacher, Triad High School
(LZ Granderson – CNN) — Each day more than 55 million students attend the country’s 130,000 schools.
Each day, parents and guardians entrust some 7 million teachers with the education of our children.
And on a normal day, that is all we expect teachers to do — teach.
But on those not-so normal days we are reminded that for six hours a day and more, five days a week, teaching is not the only thing teachers are charged with doing. On those not-so-normal days, we are reminded that teachers are also asked to be surrogate parents, protectors, heroes.
Monday was one of those not-so-normal days.
New Trier High School is embracing a future with more e-books and iPads — and fewer old-fashioned text books. But not all parents in the district are thrilled with having to pony up extra money for the gadgets.
“We’re in a wealthy district, but you can’t assume that everyone’s wealthy,” said Mary Rita Kropp, a New Trier parent who addressed the school board on the topic at a meeting this week.