2012-09-20 / Community

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Leading national expert on Bullying, Substance Abuse and Resiliency, Ron Glodoski, will be presenting to the students, staff, and community on Monday, Sept. 24. Mr. Glodoski’s evening program is open to the public and is free. Join us starting at 6 p.m. in the Manistique Middle/High School cafeteria for refreshments and entertainment. The program will follow at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. During the day, Mr. Glodoski will be presenting to students in grades 4-8 and 9-12. He will also conduct a workshop for teaching staff at the end of the school day.

Students in Mr. Block’s English language arts classes are learning to write persuasive and argumentative essays with the student-centered classroom approach called work-shopping. Using the writing process, students will create a persuasive essay for the following writing prompt: A group of teachers wants to go on vacation for spring break. Advise them where to go, and persuade them to go there. Work-shopping allows students to be available for each other to bounce ideas, proofread, edit, and even to have access to the Internet for researching ideas for the essay.


Above, Karen Sherbinow’s second grade Emerald Elementary class recently celebrated Constitution Day. At right, in preparation for nationallyknown speaker Ron Glodoski, Amber Menominee, right, and Diamond Swinehart created an anti-bullying message. 
Courtesy photo Above, Karen Sherbinow’s second grade Emerald Elementary class recently celebrated Constitution Day. At right, in preparation for nationallyknown speaker Ron Glodoski, Amber Menominee, right, and Diamond Swinehart created an anti-bullying message. Courtesy photo Glee Club holds their first rehearsal Sunday, Sept. 23. Students hoping to be in Glee Club this year are invited to observe this rehearsal at 3:30 p.m. in the band room. At this time, a schedule for tryouts will be set. If you have already tried out, it is still important that you come to rehearsal.

All students are encouraged to collect Box Tops. They are a quick and easy money maker for class projects. At Emerald, you can drop them off in the office, or send with your student(s). At the Middle/ High School, the Sophomore Class would appreciate Box Tops, too, by turning them in at the High School Office.

The Cross Country Team will be holding a Taco Bar Night fundraiser on Oct. 3 from 5 – 8 p.m. Advanced tickets are $8 for ages 12 and up, $5 per plate for ages 5-11, and children under age 5 are free. At the door, the tickets will increase. Contact Coach Lund for tickets or any Cross Country Team member.

Upcoming Emerald Athletic Home Events:

Thursday, Sept. 20: Volleyball – Iron Mountain at 6 p.m. ; J.V. Football –Munising at 7 p.m.

MHS Cross Country Invitational

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