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2021-2022 Moline District #40 Retirees

Congratulations to ALL 2021-2022 retirees!

Thank you so much for your service! It’s been a joy to work with all of you! Enjoy your well-earned retirement! ๐Ÿ™‚

MD #40 Retiree list

Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, MD#40 Retirees | on April 29th, 2022 | No Comments »

2022 MEA Scholarship

All,

Applications for the 2022 MEA Scholarship are now open!

Here is the application: 2022-MEA-Scholarship.

The deadline is April 22, 2022. Please submit your application in PDF format to Sasha Sausedo, ssausedo@molineschools.org.

Good luck to all! ๐Ÿ™‚

Questions? Contact:

Sasha Sausedo

ssausedo@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, MEA Scholarship | on April 7th, 2022 | No Comments »

January/February 2022 Moline District #40 Why Moline Winners

Congratulations to the January/February 2022 Moline District #40 Why Moline winners!

 

Sharon Cross, Administrative Assistant, Allendale
Greg Langfitt, Custodian, John Deere Middle School
Lisa Mitchell, Instructional Coach, Hamilton Elementary
Stephanie Peters, Administrative Assistant, Jane Addams Elementary
Teri Petersen, Special Education Teacher, Bicentennial Elementary

 

Special thanks to our community partner, Jersey Mike’s Subs for donating lunch certificates for the winners!

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Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, Why Moline Awards | on February 14th, 2022 | No Comments »

November/December 2021 Moline District #40 Why Moline Winners

Congratulations to the November/December 2021 Moline District #40 Why Moline winners!

 

Diane Blaser, Administrative Assistant, Franklin Elementary
David Brown, Special Education Teacher, John Deere Middle School (previously at Washington Elementary)
Dina Parker, School Social Worker, Washington Elementary and John Deere Middle
Matt Perkins, Science Teacher, Wilson Middle School

 

Special thanks to our community partner, Jersey Mike’s Subs for donating lunch certificates for the winners!

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Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, Why Moline Awards | on December 17th, 2021 | No Comments »

a Veteran’s Day Thank You to Moline District #40 Employees Who Have Served

On this Veteran’s Day, the MEA would like to thank the following Moline District #40 employees for their 74 years of combined service to our country!

Please join us in thanking:

~Elizabeth Jean Alcorn, Paraprofessional, JDMS

~David Brown, Special Ed Teacher, Washington

~Lydia Valero Chappell, Special Ed Paraprofessional, Roosevelt

~Derek Knedler, Maintenance Dept., MHS

~Chris McKenzie, Computer Teacher, JDMS

~Frederick Carter Nicholson, Custodian, Lincoln-Irving

~John Sullivan, Ed Tech User Support Specialist, MHS

~Douglas “Hadley” Vincent Swanson, Carpenter, Maintenance Dept., Coolidge

~Stacy VanDam, Library Paraprofessional, Roosevelt

~Gary Vols, Lead Custodian, JDMS

 

Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News | on November 10th, 2021 | No Comments »

September/October 2021 Moline District #40 Why Moline Winners

Congratulations to the September/October 2021 Moline District #40 Why Moline winners!

 

Terry Boone, Maintenance Specialist-Mechanic, Coolidge

Anita Escobedo, RN Health Professional and Amber Hoogheem, RN Health Professional, Moline High School

Steve Ford, PE Teacher, Moline High School

Pam Grooms, Administrative Assistant, Hamilton Elementary

Petra (Pat) Underwood, Lunch Aide, Jane Addams Elementary

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Special thanks to our community partner, Jersey Mike’s Subs for donating lunch certificates for the winners!

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Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, Why Moline Awards | on October 20th, 2021 | No Comments »

Congratulations MHS – Voted Best Public High School in the QC!

Congratulations to Moline High School!

MHS was voted the “Best Public High School” by the 2021 Quad-City Times Best of the Quad Cities Readers’ Choice Awards (The other finalists were Bettendorf, Pleasant Valley, North Scott, and Davenport Central, all in Iowa; MHS was the only nominated Illinois school.)! Some of the reasons cited were: the new Bartlett Performing Arts Center and MHS Sports Facility and all of the AP, dual credit, and skilled trade classes and apprenticeships.

This yearโ€™s winners were announced in the Sunday, September 26, 2021 issue of the Quad-City Times. You can view the list of winners by following this link: http://qctimes.secondstreetapp.com/Readers-Choice-2021/

Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News | on October 1st, 2021 | No Comments »

2020-2021 MEA Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the 2020-2021 MEA Scholarship winners:

Kaitlyn Anderson, daughter of MEA member, Kim Anderson, and Natalie Jacocks, daughter of MEA member, Kathleen Jacocks!

Kaitlyn Anderson graduated from Bettendorf High School and will be attending Augustana College majoring in Biology with plans to become a large animal veterinarian.

Natalie Jacocks graduated from Geneseo High School and will be attending Illinois Wesleyan University (undecided major).

Good luck to these fine young ladies as they enter the next phases of their lives!

Want to learn more about previous MEA Scholarship Winners? Click here: MEA Scholarship Winners.

Are you an MEA member with a senior graduating at the end of the 2021-2022 school year? Check back next spring for details about next year’s scholarship!

Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, MEA Scholarship | on May 27th, 2021 | No Comments »

Wilson Middle School Teacher Selected as B100 Teacher of the Week

Congratulations to Calesia House, Instructional Music Teacher at Wilson Middle School, for being selected as B100 Teacher of the Week (https://b100quadcities.com/qc-teacher-of-the-week-calesia-house-at-wilson-middle-school/).

Way to go, Calesia! ๐Ÿ™‚

Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: B100 Teacher of the Week, Good News | on May 24th, 2021 | No Comments »

2020-2021 Moline District #40 Retirees

Congratulations to ALL 2020-2021 retirees!

Thank you for your service! It’s been a joy to work with you! Enjoy your well-earned retirement! ๐Ÿ™‚

2020-2021 Retirement List

Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, MD#40 Retirees | on May 21st, 2021 | No Comments »