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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 year’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! πŸ™‚

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! πŸ™‚

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 »

May 2021 Moline District #40 Why Moline Winners

Congratulations to the May 2021 Moline District #40 Why Moline winners!

 

Jose Castro, World Languages & English Language Learners Department Chair & Teacher, Moline High School

Shannon Dudek, Special Education Instructional Coach, Wilson Middle School

Todd Thompson, Industrial Technology Teacher, Moline High School

Christine Watts, 4th-grade Teacher, Bicentennial 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 May 19th, 2021 | No Comments »

Jane Addams Elementary Teacher Receives WQAD My Favorite Teacher Award

Congratulations to Anna Bousson, Kindergarten Teacher at Jane Addams, for being selected as a WQAD My Favorite Teacher (https://www.wqad.com/video/news/education/my-favorite-teacher-a-long-distance-nomination/526-5b631dab-5af4-48bd-b331-6fa5e146eafb).

Way to go, Anna! πŸ™‚

Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News, WQAD My Favorite Teacher | on May 6th, 2021 | No Comments »

Moline High School Teacher Selected as B100 Teacher of the Week

Congratulations to Zach Morton, Band Director at Moline High School, for being selected as B100 Teacher of the Week (https://b100quadcities.com/qc-teacher-of-the-week-zach-morton-at-moline-high-school/).

Way to go, Zach! πŸ™‚

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 1st, 2021 | No Comments »

Washington Elementary Teacher Receives Regional Illinois Teacher of the Year Award

Congratulations to Heidi Neels, 1st Grade teacher at Washington Elementary, for receiving a Regional Illinois Teacher of the Year Award for Region #49.

Way to go, Heidi! πŸ™‚

Questions? Contact:

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

Published in: Good News | on April 16th, 2021 | No Comments »

March 2021 Moline District #40 Why Moline Winners

Congratulations to the March 2021 Moline District #40 Why Moline winners!

 

Cindy Hanft, Counselor, Washington Elementary

Heather McDermott, 1st Grade Teacher, Hamilton Elementary

Adrian Ritchie, Security, Moline High School

Ellie Zinke, Paraprofessional, John Deere Middle School

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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 April 3rd, 2021 | No Comments »