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2021-2022 MEA Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the 2021-2022 MEA Scholarship winners:

Kayla Carizey, daughter of Robert Carizey (6th Grade Social Studies Teacher at Wilson)

and

Emma Olson, daughter of Dan Olson (8th Grade Science Teacher at Wilson).

Kayla plans to attend Loyola in Chicago to study elementary education.

Emma plans to attend Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville to study a STEM major and participate in the Air Force ROTC program with hopes to become a pilot.

     

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 2022-2023 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 17th, 2022 | No Comments »

4 Moline District #40 Teachers Nominated for QC Times Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to the four Moline District #4o teachers nominated for the QC Times Teacher of the Year:

Catherine Anderson from Butterworth

Alexa Harris from Roosevelt

Taylor Kiel from Hamilton

and

Trent Lamphier from MHS

If you would like to support them towards a win …

Here is a link to vote for Catherine:
https://qctimes.secondstreetapp.com/og/3feca426-91b3-4cf4-aed6-a4e521886065/gallery/327213302

Vote for Alexa here:
https://qctimes.secondstreetapp.com/og/3feca426-91b3-4cf4-aed6-a4e521886065/gallery/330053109

Vote for Taylor here:
https://qctimes.secondstreetapp.com/og/3feca426-91b3-4cf4-aed6-a4e521886065/gallery/327179145

and/or

Vote for Trent here:
https://qctimes.secondstreetapp.com/og/3feca426-91b3-4cf4-aed6-a4e521886065/gallery/327854671

Congratulations and good luck to all!

… and thank you to the Quad City Times for supporting teachers!

Kim Anderson, MEA Public Relations Chairperson

kanderso@molineschools.org

OR

Susan Hafner, MEA President

slhafner@molineschools.org

 

 

Published in: Good News, QC Times Teacher of the Year | on May 17th, 2022 | No Comments »

March/April 2022 Moline District #40 Why Moline Winners

Congratulations to the March/April 2022 Moline District #40 Why Moline winners!

 

Dawn Carnahan, Head Nurse, John Deere Middle School
Heidi Neels, 1st-grade teacher, Washington
Lindsay Owens, School Counselor, Lincoln-Irving
Tara Reed, Administrative Assistant, Washington
Kris Young, English Teacher, John Deere Middle School

 

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

 

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 17th, 2022 | No Comments »

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! 🙂

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! 🙂

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!

 

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!

 

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

 

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

 

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 »