Students in Grades 5 and 6 are continuing to learn about how to be a Leader by Putting First Things First. Students discuss daily how to prioritize their big blocks and little blocks with the goal of putting the most important first so that they have success and life doesn't topple over. The next leadership assembly is Monday, November 24, focusing on the Win-Win Habit.
Green Elementary hosted their annual fall Family Night event. This year the theme was Dinosaurs. Families were invited to do some dino related crafts and learning activities together, including a dinosaur fact scavenger hunt, measuring dinosaur footprints, creating a triceratops mask, and completing a paleontology dig. Students also performed a flash mob dance to Walk the Dinosaur as a surprise for their families.
The Third Grade Reading Guarantee became law in 2011 and, as a result, students must pass a test before moving on to fourth grade. Although thousands of student were held back in third grade at the start of this school year, many are now being re-tested to see if they can move on.
On Tuesday, October 7th, interested students gave speeches for student council. This year’s student council members are Alyse Hicks, Jordan Leavitt, Tyler Jernagen, Ashton Mason, Josh Clary, Emma McGee, Nick Bowling, Keaton Sater, Troy Frazier and Caleb Duke. The students voted that positive behavior and responsibility are extremely important to student council members who represent our school, and agreed to be good representatives.
Chieftain Elementary PTO held its first “Doughnuts with Dudes or Dads” on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 8:30am in the Cafeteria. We should have started earlier. What a crowd. Students were invited to bring their dads, grandpas, uncles, or even moms to school and have doughnuts, juice, milk, and coffee and to also visit our Book Fair and help the children pick out a book.
It is that time of year again! Beginning October 15- 24, Logan High School will be participating in the Celebrate My Drive Campaign and a chance to win $100,000 and a school wide concert by the band Perry. Last year, Logan High School competed with over 3,000 schools and finished in the Top 40 in their division. Logan High School received a check for $25,000 during a school wide pep rally. LHS was one of only 4 schools in the entire state to place in the top 50. State Farm sponsors the event and stipulates that ten percent of the monies must be designated toward distracted driving education.
Boy's XC breaks 22 year Drought – League Champs Again!!! The Boy’s cross country team would like to thank everyone who supported them and believed in them this season, especially Coach Greg Jones, Coach Kelly Helber, Theresa Schultheis, our Principals, friends, family, and everyone who came out to the league meet this weekend to cheer them on.
The Middle Years Parent Resource Newsletter for October 2014 is available by clicking on the link:
This past Saturday, October 4th, Kick Cancer Club members were hired as the official haunters for the "Field of Fright". Twenty-one students and nine adults took the trip to Milford Centers' Corn MAiZE. There were clowns, werewolves, zombies, gorillas and more. Four hundred and twenty-five daring souls wandered through the maze.
Ms. Mallory Kessen is a new eighth grade language arts teacher at Logan-Hocking Middle School. Kessen is an Ohio University Fellow who works half a day, and completes her master’s degree in technology during the other half at LHMS as part of the Ohio University Partnership. She completed her undergrad at Ohio University and is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio.
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