Mr. Tom Pashak Jr./Sr. High Teacher was awarded the Dow Science and Sustainability Educational Summer Internship. Mr. Pashak will be working with Dr. Kyle Cissel, SVSU faculty, and a group of students (College undergrad and High School). They will investigate Bacteria Detection and Nutrient Analysis in Local Rivers. He's just another example of our many staff members who spend summers and weekends honing their instructional skills. Congratulations Mr. Pashak and thanks for all you do for our students!
7th Grade Coleman students took part in a Science Fair last evening after hours of preparation on the Scientific Method. They completed projects that included a hypothesis, discussion of their variables and constants through an experiment, graphs of their observations and measurements, testing and finally a revision or confirmation of their hypothesis. Outstanding work, students, and thank you Mr. Pat Fettig for working with the students and pulling it all together.
Our Robotics Team finished strong this weekend in its competition and brought home TWO awards! Parker Mowry, Safety Officer, earned a safety award for the team, and the entire team earned the "Team Spirit Award." Several students made signs, led our CometKaze parents/fans in cheers, and our mascot, "Boomer" dressed up every time the team was on the field. Our group very engaged and we are so proud of our students
Kenneth Ranck is the first Coleman Eagle Scout in 16 Years. Congratulations!
Congratulations Mrs. Klopf, selected as a grant recipient and teacher-participant in the 2017 NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers, to be held July 10-21, 2017 in Gaithersburg, Maryland. This interesting and diverse program will provide outstanding training and strategies for you to bring back to our students in the area of Science. Way to go!
The Staff Challenge Scholarship is determined using a combination of the SAT Score & the Work Keys score, both part of the Michigan Merit Exam (MME) that seniors took as juniors. The 7 qualifying seniors were: Courtney Beauchamp, Steven Kelly, Jacob Monaghan, Alexandria O'Connor, Kenny Ranck, Jensen Spicer, Collin Templeman. Steven Kelly’s name was drawn out of a hat at today's assembly and he will get a $500 scholarship. Congratulations to all of you for your outstanding effort!
Three students from Coleman Junior-Senior High were named local winners in the annual America & Me Essay Contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance.The three eighth grade students, who earned the first, second, and third place awards for their school, are Howard Sentz, first, Kenzie McCoy, second, and Drake Morales, third. All three students received an award certificate for their achievement.
Collin Templeman was selected as Coleman Jr./Sr. High School’s Daughter’s of the American Revolution (DAR) Good Citizen for the 2016/2017 school year. Collin was selected on the basis of Dependability, Service, Leadership, and Patriotism. He was honored on November 4th by the John Alden Chapter of the DAR at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Midland and was accompanied by Mr. Cone, Jr. /Sr. High School Guidance Counselor. In addition to being an outstanding student, Collin has been active in Band, JV Basketball, Varsity Track, Cross-Country, Model UN, Quiz Bowl, NHS, Board Scholars, and the MSAC Talent Show. He also participated in the Great Lakes Bay Region Youth Leadership Institute and the Tim Lautzenheiser Leadership Workshop. Collin plans to attend Central Michigan University next fall to major in either Education or Science. Congratulations Collin!
Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW’s) premier scholarship program. Each year, almost 40,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year’s theme was, “My Responsibility To America.”