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    Farmers Market

    Monday, September 30, 2013

    Thursday, September 27th the LPS gymnasium was filled with locally grown veggies, fruit, flowers, and worms (yes, worms). This was the 6th year that Leland Public School has hosted the Indoor Farmers Market.  Nine local farmers displayed their goods, ranging from honey to gourds, so the kids could see and sample locally grown products.  Students […]

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    Farm to School Curriculum Night

    Saturday, September 28, 2013

    It gets better every year!  This year’s Curriculum Night (September 25th) at our school started off with the Farm to School dinner, and it was delicious.  Buntings provided the specially made hot dogs, we had lettuce from Nine Bean Rows, tomatoes and cucumbers from Drake Farm, and tofu from Oryana.  Thanks to Pam Bardenhagen from […]

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    Tough as Nails

    Tuesday, June 11, 2013

    The morning of May 25th, 2013 dawned bright and clear – cold for a day in late May, but perfect for running.  Kat Murphy waited at the starting line in the cold, early morning sun, waiting to run her first ever marathon, the Bay Shore Marathon, on the beautiful Old Mission Peninsula.  Kat had been […]

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    Show de Talento!

    Thursday, June 6, 2013

    What happens when you combine learning languages with song and music?  Good things.  And one of those good things took place in Leland’s PAC on May 31st, when Mrs. LaCross got to see the fruition of all her fine efforts (and those of her students) culminate in a fantastic talent show, well attended by students […]

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    Wildflower Rescue

    Saturday, May 25, 2013

    Leland’s National Honor Society sophomores were big helpers at the Leelanau Conservancy’s annual Wildflower Rescue on May 23rd at the Village Green.  Wildflower Rescue volunteers dig plants that would be destroyed by construction or road work, then pot them up to sell.  All the money earned over the Memorial Day weekend sale goes to the […]

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    Flip, Flop, Float

    Monday, May 20, 2013

    Leland students listened to an important presentation from Sea Grant Michigan‘s Mark Breederland on May 16th.  Mr. Breederland, along with Leland’s Harbormaster Russell Dzuba and Mr. Belanger from the Leelanau Marine Patrol, explained the dynamics and dangers of rip currents, and how to cope with them. Students listened carefully to learn about the “Flip, Flop, […]

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    Open House

    Thursday, May 16, 2013

    Spring Open House, May 15th What a wonderful evening!  This year’s Open House was a huge success, thanks to the hard work and planning of so many dedicated staff and  students.  The event started off at 6:00 with the fabulous Farm to School Dinner, featuring Bardenhagen strawberries in a homemade vinaigrette, scratch-prepared desserts, tofu from […]

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    Iron Chef

    Tuesday, April 30, 2013

    March 25th was the day and LPS School Cafeteria was the place for the first Jr. Iron Chef Competition, based on the popular TV show.  The two teams were led by Kevin Peabody and Jen Welty, who worked with students for two months prior to the competition.  The teams consisted of  6th-8th grade students and […]

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    NHS Induction, 2013

    Friday, April 19, 2013

    In a candlelight ceremony before a crowd of proud parents and relatives the Leland National Honor Society inducted 16 new members on March 18th.  Opening comments were done by NHS Advisor, Mr. Mark Smith.  The ceremony itself was led by NHS president Sierra Baker, with the assistance of vice president Carly Gross, secretary Analise Robinson, […]

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    Getting to Know Dylan

    Thursday, March 21, 2013

    1. What’s the last good book you read? 1984 by George Orwell. I really enjoyed it because it was about the government and how they had complete control over everything which I thought was very interesting. 2. What’s your favorite class, and why? I really enjoy honors chemistry because I love having Mr.Kiessel as a […]

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Picture-027w
Sep
30

Farmers Market

Thursday, September 27th the LPS gymnasium was filled with locally grown veggies, fruit, flowers, and worms (yes, worms). This was the 6th year that Leland Public School has hosted the Indoor Farmers Market.  Nine local farmers displayed their goods, ranging from honey to gourds, so the kids could see and sample locally grown products.  Students […]

Read More
IMG_0149w
Sep
28

Farm to School Curriculum Night

It gets better every year!  This year’s Curriculum Night (September 25th) at our school started off with the Farm to School dinner, and it was delicious.  Buntings provided the specially made hot dogs, we had lettuce from Nine Bean Rows, tomatoes and cucumbers from Drake Farm, and tofu from Oryana.  Thanks to Pam Bardenhagen from […]

Read More
Kat_run3
Jun
11

Tough as Nails

The morning of May 25th, 2013 dawned bright and clear – cold for a day in late May, but perfect for running.  Kat Murphy waited at the starting line in the cold, early morning sun, waiting to run her first ever marathon, the Bay Shore Marathon, on the beautiful Old Mission Peninsula.  Kat had been […]

Read More
talento8
Jun
6

Show de Talento!

What happens when you combine learning languages with song and music?  Good things.  And one of those good things took place in Leland’s PAC on May 31st, when Mrs. LaCross got to see the fruition of all her fine efforts (and those of her students) culminate in a fantastic talent show, well attended by students […]

Read More
gdc
May
25

Wildflower Rescue

Leland’s National Honor Society sophomores were big helpers at the Leelanau Conservancy’s annual Wildflower Rescue on May 23rd at the Village Green.  Wildflower Rescue volunteers dig plants that would be destroyed by construction or road work, then pot them up to sell.  All the money earned over the Memorial Day weekend sale goes to the […]

Read More

Picture-027w
Sep
30

Farmers Market

Thursday, September 27th the LPS gymnasium was filled with locally grown veggies, fruit, flowers, and worms (yes, worms). This was the 6th year that Leland Public School has hosted the Indoor Farmers Market.  Nine local farmers displayed their goods, ranging from honey to gourds, so the kids could see and sample locally grown products.  Students […]

IMG_0149w
Sep
28

Farm to School Curriculum Night

It gets better every year!  This year’s Curriculum Night (September 25th) at our school started off with the Farm to School dinner, and it was delicious.  Buntings provided the specially made hot dogs, we had lettuce from Nine Bean Rows, tomatoes and cucumbers from Drake Farm, and tofu from Oryana.  Thanks to Pam Bardenhagen from […]

Kat_run3
Jun
11

Tough as Nails

The morning of May 25th, 2013 dawned bright and clear – cold for a day in late May, but perfect for running.  Kat Murphy waited at the starting line in the cold, early morning sun, waiting to run her first ever marathon, the Bay Shore Marathon, on the beautiful Old Mission Peninsula.  Kat had been […]

talento8
Jun
6

Show de Talento!

What happens when you combine learning languages with song and music?  Good things.  And one of those good things took place in Leland’s PAC on May 31st, when Mrs. LaCross got to see the fruition of all her fine efforts (and those of her students) culminate in a fantastic talent show, well attended by students […]

gdc
May
25

Wildflower Rescue

Leland’s National Honor Society sophomores were big helpers at the Leelanau Conservancy’s annual Wildflower Rescue on May 23rd at the Village Green.  Wildflower Rescue volunteers dig plants that would be destroyed by construction or road work, then pot them up to sell.  All the money earned over the Memorial Day weekend sale goes to the […]

flip2
May
20

Flip, Flop, Float

Leland students listened to an important presentation from Sea Grant Michigan‘s Mark Breederland on May 16th.  Mr. Breederland, along with Leland’s Harbormaster Russell Dzuba and Mr. Belanger from the Leelanau Marine Patrol, explained the dynamics and dangers of rip currents, and how to cope with them. Students listened carefully to learn about the “Flip, Flop, […]

art010
May
16

Open House

Spring Open House, May 15th What a wonderful evening!  This year’s Open House was a huge success, thanks to the hard work and planning of so many dedicated staff and  students.  The event started off at 6:00 with the fabulous Farm to School Dinner, featuring Bardenhagen strawberries in a homemade vinaigrette, scratch-prepared desserts, tofu from […]

ic1
Apr
30

Iron Chef

March 25th was the day and LPS School Cafeteria was the place for the first Jr. Iron Chef Competition, based on the popular TV show.  The two teams were led by Kevin Peabody and Jen Welty, who worked with students for two months prior to the competition.  The teams consisted of  6th-8th grade students and […]