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    A book that will melt your heart

    Thursday, June 12, 2014

    By: Lennon May* Whenever you pick up a book, you have inadvertently put yourself in a very important position. You have given yourself the grand opportunity to read a novel that may very well change your life! You must make the decision of whether you will spend the next great deal of your time dedicated […]

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  • Graduating seniors, left to right: Anna Och, Elizabeth Wiesen, Heather Burns, Noa Yaakoby, and Serine Pallesen.

    Norwegian stereotypes vs. true colors

    Thursday, June 12, 2014

    By: Serine Pallesen In Norway, it’s always about being the prettiest, skinniest, tannest, and blondest. It’s about being the most intelligent, but not so intelligent that you’re labeled a nerd. As a teenager, you need to have the most brand-name clothes, have a good-looking boyfriend, and a descent part-time job. In addition to this, you […]

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    The Bucket List

    Thursday, June 12, 2014

    By: Maddie Trumbull What would want to do before you die? What would be on your bucket list? Would you want to travel the world? Perhaps skydive, or do something in the medical field? Would you even want to make a bucket list? Well, sometime in your life, you have most likely said you would […]

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    Springtime in Leland

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014

    By: Eva Grobbel Every year, after a very long cold winter, the snow begins to melt. The essence of spring: when the ground is visible and summer in Leland, Michigan has once again come into our sights. What does one do in spring? Lindsey Brandt (’16) admits that she “looks forward to the fact that […]

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    English department to visit Stratford, ON

    Monday, April 28, 2014

    By: Patrick Taylor Leland Public School’s English department will be leading a trip to Stratford, Ontario, at the end of this month! Mark Smith, Judy Yoder, Patrick Taylor (long-term substitute for Jeanne Gross), and 20 high school students are traveling across country lines to see three professional theatre productions: Crazy For You, a Western-style musical; […]

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  • Seniors Heather Burns and John Van Raalte attempt a "selfie" while wearing masks to simulate a lack of vision.

    Psychology students simulate blindness

    Monday, April 28, 2014

    By: Heather Burns For Psychology, many students went a day living life as a blind individual, and found out that it is extremely difficult. They were accompanied by an escort who guided them through the halls and helped them complete tasks throughout the day. From my own personal experience, I realized multiple difficulties such as […]

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    LPS Drama presents: Peter Pan!

    Monday, April 28, 2014

    By: Ariana Brock The LPS drama program is preforming a play this spring called Peter Pan. Peter Pan is a wonderful play telling the story of a young boy never wanting to grow up, with the help of a young girl. Throughout his journey, he runs into Pirates, Mermaids, and has help from the Lost […]

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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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Seniors Heather Burns and John Van Raalte attempt a "selfie" while wearing masks to simulate a lack of vision.
Apr
28

Psychology students simulate blindness

By: Heather Burns For Psychology, many students went a day living life as a blind individual, and found out that it is extremely difficult. They were accompanied by an escort who guided them through the halls and helped them complete tasks throughout the day. From my own personal experience, I realized multiple difficulties such as […]

Read More
The Peter Pan cast is comprised of members ranging from elementary to high school.
Apr
28

LPS Drama presents: Peter Pan!

By: Ariana Brock The LPS drama program is preforming a play this spring called Peter Pan. Peter Pan is a wonderful play telling the story of a young boy never wanting to grow up, with the help of a young girl. Throughout his journey, he runs into Pirates, Mermaids, and has help from the Lost […]

Read More
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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

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Apr
19

NHS Induction, 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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