Blessings in a Backpack is a program adopted by Leelanau Christian Neighbors at the start of the 2012-13 school year. The program sends child-friendly nutritional food home with K-6 grade children each Friday of the school year. The children have been chosen by school staff, based on their risk of going hungry on the weekends. […]
In the geography and spelling bees hosted by the school, students from each class answer questions to see who will compete in the bigger bees. Kids from the fifth through eighth grades were eligible to participate. Congratulations to all of our 2012 bee contestants! The geography bee, hosted by Miss Michelle Irwin, had a total […]
Leland’s National Honor Society has started the year off very successfully. Between volunteer time, community service, and major fundraisers including “Cranes for a Cure”, NHS has found a way to stay very busy and active in the community. The group started the year off with the annual “Crop Walk”. This event is an all county […]
Tuesday night the Leland Girls Varsity basketball team played Frankfort at home. The game was tied at half, and still tied at the end of the game at 37-37 after Maggie Osorio’s layup and sunken free throw. With only 48 seconds left, Frankfort called a time out and had a plan. Mackenna Kelly, a freshman […]
The Leland Experience by Jason Stowe Volume I No. 1- “The Game”, January 30, 2013 Last Thursday night, in the Suttons Bay High School gymnasium, Leland Comet fans were treated to something special. After managing to score only two points in the first quarter, our varsity boys’ basketball team roared back from a 38-19 deficit […]
Omena Presbyterian Church was the scene for the beginning of the 23rd annual Crop Walk in Leelanau County this October 14th. It was wet. Really wet! Three inches of rain fell in 24 hours. But nothing could dampen the spirits of over 100 hardy walkers who participated in the three mile trek. Leland’s National Honor […]
“Who did this?” says principal Charles Gann as he looks at the vandalism which took place on his “READ” poster. Gann, a lifelong Yankees fan, discovered the hijinks this morning during a routine patrol of the halls. He was not amused. “There’s nothing funny about this,” he shouted. “Heads will roll!” The vandalism took place […]
Leland Public School was the site for the 6th annual Indoor Farmers Market on October 4th. This fun filled event was made possible through the generosity and energy of many people, including the Michigan State Extension Office, Annette Kleinschmidt, Maureen Earl, Leelanau Farmers, Sandy Thomas, Cheryl Robinson, and the Leland National Honor Society. Community members […]
On September 29th, homecoming day, only a handful of people will be up at eight in the morning to go running. In my opinion, only a handful of people should be up at eight in the morning. Well, for cross country, there’s no such thing as sleeping in. The Leland elementary cross country team, along […]
On Friday, October 5th, a handful of NHS and Student Council members attended the Poverty Simulation Workshop at the Hagerty Center in Traverse City. This workshop, created to raise awareness about the issue of poverty, gave us all a chance to get involved and leave with a deeper understanding of the issue. Olivia Ursu, senior […]
The beginning of the school year is always a drag. What with homework, projects, and especially the new grading policy, Leland’s fifth and sixth graders certainly weren’t jumping for joy on September fourth. That reluctance didn’t last long, however. Every year, the upper elementary goes to camp for three days and two nights. This […]
More spirit week activities. This one is dress up day. Students were asked to dress up like their favorite celebrity … or Mr. Wodek (same thing, really). So, can you identify the famous celebrities here?
As part of spirit week activities students were asked to dress like Mr. Wodek wear ugly sweaters. What do you think? Who wins the ugly sweater contest?