Apr
26
2015
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Mills Lawn School Section

  • MLS kids learn to practice peace

    Students in the Mills Lawn Elementary School media club worked on projects for Peace Week, March 16–20, as part of the schoolwide Project Peace, an effort to teach conflict resolution and empathy. Hanging above students are the triptychs of peace leaders created for Project Peace in 2013. Pictured are, from left, front row: Noah Van Hoose and Peter Cooper; second row: Owen Gustafson, Sophie Bottelier, Zoe Hamilton and Hailey Rowe; third row: Aiden Adamson, Ty Housh and Shawn Van Hoose; fourth row: media club facilitator Allison Paul, Lisa Bales, Mila De Spain and Camryn Strolger. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    What began as an anti-bullying campaign at Mills Lawn Elementary School has evolved into a school-wide focus on empathy, inclusion and conflict resolution, Project Peace.

  • Homegrown “peace project” aims to reduce conflict

    Students in the Mills Lawn media club working on Project Peace projects are, from left, front row: Noah Van Hoose and Peter Cooper; second row: Owen Gustafson, Sophie Bottelier, Zoe Hamilton and Hailey Rowe; third row: Aiden Adamson, Ty Housh and Shawn Van Hoose; fourth row: media club facilitator Allison Paul, Lisa Bales, Mila De Spain and Camryn Strolger. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In its third year, Project Peace is teaching Mills Lawn Elementary School students to mediate their own conflicts through respectful communication and other strategies.

  • Mills Lawn School Math and Science Night, 2015

    Jonah Simon and Vivian Grushon examine various items up closer with magnifying glasses at the optics station at Mills Lawn School's annual Math and Science Night. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Mills Lawn School held its annual Math and Science Night Friday, Jan. 28.

  • Rain on the parade

    Mills Lawn School came alive with stuff of dreams and nightmares Friday, Oct. 31 at the annual Halloween Parade. The parade was held indoors because of inclement weather. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    The seasonally decorated students (and teachers) of Mills Lawn School had to make do with holding the annual Halloween Parade indoors.

  • Mills Lawn students walk and roll to school

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    For Walk to School Day last Wednesday, Mills Lawn Students were encouraged to get themselves to school under their own power.

  • Mills Lawn on the move to innovate

    New to Mills Lawn this year are fourth-grade teacher Cheryl Devine, left, and fifth and sixth grade special education teacher Renée Hatert. The two joined other district teachers this week for several days of professional development at AU Midwest before school starts Friday. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    When Mills Lawn School opens its doors this Friday, it will serve more students than last year, a growth trend that Principal Matt Housh sees as steady.

  • Mills Lawn’s “Project Peace” to curtail conflict

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    “Project Peace” is not your typical school anti-bullying campaign.

  • Folksinger Bob Lucas to play at Mills Lawn School

    Folk for the family Folk singer Bob Lucas, of Zanesfield, performs at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Mills Lawn auditorium for the Mills Lawn PTO Family Fun Night, an annual event to lighten the dreary winter months. Lucas is a professional musician with roots in the 1960s folk revival whose songs have been recorded by Alison Krauss, New Grass Revival and Sam Bush. (Submitted photo)

    Folk singer Bob Lucas will perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, in the Mills Lawn auditorium for the Mills Lawn PTO Family Fun Night, an annual event to lighten the dreary winter months.

  • Mills Lawn School band and orchestra concert

    New music teacher Brian Mayer conducts the 5th and 6th grade band in the 2013 Mills Lawn School band and orchestra concert (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Over 100 students took to their instruments or wound up their vocal chords in a spectacular Mills Lawn School band and orchestra concert under the tutelage and leadership of new music director Brian Mayer.

  • Mills Lawn School Spelling Bee full of apprehension, exhilaration

    The 2013 Mills Lawn School Spelling Bee participants lined up for a group shot after the event. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Mills Lawn School held its annual Spelling Bee Friday, the first round in what will eventually be regional, state, then national spell-offs.