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Volunteering: The Key to MAPS Success

From: http://www.montague.k12.mi.us

Across America, in elementary schools, middle schools and high schools, parents and grandparents tend book fairs and school carnivals, chaperone band trips to parades, staff concession stands at ballgames and stitch costumes for plays.

School systems around the world rely heavily on volunteers and donations in order to run effectively.

Whenever the economy is down, the need for volunteers and resources increases greatly. There are many opportunities available in a school system for volunteers to take advantage of, especially if you have a special skill or trade. Much like the benefits of any type of volunteerism, there are great rewards for the volunteer, student, and school.

There are not many requirements to become a volunteer in the school system.

New Hires Join MAPS Family this Fall

From: http://www.montague.k12.mi.us

Several new teachers will join the ranks of the MAPS faculty for the 2010-2011 school year.

Kendra Prudhomme joins the NBC staff as a Spanish teacher with four years of teaching experience. Kendra has taught for the last two hears in Hesperia and the two years before that at Battle Creek Central. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and French from GVSU and is working towards a Master's Degree in school counseling there also. Kendra, her husband Ryan, and baby son Colton reside in New Era.

Sarah Coleman has made the move this summer from Sault St. Marie to join the staffs at NBC and MHS. Sarah will teach 8th grade earth science and high school physical science and chemistry. Sarah has a BS from Michigan State University with certifications in general science and chemistry. She also has math certification from Lake Superior State University.