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Sarah Keizer: Kickball Competitor, Derby Car Driver and Caring Teacher

When she’s not in her fourth-grade classroom, you might find Sarah Keizer playing kickball with her students on the playground, taking a long walk with her Chesapeake Bay Retriever Monte, jumping on the trampoline with her two kids, taking quad rides with her family, or even racing around the oval track in the yearly Barry County Fair Powder Puff Autocross race.

Professionals Shine Light on Careers

Colorful scarves floated effortlessly after being tossed in the air by students as they learned about the career of a dance/movement therapist. In the cafeteria, a rescue dog got plenty of attention as he greeted students listening to Dr. Becca Kursh talk about her career as a veterinarian. And in yet another room, Dr. Jayne Courts Hodgson inflated a pig’s lungs as she talked to students about her career as a medical doctor.

Elementary Open Houses Set for Aug. 22

Elementary School Open Houses:
All Elementary Schools will have their open houses Aug. 22. Families are asked to attend at each building during time slots assigned by the first letter of their last name as follows:

Construction Projects Provide Opportunity for Learning

Page students have been watching construction projects near their school all year. They’ve seen the new Learning Center take shape on ground just south of their school and more recently have watched as excavators and bulldozers began preparing ground just west of their school for the new tennis courts.

Page Battle of the Books Overall Champion Crowned

With dramatic “Survivor” music playing in the background, 18 Page Elementary classroom champions stepped up the microphone on the high school auditorium stage. In front of all their classmates and some family members, the contestants answered detailed questions about books they read.

Teens Deliver Strong Message to Younger Students

One by one, Page Elementary fourth-graders used their gloved hand to feel a blackened pig’s lung and watch as a high school student inflated the lung using a foot pump. One side of the lung plumped easily while the other side was used to show the effects of tobacco on the lungs.

Page Penny War Honors Reading Enthusiast

Battle of the Books is on again this year at Page Elementary, but without the guiding hand and thoughtful questions from the person who passionately introduced and organized the program at Page more than 10 years ago.
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