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Lisa Allmendinger on March 27th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kristin Krarup-Joyce, Ed. S. NCSP, Ellen Kent, Ed. S. NCSP and Emily Verbeke, Ed. S. NCSP for the information in this weekly column. If you have a question for one of the school psychologists, please email asktheschoolpsychologist@gmail.com. All information will be kept confidential.)

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By Crystal Hayduk Youth/teen librarians Edith Donnell and Jessica Schmidt presented information about library services to the Chelsea School District Board of Education at their meeting on March 23. The presentation focused on the coordination of services with the school district to better meet the educational needs of students. The Chelsea District Library sponsors Authors [...]

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By Lisa Carolin One good turn deserves another, and that’s been in evidence at Beach Middle School where students in the Leadership class come up with ideas to fundraise for worthy causes, and then Scott Eckland, owner of Chelsea Signs, donates his time, materials and artistic know-how to the class to illustrate the accomplishment. “When [...]

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By Crystal Hayduk Following a year of arduous negotiations between the Chelsea School District Board of Education and the teachers’ union, Chelsea Education Association, a contract is officially in place. After their regular meeting on Monday, March 23, the school board met in a short closed session for final discussion. Steve Olsen, school board president, [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 23rd, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Coach Shane Rodriguez for the information in this story.) The 2015 Chelsea girls track and field season started off well with a 4th place finish at the recent prestigious MSU Playmakers True Team invite at Jenison Fieldhouse in East Lansing where 15 teams competed. “The meet served as an opportunity [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 23rd, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Coach Eric Swager for the information in this story.) The Chelsea boys track team recently competed in the Kermit Ambrose (EMU) Invitational. Below are the highlights. “This is a nice meet to start off the season,” Coach Eric Swager said, adding, “We brought a small contingent of runners, in [...]

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Each year, I attend the annual agriculture banquet at Chelsea High School because as everyone knows, I am a huge supporter of farmers but equally as important is because I always feel so honored to be surrounded by so many wonderful local farming families. Organized by the Washtenaw County Dairy Livestock Council, it’s an evening [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kristin Krarup-Joyce, Ed. S. NCSP, Ellen Kent, Ed. S. NCSP and Emily Verbeke, Ed. S. NCSP for the information in this weekly column. If you have a question for one of the school psychologists, please email asktheschoolpsychologist@gmail.com. All information will be kept confidential.) 1. Designate a spot: kitchen table, [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 20th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank the Chelsea District Library for the information in this story.) What do 40 classrooms and three school libraries in Chelsea have in common? They all received free books, 320 in total, thanks to the Chelsea District Library, the Chelsea Education Foundation and Friends of the Chelsea District Library. Chelsea [...]

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