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By Lisa Carolin Creating a portfolio of design briefs is among the tasks that students taking the class Exploring Technology are completing. It’s a class for eighth-grade students offered at Beach Middle School that stresses engineering through technical drawings, robotics and programming. “By definition, technology is the application of tools, materials, processes and systems used […]

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By Crystal Hayduk The Chelsea School District (CSD) Board of Education met in the media center at Beach Middle School in front of a crowded room on March 13.  At the opening of the opportunity for public input, CSD Board President Anne Mann told the audience that the board is a meeting in the public; […]

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By Lisa Carolin Beach Middle School Principal Nick Angel has been selected as the Administrator of the Year by the Michigan Association of Middle School Educators (MAMSE). Angel said, “I am very proud and honored to be the principal at Beach Middle School and a member of the Chelsea Schools family.” “I believe that MAMSE […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 17th, 2016

By Lisa Carolin On Nov. 18, Beach Middle School’s Leadership Class will present a check to Faith in Action, money the students have raised. Leadership class is an elective. Students meet daily from 2:15-3:02 p.m. with the goal to understand the value of leadership. “Leadership class is a big part of my heart, and I […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 22nd, 2016

By Lisa Carolin Beach Middle School will be adding an assistant principal to its staff in the fall. His name is Matt Ceo, and he has been working as an English teacher at Saline Middle School. “This is an added position at Beach Middle School to best support the needs of our students, staff and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 21st, 2016

By Lisa Carolin The evening of June 14 was a big night for 195 eighth-graders at Beach Middle School. The class of 2020 celebrated the end of middle school and going to high school in the fall. The Beach Middle School gymnasium was filled with students, families, and staff at the hour-long Farewell Ceremony. “This […]

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By Lisa Carolin Having just the right touch takes practice, and that’s a lesson Beach Middle School Principal Nick Angel is learning as he practices with the school’s Sixth-Grade Band. Angel came to band practice on Jan. 26 to practice for his role as guest cymbalist at the Feb. 29 Middle School concert. Although Angel […]

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By Crystal Hayduk At their regular meeting on June 8, the Chelsea School District Board of Education approved the hiring of two new South Meadows Elementary School teachers due to the retirements of Karen Henry and Crystal Heydlauff. Katie Spisich, a graduate of Western Michigan University who has taught in Indiana for three years, will […]

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Jostens, the leading producer of yearbooks and student-created content, today announced that Beach Middle School’s yearbook program has been named a 2015 Jostens’ National Yearbook Program of Excellence. The National Yearbook Program of Excellence recognizes engaging yearbooks that reflect a broad representation of the student body while helping students develop 21st century skills such as […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 1st, 2015

  By Crystal Hayduk Scott Riedel has been selected as this year’s Beach Middle School Honored Educator by the top ten academic honors students. He accompanied the students to the Academic Honors Night festivities on May 11, and will address the eighth grade class at their farewell ceremony on June 9. In his 11th year […]

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