Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Click, read, comment, post and blog your way through the year.
New Year's Eve was a time to reminisce on the ups and downs of 2012—and we did. But the clock has long since struck midnight and the year 2013 is now upon us. We've spent the past two years getting you to fall in love with Patch as your go-to source for everything happening in your community. This year, you'll see Patch become even more engaging and interactive for users as we make you—Trenton and Grosse Ile residents—the stars of this Patchy show. So Happy New Year to all, and with that, here are 13 ways you can use Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch in 2013: Providing accurate, timely news about the community is our No. 1 priority, but without your input, that news may as well be nonexistent. We believe news is a conversation. Share your thoughts …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Students at Anderson Elementary School learned about math and measurements in an interesting way Wednesday.
Ready. Set. Learn! The cotton balls and straws were flying Wednesday afternoon as students at Anderson Elementary School participated in Measurement Olympics. Students learned about math and measurements while participating in Olympic-style events.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Trenton teachers worked the afternoon shift at a local McDonald's to raise funds for Jessie L. Anderson Elementary
Teachers and administrators from Jessie L. Anderson Elementary School took a shift at the McDonald’s on West Road from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday to raise money for the schools' parent teacher organization. Nearly 20 teachers and administrators wiped tables, passed out ice cream, took orders and cooked food for patrons of the restaurant. The restaurant owner agreed to donate $1 from every value meal purchased with a coupon provided to Anderson students. “I just think it is so wonderful that this business is willing to do this for our school,” Anderson parent Tracy Loger said. Loger added the restaurant was “a full house the entire time.” The funds will be used throughout the 2012-13 school year for school trips, classroom projects and …
Monday, September 12, 2011
The bond-approved building improvements are only a week away from completion.
Most of the bond-approved building improvements slated to be completed before the first day of school were on time, according to a representative of a construction company that worked on the projects. Steve Banchero, senior project manager at McCarthy and Smith Construction informed Trenton Board of Education members of the completed projects and the projects awaiting completion at Monday's board of education meeting. Several projects were being worked on over the summer in an effort to complete them before the start of the 2011-12 school year. The completed projects are: The projects not yet completed are: A total budget was unavailable at the time of the meeting. Banchero said a total budget of the bond-approved projects would be …
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Here are a few things to help you get your day started right.
Good morning Trenton. Here's a rundown of what you need to know today.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Lunch prices for Trenton Public Schools remain the same as last year.
Lunch prices at Trenton Public School will not change for the 2011-12 school year. Prices will not increase despite a provision of the federal government’s Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, signed by President Barack Obama last year, that requires a rate increase for some schools. The law mandates that every district adjust its meal prices to ensure the overall rate is comparable with federal reimbursement rates. At TPS elementary schools and the middle school, students will pay $2.75 for lunch and $1.50 for breakfast. Students eligible for reduced lunch will pay $.40 for lunch and $.30 for breakfast. High school students will pay $3.00 for lunch and $1.50 for breakfast. Reduced lunch costs are the same for all schools. Adults who …
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Douglas Mentzer has been appointed principal of Jesse L. Anderson Elementary School for the 2011-12 school year.
Officials at Trenton Public Schools have appointed Douglas Mentzer as principal of Jesse L. Anderson Elementary School for the 2011-12 school year according to public school officials. Mentzer has worked with Trenton Public Schools for 17 years beginning as a social studies teacher at Trenton High School in 1994. He also served as the department chair for four years. He served as the assistant principal at Arthurs Middle School for one year and then served five years as the assistant principal at Trenton High School. Mentzer was also the athletic director during this time. Most recently, Mentzer served as the director for career and technical education for Trenton Public Schools. Mentzer has a master's degree and a specialist degree in …