Friday, April 23, 2010

I am so inspired!

Ask anyone who knows me and they would tell you how much I love teaching middle school. I can't say that I have ever been more proud to be a teacher than I have this week. Our students have been bringing in money for Ride Janie Ride. (Two of the recipients of Ride Janie Ride's fundraising efforts are directly linked to our school district.) Students have been doing everything they can to raise money for this effort and have brought in a significant amount of money. On Monday, people from Ride Janie Ride will be coming to Lakeview to be presented with our donation. I am expecting surprise on both the students and recipients parts when we present the check. What an awesome feeling, we are so proud of our students.

Friday, April 16, 2010

Ride Janie Ride

Students have been collecting money this week for Ride Janie Ride, an organization that selects three cancer patients as recipents each year for their fundraising efforts. Our students have collected over $1900 in our first week and will continue collecting through next Friday. Each motorcycle displayed in our lobby represents $5 that has been collected. The gold motorcycles are from 6th grade, the green are from 7th grade and the blue are from 8th grade. I am so impressed with our students efforts for this event! For more information about Ride Janie Ride visit

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Ride Janie Ride

My homebase, in combination with Mrs. Ohlander's homebase, have organized a fundraiser for the Ride Janie Ride foundation. This is an organization which raises money for people stricken with blood cancers. Two of this year's recipients have connections to our school district. Donations will be collected in homebases through April 23rd. For more information on Ride Janie Ride visit