Some Byrnedale Elementary third graders got a pleasant surprise when they arrived at their classroom on a recent Friday morning.
That's because teacher Pam Denner had turned her room into a reading oasis as part of her effort to help her students succeed on their upcoming Ohio Third Grade Reading Guarantee test.
Mrs. Denner says her goal was to redesign the classroom to be more student-friendly.
School Subject: Any science or history
Extracurricular Activity: Soccer, track and field
Hobbies: Working out
Car: 2007 Black Ford Fusion SE
Musical Artist: Memphis May Fire
Movie: Remember The Titans
TV Show: Flash
Last Book Read That Wasn’t Required: Screwtape Letters
Person You’d Like to Meet: Matty Mullins
Item always in your locker: Water
First Job: Bagger at Kroger
Top Accomplishment: Making top 10 after struggling early on with school
After Graduation Plans: Attend Bowling Green State University majoring in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Forensic Investigation
Career Goal: Become a CSI, and then become an agent for the FBI
Quote from teacher: “Glenn Chambers is a bright young man that is always enthusiastic about learning,” said Matt Krueger, counselor. “He always has a smile on his face and a twinkle in his eye.”
- Information is compiled for The Blade by the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West.
Families with students in grades 6 through 11 who are interested in learning more about College Credit Plus, a statewide program that helps students earn college credit while still in high school, are invited to attend one of the following meetings (Elementary students should attend the meeting at their nearest high school):
Families who missed the Waite High School meeting on January 10 should plan to attend one of the upcoming meetings.
With area automotive companies and other businesses planning to bring hundreds of new jobs to the Toledo area, the time is golden for Toledo Public Schools students and others who want a manufacturing job.
To make it easier for interested people to get information, TPS and several organizations have planned two community meetings at which interested students and others can hear directly from employers on what they can expect, what skills are needed and how motivated workers can qualify for these good-paying manufacturing jobs.