#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Courtney Wilkin! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - First Grade Teacher How long have you worked at Meridian? - 11 years What is your favorite food? - Ice Cream What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - The people I work with and the families we serve What are your hobbies? - Live music, puzzles, volleyball, board games, riding in the woods, going up north with my family
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Courtney Wilkin
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Emily Granados! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - Paraprofessional How long have you worked at Meridian? - This is my 2nd year. What is your favorite food? - Mexican What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - My favorite thing about our schools is how our staff goes above and beyond with the students. What are your hobbies? - Spending time outside with my kids, camping, sports, and coaching volleyball.
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Emily Granados
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Amy Crosby! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - 4th Grade Teacher How long have you worked at Meridian? - 3 years What is your favorite food? - Chicken Fajitas What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - The people, the people, the people! It is truly a treasured thing to go somewhere everyday where you love what you do and who you work with. The community support is also unmatched! I love our Mustang family! What are your hobbies? - Spending time with friends and family, thrifting/antiquing, watching documentaries
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Amy Crosby
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Catherine Tobin! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - Kindergarten Teacher How long have you worked at Meridian? - 3 years What is your favorite food? - Sushi and Indian food What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - Our staff is like a big family. I love the people I work with! What are your hobbies? - Traveling, listening to Taylor Swift, and watching football. Go Bills!
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Catherine Tobin
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Ashley Lafave! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - Kindergarten teacher How long have you worked at Meridian? - 19 years What is your favorite food? - My mom’s chocolate sheet cake. What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - My coworkers, my students, and the opportunities available for my own children. What are your hobbies? - I enjoy watching my kids in their various sports, reading, camping and traveling with family.
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Ashley LaFave
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Megan Leddy! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - 1st Grade Teacher How long have you worked at Meridian? - 4 years What is your favorite food? - I don't really have a favorite food, but my favorite restaurant is Asian Express! What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - Being a part of the Meridian family has helped me grow in ways I could have never imagined, both personally and professionally. Coming to work is truly like spending time with family. Our building has a very unique and enjoyable culture. The staff, students, and leadership are all great. I can't picture myself anywhere else! What are your hobbies? - Camping, gardening, and family time
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Megan Leddy
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Allison Badour! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - Elementary Special Education Teacher How long have you worked at Meridian? - 14 years What is your favorite food? - nachos What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - I feel so fortunate to be working with the most dedicated and supportive staff. We have the best community and culture in our building. I love working here! What are your hobbies? - Spending time with my family, playing beach volleyball in the summer, and doing crafts.
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Allison Badour
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Ann Villalobos! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - Young Five's teacher How long have you worked at Meridian? - 8 years What is your favorite food? - Pasta What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - My favorite part about working in Meridian schools is the positive staff and student culture in my building. What are your hobbies? - Spending time with my two children, long distance running, and being outside.
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Ann Villalobos
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Jamie Engler! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - 2nd grade teacher How long have you worked at Meridian? - This is my 5th year What is your favorite food? - Pizza What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - The Community and relationships between staff and families. What are your hobbies? - Baking, attending sporting events, and reading
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Jamie Engler
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Emily Clark! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - 1st Grade Teacher How long have you worked at Meridian? - 10 years What is your favorite food? - Mac & Cheese What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - The staff - Meridian Elementary School feels like family! What are your hobbies? - Reading, photography, hanging with my two adorable pups
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Emily Clark
Good Morning Mustangs! You are invited to participate in the Strategic Planning process for Meridian Public Schools. If you were not able to make the Community Meetings, we are asking you to please complete the survey at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MeridianSP2024 or scan the QR code in the image attached. Thank you in advance for supporting Meridian Public Schools. #ReachHigher
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Strategic Planning 2024
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Madelyn Fenby! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - 3rd grade teacher How long have you worked at Meridian? - first year What is your favorite food? - Anything with pasta What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - The amazing staff, students, and families! What are your hobbies? - Reading, and walking my dog
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Madelyn Fenby
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Sara Mccoy! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - Paraprofessional How long have you worked at Meridian? - Less than 1 year What is your favorite food? - French Fries What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - The Staff! What are your hobbies? - Dance Fitness and Reading
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Sara McCoy
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Anthony Morey! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - Elementary Music and Drama Teacher How long have you worked at Meridian? - This is my 3rd school year at Meridian! What is your favorite food? - Grilled cheese What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - The staff! I love the staff I work with. They are all hard workers who strive to do everything with excellence! What are your hobbies? - Singing, playing piano, conducting musical groups, reading, vacationing with my wife!
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Anthony Morey
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Allison Goodwin! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - Elementary Art Teacher How long have you worked at Meridian? - 7 years What is your favorite food? - Sushi What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - The sense of community and the wonderful relationships that are shared. I am truly proud to be apart of the "Mustang Family." What are your hobbies? - Playing volleyball, cooking, and baking.
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Allison Goodwin
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Michael Bishop! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - Custodian How long have you worked at Meridian? - 14 years What is your favorite food? - Steak What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - The Kids and the staff What are your hobbies? - Fishing, hunting and being at the cabin.
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Michael Bishop
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Tania Lex! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - Third grade teacher, PLC facilitator How long have you worked at Meridian? - This is my 7th year at Meridian and my 14th year in education. What is your favorite food? - I love a good chef salad, and also raspberries! What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - The willingness to learn new things to better ourselves as educators. We have a great “adult learning culture” which allows for everyone to continually strive to be better and do better for our students. What are your hobbies? - Reading and hiking. I also love to travel around our state!
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Tania Lex
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Robert Blades! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - 2nd Grade Teacher How long have you worked at Meridian? - 17 years What is your favorite food? - Pizza (Italian food) What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - I truly feel like I work with some of my very best friends. The district has everyone; staff, students, and parents in their best interest. I can’t imagine teaching anywhere else nor would I want to. What are your hobbies? - I enjoy keeping up with Michigan Football (Go Blue!) and Detroit Tigers baseball. I enjoy taking care of my lawn in the summer and spending time in Frankfort during the summer with my family. My two girls keep me very busy.
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Robert Blades
#MeetTheStaff of Meridian Elementary School! Meet Alicia Orourke! #ReachHigher What is your role at Meridian Elementary School? - 4th grade teacher How long have you worked at Meridian? - 9 years What is your favorite food? - Mexican What is your favorite thing about Meridian Public Schools? - We have the best staff, and I love my 4th grade team! I work with some of my favorite people. What are your hobbies? - Reading, and shopping.
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Alicia O'Rourke
Meridian Public Schools is excited to collaborate with the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan to provide a community-wide food distribution event. Join us on Saturday, January 27th, at Meridian Elementary. The line up begins at 9am and food distribution will take place from 10am-12pm. #ReachHigher
about 1 month ago, Noah Kent
Jan 27 Food Distribution