Karen grew up in Alaska and moved to Minnesota with her two sons, Jason and Travis in 1991. Benita lives in Warba on a small hobby farm. At the heart of NLCS schools is a common educational vision â a determination to instil a love of learning. Over the following years, Christel substitute taught at grade levels 1 through 12 and also worked as a science teacher in a middle school alternative program. In addition to PE and Health Lori also worked as an elementary counselor for three years. nlcs.k12.in.us - North Lawrence Community Schools / Homepage Best www.nlcs.k12.in.us â Questions and concerns should be directed to the Title IX, Title II, and Section 504 Coordinator as follows: Maggie Dainton, NLCS Director of Learning, c/o North Lawrence Community Schools PO Box 729, Bedford, IN 47421, Phone: (812)-279-3521 Mike is married to a science teacher who teaches in the Stillwater school district. After high school, Henry attended Seneca College’s Law Enforcement program. Don also keeps busy recording in his studio, Mr. Pumpkinhead Productions. NLCC Office North Lawrence Career Center 258 BNL Dr. Bedford, IN 47421 Phone: 812-279-3561 Fax: 812-275-1578 Before NLCS, she taught middle school Language Arts at the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig school on the Leech Lake Reservation. Banks, Bobby Rydell, Dick King Classic Swing Band, Tommy Dorsey Big Band, Blew Monday, 5 on the 4, Conga Se Menne, Mr. Pumpkinhead, Ruby Sky, Sam Miltich and the Clearwater Hot Club, The Incredible Ides, The Cab Calloway Orchestra directed by C. Calloway Brooks, Big Walter Smith and the Groove Merchants, Annie Humphrey, Ginger Commodore, Gary Hines, Greg Kaczor, Jimmy Thackery and of course NLCS staff Matt Alleva and Annie Humphrey. After moving to Minnesota, one fateful day in his 8th grade advisory, Mike took a career aptitude test that said he should be either an actor or a teacher when he grew up. Outside of the NLCS walls you may find Aimee reeling in the walleyes, taking camping adventures with her family, or preparing meals or baked goodies in her kitchen. A fateful, forwarded email ended up in Mike’s inbox one afternoon that said a small charter school in Warba, MN, was looking for a director. She went on to receive a BS and 7-12 teaching license from St. The summers of her junior and senior years she worked at a Youth Conservation Corps camp. He also does woodworking, tinkering, origami, building scale models, watching anime and is a connoisseur of various meat jerky. The executive session will begin at 5:15 p.m. at the NLCS Administration Building. At age 8 he began singing in his church choir under the direction of Robert Kaiser, giving him the opportunity to perform at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and sing on the Musical Heritage Society’s album, Benjamin Britten’s, “Mass of Saint Nicolas.”. Karen is one of the co-founders of Northern Lights Community School. These 7 individuals determine policy and provide fiscal and organizational leadership. Before joining NLCS (Singapore) Kathryn spent six years as a Headteacher at a primary school in Kingston, UK. My husband Dave grew up in Warba and always wanted to move back, we ended up on the farm he grew up on. BEDFORD â The three city of Bedford seats on the NLCS board of trustees are up for decision this election, and 11 candidates are seeking those seats. I graduated from Bemidji State University with a B. S. in Business Administration (Finance emphasis). The band performed music at civilian and military functions throughout the state. Copyright © 2020 Northern Lights Community School, Phone 218-492-4400 | Toll Free 1-877-246-6548 | Fax 218-492-4402. “Our job as a teacher is not an 8-4 job, we work round the clock and make ourselves available for these kids.” She prides herself in maintaining a very close working relationship with her students and their families via weekly monitoring letters, texting, phone and email. Kamal Girgis for NLCS School Board. Again, one fateful day while sitting in his cubicle on the 16th floor of an office building in downtown Minneapolis, Mike received a phone call asking if he was interested in a teaching job working with “at-risk” youth in the White Bear Lake school district. She also competed in swimming for one year. NLCS is governed by a Board of School Trustees composed of 7 elected community representatives. A 2000 graduate â¦ (BEDFORD) â In a 6-1 vote, the North Lawrence Community School Board approved an engineering study for the synthetic turf at the Bedford North Lawrence football, baseball and softball fields. She wears a variety of hats around NLCS, for example; MAAP Stars, Teambuilding Expert, Continuing Education Representative, Title IX, and serves on the Wellness Committee and Leadership Team. During his time there, Henry volunteered as an EMT and served as a Wildland Firefighter. During that time she has had students planting trees each spring and led the construction of a flower garden. I care about making NLCS an outstanding school system. In this spare time Don volunteers for the M.S. NLCS Board of Trustees Meeting. 2009 The Chung family relocated to Grand Rapids, MN and found work with Northern Lights Community School. Lori also enjoys gardening, bird watching and hiking. I live in on the St Louis River in Floodwood with my 2 dogs, 15 chickens, 5 guinea hens, and my partner Mike. Comments (-1) NLS 2020 Tiered Levy Referendum I look forward to presentation nights to see the terrific projects the students have created and look forward to Halloween and spirit week so I can create a new persona – like Zombie-Becky!!!!! She has worked in the Social Service field since 2001. I’m married with three children and like to do a variety of activities such as swimming, biking, and skiing. I enjoy spending time with my family camping, four wheeling, and bike riding. After working in the security field for a year, he returned to school to Tyndale College & Seminary for a BRE (Bachelor of Religious Education) majoring in Youth Studies/Work. Making fire wood and hay was also an integral part of the summer season. Copyright © 2002-2020 Blackboard, Inc. All rights reserved. If you are a returning student to NLCS and want to register for an NLCS school or Empire, . She also spent time coaching in the sports of volleyball, basketball and track and field. In her leisure time, Lori trains her Golden Retrievers and competes with them in agility, obedience, conformation and is hoping to add field work to that list. A simple “yes” answer led to a sixteen year teaching career in alternative education. Henry was born in Hong Kong, immigrated to Canada at the age of 2 and grew up in a suburban area of Toronto, Ontario. Lori got her Bachelor of Science Degree from Bemidji State University and was a four sport athlete while at BSU. They include the following candidates:. Aimee grew up in Southern Illinois, spent some time in North Carolina, before calling Northern Minnesota her home in 1998. Patient services and patient care will remain confidential. They have 3 kids: Emily (9), Katie (7) and Ethan (4). One of Karen’s favorite parts of her job is leading groups of high school students through Europe as they experience real world learning. please click on Returning Student Registration. 2018. (BEDFORD) â Dr. Wendy Trueblood Miller, a lifelong resident of Bedford, is seeking an NLCS school board seat this election. . I received my Bachelors degree at St Cloud State University in Community Psychology, my Masters Degree in Experiential Education at Mankato State University and my Special Education license at Bethel University. Vidal moves between soprano, alto, tenor saxophone and bass clarinet on his arrangement of Duke Ellington’s ‘The Mooch.'”. Larry Arnold. When he was discharge from the Army, Don joined the Minnesota National Guard spending time serving with the 136th Mechanized Infantry out of Bemidji and the 47th infantry Brigade Band (The Governors’ Own) in St. Paul, MN. William J. Deckard. NLCS Board Approves Contract With Toshiba Business Solutions November 20, 2020 (BEDFORD) â The North Lawrence Community School board approved an extended contract with Toshiba Business Solutions. I enjoy working at NLCS because of the flexibility our program gives for both students and teachers, and the small community we have that helps foster strong relationships with students and parents. I then was a store manager for Only Deals in Elk River for two years until my husband got a job at National Steel in Keewatin. After college, I worked as an accountant at Itasca Medical Center and proudly served on the Warba City Council for 7 years and as the Secretary for the Warba-Feeley Cemetery for 13 years. I was born and raised in the Center of the Universe, beautiful Warba Minnesota, and was lucky enough to attend Warba elementary school, where I met my husband. Karen is one of the co-founders of Northern Lights Community School. My name is Jill Hawk and I work as a project manager and special education paraprofessional at NLCS. She started off her teaching career at the Cass Lake-Bena Area Learning Center where she taught physical education for eight years. Four-year terms end at alternating intervals so that 3 members are elected during presidential election years and 4 are elected 2 years later. In 1983 she received her A. Annual Reports & World Best Workforce Report. I used to love softball, volleyball, bowling, and golf, but am now old, so I enjoy reading for my book club and am writing a book about my Irish ancestors. Graduating cum laude in 1991 with a degree in Music Education. You may also contact the Senior School Office, during school hours, on 020 8951 6443 for hard copies which can also be made available in large print. I love working with the students at NLCS as it is great seeing them succeed and grow in this nourishing environment. She has enjoyed her time at Northern Lights so far and is extremely proud to be a part of such a talented and dynamic staff of educators. Lori has worked in several capacities as an educator throughout her teaching career. The concept for the school began in 2001 while she was working at the Middle Area Learning Center in Grand Rapids. Prior to moving to Warba, I managed an Ax-man Surplus store in Fridley for 13 years. I now work as a Project Manager in Rachel’s advisory. She and her partner enjoy the gift of raising two amazing children, a very fuzzy guinea pig, and a spoiled furry baby dog. She also enjoys camping, geocaching, and writing. The New London-Spicer School Districtâs main priority is to provide a safe teaching and learning environment for all. In 2001, he headed off to Grand Porage, MN to serve as a youth pastor/leader and to work with the local church.