By Chad Hutchinson
Blissfield elementary science teacher Gary Koppelman’s hands-on approach to science has him within reach of the Shell Science Teaching Award.
In a combined effort by Shell Oil Company and the National Science Teachers Association, the award is given in recognition of a K-12 educator who has demonstrated an exceptional impact on their students, school and community in the field of science.
Koppelman, a 26-year faculty member of Blissfield schools, is one of two finalists from the state of Michigan and the third hails from Hawaii. Along with the extensive paper work needed to initially be considered, as one of 10 finalists, he was required to submit a 30 minute DVD featuring classroom activities with students that reflected his teaching philosophies, methodologies and expertise in the field of science. After reviewing the submissions, Koppelman was then selected by the judging panel … Read More »
In Royal fashion, Baily Holdridge and Miles DeNudt were crowned the 2013 Blissfield High School Coming Home queen and king Friday night, Feb. 15.
Hand-pulled “floats” built on wagons carried the Coming Home queen and king candidates into the packed gym.
For many more fun photos of the Coming Home events, please watch the Galleries in www.blissfieldadvance.com
Pardon us! We had the wrong person identified in the Feb. 20, 2013, edition of The Advance. Here, with King Brandon Hudson, is Queen Ashley Bailey. They reigned over the Blissfield Main Street/DDA bowling FUN(d) raiser Feb. 16 at Rich Lanes, Blissfield.
And if you want to see a great photo of King Brandon Hudson with Margaret Goble, please see Page 1 of the Feb. 20, 2013, Advance. For more event photos, please check out our Galleries. The button is at the top of this page.