What are you Thankful for?
In honor of Thanksgiving being right around the corner, we asked students and teachers what they were thankful for. Here's what they had to say:
Mr. Nick Zacek - thankful for being given the opportunity to work and coach at SL. Go Lakers!
Miss Heather Gannon - thankful for the beautiful outdoors!
Mrs. Becky Johnson - thankful to be married to her best friend.
Jaime Wierenga - Teaching among the hard working and dedicated Laker staff
Jaime McCool - Extra time with family
Kay Mumby - My team here at Jeffers.
Lori Rhem - I am thankful for my two precious granddaughters, Luella and Isabelle.
Leanne Derks - My Family!
Robin Kieft - A mild Fall, weather-wise. The band was able to rehearse outside and the choir was able to dance!
Kelly Ortquist - That this community as a whole, teachers AND parents, are fully committed to prioritizing education in our kids' lives.
Amy Berry - I am thankful that we were able to start our school year in person (faceto-face). Relationships are so important. They matter! I am thankful I am able to build those relationships with my 4th graders in person and through a computer screen.
Zoe Komar - I am thankful for everyone who provides everything they can to help us learn to the best of their abilities, despite the crazy school year.
Evien Berry - My family.
Kelly Keefe - No matter who's in office or what our crazy circumstances are, I am thankful that the Lord God Almighty is always in control.
Olivia Twa - My family, because at the end of every day they are always there to talk me through things and support me.
Ally Kucks - I'm thankful for the friends I have met this year and how they have taught me new things and I'm thankful for the memories I now share with them
Kathy Britton - The extra time I took to intentionally be in nature to enjoy our stunning West MI area.
Ava Weber - I am thankful that I still have the opportunity to continue playing my sports!
David Theune - I remain, as ever, thankful for my family. Daily, I feel their love and support.
Harrisen Smith - The wonders provided by electricity
Isabella Donaldson - I am very thankful for the opportunity to come back to school in person this fall. I got to see a lot of people I have not been able to see since March and it made me very happy.
Susan Dalman - My Community of helpful friends and family!
Joanne Koratich - Public libraries
Karl Sineath - The outdoors!