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Karen School at Earl Hanson

In the last year, Earl Hanson Elementary has been working on becoming a full service community school. As a part of this endeavor, it was important to determine needs and wants of students and their families.

Earl Hanson has a large population of ELL students who speak Karen as a native language and it was important to those families to have additional instruction in their native language. Therefore, the Lights on for Learning after school program started a Karen School with one of the Earl Hanson ELL Paras, Mr. Eh.

In January 2017, Mr. Eh and three volunteers began the process of teaching both Karen writing and language at Karen School and there were 35 students who attended the first class. Students and parents are happy that their native language is being taught at Earl Hanson.

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Half-Day Early Dismissal Feb. 17

There is a Half-Day on Friday, February 17 and school will be dismissed at 11:45 a.m.

There is no school on Monday, Feb. 20 in observance of Presidents’ Day.

Early Dismissal Oct. 3 ,4 & 5

There is 2:10 p.m. dismissal on Oct. 3, 4 & 5 and there is no school on Oct. 6 & 7.

Bilingual Benefits in RIMSD #41 (WQAD)

Earl Hanson Elementary teacher Becky Morley talks about how she reaches her students who are English Language Learners…

Earl Hanson ROCKS the First Day of School (ARGUS)

Celebrating Reading with Dr. Seuss

Earl Hanson celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2 and two students dressed up like The Cat in the Hat! They visited the Head Start, Kindergarten, First, Second, Functional and Instructional classrooms and read The Cat in the Hat.  Everyone gathered in the hallway for 15 minutes of ‘drop everything and read’ time. Great way to celebrate Dr. Seuss and reading!

 

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Earl Hanson Student Writers (RI ARGUS)

Earl Hanson student writers were featured in the Dispatch/Argus over the weekend!

Science Night at Earl Hanson!

Family Science Night at Earl Hanson is on Thursday, Sept 17 from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

The Family Museum is bringing many science activities for the event.  Pizza will be served to families.

See you there!

School Registration July 22 & 23

School registration for the 2015-2016 school year will be held on July 22 & 23.

Earl Hanson Students Awarded Medal of Honor

Congratulations to Natella Alieva, Tiffany O’Leary and Lily Paw. They were chosen as this year’s RIMSD Medal of Honor recipients and presented with the award at a banquet on May 14 at the Holiday Inn in downtown Rock Island.

Each year, several students are chosen in RIMSD who prove themselves to be all around good students, good citizen and caring individuals who bring with them a positive force that helps to influence the school to be a better place to learn and grow.

Earl Hanson Medal of Honor recipient Natella Alieva

Earl Hanson Medal of Honor recipient Natella Alieva

Earl Hanson Medal of Honor recipient Tiffany O'Leary

Earl Hanson Medal of Honor recipient Tiffany O’Leary

Earl Hanson Medal of Honor recipient Lily Paw

Earl Hanson Medal of Honor recipient Lily Paw