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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


Resources for Health Concerns

Two viruses have been in the news lately: the Enterovirus and Ebola. The Rock Island-Milan School District has posted resources for parents…

Last Day Monday, June 9

The last day of school for students in the Rock Island-Milan School District is Monday, June 9.

The Elementary Buildings will be dismissing at 2:10 p.m. on June 4, 5, 6 & 9.

Earl Hanson Student Places 4th in Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Earl Hanson student Ryan Nickel who received 4th place at the RIMSD Spelling Bee on Friday, Feb. 7! Ryan will be representing the school district at the Regional Spelling Bee on Feb. 26 at Augustana College.

Earl Hanson Student Advances to Regional Bee

Earl Hanson Elementary 4th grader Jasmine McAfee advanced to the Regional Spelling Bee after the school district-wide competition on Thursday, Feb. 7

Earl Hanson Student Wins Rock Island Rotary Essay Contest!

Lynzee Quade, a sixth-grader at Earl Hanson Elementary, won the annual essay contest sponsored by Rock Island Rotary Club. This is the second year that the club has sponsored the contest. Miss Quade wrote about the importance of respect at school, home and self.

Essay Winner Lynzee Quade (center).

Hanson Students Help the Safer Foundation

Each year, the Earl Hanson “PeaceBuilders” choose a community service project. This winter, the students raised over $425 in addition to collecting items for the Safer Foundation, a youth empowerment program for young adults ages 16-21. “The students amaze me each year,” said teacher Ellen Martin. “And the parents and community are very supportive as well.”

Pictured: Heaven Simpson, Heather Motley, Aiden Rushing, Raghen Walker, Ehkaw Blay and Jacob Norem & Sue Davidson from the Safer Foundation.