We never stop learning. #MondayMotivation
Mrs. Kida's life skills class is having a great time in art. Students are using their creative brains and loving every minute of it.
The Machine Shed warms up the night at the first Green Machine football game of the season! Leafs win!
Our new CTE Building is getting set up! Here is our new Building Trades trailer!
Geneseo High School is searching for baseball coaches to join its program. Now hiring for the 2023-24 season: Head Sophomore Coach, Assistant Sophomore Coach and Assistant Freshman Coach. Learn more and apply now: https://www.geneseoschools.org/page/employment
It was a great first day of preschool! Lots of smiles, lots of new friends, and lots of learning!
It's been an active and exciting first week at GMS. Our students are really enjoying their GMS lunch, jumping into intro labs in FACS and Sci Tech, taking part in scavenger hunts for library orientation, and taking tours of their newly remodeled school. During these super hot days, our athletes are even doing some indoor team building to stay active yet cool.
Opening night for Geneseo Middle School golfers at the Geneseo Country Club. Find some shade and keep hydrated!!! Best of luck to all of our student-athletes!
How will you make a difference this week? #MondayMotivation
It was a fantastic first week of school at Northside Elementary School. Students had a great time meeting their teachers, seeing their friends again, and of course trying out the new playground equipment and gaga ball pit. Special thanks to everyone who made those happen!!!
We are excited to welcome Ryan Hill, our new English teacher at Geneseo High School. Hill, who will also coach varsity boys’ basketball, graduated from St. Ambrose University and previously taught at Davenport Central. “I am excited to be a part of the Geneseo community and ready to get to work,” Hill says. “My teaching style is student centered. I am looking forward to continuing to build on the successes that the district has had.”
Please join us in giving a warm welcome to Amber Mattly, our new life skills teacher at Northside Elementary. Mattly attended Western Illinois University and she brings 23 years of experience in teaching students with behavior disorders. "I absolutely love teaching and look forward to the small-town setting Geneseo has to offer,” notes Mattly. “I am heading in a new exciting direction in teaching life skills and can't wait to see what I can learn from my students!"
We are elated to introduce Jackie Peters, our new special education resource at Geneseo Middle School. A Geneseo native, Peters attended Southern Illinois University and earned a bachelor’s degree in anthropology. After being a stay-at-home mom for quite a few years, she worked as a reading aide at Northside Elementary. She then graduated from Western Governors University with a degree in special education and elementary education and taught cross-categorical special education at GMS. “I will continue teaching special education at GMS in a different role, with a focus on team teaching and student academic support,” Peters explains. “My philosophy of teaching is to demonstrate kindness, respect, and patience, and to encourage students to work hard and be good citizens.”
We were thrilled to welcome students back and still have a few open positions to make their educational experience complete. Learn more and apply by visiting GeneseoSchools.org's employment page: https://geneseoskyward.org:448/scripts/cgiip.exe/WService=wsFin/rapplmnu03.w
What an amazing start to 2023-24! GMS warms up to the first day with our welcome back assembly in the main gym. 675 students and staff were pumped up with music, our school fight song, expectations and a gratitude challenge. It's gonna be a great year!
We are happy to welcome Madison Wancket to Geneseo Middle School, where she is our new cross-cat teacher. Wancket attended Illinois State University and received a bachelor’s degree in special education with a Learning Behavior Specialist 1 (LBS1) endorsement. “I am beyond excited to come back to my home district and inspire the next generation of students,” Wancket says. “It was the amazing teachers in this district that made me want to become a teacher. I look forward to the new things this school year brings and all of the wonderful connections and relationships that I will develop.”
We rolled out the "red carpet" and fog machines for GHS students! Welcome back!
We are excited to introduce Emily Pobanz, our new 1st grade teacher at Millikin Elementary. Pobanz graduated from St. Ambrose University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education. “I’m so excited to be teaching in the same district where I grew up,” says Pobanz. “I also went to Millikin! I am looking forward to watching all of my students learn and grow alongside me. I have always wanted to teach 1st grade and become a volleyball coach in Geneseo, and I am so excited to watch my dreams come true.”
Superintendent Dr. Adam Brumbaugh visited with KWQC TV6 News on Monday to talk about the upcoming school year, the new Career and Technical Education Center at Geneseo High School, and other happenings throughout the district. Watch the interview: https://www.kwqc.com/video/2023/08/14/geneseo-school-district-ready-first-day-school/
It's a big week with the first day of student attendance for the 2023-24 school year on Wednesday. Have a great year, everyone! #MondayMotivation