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“Winter Wonderland” program at Pasteur Elementary

Pasteur Elementary School hosted a “Winter Wonderland” program on Tuesday, December 16. Students participated from each grade, Pre-K through 6th grade. Mr. Massey, a science teacher at Pasteur, kicked off the program with an audience sing-a-long to This Christmas while student Vondez King was emcee for the program.

Meijer of Royal Oak donates $250 gift certificate to Cooke family for holiday needs

Meijer of Royal Oak donated a $250 gift certificate to a Cooke Elementary School family over the 2014 holiday break. An initial contact was made by Cooke teacher Robert Stern, who contacted the store to help ensure the family had groceries for the holiday season.

International “Walk to School Day” at Pasteur Elementary

Students from Pasteur Elementary School participated in the International “Walk to School Day” on Wednesday, October 8. The school registered for the event through the Michigan Fitness Foundation and the Michigan Safe Routes to School Program. Prior to the event, staff members had discussions with students about Safe Routes to School and walking to school safely. Pasteur also had a poster contest where students decorated posters about ways to safely walk to school. The two contest winners, third-grader Amathulah Stanley and sixth-grader Ronasha Payne, received books and all students who participated in the event received “Walk to School Day” stickers.

Pasteur Camp “Anywhere and Read”

A first-ever community LitFest was featured at 37 schools holding summer school on Thursday, July 24. Students at Pasteur Elementary School celebrated by pitching tents and participated in group writing activities, oral story sharing and interacted with live storytellers. A total of 7,000 books were distributed during LitFest.

Pasteur Elementary celebrates Independence Day

The students and staff at Pasteur Elementary School dedicated the entire week of June 30 to celebrate Independence Day. Classes learned about the historic day by researching the meaning of the 4th of July and reenacted the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Students showcased their patriotic enthusiasm by creating their own flags, banners and posters. The week concluded with an Independence Day Parade on June 30th outside of Pasteur.

Pasteur Elementary gives back to the community

The staff of Pasteur Elementary School completed its annual service project of feeding the homeless at Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church on Monday, March 31. Staff members cooked and served a complete dinner for dozens of people. Every year, the church provides a shower, bedding, and shelter for less fortunate individuals.

Pasteur students attend the Palmer Woods concert series

In honor of Black History Month, students from Pasteur Elementary School were invited to attend the 7th Annual Palmer Woods Music in Homes concert series Saturday, February 15. The Palmer Woods Music in Homes concert series explores multiple jazz musicians including Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson, Thelonious Monk and many others. This is the second year that Pasteur students have been invited to attend the concert series. Additionally, students had the opportunity to meet the musicians, enjoy delicious food and beverages and experience the stunning homes in the Historic Palmer Woods.

Chrysler Corporation, ARISE Detroit! and Detroit Public Schools announce community service partnerships for Neighborhoods Day

Local businesses that have adopted schools for Neighborhoods Day, including Chrysler Corporation, Wayne State University, Meijer, PNC Bank, W3R Consulting and Alternatives for Girls put out a call to action today asking others to adopt schools ARISE Detroit!, Detroit Public Schools and Chrysler Corporation announced today a major community service partnership drive involving dozens of schools as part of the 7th annual ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Day event. The press conference was held at Chrysler Elementary School. Chrysler Corporation has adopted Chrysler Elementary School for ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Day. Daphne Harris, Chrysler Group Manager of Civic and Community Relations, spoke during the press conference and called on more leaders from local businesses and community organizations to join them on August 3, 2013 for the city-wide Neighborhoods Day event to help prepare dozens of DPS buildings and classrooms for the 2013-2014 school

Pasteur hosts Independence Day Parade & Family Fun Day

Pasteur Elementary School celebrated Independence Day on July 2, 2013 with a Parade & Family Fun Day. More than 100 students, parents, staff and community members marched in the parade as students showcased hand-made posters celebrating Independence Day. Pasteur also invited new families to the event for Open Enrollment. Special invited guest Agnes Van Antwerp, daughter of former Detroit Mayor Eugene Van Antwerp of 1948, attended the event. Agnes Van Antwerp was a teacher at Pasteur more than 30 years ago. Marcy Feldman, president of the Pasteur Alumni Association, was one of her students. New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church donated 100 cases of bubbles for the event. Rene Green, a paraprofessional at Pasteur, organized the event. Photos courtesy of Ceressie Smith,

School of the Week: Pasteur Elementary School, where listening to the student voice matters most!

It’s not challenging to get adults to boast about your work within a school, or perhaps have community leaders provide accolades on your outstanding programs. For Pasteur Elementary School Principal Sharon Lawson, ‘grown-up praise’ is great and much appreciated. But it is the students’ opinions of Pasteur and their take on the learning environment that matter most to her. “When I walk through the halls and see the smiling faces of my students, or they hug me and talk about how much they’re enjoying a certain program—that’s what I love,” Lawson said. “Children have a voice here. If they have a problem, they can come to speak with me directly.” View the Pasteur “School of the Week” Newsletter Perhaps the second-ranking