Friday, October 7, 2016

Walking for a Purpose

Hi folks, Jon Wennstrom here! Each year, Rosedale students participate in a Fun Walk. The walk has taken on many different forms throughout the years from "walk around the world" to "Rock n Roll" walking, but the purpose has always remained the same...to raise funds to help provide programs and opportunities for our students. The PTA does a wonderful job of getting out flyers, organizing the event, and providing goodies for the students, but it's the parents and community members that make the donations necessary to make it a successful event. Once again, our PTA has organized a successful event and once again our Rosedale community have been generous with their giving. I'm proud of our students, staff, and community for all their work and helping our kids walk for a purpose!
Rosedale Fun Walk!! 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, October 12: Lifetouch Picture Day in the morning
Thursday, October 13: Town Hall Meeting on County Millage Proposal at Franklin H.S. 6:30 pm

Wednesday, October 26: Students dismissed at 12:10 Parent Teacher Conferences 1:00-4:00/5:00-8:00 pm
Thursday, October 27: Students dismissed at 12:10 Parent Teacher Conferences 1:00-4:00/5:00-8:00 pm
Friday, October 28: Trunk or Treat event 6:00-8:00 pm

MEET THE LPS STAFF
Jennifer Taiariol - Director of Student Services
My name is Jennifer Taiariol and I am the Director of Student Services for Livonia Public Schools.  I have been in the district for many years and have served as a school psychologist, program specialist, and coordinator.  My current responsibilities as Director include supervising programs and services for all children and young adults, birth to age 26 with disabilities.  Outside of LPS, I coach a special needs hockey team, the MORC Stars, and thoroughly enjoy my time working with some of our students on the ice.

My other role is that of wife to my husband, Dino and mom to my three sons Jake, Nick and Joey.  My boys are all graduates of South Lyon High School.  I have one in graduate school, one in community college and one who is currently working.  On weekends, I play hockey with a bunch of friends in a women’s recreational league in Brighton.

My goal this year is to make Student Services a Joyful place to work.  I read Joy, Inc. over the summer and have implemented some of the practices at Menlo Industries here in Student Services with the four Coordinators.  The purpose of our reorganization is to promote greater understanding of all needs of our students with disabilities across the district so we can better support our students, staff and families.


Five words that describe LPS: Family, Supportive, Integrity, First-Class, and Rewarding.

PTA POINTS 
  • The Rosedale PTA Annual Fundraiser:  Students Fun Walk for Rosedale was a wonderful event.  Thank you very much to all our Rosedale students, families, teachers, staff, volunteers, and community donors!!  Your continued support matters to our school.
Did you know we just recognized our Students of the Month for the theme of "Safety"? One student from each classroom was selected to be honored and received a certificate and was recognized in front of the whole school. Their families were also invited to the event. We are proud of our winners! Great things are happening at Rosedale!

Our Students of the Month for "Safety"