MGSD April Board of Education Meeting
Posted 04/10/2018 07:45PM

Pledge of Allegiance

Three EMIS students were selected to lead the Pledge of Allegiance at the April 10 board meeting.  Joseph Bolash, 6th grade, Ciclali Gonzalez-Repreza, 6th grade, and Alex Amon, 4th grade, were chosen because they exemplify student leadership both in the classroom, as well as in their enhancement classes.  The enhancement team nominated these students for the pride they take in their work, their kindness to others, and the leadership they model for their peers.  We are very proud of these students!

Spotlight on People

The Spotlight was on the Mooresville High School Wrestling Team at the April board meeting.  The 2017-2018 Mooresville High School Wrestling team compiled an overall team record of 23-3 this season.  

The team won the South Caldwell Invitational, the Wrestle of the Cure Dual Team Tournament, the I-MECK conference tournament, the I-MECK regular season conference championship, the 4A West Regional championship, and the 4A Individual Team State Championship!  And the team did this without one senior member of the team…so the future will continue to be bright for the Blue Devils.

Junior, Silas Shaw captured his second straight state title. He earned an 8-5 decision over Broughton’s Nash Philbeck in the 4A final at 145 pounds to finish the season 42-2.

Isaac Byers gave the Blue Devils another state title winner. He secured a 1-0 decision over Broughton’s Nic Valdespino in the 4A final at 138 pounds and finished the season 46-4.

MOORESVILLE 2018 Wrestling Team 

FRESHMEN:  Hunter Barbour, Za’heir Barnes-Vaughn, Austyn Barton, Caleb Brawley, Timmy Deery, Jake Emmert, Luke Goodin, Isaiah Lane, Logan Pearson, Deshaun Turner, Brad Whalen

SOPHOMORES:  Elijah Elizondo, Marc Jimenez, Jacob Linker, Dylin Roudebush, Isaac Shaw

JUNIORS:  Michael Brown, Ike Byers, Mikey Goins, John Jimenez, Jaxon McAllister, Alex Merritt, Cody Nguyen, Silas Shaw, Tyree Westmoreland                    

Nine State Qualifiers:

Jacob Linker- 126 

Timothy Deery- 106

Dylin Roudebush- 170

Isaac Shaw- 132 4th place

Michael Goins- 160 4th place

Tyree Westmoreland- 285 3rd place

John Jimenez- 220 state runner-up

Ike Byers- 138 state champion

Silas Shaw- 145 state champion

Head Coach: Ben Watson

Assistant Coaches: Garry Eller, Dewey Bustle


Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

Congratulations to Cheryl Fellores from East Mooresville Intermediate School for receiving the ABCD Award at the April board meeting!  Ms. Fellores was nominated by EMIS teachers Lindsay Bull and Jill Conley who said, "Cheryl has been an amazing asset to the 6th grade team at EMIS, as well as the school as a whole.  She has worked tirelessly to help our 6th grade students with their Gateway Projects and has been an extraordinary teacher, mentor, and motivator to them.  Not only has Cheryl been the leader in our Gateway Projects, she has also been a source of inspiration and positivity to our community here at EMIS. Cheryl always has a positive attitude, a kind heart, and a helping hand.  She puts others first and is always there to see how she can support teachers and staff members.  She leads by example and teaches our students to be kind, caring, and respectful. Our team and school would not be the same without her! Thank you Cheryl for all that you do!"

Artist of the Month

East Mooresville Intermediate School 6th grade student Yurina Hayashi was honored as the MGSD Artist of the Month by the Board of Education at the April meeting.  Yurina was nominated by her EMIS art teacher, Ms. Michelle Corbett, who said that Yurina is a creative young lady who is an amazing artist. She takes her time and pays close attention to the details of her work.  She has been a student at EMIS since the 4th grade and comes to us from Japan!  Her beautiful tempera painting, “A Fall Landscape,” incorporates the introduction of a landscape with distance along with the introduction of abstract elements such as line, pattern and color. 

Instructional Highlight

East Mooresville Intermediate School 6th Grade ELA Lead Teacher Kaylor Kaemba and Essential Skills Teacher and Project Coordinator Cheryl Fellores presented on the EMIS 2018 6th Grade Gateway Projects. To learn more and view the presentation, click this link!


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