Montabella Community Schools

Montabella Elementary School Spotlight Student of the Month

Gabriella Zepeda-Garcia(Kindergarten), Nominated by Mrs. Reichert

Gabriella Zepeda-Garcia, SOTM

"Gabriella Zepeda-Garcia is our Spotlight Student for April. Gabby is a great listener in our classroom and a nice friend. Gabby always helps friends and her teacher when necessary. She works hard in the classroom to get her work done and she is a rule follower. Nice work, Gabby! "

Connor Moore(Kindergarten), nominated by Mrs. Smith

Connor Moore, SOTM

"Connor Moore is our Spotlight Student of the month. Connor does a great job in the classroom. He is always willing to help in the classroom by picking up centers when we are finished to helping others when his work is completed. Connor does a great job of noticing when other students are getting easily frustrated and he tries to help them. Keep up the hard work, Connor!"

Lily Deal(Kindergarten), nominated by Mrs. Avink

Lily Deal, SOTM

“Mrs. Avink's Spotlight Student is Lily Deal. Lily is a Model Mustang in our classroom in many ways. She always completes her work and on time, she is proactive and is helpful to all. Lily sets goals for herself and achieves them. Lily is rocking reading and strives to learn more. She is a great leader in our classroom and a joy to have in class. Keep up the great work Lily!"

BraeLynn Reed(1st Grade), nominated by Mrs. Lovejoy

BraeLynn Reed, SOTM

“Our Spotlight Student for April is Braelynn Reed! Braelynn does an excellent job of setting a good example for those around her. She always is following the expectations and the 7 habits. Braelynn goes above and beyond what is expected of her in her school work, and she is a great helper to all of her peers. Braelynn gives great effort every single day. Keep up the great work! "

Brady Currier(1st grade), nominated by Mrs. Garcia

Brady Currier, SOTM

“Brady Currier is not only hilarious, but a very hard worker. Brady makes me laugh numerous times a day and has worked extremely hard this school year. Brady loves math and it comes pretty natural to him, but he had had to work hard at his reading. He has made tremendous growth towards his reading goals. Keep up the great work, Brady!!"

Oakley Gatehouse(2nd grade), nominated by Mrs. Blumer

Oakley Gatehouse, SOTM

“Mrs. Blumer's Spotlight Student for the month of May is Oakley Gatehouse. Oakley has grown so much this year and she is becoming an excellent reader. It is always fun to listen to Oakley read because she is so expressive. She really tries to understand how a character would talk and the emotions that go with what the character is saying. I am excited to see all that she can achieve! Keep up the great work Oakley!"

Bowdie Blanzy(2nd grade), nominated by Mrs. Garner

Bowdie Blanzy, SOTM

“Bowdie Blanzy is the spotlight student in Mrs. Garner's class. Bowdie comes to school each day with something fun to share. He works hard and strives to do well with all of his work. Bowdie will strike up a conversation with anyone he meets and is a kind friend. Keep up the Model Mustang work Bowdie!"

Kortney Robinson(2nd grade), nominated by Mrs. Garvey

Kortney Robinson, SOTM

“Kortney Robinson is Mrs. Garvey's Spotlight Student for April. Kortney has worked very hard on being a Model Mustang and showing the 7 Habits everyday. She has worked very hard on her listening skills and workd hard to raise her A-Z Reading Levels and Math skills. Kortney always has a smile on her face and something positive to day. She is a great helper in the classroom and to her classmates!"

Rhesa Bauman(3rd grade), nominated by Mrs. Arganbright

Rhesa Bauman, SOTM

“Rhesa Bauman is the April Spotlight Student from Mrs. Arganbright's class. Rhesa excels in math and science. She has shown great improvement in her effort and willingness to participate in discussions throughout the year. When she is feeling confident with a task, she does a great job leading her peers. She is quiet and respectful during class, but also has a fun, silly side that comes out during less structured times. Keep up the excellent work, Rhesa!"

Wesley Greene(3rd Grade), nominated by Miss Nozal

Wesley Greene, SOTM

“Miss Nozal's April Spotlight student is Wesley Greene. Wesley has made amazing academic growth throughout this school year. Wesley excels at hands on activities that allow him to use his creativity. Also, he has used his extensive knowledge on bees and farm life to make connections to his learning as well as educate those around him. Wesley has acknowledged is increase of effort in learning this year and it has proven to pay off. Congratulations, Wesley!"

Riley Ames(3rd grade), nominated by Mrs. Huguelet

Riley Ames, SOTM

“Riley Ames has been chosen by her peers as the April Spotlight Student. Her classmates noted that Riley has a kind heart, she is nice to others, is a good friend and always helpful. Riley was also commended by her classmates for always working hard, being persistent, proactive and responsible. Congratulations, Riley, for being chosen as the Student's Choice Spotlight Student. I couldn't agree with them more! Keep up the good work."

Lydia Eldred(4th grade), nominated by Mrs. Jones

Lydia Eldred, SOTM

“Mrs. Jones' spotlight student is Lydia Eldred. Lydia puts first things first. She is always completing her work on time and with her best effort. Lydia also tries to synergize with all of her peers and seeks first to understand others' point of view before carrying out her actions. Without a doubt, I can count on Lydia for anything that needs to be done and for her to have a positive attitude no matter what! Keep it up, Lydia!"

Janah Mosciski(4th grade), nominated by Ms. Schreur

Janah Mosciski, SOTM

“Ms. Schreur's Spotlight Student is Janah Mosciski. Janah is a Model Mustang. She works hard in school and always tries to complete her work. She is great at helping others in her class, and other classes too! Janah is an Excellent Student at Montabella Elementary."

Donovan Lampo(5th grade), nominated by Mrs. Heller

Donovan Lampo, SOTM

“Donovan Lampo is Mrs. Heller’s Spotlight Student for the month of April. Donovan does a pretty good job with following the 7 Habits on a daily basis. He is a kind-hearted and friendly student to everyone in the classroom. Donovan has put forth good effort with his reading and seems to have a positive attitude with regards to learning. Keep up the good work, Donovan!"

Alissa Ray(5th grade), nominated by Mr. Simon

Alissa Ray, SOTM

“Alissa Ray is the definition of a Model Mustang! Throughout the entire school year she has done a great job in the classroom, in the cafeteria/hallways, and during recess. Alissa often asks to help teachers or peers, and is very responsible when given a task. Alissa is proactive with her school work, using her math journal often to help find strategies for solving problems. She sharpens the saw by continuing to challenge herself on Moby Max, working beyond her grade level quite often. Great job Alissa!"

Mason Irwin(6th grade), nominated by Mrs. Adgate

Mason Irwin, SOTM

“Let the Spotlight shine on Mason Irwin. Mason is a very cheerful and helpful person. He will willingly help with projects in the classroom. He has a smile most of the time. He has the ability to draw people out and make their day better. He is a good friend and a great classmate. "

Brianne Porter(6th grade), nominated by Mrs. Fenton

Brianne Porter, SOTM

“Spotlight Student of the month is Brianne Porter. Bri is happy, go-lucky, a great math student, and a model peer. She has also been nominated for her outstanding service as a peer to the ASD students in our class. In addition, Bri is nice, kind, and thoughtful, as well as being an fantastic peer to her fellow students. Great job Brianne!"

Montabella Jr/Sr High School

1324 North County Line Rd.
Blanchard, MI 49310

MHS Office Hours


Monday-Friday, 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
during the school year

School Hours

8:05AM - 3:05PM

Daily Schedule

1st Period 8:05 - 8:57
2nd Period 9:01 - 9:53
3rd Period 9:57 - 10:49
Lunch A(Jr. High) 10:49 - 11:17
4th Period 10:53 - 11:49
Lunch B(Sr. High) 11:49 - 12:17
5th Period 12:21 - 1:13
6th Period 1:17 - 2:09
7th Period 2:13 - 3:05

Student Drop Off:

7:30 - 7:55AM

Student Pick Up:


Half Day Dismissal



Michael Moore, Principal Email Mr. Moore at 
(989)427-5414 ext. 610

Greg Pscodna, Dean of Students Email Mr. Pscodna at 
(989)427-5175 ext. 670

Amparo Gonzalez, Secretary Email Ms. Amparo at 

Melanie Allen, Attendance Secretary Email Mrs. Allen at (989)427-5175 ext. 627

Quick Links

JrSr High Student Handbook

PowerSchool Parent Portal

Online Yearbook Ordering: Jr. High Sr. High

To Report an Absence:
(989)427-5175 ext. 1