2019-02-09 / News

Winter Morning Routine at Island School

Students Arrive On Snowmobiles Before the First Bell

At left: Snowmobiling to school is the primary winter mode of transportation for Island students. From left, Anna Kaminen, Jack Kaminen, Trevor Pereny, and Ella Cowell gather at the top of the hill with the pink morning sun illuminating Grand Hotel in the background.



At right: Nora Bailey (left) and Brooke Dziobak arrive at school Friday, February 1. School was cancelled because of cold temperatures Monday, January 28, but Superintendent Bob Lohff says such closings are rare because Island students are accustomed to extreme cold. At right: Nora Bailey (left) and Brooke Dziobak arrive at school Friday, February 1. School was cancelled because of cold temperatures Monday, January 28, but Superintendent Bob Lohff says such closings are rare because Island students are accustomed to extreme cold.


The lockers at Mackinac Island Public School feature wooden dowels, the perfect place to store snowmobile helmets during class. Freshmen Asher Topham (left) and Harrison Myers prepare for their first class Friday, February 1. At left: Seventh grade students Katie Burt (left) and Makayla Rickley wait for the first bell to ring, when they can put their belongings in their locker and head to class. The lockers at Mackinac Island Public School feature wooden dowels, the perfect place to store snowmobile helmets during class. Freshmen Asher Topham (left) and Harrison Myers prepare for their first class Friday, February 1. At left: Seventh grade students Katie Burt (left) and Makayla Rickley wait for the first bell to ring, when they can put their belongings in their locker and head to class.

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