Pattengill Biotechnical Magnet School

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Pattengill Biotechnical Magnet School

Grades PreK-6


The Pattengill Biotechnical vision is to provide a safe and collaborative environment that values the diversity of all learners, and empowers them to become responsible global citizens.

We are extremely excited to have your child attending school with us this year! Please know that we take your commitment to the Lansing School District and to Pattengill Biotechnical Magnet School very seriously, so if there is ever anything we can do for you, our doors are always open.

Engaging students at a young age in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math builds a foundation for inquisitiveness and innovation for future success in today’s swiftly changing
world.  At Pattengill Biotechnical Magnet School, students will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to become the thinkers and problem solvers of the future.

What is Biotechnology?

Biotechnology is a technology that involves the use of living organisms. Biotechnology is mainly used in agriculture, food science, and medicine. In biotechnology, living organisms are used to make useful chemicals and products or to perform an industrial task.

What is STEM?

STEM helps students understand how the academic principles of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics impact their world and prepares them for the workforce of tomorrow.

What Makes Pattengill Special?

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"The Bright Side" Newsletter - Oct., 2020
2020-21 Fall Parent Teacher Conference Schedule
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"The Bright Side" Newsletter - Sept., 2020
First Day of School Letter from Superintendent Sinicropi
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Lansing School District Delays the Start of School by One Week
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Meet the Teachers!!

Mrs. Baker
Mrs. Mullins

Mrs. Saros
Mrs. Scobert
Ms. Saad

1st Grade
Mrs. Walker
Mrs. Lenkner
Mrs. Jenness

2nd Grade
Ms. Hodge
Ms. McDonald
Ms. Sepeter

3rd Grade
Mr. Verdell
Ms. Willoughby

4th Grade
Ms. Caldwell
Miss Garcia
Mrs. Stier
Mr. Stewart

5th Grade
Mrs. Hansen
Mrs. Goynes
Mr. Laing
Mrs. Norris

6th Grade
Ms. Lopez
Mrs. Gaines
Mr. Hemming
Mrs. Pence


Mr. Dyer (Gym)

Mrs. Meyer (4-6 Music)

Mrs. York (K-3 Music)

Mrs. Naccarato (K-3 Art)

________________ (4-6 Art)

Literacy/ Math

Mrs. Muhammad (K-3 Math)

Mrs. Regan (K-3 Literacy)

Mrs. Draher

(4-6 Math/Literacy)

Resource Room

Mr. Forman (K-3)

Mrs. Palmer (4th)

Mrs. Palmore (5th)

Mrs. VanDellen (6th)


Mrs. Shaw (Speech)


Mental Health

Ms. Huntley

Ms. Rudlaff

Mrs. Richards

Mr. Lukins

Office Staff

Mrs. Greenburg (Secretary)

Mrs. Wooten (Secretary)

Mr. Beard (Asst. Principal)

Mrs. Arocha (Principal)

Focus Teacher

Ms. Young

REAP Coach

Ms. Eisele

Title IX - Sex Discrimination/Gender Equity/Sexual Harassment

What is Title IX?

Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any District program, service or activity including, but not limited to: educational programs or activities, e.g., extracurricular activities, student services, academic counseling, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, athletics, transportation, etc.

Unlawful Discriminatory Practices Under Title IX

Sexual Harassment (unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature)

Sexual Misconduct/Violence (rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual exploitation and other forms of non-consensual sexual activity)

Stalking (repeatedly following, harassing, threatening or intimidating including by telephone, mail, electronic communication or social media)

Retaliation (adverse academic or other actions against anyone reporting or participating in an investigation of Title IX allegations)

PDF DocumentSexual Misconduct Policy
PDF DocumentSeptember 30, 2020 - Clark Hill Power Point Presentation
PDF DocumentTitle IX Grievance Procedures

Reporting Prohibited Behavior

Members of the school district community who believe that a Title IX violation may have occurred, should discuss their concerns and/or file a complaint with the District’s Title IX coordinator:

Michael E. Jones
Title IX Coordinator

You may also report any form of sexual misconduct to:

Dr. Camela Diaz
Associate Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
(517) 755-2020

Mr. Bruce Lankheet
Department of Public Safety Coordinator
(517) 755-2030