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Sunday, August 23, 2015
First Day of School

As a child I could never sleep the night before the first day of school. I was too excited to see my friends (most of them I had seen that weekend) and to see what my teacher or teachers were going to be like. As a teacher and principal, I experienced the same feelings of excitement and anxiety.

As I sit here and write this, I am experiencing similar feelings. These feelings are not just about myself when I was in school, my students in my class as a teacher or my students in the schools when I was a principal. These feelings of...

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Congratulations, Class of 2015!

Graduation season is always my favorite part of the school year. It’s when we get to celebrate 13 years of accomplishments and when our young students make the official transition to young...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
End of year is an exciting time

As we get close to the last day of school, it’s an important time to reflect on the success and achievements of our amazing students. The end of the school year is a busy time for all of us at...