Pat, personally
Monday, May 23, 2016
Summer preparations

Summer is around the corner and I know our students are as anxious as our school staff to hear the bell ring on the last day. On everyone’s mind is an opportunity to sleep in, hang out with friends, cool down at the pool and get some much needed rest and relaxation. June 1 is the last day of school for most of our students, but we still have 22 elementary schools that are on a 12-month calendar.

As much as I want to encourage everyone to have fun and use this opportunity to refresh, I also want to remind everyone that this is a time...

Monday, May 16, 2016
Never give up

More than 100 years ago, there was a man who dropped out of high school and failed his first entrance exam into trade school. Not one to give up, he took the exam again and passed. This man...

Monday, May 9, 2016
Hearts and robots

On Saturday night, I attended the Heart of Education Awards Program at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts. The evening was sponsored by The Rogers Foundation, the Las Vegas...