Growth Comes through Struggle…Period.

November 9, 2017 Dear Families, I received permission from my son to share this story with you. I do not take my role as middle school principal lightly. I spend sleepless nights worrying about each and every one of my students. I desire first and foremost to support them as they work their way out … Continue reading Growth Comes through Struggle…Period.

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…TBH…

October 19, 2017 Dear Families, Pop Quiz...Do you know the following acronyms? TBH...  IKR... IMO... To be honest, 15 years ago, I never thought I would spend a significant amount of time researching and learning the latest trends in social media. When social media slang began to trend, my biggest struggle came in my attempts … Continue reading …TBH…

The Gamet of Growth

September 14, 2017 Dear Families, Webster's dictionary defines growth in many ways. One definition stands out to me, "progressive development." As I reflect on this definition, I find myself questioning whether or not all growth is progressive. Progressive maintains a positive connotation. Certainly, when data communicates that students are achieving academic milestones that growth is … Continue reading The Gamet of Growth