Tuesday, September 16
Ed Foundation Golf Outing
PLAY the Rice Game Now!
For each answer you get right, they will donate 10 grains of rice to the United Nations World Food Program.
completed our first full four-day cycle at the high school and it
is overwhelmingly clear that everything is off to a great start.
This is probably one of the smoothest openings we have ever had and
this is a credit to our entire team here at the high school.
Students came back refreshed and ready to go and even the extreme
temperatures did not prevent us from having a great first four
focus this year continues to be on developing learner-centered
classrooms and employing strategies that require all students to be
active learners. This will require all students to develop skills
or habits of mind that push their thinking in new directions. It
will require the use of critical thinking and clarity of thought,
but more important, it will demand that students be persistent and
willing to work though challenges rather than avoiding these tasks
in favor of an easier route. The successful student, or for that
matter, the successful individual today is someone who can
persevere through challenges, be flexible, communicate effectively,
think critically and apply past learning to new, unfamiliar
situations. This is what we strive to instill in all of our
students. You will be reading more about these ideas in future
I close I just want to remind you that underclassmen pictures are
on Wednesday and Thursday this week and will happen during physical
education classes. Picture forms have been given out in English
classes for you to fill out. Additionally, Back-To-School Night for
the High School is on October 2nd, please mark your
always, I look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events.