Well, it's been a fantastic 3 year run, SkyView Academy! Thank you for the opportunity to have served and loved in this place. It's not an easy thing to walk away from, but I support the transition, and wish Mrs. Worley, Mr. Ail, Mrs. Bachtel a continued fabulous run moving forward, as well. Keeping our… Continue reading Smiling because it happened!
Starting strong is good - finishing strong is EPIC! How do you play the game? Are you a 'leave it all on the field' kind of player? Perhaps there's not really a competitive bone in your body. Does how you start and finish matter? These are questions I'm posing to our kiddos this week as we… Continue reading Finishing Strong…
...to ALL who contributed in some way to share your appreciation and gratitude to the teachers and staff who make such a difference every day! Your generosity was deeply appreciated by all! A special shout out to Sarah Isakson who worked alongside Mrs. Worley and me to pull off a few special surprises for our staff… Continue reading HUGE THANKS!
There's nothing like a good book to whisk you away from the never-ending demands and cares of the day! With the spring Book Fair taking place this week, I've been inspired to wrap up a couple of the books I've started and not yet finished. Creating the JOY and LOVE of learning - books are… Continue reading Oh, for the LOVE of Reading!
“If you trust, you will be disappointed occasionally, but if you mistrust, you will be miserable all the time.” –Abraham Lincoln Creating space for trust in any relationship is a process that evolves over time for some; for others, trust can be pretty readily given until proven otherwise. In speaking with students over time,… Continue reading The Circle of Trust
In a world full of noise, from the onslaught of emails, the bombardment of advertisements, to the demands of everyday life, it can be a lot. One of the prevalent messages in my 'philosophy box' that I try to keep handy is the reminder to myself that everything speaks. When walking the halls of our beloved school,… Continue reading Everything Speaks…
“What is education for? In my view, it is to enable all students to understand the world around them and the talents within them so that they can become fulfilled individuals and active, compassionate citizens.” ~ Ken Robinson in “An Expert’s View” in The New York Times, April 8, 2018 And I thought it was something… Continue reading That’s What It’s All About!