5-Year Forecast

“Five-Year Forecast”…..These three little words emerge every October (this year in November due to some changes with the state budget) and May in school districts across the state of Ohio. Unlike our last blog, this forecast has nothing to do with weather, yet it can bring storms to any school district that does not keep […]

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Student Well-Being

Student well-being is critical to the success of all students. If we want students to grow academically, personally, and socially, we must support their holistic development. As parents and  educators, we know that students will not meet their potential if we do not care for them by building strong relationships and supporting their development as […]

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History Happens Everyday

A lifetime ago, at least that is what it feels like, I was a middle school Social Studies teacher. It was the greatest job in the world. Every year students would come into my class and they would say ‘I hate history’. On the second day of school, I would tell the story of my […]

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Kindness Costs Nothing

Two weeks ago I was sitting at home around 9 pm reading a book when I received the text message below. Maggie Espada, one of our high school Spanish teachers, shared this story with me. It made me happy, grateful, and proud to serve in this community. Hopefully, you feel the same after reading it. […]

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The Coach

Everyone has that person in their life. That person that believes in them and brings out their best. Sometimes that person is a parent, a teacher, a boss, a mentor, or a coach. Sometimes that person is all of those things. This fall Jacob Oiler is beginning his Freshman year at Eastern Kentucky University. He […]

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