Last week, I sat in a parent meeting with our transportation coordinator Beth Wyckoff. We were having a great conversation with a parent about our transportation practices. Beth was sharing all the pieces that go into her role and how her department keeps our district rolling.:-) Then she said something that I did not anticipate, […]Read More “Back to Back, Seat to Seat, Feet to Floor”
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 […]Read More Student Well-Being
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 […]Read More History Happens Everyday
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. […]Read More Kindness Costs Nothing
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 […]Read More The Coach
Everyday we have Fairbanks bus drivers, teachers, custodians, nurses, kitchen workers, principals, coaches, maintenance teams, and office staff that walk into our buildings singularly focused on making a difference in the lives of students and positively impacting their community. Alumni choose to come home and serve in the community they grew up in. When you […]Read More For Fairbanks…..
Summer is a great time to relax, refresh, and rejuvenate. My hope is that you and your family have taken time to have some fun together. Our 2018-2019 school year ended on May 23. Many of our staff members continued working to wrap up the school year and begin work for the 2019-2020 school year. […]Read More Here we go….