20 ’16’ Ways to Create a Positive Classroom in the New Year.

Happy New Year!  I honestly almost love January more than September-it is like a fresh start on the school year-except we have a little traction under our feet.  We know the kids-they know us-and we have 1/2 the year left together.  To start off the New Year I compiled '16' strategies that have helped many... Continue Reading →

‘Happy’ Holidays Look Different for All Families

As a Principal the holiday season brings a lot of emotions for staff, students, families and community members.  We do our best to remain even keel, calm and structured.  I try to remain supportive, neutral and encouraging for those students who may not always be as excited about a break as their peers-while sharing in... Continue Reading →

Occupational Wellbeing-Making a Mantra for Survival

In the article "How to Set Boundaries" Brene Brown highlights the necessity of setting up boundaries between home-life-family while honoring time for yourself as well. Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others.  Brene Brown This can be a difficult task-especially if you are one... Continue Reading →

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