Enjoying the Ride: Understanding the Ups and Downs of Leading a School.

A seesaw (also known as a teeter-totter or teeterboard) is a long, narrow board supported by a single pivot point, most commonly located at the midpoint between both "ends"; as one end goes up, the other goes down. Growing up I loved the seesaw.  The ‘highs’ were just enough for a girl who dislikes heights... Continue Reading →

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‘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 →

Do You Need the Sunday Principle? Step 2-Rip it Off Like a Band Aid

So a week of *gasp* one hour off social media/phone/tablet/iPad/iPod/computer  how did you do?  Was it painful?  Were you in a panic?  How about day 5 or 6-did it get better or worse? Regardless-we are moving on to Step Two:  12 hours of limited connectivity.  Think of this as a 'vacay in the mountains' where... Continue Reading →

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