So this will be the end of my 5th year in kindergarten. I will be repeating kindergarten again next year (and the year after that, and the year after that…) but oh man this year I will be ugly crying on the last day. The students, this staff and these families have been incredible. The … Continue reading What I Really Learned This Year in Kindergarten.
Guilt. I feel it everyday. Not getting to school early enough. Not leaving school to get home soon enough. Somedays I feel more like I have failed to meet everyones needs, or accomplish everything I ‘think’ I should be doing. This feeling isn’t just for principals-teachers and other professionals feel it as well. This weekend our ‘plans’ … Continue reading Putting a *Pause* in the Pace of Being a Principal.
So my dear friend and mentor Adam Welcome shared this post about standing on tables for kids and it really made me think-what am I doing to make a lasting impression for these 361 kindergartners who will be leaving for elementary school in just three short weeks? As well as the 60 plus staff who will be take a … Continue reading Ways to celebrate the end of the year!