Blog Posts

Posts are written to provide insight from the classroom and the principal’s office. Some lessons learned through success, but some are only understood through the struggle. The struggle helps us learn. The success helps us keep moving forward.

 

 

Discipline Done Differently

Inspiring and improving excellent student behavior is at the heart of a successful school. The posts below reflect on strategies that have worked and reflections on the importance of reaching and teaching every single student. 

Sensory Friendly Haircuts

For many families like mine, even simple things can be very stressful. When our son was little, the barber shop and a tight haircut, one of my favorite things, was way too much and very overwhelming for him. I had

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Kindergarten Readiness Top Tips Video

As Hannibal in the A-Team used to say, “I love it when a plan comes together!” This year our kindergarten team decided to create a new program to help communicate to parents what helps students be successful in school. As

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Leadership Lessons

Every day presents itself with new opportunities to reflect on leadership opportunities. The more we look inwards to what we can do better, the more we will be able to inspire others to do their best. 

Video Introductions

School is about to begin again and there is nothing is worse than an excited parent that goes to the school’s website to meet the administrator or teacher and all they see is a boring letter, or even worse, the

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School Culture Building as Software Updates

Sometimes the most profound statements happen during random times. Today a guest speaker doing a keynote at the Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals 2018 Conference was asking about how our ‘business’ was doing in our schools. He asked the

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