Ready to Get Back at It!

Is it just me or did the extra week this summer make it feel like a truly refreshing break?  Or maybe it was the glorious weather we enjoyed over the long break.  I don’t know, but it seems like a long time since we've seen one another, and I'm sure [...]

September 8th, 2015||

Exciting Progress as We Transition to Semester Two

As the semester draws to a close, we look ahead to the opportunities and challenges that await us in semester two. I have recently received an update from our senior team on their responsibilities in the 2014-2015 Strategic Plan. Although this update is only a small snapshot of the tremendous [...]

January 19th, 2015||

Going the Extra Mile for the Holidays

So, it's that time again, where we ready ourselves for a much needed and well-deserved break. I've been in a number of schools lately, and the energy level is at an all time high, I'm sure. Whether it's concerts, class or hallway decorating, or collecting food, money, or toys for [...]

December 18th, 2014||

Embarking on a New Beginning

For many of us, particularly in education, there are a couple of times in the year where we can say we have a “new beginning.” The start of a school year is an obvious time for a renewed sense of anticipation for a fresh start, a new grade, a new [...]

December 1st, 2014||

Thankful for what we’ve accomplished together

With the amount of driving I do, I often catch myself pondering where we've been, where we are, and where we might be headed as a district. Last month, I was given the unique experience of speaking with educators from Michigan who are undergoing consultations around system reform. Last week [...]

October 10th, 2014||

Standardized Tests are a Snapshot in Time

With the release of Primary and Junior EQAO results earlier this week, we have much to celebrate and a few things to continue pondering. In our continued quest to support high levels of student achievement and engagement, we can confidently say we are making great progress overall. Our grade 3 [...]

September 19th, 2014||

Starting the journey into the 2014-2015 school year together

Welcome to another school year!  I hope everyone has had an opportunity to recharge and we are all energized and ready to take on new challenges and opportunities.  The summer break is an opportunity for many of us to relax and enjoy time with family and friends, take a trip, [...]

September 2nd, 2014||