What If We Are Only As Good As Our Fifth Runner?

I love cross-country. You know, the sport where you run off-road, up hills, and around trees. I was an average cross-country runner in high school, but I learned a lot from the sport and really enjoy my teammates and camaraderie. Here is a link to article that does a pretty good job explaining some of … Continue reading What If We Are Only As Good As Our Fifth Runner?

Advice from the Principal’s Desk: 10 Things Students Should Keep in Mind

  Even though many schools are in the middle (or even the beginning) of their summer break, in about two weeks my staff will welcome our students back for the 2017-18 school year. The beginning of a school year can be a challenging time for students (as well as parents and teachers). The anticipation of … Continue reading Advice from the Principal’s Desk: 10 Things Students Should Keep in Mind

7 Ways Effective Educators Address Student Behavior

  Concerns about student behavior have always been a topic of fierce conversation. Student attitudes and actions often dominate discussions in meetings, at educational conferences, and in faculty lounges. There are almost as many philosophies (and programs) on student behavior as there are schools in the country, and getting agreement on how to address issues … Continue reading 7 Ways Effective Educators Address Student Behavior