Celebration is a critical element in successful organizations. Each time the Administrative Team meets we begin the meeting sharing celebrations. These celebrations are both school related as well as celebrations of family and loved ones.
The end of the school year brings celebration throughout our district. Class parties, field days, assemblies, and of course graduation. We celebrate for many reasons but most of all to recognize the accomplishments and growth of young people.
I encourage parents to continue that growth throughout the summer. Just because young people are not in school does not mean that they can't continue to learn. Our area is filled with learning opportunities beyond school. Parents don't have to go further then their back yard to begin. Go on a hike and examine the ecosystem of the trail, gaze at the stars and discover the constellations, go to the nature center, discovery center, check out the public library and participate in activities, attend church camp or Vacation Bible School.
Learning opportunities surround us beyond the doors of the school. Those shared opportunities with your young person will not only help them to grow it will create memories and help the entire family to grow together!
Have a great Summer!
Dr. Kent Medlin
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It's time to be planning for the 2014-2015 school year. On the District Web Page under "Parent Resources" you will find information regarding Lunch Menus, School Supplies, District Calendar, Student Handbook, etc. Under "About Us" you will find information regarding District Buildings Directory, District Map, Enrollment Information, Financial Facts and other information.
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Willard's Nixon chosen for National 'Dream Team' Read more...
Teachers selected from an international pool of 4,000 to participate in LearnZillion's TeachFest, the premier professional development event for the Common Core.
Washington, DC (June 16, 2014) - Two Missouri teachers spent June 4-7 in New Orleans participating in TeachFest, a unique professional development event focused on creating high-quality Common Core curricular resources. The educators attended the event as part of LearnZillion's national Dream Team of 200 talented math and English language arts (ELA) teachers.
Building Trades House For Sale
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DECA's Central Region Vice President
Willard High School Senior, Robert Mitchals, has joined the prestigious 2014-2015 National DECA Executive Officer Team, securing the position of DECA's Central Region Vice President! 17,000 students and advisors were present from May 2-7, 2014, at DECA's International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, GA.