Wild’s kindergarten friends and Mrs. Youngs’ third and fourth graders teamed up
to make a holiday art project at Myers Elementary School. The third and fourth
graders also read holiday stories to their kindergarten buddies. They had a
Holstein’s kindergarten class at Randall Elementary School had a special
visitor watching over them for the weeks prior to Christmas.
is an elf from the North Pole named “Snowflake.”
class voted on a name for her. She brought special “caught being nice” tickets
that Mrs. Holstein gives to friends that are being responsible, respectful,
kind, safe, ready to learn and/or following the rules.
also get a raffle ticket to go into a special drawing for a prize. “Snowflake”
is keeping the class on its best behavior before the holiday.
function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think
critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true
Luther King, Jr.
High School Principal
ore is wrenched from the ground and heated to incredible temperatures to
separate the iron from the rest of the minerals, forming ingots of raw
iron. But, these ingots are unfinished. As such, have very little purpose
make these ingots functional they must be heated again and hammered and
hammered and hammered again to drive out the impurities. If done
properly, by mixing the proper amount of other metals, this raw iron becomes an
alloy whose strength is legendary. An entire world can be built upon an alloy
known as steel.
educators are asked, “How can we be so hard on kids?” The answer: We are making
hard on students is not easy. We agonize over such decisions, often keeping us
up late at nigh. It is not within our nature to be hard on students. But,
we understand that life is hard, and if we are to prepare students for the
hardships of life, we need to push them to strengthen their character and
prepare them for the uncertainties of life.
educators, our success is not measured by standardized test scores, nor by
graduation rates, but by the number of our students who find achievement in
and where will you lead them. Making Kennedy the school of choice. Excellence
Taylor Parks Elementary School chorus filled the halls with beautiful holiday
music. Music Director Meagan Grammatico and her students have been
practicing for weeks and it paid off when they provided the school with a wonderful