About The District Blog

Three simple words

September 4, 2016

Appreciation.  Recognition.  Encouragement. Three simple words.  As educators, we have difficulty using those three words when referring to our own practices. &n...

I think we have the most important jobs in the world.  Is that a myopic view?  Maybe, but I don't think so.  Our jobs are to get children ready for a world th...

The promise of a new year

August 21, 2016

Tomorrow is a powerful day for our students.  The promise of a new year, new friends, and an adult that believes in them is just part of the emotions our students feel as t...

To Serve

January 3, 2016

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" - Dr. Martin Luther King Robert Greenleaf coined the phrase "serv...

Together

August 30, 2015

"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success." - Henry Ford   Last week I had the opportunity to see the first Gl...

Change begets change

August 21, 2015

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” -  John F. Kennedy I have had the opportunity to ...

New shoes

August 16, 2015

My new shoes

A community of learners

August 14, 2015

"When you know better, you do better." - Maya Angelou We have been working very hard in District 37 to align our teaching practices.  There has been a great dea...