For National Principals Month, guest blogger Ballenger Creek Middle School Principal Jay Schill shares reflections about his work. This is the third in a series about National Principals Month.
North Frederick Elementary Principal Kim Seiss is today’s guest blogger, in celebration of National Principals Month. She writes from her perspective as the mom of a student who attends a school in the Catoctin feeder pattern. See how the community showed appreciation for their outstanding principals!
Please take the opportunity to share your appreciation with a principal this month.
When I was young, my mother often used certain expressions or idioms to advise me. Her advice is still relevant for children and adults today.
As the FCPS redistricting process continues in Linganore, Oakdale and Urbana area schools, many parents share concerns about the opportunities or friendships their child may lose when moving to another school. After one of our public hearings last week, I had the good fortune of meeting Ms. Jennifer Gilbertson, a “band parent” at LHS. Inspired by her perspective on building new relationships at a new school, I invited her to be a guest blogger. I am so glad that she agreed!
The Great Frederick Fair provides a magical opportunity for agricultural education. Wouldn’t it be fabulous to see the fair through the eyes of a child?
There have been many positive messages for students and staff as the new school year begins—like the one FCPS Teacher of the Year Mike Franklin shared last week as a guest blogger. The start of the school year also means the start of another sports season for our Central Maryland Conference athletes.
On the first day of the 2019-2020 school year, please enjoy an inspiring message from FCPS Teacher of the Year Mike Franklin from Catoctin High School.
A recent article confirmed what I have long believed—international comparisons of test scores just don’t add up!
Public schools are often criticized for the poor performance of American students on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Is it the performance of students or the definition of proficient?