I remember the excitement of those first days of summer vacation when I was a teacher and my children were young. The time before us seemed endless, just like the possibilities!
After 14 weeks of closed school buildings and navigating the “unknown,” FCPS is preparing plans for the 20-21 school year, and the only thing we know for sure is there is still uncertainty. This will be the final blog in the series, “Dealing with the Pandemic.”
As Maryland moves into Stage 2 of re-opening and the sun shines brightly on warm spring days, I almost have to remind myself we are still dealing with a pandemic crisis. These months have felt like a roller coaster ride.
I weep for our country as social injustice continues to tear us apart, yet our staff and students give me hope.
This week’s Off the Cuff features a guest blogger whose son attends Tuscarora High School. See her message about a special project THS undertook to encourage students to wear masks for community safety.
As we all struggle with the challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis, I have been encouraged by the ways our staff and students have risen above the challenge and found a positive outlook about this experience.
Frederick High School senior Christopher Pondoc is today’s guest blogger. He writes about ways the “new normal” that is COVID-19 can prepare students to become stronger for years to come.
This week’s blog continues to recognize the valuable contributions of FCPS staff as we navigate the COVID-19 crisis.
As a school system, we have faced many challenges related to the COVID-19 crisis. Today’s blog is dedicated to the FCPS staff who are everyday heroes on the Business Services team, making a difference for so many people.
After several weeks of “distance learning,” it is important for students to stay engaged. While recognizing how stressful things are right now, the effects of losing an entire quarter of learning could have a significant impact going forward.