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Meet @mendezr18, The CEO of Smiles

Today I wanted to introduce you to another member of my team, Rosalia Mendez.  Rosalia is our school secretary, attendance clerk, and registrar.  Yes, she does it all.  If you’ve been in education for any length of time, you know that the front desk and…

Meet @jemchale1, The Dazzling Twister

Well we’re here again.  Another opportunity for me to recognize and introduce you to a member of my staff.  Today it’s one of my classroom teachers!  It’s 4th grade teacher Jessica McHale, also known as The Dazzling Twister. I still remember when Jessica came in…

#Bullying Doesn’t Just Happen to Kids

I’ve thought long and hard about this post.  What I wanted to say.  How I wanted to say it. Bullying is something we hear about all the time as adults; especially in education.  And as we all know too well, bullying is something that didn’t…

Once a Teacher, Always a Teacher

When I interviewed for the job as Principal of Navasota Intermediate, the one thing I said in the interview was “I don’t want to be stuck in an office every day, I want to still be actively involved in classrooms”. As a leader of a…

Meet @TeachingLilJohn, the Perceptive Detective

To continue my tradition of blogging about someone different on my staff each week, this week I wanted to introduce you to our Instructional Coach, Aaron Marvel. I always find it funny how some people end up in your life.  I remember interviewing Aaron back…