Weather Cancellations and Delays
Trick? or Treat! I think it is an appropriate declaration for the weather we have been having this week. Dependent upon your "preference" for the seasons, it may be a Trick? or Treat! In my 19 years as a Superintendent, I have now . . .
Studies indicate that around 45% of students experience being bullied at some point in school. You may remember being excluded, called names, or pushed around yourself. In today’s digital world, there’s a lot going on . . .
Good afternoon! It has been a while since I have had the opportunity to write to you. But, as you know, we have had a long run of days in school as we wrap up the school year and prepare for the next. Our students, . . .
Good morning, this past fall the Putnam County R-I Board of Education engaged our school district in a strategic planning process. During that process, one item that became clear is that there is some concern regarding our school breakfast . . .
It is my hope that by sharing with you the State of Missouri’s history with Missouri School Improvement Program (MSIP), Comprehensive School Improvement Plan (CSIP), that I can now reasonably explain our Annual Performance Report or . . .
Today, I want to discuss Putnam County R-I’s desire to be a school district that is effective and efficient in communicating with all constituents. To begin that journey, I want to provide you some of my history and family background. . . .
I begin this endeavor of providing information and explaining topics that are frequent conversations for district teachers and administration. In my goal to explain our Annual Performance Report (APR), I realized I must first provide you with . . .
Education comes from a Latin word, educere, meaning “to lead forth”. Our challenge is to make sure we’re leading our students in the right direction. To do that we need first to meet them where they are . . .
How we're doing; by the numbers.
Sometimes we forget to appreciate our advantages. If you've had a visitor from out of town, they may have been shocked at the degree of personal safety we enjoy. Clean air and water are things we take for granted along with . . .