Archive for December, 2011

2011… 2012!

2011... 2012

2011… 2012 As 2011 comes to a close I thought it important to pause and reflect on so much that has taken place in our school district over the last year.  Many have expressed that the Florida Public Schools System saw more changes in 2011 than it had in all of the past 10 years.  […]

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays 2011

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays At this time I wanted to pause to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a most happy of Holidays!  Take time to hug those in your life and tell them how much you care for them and let them know what a blessing they are to you. Reach […]

Recap of Regular Board Meeting – Dec 13,-011

Citrus High School Girls Barbershop Quartet “So Divine”

Recap of Regular Board Meeting Dec. 13,-011 About twice a year, by a board member rotation, each board member is responsible for the meeting opening exercises.  December was my turn and I wanted to arrange for something that was about the Holiday season and that was a little entertainment gift to the other Board Members, […]

Orange County School Board Member Took FCAT

Florida FCAT

Orange County School Board Member Took FCAT Before I went to my first School Board training session last year where I would meet newly elected school board members, fellow board member Pat Deutschman shared that I was likely to build a special bond and friendship with these other newly elected board members, and that it […]

CHS Media Field Trip

CHS Media Field Trip

CHS Media Field Trip One of my favorite parts of my job is the many different activities I get to do with our students.  Yesterday was another example.  One of my longstanding friends, Tim Stuart, is the media specialist at Citrus High School.  He asked me to chaperone an annual field trip that he was taking […]

Florida School Board Association Annual Conference Update

FSBA 2011-2012

Florida School Board Association Annual Conference Update Last week School Board Members along with Superintendents from around the State of Florida gathered in Tampa for the Florida School Board Association Annual Conference.  These conferences are an opportunity for board members to receive continual training and be briefed on current issues facing our schools so that we […]