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#ForWorthington

In the spring of 1982 I was living in Concord, California with my parents and younger sister.  My dad was transferred from the Bay Area to Columbus, Ohio and after doing extensive research my parents decided to locate our family … Continue reading

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Parent-Teacher Conferences

I began my teaching career at age 22 as a fifth grade teacher in King George Virginia.  My first classroom was the old kitchen in Potomac Elementary.  The students and I actually had to walk through Mr. Young’s fifth grade … Continue reading

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Even the Crossing Guards…

The average school district in Ohio has around 2,500 students.  Thus, Worthington with over 9,500 students is considered a large school district.  One of the challenges in a large school district is connecting with our students and families so that … Continue reading

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The Worthington Advantage For My Kids

There are many incredible advantages that we enjoy by living and working in Worthington Schools.  Recently I had an experience that reminded me of that advantage. As a dad of three active daughters, and the husband of a wife who … Continue reading

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Using the Tools of Technology

Last week was the first week of school for the 2014-2015 school year in Worthington.  The first week is always exciting, but it’s also exhausting.  It’s a week of explanations and procedures.  It’s a week where we realize that the … Continue reading

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I Love the First Day of School!

Today is the first day of the 2014-2015 school year in Worthington!  I love the first day.  It’s a new beginning for everyone.  It’s a chance to improve on last year and an opportunity to prove that what you did … Continue reading

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There’s a New Principal at Mill Valley Elementary

Last night the Marysville Board of Education approved the contract of my friend Amey McGlenn as the next Principal of Mill Valley Elementary.  The decision by Marysville Superintendent, Diane Mankins was not only a good decision, it was a GREAT … Continue reading

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