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What’s Your Why

Having the unique privilege to speak to the entire staff of Worthington Schools at our district convocation is one of my favorite parts of my job.  This year my talk focused on our district mission.  Here’s what I said: “I’ve … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Summer

We start school in Worthington Schools in just one week.  It’s been a good summer for our family and I hope the same is true for your family.  As a parent who is raising three daughters we had a lot … Continue reading

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Lessons I Learned on the Trail

Last winter I was talking to the mom of a Thomas Worthington student.  She was explaining that her son had signed up for several of our blended learning courses as a way to get ahead so he could graduate in … Continue reading

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Rotary Storytellers – Father’s Day

As the Superintendent of Worthington Schools I am required to be a member of the Dublin-Worthington PM Rotary Club.  Rotary International is a service driven organization and I’m honored to have the opportunity to participate.  (Although, full disclosure while I … Continue reading

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Graduation Speeches

I graduated from Worthington High School in 1991.  I tell people that I was an average student in high school but statistically that’s not accurate.  When you graduate in the bottom half of your high school class like I did, … Continue reading

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Comments to Retiring Teachers

As part of my job as Superintendent I get to do a fair amount of public speaking.  In the month of May a fair amount turns into almost every night. That said, it’s a part of my job that I … Continue reading

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Tell Your Parents You Love Them

Back in the fall of 1998 I was working as the Dean of Students at McCord Middle School.  After school I would work as an assistant football coach at McCord for then head coach Tom Lichtenberg.  Tom was a fascinating … Continue reading

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