Showing posts from September, 2017

2017-18 School Year is Underway!

Though we are only a few weeks into the 2017-2018 school year, a welcome back message to our school community seems a bit overdue as students and staff appear to be fully back in the swing of school and families seem settled in their autumn routines.

In recollecting the opening days of this school year, I was moved by the positive energy emanating from students and staff.  As students were smiling and laughing, hugging and reminiscing about summer experiences, I was struck by just how much opening day for students mirrored opening day for our faculty and staff just a week earlier. Watching people coming together, many of whom haven't seen each other for the two-month summer vacation, seemed to be a visual representation of Principal Dorey's theme for this school year: Celebrate and strengthen relationships and take care of one another.

Committed to taking care of our staff and students, a steering committee worked with community organizations to establish the AB Because You M…