Jim Boen


TO DO: All, here is a link to your 2020-21 work calendar. Principals, please complete this – to your best of your ability – sometime in August. I’ll review these. Assistant principals, please complete your calendar and share it with your principal. Let me know if you have any questions regarding this. ___________________________________________________________ As I mentioned last week, there are… Read more →


TO DO: Please review some updated language in our district’s Choice Option AR. As an FYI, there will likely be similar language added to our AR connected to ACRs. Because this is a change in policy specific to this pandemic, it is important you know about this. Also, this change is in effect for semester 1 only – and will… Read more →


TO DO: Principals, I need your Leave Sheet no later than Monday (6/15) morning – as I need to sign and turn in to the business office by noon that day. Include any leave you plan to take through the end of June on this sheet. ___________________________________________________________ Here is the most up-to-date 2020-21 work calendar for certified staff. This will… Read more →


TO DO: At our MS Horizontal meeting yesterday you heard Skip talk about a letter for teachers regarding Canvas (background, how we got to where we are, training/PD/support moving forward). Here is that letter. Please share this with your teaching staff. THIS and THAT: You may have likely already read this article, but wanted to pass it along in case… Read more →


TO DO: Please plan on mailing home report cards at the end of this school year. I am sorry I haven’t had better communication on this prior to now. Even though the grading options are only P/NG, we need to communicate with parents regarding this final term grades. This is also an opportunity for teachers to add a comment and… Read more →


TO DO: The summer iPad communications are complete and ready for you to share with your families (via communication going out from school) and students (if teachers want to share it with their students). The district will also advertise this information in a variety of ways. This letter contains hotlinks embedded, so please share this Word version (rather than PDF)…. Read more →


TO DO: Principals, please send me a copy of your Leave Sheet from 4/20/20 – 5/17/20 by Monday (when I have to turn it in to the Business Office). I have two so far… ___________________________________________________________ Add August 11 to your calendar – this will be the date of our Leadership Retreat in the fall. This fall’s event will NOT include… Read more →


TO DO: After reading the following district guidance around fundraising, please touch base with me if you have any questions. There is not an expectation that you share this with your staff, but feel free to do so if you think it would be helpful… As we navigate COVID-19 and the impacts to our communities and families in the district… Read more →


TO DO: As you know, May 4-8 is Teacher Appreciation Week, a time to celebrate our classroom teachers, counselors, school nurses, and other certified staff members. Whether serving in person or remotely, we know these staff members care deeply about our students and this is a great opportunity to share our thanks!┬áPlease share the following information related to honoring our… Read more →


TO DO: Don’t forget to have your Staffing Plan 2.0 completed by next Friday at the latest. ________________________________________________________ Please make one more update into the Disconnected Student document next Thursday. I’ll share these numbers with Shay and Lora prior to their Friday morning Board Leadership meeting. ________________________________________________________ I’ll admit that sometimes I’m the last to know something, so this may… Read more →