Author Archives: Katie Legace

January 15, 2020

To Do: Considerations for the coming week in our nation: I do not need to tell you that people in our community (staff in our school community as well as families in our broader community) are feeling maxed, anxious, and … Continue reading

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January 8, 2021

To Do: As we get ready to welcome students back in Hybrid, here is an article from the Washington Post about welcoming students and staff safely back to in-person learning. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Please make note of this needed communication with transportation … Continue reading

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December 18, 2020

For reflection… This article from Education Week, Should Schools be Giving So Many Failing Grades This Year could have been written about our district and is a trend we are seeing nationally. I am excited for us to continue our … Continue reading

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December 11, 2020

To Do: Quick step-by-step doc for making grading changes: Becky and Laura have created a beautiful “cheat sheet” of how to make the changes in both Synergy and Canvas to update our systems (P/NG and “eliminating the 59 point F”). … Continue reading

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December 4. 2020

To Do: As I reminded folks this week (via email), we have our rescheduled Equity and Excellence training (with Courney from BRYT) for this next Wednesday from 3:00 – 4:30. Here is the Zoom link to access the training. And, … Continue reading

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November 20, 2020

Kathy Nagel Hood, Dave Hood’s wife and a counselor in the community shared this statement about how adults can help our children navigate during the pandemic. She gave me permission to share it with others. I find wisdom in her … Continue reading

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November 13, 2020

I appreciate this video produced by Sparrow Clubs. It is a wonderful message and will bring a smile to your face: Compassion is Greater. To Do: We have contracted with YouthTruth to conduct student surveys with the district in January. … Continue reading

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November 6, 2020

I appreciated the message in this article about Unfiltered Leadership in Times of Crisis. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Our next Leadership Excellence and Equity training for administrators and supervisors is scheduled for Wednesday, November 18. Please complete this homework assignment from BRYT/Courtney prior to … Continue reading

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October 30, 2020

TO DO: PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH YOUR TEACHERS: Earlier today, Michele Clements and Dean Richards shared a powerpoint and the link below in this week’s blog post for secondary teachers focused on best practices in digital instruction. It’s all about … Continue reading

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October 23, 2020

Supports for instruction developed by Dean Richards (AD of Secondary Curriculum/Instruction/Systems) and Michele Clements (ELA coordinator): Thank you for your survey feedback – we learned there was a strong desire to receive the content first and then push it out … Continue reading

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