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The Independent Project

“If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow” – John Dewey One of my last blog entries was “Why I Voted No on the Exploration Academy.”  For those of you who haven’t followed the … Continue reading

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Why I voted No on the Exploration Academy

On Monday, January 7, our School Board voted 6-1 in favor of expanding the Charter School offerings within our school district.  The Exploration Academy (EA) is a Charter High School that will be housed within our existing Verona Area High … Continue reading

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Why is Dr. Willard Daggett Speaking in Verona and Why Should You Attend?

Dr. Willard Daggett will appear Wednesday, December 12, 2012 in the Verona Performing Arts Center from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.  He has been invited to come and speak in Verona to help kick off the rebooting of the strategic … Continue reading

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Back to School Night – an Opportunity for Families

Starting last week already each of our Verona Area School District Schools has been hosting “Back to School Nights”.  These are opportunities for families to come to school after traditional hours and meet with teachers, tour the school, and become … Continue reading

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Kick Off to a new School Year

Sorry that my timing is off.  I left town Friday after the following meeting and then was sick the past few days. Friday morning I had the privilege of joining the Verona Area School District staff for their annual kickoff … Continue reading

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Parental Involvement

I remember the feelings I had right before my oldest daughter started kindergarten.  I wanted to be involved in her education or at least be there for her at times when she may need extra help.  I was very fortunate … Continue reading

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Annual District Meeting

Hello everyone, It has been a while since I have updated the blog.  I apologize for the tardiness, but since it has been summer, I have been on a bit of a break.  That doesn’t mean that there isn’t work … Continue reading

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