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News and Notes 3.16
This week WLPS
lost a couple of its finest after long battles with illnesses, Nancy Lashbrook
and Bonnie Carpenter. Former teacher, Nancy Lashbrook, lost a battle with ALS this past weekend.
Although Nancy has been retired for 15 years, her death was deeply...

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News and Notes 3.15
I get inspired by watching people do kind, unselfish things. This past fall, I watched the Carpenters (Bonnie and Will) put together a Whitmore Lake Cross Country reunion at the Larry Steeb Invitational. The event brought back many alumni, friends, and fami...

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News and Notes 3.15
I get inspired by watching people do kind, unselfish things. This past fall, I watched the Carpenters (Bonnie and Will) put together a Whitmore Lake Cross Country reunion at the Larry Steeb Invitational. The event brought back many alumni, friends, and fami...

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News and Notes 3.14
On Monday I attended our retreat with our Board of Education where we explored the things we do well at WLPS. I wanted to share an infographic highlighting those points of Trojan Pride. Enjoy this visual representation of just some of the reason why it is a...

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News and Notes 3.12
Let's Hear it for the Board!   "A thankless job." I remember thinking that for several years as I watched an upset parent express displeasure to the Board of Education. I also remember thinking, "Why would anybody sign up for it?" The answer: they care abou...

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News and Notes 3.12
Snow days are big news in a community so dedicated to its schools. I mean BIG news. My Twitter stays dormant for months. Then, the temperature drops and a snowflake falls and I'm besieged with Twitter comments, which I believe are called tweets? Everybo...

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News and Notes: 3.11
Mike Krebill is still inspiring people to learn This past Monday night, I had the privilege of introducing Mike Krebill at a special event WLPS hosted to promote Mr. Krebill's new book   The Scout's Guide to Wild Edibles .   Besides being completely impress...

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News and Notes: 3.10
I received a nice compliment this week on our sinking fund passing. The parent was really supportive of our schools. The conversation quickly turned to the value of conferencing with teachers (WLES Parent Conferences are next Monday and Tuesday). "My kid...

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News and Notes 3.9
In Tuesday’s, Nov. 9 election Whitmore Lake voters passed our sinking fund request with nearly 55 percent support. I send you all a big thank you on behalf of the students who use these facilities on a daily basis. The three-year, 1-mill tax passed with 2,...

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Facebook Live Friday
In lieu of News and Notes, on the first Friday of every month, I'll be doing something new. We call it Facebook Live Fridays! Essentially, a special guest will be joining me for a one-on-one interview while riding a school bus. We will discuss important iss...
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