Monthly Archives: March 2016

Superintendent Performance Survey Results

Several weeks back, I asked the district staff to complete a 26-item survey as to how they felt I had performed at least in the last year in each of the various areas. The final item is an overall performance … Continue reading

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Graduation Rates: The Full Story

The State of Michigan has released the graduation rates for the cohort Class of 2014-15 and overall they continue to climb. Reports by local media tend to show a district’s combined graduation rate, lumping together¬†all of the high schools within … Continue reading

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Should we revisit our school starting times?

Several years ago, the district did a preliminary study on the benefits of switching to a later daily starting time along with some of the attitudes of students, parents and staff towards the idea. There did not appear at the … Continue reading

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How’s our water?

With the Flint water crisis on pretty much everyone’s mind, I wanted to assure our students, parents, staff and community that we take the quality of drinking water in our schools seriously. I recently directed the testing of drinking water … Continue reading

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