Park, who was an investment and loan advisor in international banking before finding her passion in education, said she will miss the Spangler Spartan family but is thrilled to join Curtner as its new principal for the 2020-21 school year."When I started my educational journey, I did not know where my path would lead me. Like most educators, I wanted to follow my heart and make a positive impact on students," Park said. "When I was a teacher, I loved the close relationships I formed with my students and parents. As an assistant principal, I appreciated the impact I could have on the entire school. Each step has guided and prepared me to be a leader, a principal." … [Read more...] about Milpitas Unified School District Promotes From Within To Fill Two Elementary School Principal Vacancies
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In addition to the Unified class offerings, Kari noted that students at Maple Grove Senior High also created "Club US," a Special Olympics Minnesota Unified Club that focuses on building an inclusive environment for all students and staff at the school. The group plans events such as Halloween parties and a Unified Meet and Greet, and also participates in Special Olympics Minnesota's Polar Plunge event to raise money for Unified programming. … [Read more...] about Unified Schools Program Creating Inclusive Learning Opportunities In Osseo Area Schools
Modernity is founded on the notion that we can -- through willpower and ingenuity -- change our circumstances. We can divert rivers, transform our fortunes, invent miraculous machinery or start new lives on other continents. But imagine for a moment a tree in autumn, a large tree, an oak or an aspen. It might be late October in a mild year. For a long time, the leaves held out but now they are properly turning, a tell tale silvery grey or ochre tinged with auburn -- and within a few weeks and one or two vicious storms from the east, they will be gone, two hundred thousand of them blown around the forest floor, where millipedes, maggots, slime moulds, earthworms and bacteria are waiting to decompose them into primal mulch. Nothing can stop the melancholy process. All summer the leaves protected us, filtering the harshness of the bright sunlight and casting gentle criss cross patterns as dusk fell. In spring, the leaves' appearance was a symbol of hope and new beginnings. Now the air … [Read more...] about The School of Life Presents: Nature may be the antidote to our modern way of life
Ending two days before the start of the Online Nations Cup, a competition run by governing body FIDE which Carlsen did not participate in, the timing of the Invitational raised some eyebrows. In interviews last month, Carlsen said there were no issues between himself and FIDE. … [Read more...] about Magnus Carlsen: ‘My emotions are usually outside my body and that’s not what you usually connect to a chess player.’
In response to the stay-at-home and social distancing orders implemented by the COVID-19 pandemic, BAMtheatre has reimagined its musical theatre-focused programming through a host of virtual master classes, workshops, choirs and other activities to keep students connected. This new sector of programming is called BAM @ a Distance and has been in operation since March 2020. BAM is pleased to announce four new classes for summer called BAM @ a Distance – School's Out Edition! The new line-up includes: … [Read more...] about BAM @ a Distance – School’s Out Edition!