We must make every day count because each day is an opportunity to shape the future.
We have twenty school days between now and our winter break. These four weeks provide an important opportunity for learning, growth, and progress. It is during these four weeks that we must commit to our vision with purpose and focus. It is easy to slide into a vacation mode; we feel the holiday spirit. There is a magnetism that pulls our focus to a two-week break.
My request is that we act with intentionality as we balance the joy of holiday activities with a discipline focus on continued academic and social-emotional growth. We do this knowing that each student will have two-full weeks to celebrate family traditions; we all get two-full weeks to rest, relax, and recharge. There is no reason to start vacation early – that is short changing our students.
We are preparing each and every student to be Ready for Tomorrow. Live our values, be disciplined in our actions, and be committed to providing a Hilliard education for the next 20 days.