Reading together at Salem Elementary

There is an outbreak of reading at Salem Elementary School to celebrate Reading Month. Salem is one of many schools participating in the One Book, One School movement to promote literacy and celebrate the fun of reading. All staff members and students are reading “The Chocolate Touch” by Patrick Catling to promote reading and to follow Read More…

Staff collaboration gets students hooked on fishing

Several health and physical education teachers got “Hooked on Angling Education” in the summer professional learning program (PLP) class offered by the school division in collaboration with the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Outdoor Education program. When Tallwood teacher Lori Morris planned to introduce the skill of reeling to students in her adaptive PE class, Read More…

Friendly staff competition makes spirits bright at Red Mill

Red Mill Elementary School staff members have shown their holiday spirit by participating in several festive staff competitions the week before winter break. Winners were crowned for Best Holiday Sweater, Best Holiday Hair, Best Holiday Socks and Best Group-coordinated Holiday Outfit. Do you want to build a snowman? Special education assistant Laura Nuckols built one Read More…

Pembroke Meadows staff bring holiday spirit to ‘Family Night’

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and Pembroke Meadows Elementary School (PMES) staff members had a special treat for those attending the school’s Family Night at the Haygood Chick-fil-A Dec. 15. Wearing festive headbands and hats, PMES staff entertained guests with holiday songs and Christmas carols. They also personally delivered orders to tables filled with Read More…

‘Hump Day’ doughnut delivery makes Wednesday sweeter at Landstown

Guess what day it is! It’s Hump Day! And just like the happy camel who strolls through office cubicles in GEICO commercials encouraging employees to celebrate his favorite day of the week, Landstown High School’s administrative team rolled carts through the hallways Wednesday to deliver Krispy Kreme doughnuts to all staff. The surprise deliveries during first block found Read More…

Teaching and Learning superheroes celebrate work supporting staff and students

Some consider it a heroic feat just to get all staff from the Department of Teaching and Learning (DTAL) in one room. Comprised of the offices of elementary teaching and learning, secondary teaching and learning, programs for exceptional children, student support services and instructional technology, there are a lot of staff members to gather. There Read More…