Superintendent's Blog

August 15, 2018, We Can Because We are Bold

It’s 5:00 PM and the first day of the 2018-2019 school year is in the books! And what a great day it has been!

I had the pleasure of spending time in each of our five schools, and in each school, I saw smiles everywhere.   On the sidewalks entering our buildings, in the hallways, in the classrooms, in the cafeterias.  Those smiles are evidence of how each new year brings with it renewed energy and commitment to our students and their learning.  But this year is really special.
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The Here and Now

As we near the end of another school year, we often think of graduation and those students who are moving on.  And that makes sense.  We are excited to hear of their post-high school plans.  It is an exciting time for them and for those of us who have been fortunate to be part of their journey. They are setting off to the future that they worked for and will make our community proud. More +

Defining Student Success in Bexley

21st Century Skills.

College and Career Ready.

Prepared for Success.
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In December I had to buy new tires for my car.  Ugh!  There is nothing that I dislike more than spending money on things that I don’t enjoy.  Now I understand that if I don’t buy new tires, at some point I will truly pay.  But tires, windows, furnace filters.   Just not fun expenditures. More +

Relationships & Connections That Come From Reading Together

One of the great joys that I have experienced as a parent is reading with my children, especially in the dark and cold months of winter. When my son and daughter were young, I loved nothing more than snuggling with them under a blanket or in front of a fire to read books that took us to faraway places, made us laugh, or helped us to understand a hurt or problem that we were experiencing. More +