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Athena Staff Update – Week 33

The Athena High School Mission: “Our graduates will be prepared for success in college and career in the 21st century.”   Fostering 21st Century Creativity In Our Students: Creativity is a skill and an expectation that we should integrate and … Continue reading

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Staff Update – Week 23

Welcome back from break.  I hope you are feeling rested and rejuvenated.   The Athena High School Mission: “Our graduates will be prepared for success in college and career in the 21st century.”  One way you can help support this mission, is to … Continue reading

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Athena Staff Update – Week 20

We are now officially at the January Regents Week.  It is hard to believe that the year is almost half over. Changes in the Main Office! Congratulations to Kathleen Harrison, as she will be moving into the position of Principal’s Secretary … Continue reading

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Staff Update – Week 14 (Thanksgiving)

Hello Team, I hope you had a great holiday with friends and family. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of year,  I love taking time to pause and remember all the incredible things in life to be thankful about. … Continue reading

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Athena Staff Update – Week 13

Bright Spot 1 – Hallway Behavior Has Been Much Better: This week was a great week in my estimation.  The new approach to monitoring the halls through the introduction of the blue passes, staff in the halls during passing times and more … Continue reading

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Staff Update – Week 10

Recent Bright Spots: The last week of quarter 1 is upon us.  This year is flying by and I love the hard work and dedication I am seeing in each and every class. I thought a good way to begin … Continue reading

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Staff Update – Week 9

Hello Team, The WalMart Greeter Phenomenon: The person who stands at the door and greets you as you enter your local WalMart is actually one of the most financially profitable employees in the store. Although he or she doesn’t work with merchandise or … Continue reading

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Staff Update – Week 8

Quote to Ponder: “No matter how good we are… we always start with the question, ‘how can we get better?‘” (Rick DuFour) It is an exciting time to be an educator at Athena High School. The preceding quote typifies the … Continue reading

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Staff Update – Week 7

As I right this post a smile is stretching across my face.  I thoroughly enjoyed our PD day and was completely impressed with the people who presented and with how diligently and collaboratively you worked throughout the day.  The highlight … Continue reading

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Staff Update – Week 6

Hello Team,  It is difficult to believe that the first marking period of the year is drawing to a close.  Grades are due on Tuesday. The year seems to be flying by. I am thoroughly impressed by the incredible people … Continue reading

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