Fall testing data for elementary and middle school students analyzed by state education associations have concluded that learning setbacks during the pandemic have been less severe than were feared, with students showing continued academic progress in reading and only modest setbacks in math.
A US history teacher I worked with at the Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland, from 1982-1990 was a retired CIA officer who was friends with Dan Coats, then a Congressman from Indiana, and John Warner, the Senator from Virginia at the time.
I have a cousin in Washington D.C. whose wife runs her own veterinary practice. She's struggling to find enough employees to cope with the growing demand for services resulting from increasing numbers of people adopting dogs.
Kindergarten students returned to the Chandler campus today, and plans are in place for First and Second Grades to return on January 11. Pasadena’s Health Department has informed schools that the K-2 waivers remain in effect.
Chandler's lead kindergarten teachers and their assistants were on campus last week preparing their classrooms and rehearsing the hygiene and safety measures that will be implemented starting tomorrow when children return to the campus for the first time in eight months.
For true love to flourish, long-distance relationships cannot survive the long haul. Phone calls, letters and face time help maintain a connection, but they are no substitutes for being in the same place simultaneously.
On Thursday evening, Adrienne Hollingsworth, Chandler’s Social & Emotional Coordinator, offered balm for the frazzled and strength for the journey as parents gathered on Zoom in three sessions to share experiences from home and to hear Adrienne’s wise counsel about parenting during a pandemic.