A new tradition has started in West Vancouver Schools. February 23rd marks the first annual Support Staff Appreciation Day. This annual event acknowledges the valuable contributions support staff members throughout the district make every day.
I always enjoy the exercise of considering what ‘one word’ will guide me throughout the year ahead. For the year 2020 my one word was ‘notice’ which seems even more relevant and meaningful than I had anticipated.
In 1994, October 5th was proclaimed World Teachers’ Day. On this day we have an opportunity to express our gratitude and say thanks for the tremendous effort teachers make to positively impact students’ experiences at school.
Welcome back! I hope you had a wonderful summer break. Who would have thought that masks hanging from rear-view mirrors and phrases such as ‘social distancing’ and ‘flattening the curve’ would become commonplace?