This Year ~ “ALL IN”

Our HS has started a tradition of using the first day of school as a time for the entire staff and student body to gather together for a kick off to the year.   This year we will have a key-note address to our entire school community by Mr. Gian Paul Gonzalez.  He is a motivational speaker with a message that will benefit all!

His speech will be followed by a “Parade of Departments!”  Each department in the high school will be creating their flag and choosing their song to help open our school year as they march into the gym.  (I will be posting pics after the opening ceremony :-))

When students return to their homeroom on day one, they will work with both staff members in the room to put together their homeroom “ALL IN” poster.  On this poster they will write goals for the school year that will be revisited throughout the year during our extended homeroom periods.

The power of positive relationships between our staff and our students is priceless and one that we work very hard to nurture at RHS.

HERE’S TO ANOTHER BANNER YEAR AT RHS!

The World Without Teachers!

This is the second summer that we have held a RAM camp during the summer.  Kudos to the large number of staff who not only attended the morning RAM camp but also facilitated sessions.  I can’t say enough about our awesome teachers!

Where would we be without teachers!

 

National School Safety Advocacy Council

The Randolph School District and the Randolph Police Department recently received a national safety award at the School Safety Advocacy Council national conference.   The award was one of 7 from across the nation and was awarded to celebrate the security enhancements and effective collaboration between schools and police departments.

After devoting over a year to training administrators, staff, students and parents, I felt that compiling a nomination for our district and law enforcement professionals was warranted.  It was validating when a national organization agreed and awarded our combined efforts with a national award.

The conference itself was a wealth of information from a keynote SWAT officer who was present at three school shootings to listening to law enforcement and mental health professionals talk about how and why our youth may be affected by social media as well as pervasive bullying.

The district will continue to enhance our protocols and share appropriate information with our community.  To that end, high school parents/guardians will be invited to a repeat security presentation early in September to share with you how our drills will be enhanced.  Please stay tuned for that information and we urge you to make every effort to attend.

 

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