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Feb 14, 2022

TYM’S TOP 12 HIGHLIGHTS

By |2022-02-16T08:49:07-08:00February 14, 2022|Celebrating, Middle School|2 Comments

As I am moving out of my role as middle school principal, I thought it would be appropriate to share my highlights from the past 13 years. In no particular order, some of the things I will remember are: Coffeehouse performances Pre-pandemic, our middle school would hold an annual celebration of the arts. We often [...]

Nov 10, 2021

CREATIVITY AND HEAVY MACHINERY

By |2021-11-24T09:27:51-08:00November 10, 2021|Growth Mindset, Middle School|0 Comments

These past few weeks we watched one of the final pieces of the construction project – the canopy over the front entrance – being put in place. This is like a giant erector set with a concrete cylinder base, a steel cylinder, six angled support arms, and beautiful wooden trusses, all supporting an angled wood [...]

Jan 18, 2021

THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE

By |2021-01-18T13:36:46-08:00January 18, 2021|Middle School, School Vision|2 Comments

I was walking to school on one of those rare mornings with a clear, pre-dawn sky, and low-lying fog. It was cool, quiet, and still. The world felt like it was at peace. As I came toward the school, there was a glow—a radiance—causing me to catch my breath. I immediately pulled out my phone [...]

Nov 16, 2020

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE CLASSROOM…

By |2020-11-16T10:01:16-08:00November 16, 2020|Middle School|2 Comments

Something funny is always happening in middle school. And it often involves something happening outside the classroom. Lately, I feel like we have all seen and heard enough about the COVID-19 virus and its impact on our lives. I do not mean to minimize the reality, but it is high time for us to share [...]

Oct 19, 2020

TOP 10 REASONS WE LOVE GRADE 5 AT THE MIDDLE

By |2020-10-19T16:01:50-07:00October 19, 2020|Celebrating, Middle School|0 Comments

We are enjoying having the grade 5 students at the middle school! They have been at our campus for almost two months now and feel right at home. Even though the COVID-19 restrictions allow limited interaction with the grade 5 students and teachers, we are so glad they are here! So, we want to share [...]

Sep 21, 2020

WHEN YOUR BOAT IS ROCKED

By |2020-09-21T08:51:10-07:00September 21, 2020|Middle School, School Vision|1 Comment

Ask any student who’s been on the SALTS grade 8 sailing trip, they’ll talk for hours about their five days aboard a tall ship in the Salish sea; hauling the sails, taking the wheel, and singing their hearts out at the evening “mug up.” Some of them might also tell you about seasickness. That Queasy [...]

May 18, 2020

SPECIAL DELIVERY

By |2020-05-18T11:16:41-07:00May 18, 2020|Middle School, Relationships|0 Comments

We hear it so often now—everything has changed; everything is different now. Even my Saturdays are different than before. I used to wake up a little later than on a weekday, go for my run, then go ahead with all the errands moved to the “Saturday-To-Do-List.” Typically, this involved a trip for groceries or to [...]

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