It’s A New Year! Back-to-School Shopping with a Dunbar Family

August 4, 2015

It’s back-to-school time. The first day of the 2015-16 school year begins for APS students on Wednesday, Aug. 5. I love this time of year. With only one day until the start of the new school year, I can hardly contain my excitement. For me, it’s a time of renewal, full of hope for a…

Dunbar Students Celebrate International Literacy Day

September 10, 2014

Did you know that approximately 67 million children around the globe do not have access to primary school education and another 72 million miss out on secondary school education? International Literacy Day, recognized September 8, 2014,  helped to bring a global awareness to the importance of reading. I am proud of the students and staff…

Itty-Bitty Kids with a Super Duper Future

August 8, 2014

When I walked into Ms. Cannady’s kindergarten class this week, the 5 year olds were engaged in a lesson about living and non-living things. “This is how we GROW” Ms. Cannady said, as she and the group stretched their arms to the ceiling.  The kids were stretching, they were answering questions, they were EXCITED to…