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Showing posts from April, 2019

Keeping Up with the Wildcats

Wow. There is a lot going on at Neuqua Valley High School. So many awesome, different things day after day. It has been a few weeks since I've updated my blog, and I must admit that it is due to all of these awesome Neuqua events and happenings that take up the day. If you read Our School, Our Story , you know that we have revived the @Neuquavalley Instagram page, and I have been sharing our school's daily stories with the public...over 800 people to date. Boomshakalaka. This new project is so much fun, and that is due to the fact that there is so much to share about our special building. As I continue to capture and share our story, the same thought continues to cross my mind: WOW...there is so much going on here! Some of my family members and friends who are not students, staff, or parents in the Neuqua community also follow the page, and this is their first comment to me when we discuss the happenings on the Gram. Don't believe me? Well...let's take a look at a fe

Mic Drop

Throughout this school year, I have shared the Neuqua Valley Collaborative Learning Team's journey to engage, empower, and inspire. In October, I blogged about our team's work over the past few years and our plans for collaboration by observing horizontally to experience what our students do on a daily basis. Click here to view that post for more info. In November, I highlighted the team's work after members observed various classes and shared how we reflected, hypothesized, and planned for future work. Click  here  to read more. Today, I am excited to share how the team used what we learned to lead our staff at this week's School Improvement Day. Let me tell was awesome and a total #EDUwin. Here's the story... In January, the Collaborative Learning Team regrouped in order to get prepared for our future leadership role at the spring SIP day. You see, back in September when I met with our administrators to discuss our team's work for the year, leadi