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Hope & Joy: December 4, 2017

Grass Valley Science Olympiad Students

Posted: December 5, 2017

JOY and HOPE are intimately connected and are powerful gifts we can give our students, perhaps the most powerful! One of the very best parts of being involved in public education is the JOY and HOPE students give us each and every day! The past few years we’ve featured stories that highlight the HOPE and…
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Hope & Joy: November 27, 2017

What's your story?

Posted: November 27, 2017

JOY and HOPE are intimately connected and are powerful gifts we can give our students, perhaps the most powerful! One of the very best parts of being involved in public education is the JOY and HOPE students give us each and every day! The past few years we’ve featured stories that highlight the HOPE and…
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Hope & Joy: November 20, 2017

Posted: November 20, 2017

JOY and HOPE are intimately connected and are powerful gifts we can give our students, perhaps the most powerful! One of the very best parts of being involved in public education is the JOY and HOPE students give us each and every day! The past few years we’ve featured stories that highlight the HOPE and…
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Hope & Joy: November 13, 2017 – Part 1

Pictures of Caleb and Luis

Posted: November 13, 2017

JOY and HOPE are intimately connected and are powerful gifts we can give our students, perhaps the most powerful! One of the very best parts of being involved in public education is the JOY and HOPE students give us each and every day! The past few years we’ve featured stories that highlight the HOPE and…
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Hope & Joy: November 13, 2017 – Part 2

Stage set for The Laramie Project

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I had the opportunity to watch our CHS drama program’s production of the Laramie Project this weekend. Wow – what a powerful play that explored the full range of human capacity from amazing hope to terrible hatred. Our students were incredible. That’s such an understatement, but I don’t really have words to articulate how moved…
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Hope & Joy: November 6, 2017

Pictures of CSD leaders in "Camas Cares" shirts and a photo of a "Don't Give Up" sign along the road

Posted: November 7, 2017

JOY and HOPE are intimately connected and are powerful gifts we can give our students, perhaps the most powerful! One of the very best parts of being involved in public education is the JOY and HOPE students give us each and every day! The past few years we’ve featured stories that highlight the HOPE and…
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Hope & Joy: October 30, 2017

Closeup image of baby owl

Posted: October 30, 2017

HOPE/JOY: Whoooo can it be? At a recent board meeting, Director Julie Rotz commented on how the high level of intention with which teachers plan lessons to engage students in learning. And then she mentioned how flexible teachers are to take advantage of serendipity–those unplanned but rich-with-learning moments that occur outside of the lesson plan….
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Hope & Joy: October 23, 2017

Sillheart Performers On Stage

Posted: October 23, 2017

Sillyheart For the 2nd consecutive year, the CHS drama department partnered with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to produce a fundraising and awareness event. To date, more than $10,000 has been raised through this partnership. If you had a chance to attend the event, you were most likely moved through personal stories and, of course,…
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Hope & Joy: October 15, 2017

Rainbow over Doc Harris Stadium

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Continuous Growth The student growth process is an important component of the teacher and principal evaluation system. The process of intentionally focusing on a set of students and specific learning goals is challenging and rewarding. It’s a frame for the heart of our work, meeting students where they are, and helping them move forward. It…
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Hope & Joy: October 2, 2017

Poem by Olivia Veley

Posted: October 2, 2017

Where I’m From We all have a desire to be known, and yet it can sometimes be more comfortable to just blend in. Being known means that who we are is revealed a layer at a time to the outside world. That’s risky. This kind of dynamic plays out every day in middle school, where…
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