News & Director's Notes

February 26, 2015

Director's Notes 2-25-15

February 25, 2015 Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend. — Albert Camus Thank You and Appreciations Thank you to the extraordinary Ms. Boni our outstanding CORE Science Teacher.  Her love of learning and teaching has inspired her to lead our middle school students on two extraordinary journeys.  One to Yosemite focusing on Earth Science and the other to Catalina to study Marine Biology.  This is some serious hands-on education. Thank you also goes our amazing chaperones Morgann Martinson, Jeff Del Bosque, Greg Knorr, and Lisa Bell. Notice to Cure and Correct Rescinded On Monday, February 23rd the Ventura County Board of Education voted to rescind the Notice to Cure and Correct.  The entire board was quite satisfied that we had appropriately addressed the concerns listed in the original Notice.  The county and board have full confidence in Bridges and the continuation of our Extensions child care program. After School Enrichment Classes The new after school enrichment classes will start the week of March 9th and extend until the end of May.  We have several exciting new offerings including Sky High Origami, Sky High Athletics, Comic Book Movies, and Special Effects. We will be holding lunchtime demonstrations for all of our enrichment classes over the next week or so.  Flyers and schedules will be available in the office. Extensions! Our Extensions has a new number!  For everything relating to Extensions please call 805-796-1988 (please note this phone takes voice mail messages only, no texts) Intent to Return Forms Save your spot for next year! Be sure to turn in your Intent to Return forms from Theresa by this FRIDAY.  If you need an extra form just ask in the office. Our Community of Learning This is a place where we as a community of parents, teachers, staff members and students can share resources that support our philosophy of Whole Child education. Student questions are the seeds for learning: Sal Khan’s take on reinventing education: And then . . . As always, should you have any concerns, questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact me at Ms. Juliet

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