Not much more needs to be said besides "Welcome Back!!" It was so great to hear the voices of the kids and staff in our hallways this week. Seeing the smiling faces, the high fives, the hugs from friends that haven't seen each other much in the past 2 months, and much much more about opening day!! Throughout all of our buildings, the staff was eager to get back to work and it was evident. There was an overwhelming sense of team work as everyone worked together to help kids find their classes, open lockers, meet new friends, and get back in the swing of things. All in all, it was a great opening week. The challenge lies ahead as everyone knows that it's easy to get excited and energized for the start of something and the end of something; however getting from point 'A' to point 'B' is never as easy as desired. I encouraged our staff on Friday to keep the teamwork momentum going and I encourage the community to do the same. There's no reason not to work together, we all want the same thing. Keep the train rolling in the coming weeks everyone and welcome back!!
Thank You Betsy Ross Nursing Home!!
On Thursday, September 8th, representatives from the Betsy Ross Nursing Home in Rome stopped by our District Office to drop off school supplies for students in the Rome City School District. Judy Pawlikowski, Activity Leader and Kelsey Flint, Director of Activities represented the nursing home staff that collected items, along with some residents who also helped out. Supplies included binders, composition notebooks, paper, book backs, pouches, crayons, and pencils. On behalf of all of the students and staff of the Rome City School District, I want to thank the Betsy Ross Nursing Home and all of their residents for thinking about our children and lending a hand for those that need it. Thank you!!