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The Things That Matter Most.

The Things That Matter Most.

“Lucky” doesn’t begin to describe my childhood. Oh, my parents weren’t perfect, but my family life was as good as it could be. Mom and dad “got it.” They valued…

Positive relationships

Positive relationships

You don’t have to be a clinical researcher to understand the power of positive relationships and their influence on student achievement…but researchers do confirm it!  The involved relationships between parent…

October is National Principals’ Month

October is  National Principals’ Month

October is National Principals Month. Other than the classroom teacher, who is the most frequently mentioned adult at your child’s school? Of course, it is often the principal. But few…

The promise of a new year

The promise of a new year

As silly as it may sound, one of the great things about the start of a new school year is the shine on our floors…the result of tireless work of…

School days are coming

School days are coming

Don’t look now, but summer is passing quickly and the start of school is within sight. For students, we begin on Monday, August 27th with a half day. As is…

Proud to be a Pioneer

Proud to be a Pioneer

The buildings are pretty quiet these summer days.  Sure, there are camps taking place here and there on campus, and there’s activity preparing the buildings and grounds for the 2018-2019…

One thing leads to another…

One thing leads to another…

As the current school year concludes, we’re planning tirelessly for the 2018-2019 school year as well. Getting the right people in the right places is essential for us to improve…

School cancellations!

School cancellations!

Who would have thought that in mid-April we would be having a discussion about additional school cancellations!  A lot of thought goes into whether or not to have school due…

The Busy Season

The Busy Season

I’ve espoused this message before, but it’s a great time to be a Pioneer.  As has become our custom, student-athletes continue to impress in the classroom and in competitive arenas. …

Farwell Early College

Farwell Early College

The Early College program started at Farwell Area Schools in 2013.  Since that time 142 students have utilized the program earning more than 4500 credits. Early college programs are opportunities…

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