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Leadership Matters - Volunteers Are Essential

In the Merriam-Webster dictionary, volunteer is defined both as a noun and a verb. As a noun, a volunteer is “a person who voluntarily undertakes or expresses a willingness to undertake a service.” As a verb, volunteer can be, “to offer or bestow voluntarily.” As we celebrate National Volunteer Week from April 7-13, I’d like to offer my thanks to the many wonderful people who volunteer in our local schools throughout the year.
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You Have a Voice in Policy Making

One of the responsibilities of the Tooele County School District Board of Education is to review and vote on policies proposed for district-wide implementation. Policies cover a range of topics from safety and accountability measures to community relations. Policies are designed to meet the educational and safety needs of students, as well as, outline the expectations of staff members.
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Leadership Matters- The Importance of Reading

On March 2nd, school-aged children across the nation kicked-off National Reading Month by celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Although the children’s author wrote more than 60 books using the pen name, Dr. Seuss, his real name was Theodore Seuss Geisel. His books have proved invaluable to early readers by teaching rhyming, sight words, and nonsense words.
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Join the Jaguars Night

Thursday, February 28th all future 7th-grade students and their
parents are invited to the Clarke N. Johnsen Cafetorium for an
orientation/registration meeting at 6:00 -7:00 P.M.
Please bring your Blue class request forms. You may want to
look them over prior to the meeting and complete them during the
orientation. Information provided by the presentation may help
you decide on electives your students may select.
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Leadership Matters- Team Building

As a former state championship basketball coach, I have always appreciated the power of team building. I have never forgotten the importance of building and maintaining “team spirit” and have applied that principle to working with school staff.
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District Science and Engineering Fair Winners

Congratulations to our 2019 Science and Engineering Fair winners!
Around 140 projects from Tooele County schools made it to the district competition and about 50 will be moving on to the state-level.
Each project had to be reviewed by three separate judges. Thanks to the volunteers who helped judge and calculate results.
(Click the Article Title for a full list of winners)
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