Spring is a wonderful time of the year and for many it is their favorite. Aside from the seasonal change, as an educator spring has always been a season of celebration. It always puts a smile on my face as I walk out of the building each night and pass through the activity banquets that are taking place. It serves as a great reminder of just how much our staff and our students do outside of the classroom and the positive impact athletics and activities have on the culture of a school. I strongly believe that one of our greatest strengths as a school is the diverse array of opportunities that we provide for our students to pursue their interests and develop their strengths outside of the classroom.
As a part of our celebrations this spring, we recognized the Girls State Swimming and Diving Championship with a “Hawk Walk of Champions” last month. Students lined the hallways outside of their classrooms as our cheerleaders and drum line escorted the team through our hallways for a walking standing ovation. April 1st also marks our 2nd annual Special Olympians Parade as students create a tunnel walk for our team to be ushered through as they load the bus and prepare to compete. Each of these events has provides us with opportunities to come together and celebrate as a school.
Time is running out on the 2015-2016 school year. Between now and then we will continue to celebrate all of the wonderful things that have made this year another great year to be a Silver Hawk!
Mike Gillotti – Principal
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