Thanks to the hard work of dozens of volunteers, today's 1k and 5k Run As One event was a smashing success.
10/11/2017 Bought and delivered 300 respirator masks to Dixie District office, Miller Creek Middle School, Vallecito Elementary, Mary E. Silveira Elementary and Dixie Elementary
10/17/2017 District Green Committee meeting
10/18/2017 Volunteered at Marin School of Environmental Leadership 9th grade seminar
10/19/2017 Met with Dr. Jason Yamashiro re district leave policies
10/20/2017 Volunteered with Miller Creek Environmental Ambassadors student group
10/21/2017 Attended Rotkel Memorial Service at Dixie Elementary
10/24/2017 Meeting with teacher member of District Green Committee
10/25/2017 Volunteered at Marin School of Environmental Leadership 9th grade seminar
10/26/2017 Parcel Tax Committee meeting
10/28/2017 Volunteered with Dixie Community Heroes at Mill Street Homeless Shelter
10/28/2017 Attended Vallecito Elementary Fall Festival
10/31/2017 Attended Dixie Elementary Halloween Parade
11/3/2017 Volunteered with Miller Creek Orchestra
11/6/2017 Meeting with Trustee Alissa Chacko
11/7/2017 Board agenda planning meeting with Dr. Jason Yamashiro And Trustee Brad Honsberger
11/8/2017 Attended Joint Legislative Action Committee meeting
11/8/2017 Attended Vallecito Site Council meeting
11/14/2017 Dixie Board of Trustees Meeting
From Business Insider:
"In "Screen Schooled," Clement and Miles make the case that wealthy Silicon Valley parents seem to grasp the addictive powers of smartphones, tablets, and computers more than the general public does — despite the fact that these parents often make a living by creating and investing in that technology."
On this day in 1963, James Baldwin delivered a talk to teachers that is still relevant today.
This speech was elivered on October 16, 1963, as “The Negro Child–His Self-Image”
Let’s begin by saying that we are living through a very dangerous time. Everyone in this room is in one way or another aware of that. We are in a revolutionary situation, no matter how unpopular that word has become in this country. The society in which we live is desperately menaced, not by Khrushchev, but from within. To any citizen of this country who figures himself as responsible—and particularly those of you who deal with the minds and hearts of young people—must be prepared to “go for broke.” Or to put it another way, you must understand that in the attempt to correct so many generations of bad faith and cruelty, when it is operating not only in the classroom but in society, you will meet the most fantastic, the most brutal, and the most determined resistance. There is no point in pretending that this won’t happen.Read more