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Thursday, October 10th, 2019

ATSS with Traditional Innovation

As the dust settled in September we embarked on a staff retreat with well experienced educator Tom Hierck. We wanted to take a look at what we need to revisit and implement in order to expand and e

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Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Classrooms Then and Now

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Some of you may have heard some version of the statement that "Classrooms have not changed much since they were first conceived in the 18th century." Invariably, the person making the argument woul

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Friday, October 4th, 2019

Principal's Message

By Andrew Macphail

Hello Parents of ATSS.  Welcome back to a new school year.  Our start up has had some wrinkles this year but overall the student and staff engagement and feeling of the school as a whole is very po

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Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Who Am I? Do I Belong?

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Danny was an incredibly quiet boy in one of my classes when I first became a teacher. While most of the students took the bus to school, his parents drove him.

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Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Welcome Back Students & Staff!

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

When people approach me in July or August and reference the “time off” we get in the summer, I always take a moment to explain that school districts are open year-round.

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Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Principal's Summer Message

By Andrew Macphail

Well the year is over and we are now all planning and/or anticipating the summer break. I want to wish each of you a safe and restful summer.

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Thursday, June 27th, 2019

Thanks For a Wonderful Year!

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I suspect that June is one of the busiest months of the year in the school district.

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Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Convocation: Gift of a Juno Beach Sacrifice

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

It is the time of year in school districts when we see the joy of ceremony, and none is more special than convocation.

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Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Assessments That Matter

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

One of the questions that I have been pondering since our graduation program came to fruition is what assessments should look like in a competency-based system.

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Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Deep Learning for Teachers and Principals?

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I want to follow up on my last blog about deep learning, because I hope to draw a parallel between what our schools

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