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Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Building Relationships at ATSS with Titan DNA

We began this year with a staff retreat in Sept.  We had invited a guest speaker, well know Educational Consultant, Tom Hierck, to lead us in work on the “Seven Keys to a Positive Learning Environm

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Thursday, March 12th, 2020

How Well Do You Understand Your Child’s Report Card?

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

A few years ago when we were updating our strategic plan (in much the same way we are now), we reached out to parents, staff and community members to ask about the things we needed to consider so a

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Friday, February 14th, 2020

Student Voice: Are you Really Listening (#2)

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I made a commitment earlier this year to have focused meetings with students in our secondary schools as an integral part of my school visits. I do because I gain valuable insight into the perspect

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Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Where to From Here?

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

At one of my recent school visits, a colleague asked me where I think the district needs to go next in terms of its goals. The question came out of a spirited discussion we were having about the in

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Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

My Big Three for 2020

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Welcome to 2020.  As is my custom each January, I will lay out my predictions in the world of education for the calendar year.  Each year I am torn about how deeply I should go into this.  As I hav

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Thursday, December 19th, 2019

A Special Time

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I love the Christmas Season in school districts; it is both an exhausting and a joyous time.

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Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Artificial Intelligence in Schools

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As technology continues to proliferate all around us, I have wondered about the impact artificial intelligence (AI) will have on education, especially on teaching and learning. You need not look ve

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Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Principal's Message - November

By Andrew Macphail

Hello parents and guardians.  Well, we are half way through our first semester.  It’s amazing how fast the time goes.  We are moving into the second half of our semester and with Christmas coming,

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Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Sleepless in Schools

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I came across an article recently that re-ignited a debate that has been brewing in educational circles for decades.

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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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