Tag: culture & climate

#LoveMySchoolDay

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I absolutely love the profession of teaching.  I love learning. I love working with students and adults who are dedicated to the students they serve. At Valley View Middle School, we have awesome teachers! This quote from Sir Ken Robinson speaks volumes:



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#dayofpink

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Valley View Middle School is proud to celebrate the International Day of Pink today!  It is wonderful to see all the students and staff wearing pink, talking about diversity and anti-bullying.

From the DayofPink website: www.dayofpink.org

DayofPink is the International Day against Bullying, Discrimination, Homophobia and Transphobia in schools…



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“These are some of the best test scores I’ve ever seen. Not just in Bloomington, but anywhere.” Dr. Dave Heistad

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“These are some of the best test scores I’ve ever seen. Not just in Bloomington, but anywhere.” Dr. Dave Heistad 

I am very proud of our teachers and students.  They work very hard.  Having been the testing coordinator at our middle school over the past 3 years, I can honestly declare that our kids have…



The “R-word”

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Today I had the pleasure of watching Baruti Kafele’s video series “Message to Your Son: You Are Not the N-Word.”  I have discussed this message with students in the past and when I have the need to have this conversation in the future I will show this video so that the children can see a…



PBIS Impact Challenge

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At Valley View this year our PBIS team has promoted monthly staff challenges to connect with our students called the Impact Challenge.  The goal is to impact students lives by doing simple yet powerful actions to show them that we care.

In August we wrote post-cards to each student in the building welcoming them to a…