Thanks again to all of you for making our student-led Parent-Teacher conferences! I appreciate all that you do at home, and everything our teachers and staff do to support your children. I always say how much I appreciate the great teamwork that is demonstrated at school and at home to promote student success and last week was a great example of how the combined efforts of us all, including our students, are taking them to great heights!
Speaking of success…when I think of personality traits that lead to future success, the first one that comes to mind is work ethic; there are certainly many others – responsibility, interpersonal skills, education and competency, but work ethic is certainly at the forefront of traits of successful people.
Working hard and sticking with a tough task is a sign of strong character, and one that we all know goes a long way in school and life. Students who keep at a task are more successful than those who quit at the first sign of difficulty. Robert Marzano, a well-known education researcher, wrote some tips for ways parents can encourage effort:
Thank you for helping to raise such great all-around children!
Be sure to read all the upcoming news in your newsletter. It contains important messages from the principal, PTO and Foundation. This is a must read if you want to keep up with all that is going on at Solana Ranch! Click on the link below. This is a big file, so please allow sufficient time for downloading.
We need your assistance in projecting our student enrollment for Fall 2017. Please download letter and and fill out the bottom portion and let us know if you will or will not be returning next Fall. Please return it to your child's teacher or front office by Friday, April 7th. Thanks!
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