Bright Spot Nominations:
Each week we will host a spot in this weekly newsletter where you can nominate anyone in our SCIS family for a "Bright Spot" award. We will print your "shout out" about your own child, your neighbors, and/or your child's teachers right here! Nominate anyone in the SCIS community who deserves a pat on the back! You can choose to sign you name, or it can be a anonymous positive note!
Julie Boardman The Marigold-She is AMAZING! Willing to help always! True team player.
Dustin McKinley Tackle the Challenge- Computer crashed and he came to the rescue. Very helpful and kind.
Sarah Quinlan Tackle the Challenge- Sarah took on the challenge as PTO President for SCIS! She has put in countless hours to make the change from PTA to PTO a successful one! Her had work and dedication are greatly appreciated! Her positive attitude is contagious!
Mrs. Claborn Cognitive Demand-Mrs. Claborn has been so helpful through virtual learning. Her communication and organization was amazing! She made sure the kids were prepared for the week with her emails and website. Her hard work and high expectations are greatly appreciated.
Dallena Nash & Christina Person Tackle the Challenge- Thank you for your leadership of your grade level teams. We are so thankful for you! - Ray
Vicki Turner The Marigold-You are such a great encourager!
Ariel Stewart-Tackle the Challenge- She is a bright light for our school and the community! She was able to make sure every student had technology in a very short amount of time and did it with grace. Thank you!
SCIS PTA: The Marigold-Thank you so much for all your making our staff encouraging signs that honored our staff! We loved them and it made our day!!
Julie Boardman- Tackle the Challenge- Thank you for always being so resourceful and available to help with whatever is needed, always. You are truly "all in" to help and you are so vary appreciated!
Glenda Martin- Tackle the Challenge: Glenda has started new at this school, during an abnormal year, but you would never know it. She has hit the ground running and always does it with a smile. She is eager and brings her strong counseling experience with her. We're so glad you're here, Glenda!
Amber and Glenda: Leadership-Thank you for all you've done to set up schedules and make the lunches work! You guys are the best!
Lisa Wyrick: Leadership-Thank you for being the glue that holds everything together. You are available, calm, and helpful in every circumstance!
Julie Boardman: The Marigold-Julie has a gift of knowing how taking something simple off your plate is huge. Thank you for always going above and beyond for us. - Courtney C.
PTA: The Marigold-First day back F2F was great, nerve wracking, awesome, stressful and unlike anything I’ve done in all my years of teaching. Lunch rolled around and I realized I had forgotten mine in all the excitement. Thank goodness our incredible PTA never forgets us! I really appreciate all the time and effort you volunteer to make SCIS a great place to learn and work. Thanks, PTA!
Julie Howell: Tackle the Challenge: Julie is a key to helping all students and teachers be the best they can be. I'm grateful to share my classroom with her.
Tammy Cooper: The Marigold-Tammy, I pack my school bag like I pack my luggage...holding my breath that it’s under the 50 lb. limit...lol! Thank you so much for helping me lug my massively heavy school bag across SCIS last week. You are always so thoughtful, and I appreciate you so much!!!
Vicki Turner: The Marigold-Today at lunch was such a blast! Come join us every day!!!! I laugh so hard every time you are around! Thank you for being so much fun!
Suzanne Lovett: Tackle the Challenge: Thank you so very much for all you’ve done to help out our students. I’ve relied on you so much these past couple weeks to make sure our kiddos get what they need, and you never fail to go above and beyond! I appreciate you so much and so do the families of the kiddos whose lives you touch everyday
Ariel Stewart: Tackle the Challenge: Rockstar! Boom! You are all over it, and I appreciate it! You have been working overtime, and we could not be doing all of this without you! Thank you!
Ariel, Dustin, Leslie, Elizabeth: Tackle the Challenge: Thank you for ALL your work getting 1 to 1 up and running so every child was on a connected device Tuesday morning! WHAT. A. SUCCESS.
Courtney Claborn: The Marigold-Thank you so much for watching over the littles with your sweet mama heart as they wait for the transfer bus. It means a lot!
A-Team: Tackle the Challenge: Thank you for ALL the work that was put into lunch. Creating the spreadsheet alone was enough to send most people into cardiac arrest, but you all made it happen with grace and patience for all.
PTA: The Marigold-Thank you for the Jason's Deli lunch, super sweet posters, and buttons on the first day back. You are always taking such good care of SCIS staff and we are SO grateful.
Lara Underwood: Cognitive Demand-Thank you for troubleshooting the transfer bus so quickly and efficiently after one day.
Heather Longfellow: Tackle the Challenge: Thank you for your tireless efforts to meet the social, emotional , and educational needs of all of your students. Your heart and your skill are very appreciated!
Kara Favara: Leadership-Kara, You are are so resourceful and efficient in the systems and processes you put in place to monitor progress and meet individual student needs, and you are always willing to take the time to share your ideas and resources with those around you. Thank you for leading by example and always taking time to share with others.
Kyle Nelson: Cognitive Demand-You truly have a gift for building confidence in students that didn't think they were "good at math". Thank you for so naturally building a growth mindset in your students and ensuring they have the tools they need to be successful.
Dayna McCormick: Cognitive Demand-Thank you for being creative in navigating virtual and on-campus student needs. You are always willing to think outside of the box and do whatever it takes to support student's success.
Kathy Hale: The Marigold-Kathy - Thank you for your consistent, calm, and clear communication. You have such a genuine way of communicating clearly and putting everyone around you at ease. Thank you for your remarkable follow through, and care for every detail needed to support students' success. You are so greatly appreciated!
SN Staff: Tackle the Challenge: For our wonderful Cafeteria staff, for rising to the virtual lunch, and curbside pick up! Everyone stepped up and accepted the challenge. Way to go team!
Glenda Martin: Tackle the Challenge: Glenda has started new at this school, during an abnormal year, but you would never know it. She has hit the ground running and always does it with a smile. She is eager and brings her strong counseling experience with her. We're so glad you're here, Glenda!
Amber Smith: Tackle the Challenge: Amber tackled the challenge of scheduling which was definitely not an easy task this year!!! Thank you for all your hard work & creativity!!
Glenda: Tackle the Challenge: You are such a blessing! You have stepped in full force, willing to do whatever it takes to help out and get the job done. Thank you for all you do.
Dayna McCormick: The Marigold-Thank you for being an encourager!
Bright Spot Nomination Categories:
- Tackle the Challenge- *Those who took on a challenge and thrived through it.
The Marigold - *Marigolds make everyone around them better.
- Cognitive Demand- *Those who push our thinking in new ways.
- Leadership- *Those who show us how to be our very best."