February 18, 2010
IN THIS ISSUE...
students, fantastic fathers and amazing athletes headline
this week's issue of IN FOCUS. We have
six videos for you to enjoy. In the first one, we'll
take you to Page Middle School where a new singing group
FERMATAS is learning the art of "a cappella".
Next, travel to Longview Elementary where the school hosts
an annual event for dads called
have to go all the way to Vancouver to check out the Winter
Olympics. We'll take you to Walnut Grove Elementary
School where fifth graders compete in their own
Plus, find out how a program called
THE MATH is getting students at Kenrose Elementary
School excited about math.
cosmetology to drafting,
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
courses can be found in every high school. We'll
explore how these programs prepare students for life in the
real world. And it was an exciting finish to a recent
high school basketball game between Independence and Franklin.
Check out the highlights in this week's
Some of the
other stories you'll find in this issue of IN FOCUS
include an update on the remaining number of
SNOW DAYS. Plus, the
district's new online cafeteria
PREPAYMENT SYSTEM will soon be coming to a school
near you. And Williamson
County Schools recently held its 2010
TEACHERS OF THE
YEAR ceremony. Find out which educators were named the
best of the best.
PHOTO GALLERY features more than four dozen snapshots
from schools across the district. Plus, find out which
students were honored with this month's
And don't forget to check out the
section, where you'll find information regarding upcoming
performances of Nunsense and Beauty and the Beast.
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The next issue will come out March 4.
Monday, March 8, No
school for students due to staff development
Tuesday, March 9, ACT
testing for all 11th grade students
Friday, March 12, End
of third quarter grading period
Friday April 2-9, No
school due to Spring Break
18-21, Semester Exams
Friday, May 21, Last
Day for Students
21-23, Graduation Window
dates, check with each individual school