2018-19 Viewpoints

TEDx Talk
How We Could Enhance Learning, Longevity and Happiness
05/20/2019
Watch Superintendent Keith Jacobus' TEDxWoodburyHighSchool talk here.
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Graduation Cap
Educational Milestone
05/13/2019
More than 92% of the class of 2018 graduated in four years. Now, the work continues to help all students earn their diploma.
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Social Media
Parenting in the digital age
04/10/2019
As we continue to seek ways to better address the support our students’ need in the area of emotional well-being, the idea of taking the phone off the hook, (although dated) and disappearing for a while seems to resonate today as appropriate advice for our 24-hour a day plugged-in world.
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Clock
Time is of the essence
03/11/2019
This has certainly been a winter to remember. Prior to last month, winter seemed manageable and fairly normal. Then, the true character of this winter revealed itself once February started.
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Book and glasses
Everyone deserves a “third” chance!
01/14/2019
What? A third chance? I think we may agree people deserve a second chance, but a third? Yes, I would argue that we all deserve a third chance.
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Spark logo
A Spark of Genius
12/07/2018
For me, there is nothing better than spending time in a kindergarten classroom watching and listening to the joy kids exhibit when discovering new things and sharing their thinking with others.
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Superintendent Jacobus reading to students
Leadership from the heart
11/16/2018
My vision is that we are a district that leads with our hearts, is managed with our heads and is at the cutting edge of instructional excellence to ensure every student feels connected and cared for while reaching their ultimate academic potential.
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Standards-Based Education
10/08/2018
Personalization is one of South Washington County Schools’ two strategic objectives. One way we’re working to personalize learning for our students is by implementing standards-based instruction.
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Welcome to the new school year!
09/06/2018
Last week, we were excited to welcome back our students and staff for the 2018-19 school year!
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