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Superintendent's Message - January 2020
Superintendent's Message - January 2020
Michael Stephenson
Saturday, January 25, 2020

January, 2020


Greetings Cardinal Fans,

 

The second semester is in full swing at “The Nest,” and the students and staff are excited about what a new year has to offer our school and community. During our January 6th staff in-service, I spoke about the importance of reflecting on what has occurred in our lives throughout the past year. I spoke about this because it is my belief that in order for us to be better, we must spend time in self-reflection. It is also my belief that for our school district to improve, we must do the same. The benefit of self-reflection is it allows us to have 20/20 vision. As we reflect on 2019 from a school district vantage point, we have many great things to celebrate. Here is just a small glimpse of all the great accomplishments:

  • Students Instruction
    • Creation of a district preschool program
    • 1:1 technology implementation for students in grades 7-12
  • Staff Development/Recognition
    • Ongoing professional learning opportunities for staff members
    • Monthly opportunity for staff to share their Cardinal Victories with the school board
  • Building/Facility Improvements
    • Completion of the new elementary wing, gymnasium air conditioning, and playground projects
    • Renovation of existing upper elementary wing into our new art and weight rooms
    • Major softball & football field improvements
  • Community Relations
    • Implemented a monthly board spotlight to recognize and celebrate students, faculty, and community accomplishments
    • Reopened positive lines of communication with the Osborn School District 

As always, do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns. I am here to serve our students and you as members of the Cardinal community.

We look forward to seeing you at #TheNest.

Michael Stephenson, Superintendent

816-669-3792 mstephenson@stewartsville.k12.mo.us