For the fourth year in a row, all three of our high schools were named to the
annual list of "America's Most Challenging High Schools," a nationally
recognized ranking of how well schools prepare students for college.
Cottonwood Elementary School's Gail Smith has been in education for 30 years.
She is a skilled physical education teacher who instills healthy habits by
building her students' confidence and engaging them in their learning.
Dara Sellars works in our Business Office. She's the go-to person for principals
and school support staff when they have a financial reporting question. Maybe
you've also seen her cheering on our student-athletes in her free time.
Outstanding Employee Awards are our chance to highlight some of the great work
across our district. Schools and departments nominate individuals who are making
an exceptional contribution to their site, students and community. Take a look!
A high school diploma is a milestone for many. Three of our students faced
struggles that made their graduations that much sweeter. Watch as they describe
the events that shaped them and as they share their hopes for the future.