Huge thank you to the maintenance staff that has transformed Arbor Park and helped teachers set up their rooms in any way they can.
You all work so hard year round! So appreciated.
Panda Chris! 🐼
He is ALWAYS so helpful and knowledgeable.
He would come down to my classroom in a heartbeat if something wasn’t working.
His time & great efforts are always very much appreciated.
Your life is your message to the world! Make sure it is inspiring!
“Dare to love yourself
as if you were a rainbow
with gold at both ends.”
― Author-Poet Aberjhan
Feeding your thoughts with happy quotes just helps your thoughts be happier!
"The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones." - Confucious
Happy Cinco de Mayo!
All of our teachers and support staff are so very appreciated!
Thank you for all you do to go above and beyond to support our school and students!
“You’re braver than you believe and stronger and smarter than you think.” —Winnie-the-Pooh
"Happiness is the best make-up."
- Drew Barrymore
Everyone put your arms around yourself and squeeze! Virtual hugs sent hoping you feel as special as you are!
She is always provides a quick response with a friendly demeanor. Knowledgeable, kind, supportive.
Not only does Barb assist the special education department she also helps our ELL staff with retrieving data for new students, inputs data for qualification purposes & assists in doing research on students who transfer in. Barb also helps the department & is essential to ensuring that all compliance components are up to date & fulfilled.
Barb is efficient in helping with many departments & the Student Information System. She is always willing to help & responds with cheerfulness in her emails. She never makes you feel like you are interrupting her day or her duties. Barb is the behind the scenes gal that helps run our district’s student information system without being scene.
"I just like to smile. Smiling is my favorite!"
( Buddy the Elf)
Our teachers ROCK!
Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud!
A shout out to our amazing tech team! The current tech landscape has made remote teaching facile. THANK U!
When it rains, look for rainbows. When it’s dark, look for stars!
A shout out to our amazing tech team. You've made the apps, programs & communication modes available a veritable technological playground! We'd have been in more of a pinch when COVID broke out, necessitating remote learning, if it hadn't been for the myriad of apps/systems already in place & available at our fingertips.
Today is a good day to be HAPPY. Now is a good time to SMILE!
“A good laugh is sunshine in the house.” – William Makepeace Thackeray
For being so helpful, kind, and funny!
Life is an echo. What you send out comes back to you!
This is your morning reminder that
YOU ARE AMAZING and YOU CAN HANDLE ANYTHING!
She is always willing to help whenever needed. She calls home to talk with parents & is happy to translate any letters we need.
She is always looking out for the child’s best interest (academically and/or socially ).
She is an amazing teacher! Our students & staff are lucky to have her!
She comes to work with a smile every day, positive attitude, & is a team player!
She always has a positive attitude, is kind to staff and students.
She has been a model employee & a great team worker & she’s just the best!
She is always friendly and smiling to staff and kids alike.
She is always pleasant and tries very hard to answer any questions I may have, this may be her first year working in our district, but I feel she is already an asset.
She is a new teacher in the building but works beautifully with everyone. She is always positive & optimistic with her team mates. She teaches a challenging group of youngsters with unique abilities & has pushed all of them to succeed! I feel so lucky to have Stephanie on our team & I hope she stays with our district for a long time!!
She is always willing to help & really goes above & beyond for the students she works with. She keeps a positive attitude & has amazing patience with her students.
For always being positive & encouraging with teachers & students. She is an outgoing, supportive, & flexible paraprofessional.
She goes above and beyond every day for all of her students. She makes learning fun and makes you want to come to school.
She is a great listener & welcomed me to MGS with open arms as a first year teacher here. She allowed me to come into her room to help her students with Math & works hard for all of her students.
She is a caring and helpful person who always has a smile and the wisdom of a sage.
It is hard to miss just how much she cares about the students.
Readily takes on challenging situations, such as students who are showing behavior & academic difficulties. She meets students where they are at & she stays positive, only focusing on what solutions will work for a particular child. She is enthusiastic & shows inspiring initiative when tackling difficult situations.
She runs her room with such calm and composure that all kids feel safe and know what’s expected.
On staff, Tina Rangel is delightful. You can hear her laughter reverberate through the halls–she easily finds the joy around her & celebrates it. In an EB meeting she is flexible & willing to take on tasks to make the department function smoothly-she understands the notion of team. She is an excellent EB ambassador-parents are soothed by her expertise, warm affect & genuine concern for their child
Tina Rangel - Even in the summer, she is thinking of her students -- she participates in trainings to learn new curriculum and enhance her classroom instruction because she recognizes that a teacher is always learning, always growing.
Tina Rangel moves throughout the room constantly, checking on progress & praising students’ effort & product. Our children know without a doubt that Mrs. Rangel cares for them & does all that she can to help them – everything she does for our kids comes from a place of love.
I nominate Tina Rangel. I remember watching her teach a lesson to our kindergarten students prior to being hired. I immediately loved her energy & positivity & knew we had to make her a part of the Arbor 145 team. In the classroom, she differentiates for her EB learners, making sure to meet students where they're at in order to build students’ self-efficacy & accelerate their growth.
Tina Rangel for her professionalism, caring & dedication to her students.
She is a strong advocate for our students. She continuously goes above & beyond to ensure her students have their academic needs met. She is truly concerned for the emotional well being of all of her current & former students & will work closely with families to ensure they are successful.
Tina Rangel is an excellent teacher that puts her heart & soul into her students. She goes above & beyond to meet the students needs & help them succeed. She is someone that is willing to translate at meetings & on phone calls to help staff communicate with parents. She is an advocate for her students & will ensure that they are given every opportunity to thrive.
Tina Rangel goes above & beyond for her students. She makes time in her busy schedule to provide academic interventions for students who are showing difficulty accessing the curriculum. She has great rapport with students & their families, it’s obvious they trust her knowledge & expertise. She is truly here for the students and it it’s a pleasure to work with her.
Tina Rangel is credible, respectful, & committed to her students & families. She reaches out to peers for support & suggestions in how to improve her instructional approaches. She is ambitious, has strong work ethic characteristics, & a team player. She is as real as you’re going to get!
I would like to nominate Tina Rangel, she is a strong advocate for our students. She continuously goes above and beyond to ensure her students have their academic needs met. She is truly concerned for the emotional well being of all of her current and former students and will work closely with families to ensure they are successful.
Tina Rangel whenever she comes to KHS for ELL things, she brings a great energy!
I vote for Tina Rangel in MGS. She is an excellent teacher that is always differentiating for her students & knows how to make learning fun.
Tina Rangel for employee of the month, She does great work with our ELL friends!
Handing out devices!
Panda Chris, Panda Simon, Panda Dave, Mr. Evans and Chris DeBouche
Thanks for handing out lunches!
Ms. Hogan, Dr. O'Keeffe, Mrs. Forrest, Mrs. Fransen and Mr. Flynn
SHOUT OUT TO THE PANDAS. They are always kind and patient. They never complain and always, always, ALWAYS go above and beyond expectations to make sure teachers are taken care of. THANK YOU PANDAS. I'D BE LOST WITHOUT YOU.
Ms. Nix is always caring and compassionate!
She always gives a smile and a friendly wave to the teachers on bus duty before and after school.
I imagine she is just as kind to the kids on her bus.
Whenever he comes to bring the mail, deliver the food, etc., he is always in a good mood, awesome attitude that although it is always so busy at our school, his smile and positive outlook on life is amazing.
As a bus driver he has ensured that all children riding his bus are aware of safety rules and behavior expectations.
He deserves this recognition!!!!!
She is always friendly, kind and caring to both the kids and staff.
She is excellent with the kids, funny, and runs a tight ship!
She does such a great job helping establish open communication with our Spanish speaking families.
She also runs some of our most challenging routes that have students with behavior, emotional and significant health concerns.
Thank you for all you do, Alma!!
He sets the tone everyday for our building.
He always has a huge smile and a kind word for every staff member.
Any need that a staff member has he takes care of it immediately.
He is willing to stop his duties and drive a bus route whenever needed.
I appreciate his constant attendance and willingness to make our building a great place to work in.
I have worked with her for many years & can't think of a time that I did not see her smile.
She is always so pleasant with the students, parents & co-workers.
She has a wonderful attitude & is always willing to go out of her way to make other people’s day better.
She is the type of person that you want to be around.
She is always friendly & goes way beyond to help us at Arbor Park. She is the best!
She's always professional & does her best every day for families in our district.
Does a great job & has been doing so for many years.
She is such a wonderful & flexible person. She is always ready & willing to help anytime I have issues with field trips & buses.
She is awesome!
You're a great example of what fantastic teaching exemplifies. You're a strong advocate for our students who often struggle with being understood and heard. Your talent is natural and unique! Keep shining and being you!
You are so dedicated to your job. Just about all of our students have needed your help at one point, not to mention us teachers!
Thank you for the extra help- translating, offering advice, and being a positive person every day. We are truly lucky to have you.
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