Principals Notes from Nottingham

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – November 3, 2017

“Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees.”                                                                                 […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – October 5, 2017

The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter wools. ― Henry Beston Dear Parents/Guardians, Thank you for a strong showing and whole family efforts to encourage your child to participate in our Bike and Walk to School Day. Mr. Koutsouftikis and I were thrilled […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – October 2, 2017

The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, which highlights customer satisfaction, workforce empowerment, and increased productivity, has come to symbolize America’s commitment to excellence. ~William J. Clinton Dear Parents/Guardians, Members of our adult community of learners were devastated to hear the news of the violence and loss of life in Las Vegas this morning. As always, […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – September 28, 2017

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. Joseph Chilton Pearce Dear Parents and Guardians, At this point in the academic year, we are well underway in our collaborative efforts to create a classroom community of learners! Mr. Koutsouftikis and I enjoyed seeing such a strong parent turnout for Back […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – September 13, 2017

The path you are on is the fabric of imagination, but it is kindled with the fires of hopes and dreams… -Michael Delaware Dear Parents and Guardians, Many thanks for your efforts to assist us in helping your child develop and stick to routines that include a good night’s sleep, a healthy breakfast and on […]

Nottingham BTSN Info for Parents

Upon the subject of Education….I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in.  -Abraham Lincoln Dear Parents/ Guardians: It has been wonderful, (yet tiring!) keeping up with our Knights these first few days of school! Mr. Koutsouftikis and I have enjoyed experiencing […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – September 1, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians Mr. Koutsouftikis and I were thrilled to see so many of you and your children at last week’s  Open House and our Knight to Remember evening! Teachers shared many stories of welcoming their Knights and of their excitement and enthusiasm for the year ahead. We look forward to seeing our Knights bright and […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – August 30, 2017

When I was very young, most of my childhood heroes wore capes, flew through the air, or picked up buildings with one arm.  They were spectacular and got a lot of attention.  But as I grew, my heroes changed, so that now I can honestly say that anyone who does anything to help a child […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – June 20, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians, Monday was a whirlwind of activity here at Nottingham, what with class trips, publishing parties, Readers’ Theater, class picnics, and end- of-year activities. Hard as it is to believe, we are in the home stretch! This morning I enjoyed addressing our fifth graders/ rising 6th graders one last time, as they completed their […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – June 15, 2017

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.  – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  Dear Parents/Guardians, Our morning here at Nottingham began with an early faculty meeting in which instructional staff was asked to reflect on their own lessons learned this year, about themselves as role models […]