Principals Notes from Nottingham

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – January 10, 2018

Attendance Update: NEW PROCEDURE – If your child is going to be tardy or absent please call the attendance line at 703-228-5292 and email as well as your child’s teacher.

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – January 5, 2018

Happy New Year to you and yours! It is wonderful to see our sleepy Knights back here in the halls of Nottingham. I enjoyed family and friend time in MA, which did not quite prepare me for these wintry temperatures!

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – December 19, 2017

Season’s Greetings from our “home” to yours! The purposeful planning of our teachers and the hard work of our Knights is still on display as we work collaboratively to finish academic units of study, culminate Project Based Learning units and finish assessments before the winter holidays begin.

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – December 6, 2017

Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.   -Japanese Proverb Dear Parents/Guardians: It brings me great pleasure to announce Nottingham’s selection for our 2017 Teacher of the Year, Special Education Lead Teacher, Sarah Garrett! Our Teacher of the Year committee met and reviewed attributes of all our […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – November 15, 2017

Right education should help the student, not only to develop his capacities, but to understand his own highest interest. – J. Krishnamurti Dear Parents/Guardians, Arlington Public Schools issued the following news release: Acceptable Use Policy (Technology/1:1 Device) Community Discussion Community Can Provide Input In-Person and Online from Nov. 15-Dec. 1 APS is hosting a community […]

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 […]