Tim Travis

A Special Time – Every Year

Students aren’t alone in riding the emotional rollercoaster. The first day Back-to-School is a high anxiety, high excitement time for teachers and staff too! It can’t be helped. From enrolling new students, creating new bus routes, preparing lessons, setting up welcoming classrooms, or starting fall sports practices, we continually look for ways we can better …

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First Day of School

It crossed my mind the other day that I have had a “first day of school” consecutively since 1968.  My K-12 years at Shepherd Public Schools and Carsonville-Port Sanilac Schools 1968-1980, undergraduate studies at Central Michigan University 1981-1984, math/physics teacher at Unionville-Sebewaing Area Schools 1985-2004, and administrator at Saugatuck Public Schools 2005-present. Back to school is …

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