Creating a “Culture of College”

Blog Author: Dr. Dustin Breithaupt – Assistant Superintendent, Lytle ISD When I was young, my parents talked incessantly about the need for me to go to college. From an early age, it was repeated at the dinner table, in the car, at family barbecues and church functions. The only problem with my parents’ rugged determination was — they had never …

Habits of a Highly Successful P-20 District

Blog Author: Cody McDowell, CTE Director/Assistant Principal – Sunray Collegiate ISD One of my favorite books is Stephen Covey’s, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. I believe the principles outlined in this amazing book are applicable to just about every situation. As I recently reread some old notes I had on the book, it made me realize just how the 7 …

Letting things go: Focusing on less, so we can accomplish more.

Author: Monica Smith, Elementary Principal, Floydada CISD Fall is upon us. Football, fireplaces, sweater weather, crisp air, beautiful sunrises and sunsets, and my favorite part of fall, the changing colors of the leaves. I recently saw a quote that resonated with me. It said, “The trees are about to show us how lovely it can be to let things go.” …