Kettle Run High School
Brittany Hundley, a third-grade teacher at Greenville Elementary School, has been selected as the Superintendent’s Innovator of the Year for 2020. The award is designed to recognize the outstanding efforts of a teacher who incorporates innovation into instruction. Seven teachers were named finalists for the Superintendent’s Innovation Award - Catherine Croft, Michele Dass, Bill Davidson, Brad McCabe, Chris Pierce, Emily Scott, and Michelle Smith. The top innovator earns $500, and each finalist receives a $200 award for his or her classroom.
The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) has named Ladona Gorham, FCPS Instructional Supervisor for Gifted Education and Fine Arts, as the 2020 Gifted Coordinator Award recipient. NAGC presents this award to a gifted coordinator/administrator who has had a significant and positive impact on the gifted students in their district. Gorham will be honored at a virtual celebration of excellence during the NAGC 67th Annual Convention in November.
Fauquier County Public Schools expanded its options for meal service this month to meet the needs of families. Hot meals are now available for pickup Monday - Friday at 16 schools. Pre-packaged meal bundles, comprised of five breakfasts and five lunches, are now available to pick up via a drive-through service at nine schools on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at Brumfield Elementary School on Saturday mornings. FCPS will also deploy 14 school buses to deliver meal bundles to 66 locations on Tuesday mornings. All meals are free for any student between the ages of 2 and 18.
Faced with insurmountable workforce issues, the Fauquier County School Board voted August 10 to move to a 100% virtual instructional model for all students through December. The first day of school remains August 24.
Staff Member of the Month: Linda Correll
The Staff Person of the Month for November and December is Mrs. Correll! She was nominated by her peers because she is doing a great job as the Science department chair. "She is creative, open minded, and really listens to what her colleges have to say and ask for. Additionally, she tries to give them the tools they need to be as successful at teaching thethe content as they can be."
Congratulations Mrs. Correll!
Student of the Month: Grace Loving
The Student of the Month for November and December is Grace Loving! Grace was chosen by a couple of her teachers. Mrs. Kelsey shared "Grace is a student who consistently comes to class with a smile and a "good morning!". Grace works hard to understand and apply the concepts that we are learning in class. She is always willing to contribute to the conversation, help out a classmate or do a kind act just because."
Mrs. Erwin also nominated her because "Grace is a travel student that is always on top of getting her work completed and asking all the right questions to learn everything she can in Biology class here at KRHS. She will re-write and create new notes to study for quizzes and tests and then will study with her peers to help them as well. She is selfless and loves to interact with others in labs. Grace's smile is welcoming daily and it is refreshing that she takes her learning so seriously."