The latest Downtown Leadership Club meeting on March 18 focused on one of the district's values – character. RPS 205 employees from the Administration Building, Operations Support Center and Sterling Holley heard a candid and personal message from Jefferson High School alum and State Representative Maurice West on how he built character.
The meeting closed with acknowledging the hard work of some employees who live the district values. They were recognized with a shoutout from their peers and received a candy bar for living one or more of our organizational values: character, collaboration, communication and continuous improvement:
-Paula Crossno-Mellissa Douglas-Daniel Holder-Sara Kurpius-Mitchell Luebke-Janice O'Brien-Ellen Schubert-Yashekia Simpkins-Susan Uram
This month's shoutouts had a special touch. Joyann Kirschbaum, Executive Director of Early Childhood, Elementary and Special Program Schools, asked principals to give kudos to their peers who attend the leadership meetings:
-Ellis Elementary School Principal Taren Turner nominated Cynthia Hodges, Mat Parker and Susan Uram-Kishwaukee Elementary School Principal Aimee Kasper recognized Dave Dienberg and Scott Remer-McIntosh Elementary Principal Al Gagliano nominated Amy Czlapinski and Michele Sather-Nashold Early Childhood Center Principal Erin Salberg shouted out Mitchell Luebke-Thurgood Marshall Elementary Principal Jessica Powell gave a shoutout to Dave Dienberg and Scott Remer
Auburn High School officials introduced Milwaukee native Jason McClelland to several players and their families on Friday as their choice to lead the girls basketball program in the coming year.
The Chicagoland Summer Showcase, a boys basketball tournament featuring top talent across several states, brought in nearly $650,000 in economic activity to the region.
RPS 205 phone lines will be down for routine maintenance.
A limited number of bricks are in a pile outside the construction fence at the intersection of Union and Third streets, first come, first served.
Students and staff will promote several fundraisers in the coming months to raise money for the trip.
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