Author Archives: srobison

A sturdy, soaring Eagle!

I strolled around your place today and noted once again that it is buzzing with your leadership of learners and is as neat as a pin without being museum-like. What a warm and inviting place you make it there. I … Continue reading

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Step Right Up!

You ever been on the Midway among all of the barkers goading you to spend your money? I always like the guy who guesses age and weight. You know this guy—he makes you step on the scales after he gives … Continue reading

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Wedding Crasher!

Brian Urlacher was a prolific defensive menace for the Chicago Bears in the NFL, and his jersey sales were among the best in the league for many years. Bears fans of all sizes wore their Urlacher jerseys with the swagger … Continue reading

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On Fixing a Broken Funding System

A group of low-funded Indiana school districts has sent leaders to ZCS on several occasions since last May to collaborate. These superintendents and chief financial officers from places like Munster, Carmel, Batesville, Southwest Allen, Hamilton Southeastern, Westfield, Avon, Center Grove, Porter County, … Continue reading

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Read All About It!

Happy Almost Break—and for a full week for the first time. As you solidify your plan for this time when school is paused a bit, please consider the challenge/ask noted below. Following is a rather standard greeting I use when … Continue reading

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E-learning is new to us—but far from new! ZCS seeks the right balance and the skills our kids need.

School leaders have no interest in turning ZCS into an online school district. However, our students’ abilities to learn with and through technology are a major area of responsibility for us.  As we all know, though it pains those of … Continue reading

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Gracious Voices

I mentioned in a message during January’s parade of school cancellation notices that I used to referee a lot of basketball around the Midwest in high schools and small or medium sized colleges.  This post is about one of the … Continue reading

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