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Band Participation Bodes Well For Future Employability (and that is not all!)

What a fun time it is with our ZCHS Eagles Marching Band and Color Guard winning the Scholastic A Division of the Indiana State School Music Association state contest. Every single one of these hard-working and talented marcher, musician, faux … Continue reading

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G by E — Motivatin’

My dad drove too fast sometimes. I know because his third job of four* during my middle school years awakened me at 3AM on most Sunday mornings. As the “folder/thrower” on a two or three man team, I was small … Continue reading

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On Helping Our Kids Be Strong in Every Way!

A while back a friend asked me to take a road trip with him to see the places of his hardscrabble upbringing in small-town southwestern Indiana. After a year or three of talking about it, we finally set off together. … Continue reading

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December & January

December and January. Retrospectives and resolutions abound. In ZCS, too! Looking backward with gratitude:  ZCS utilized every single penny of the 2012 operating referendum to sustain the academic program while keeping class sizes as low as possible during continued growth … Continue reading

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They should write a song about this street!

Last weekend I had the distinct privilege of touring my wife’s childhood home with her mother and siblings. We learned upon arrival that the current owner is a former student of mine from my days as a school principal in … Continue reading

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You can’t teach balance while sitting down…

We almost never go to movies, but Sunday was our day because the forecast called for rain. Do you avoid going to the movies unless it’s raining? Do you have limitless entertainment options mapped to screens around your home but … Continue reading

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Your calls and emails to legislators really matter… (Please help us keep being heard!)

Zionsville’s ace Chief Financial Officer, Mike Shafer, CPA, has a saying (in fact he has many that we often repeat around here). Mike’s saying about the funding formula for Indiana’s schools is, “Funding formula reform moves at a glacial pace.” … Continue reading

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