December 12, 2016
- Welcome to our last board meeting in calendar year 2016. We have been busy working
together on behalf of each student and each employee!
- Here’s my message for December:
‘Twas the week before break, when all through the district,
We are feeling some stress, yet quite optimistic.
With papers to grade and classes to clean;
The light at semester’s end can finally be seen.But wait, even though our staff is very hard working,
A Sweetwater fear may be out there still lurking.
Could this board and new leadership of only 2 years
Be too good to be true and dispel all the fears?We’ve been through some rough times, but now see the light;
As a Sweetwater family, our future is bright!
Our Board of Trustees wants what’s best for us all;
Equity, safety, and HVAC wall to wall.Sins of the past, we’re cleaning up shop;
L St. is ours, refinanced bonds, we won’t stop.
Improved reputation, LCAP Goal #4;
Systems of excellence, who could want more!We acknowledge the trauma experienced by some,
And with supporting each other, we will not succumb;
To the decisions of past, nor actions of old,
Because this new team comes from a different mold.“Trust and transparency, all voices are heard;”
“Openness, relationships” are the Board’s words.
Positive culture where each person’s success,
Is our #1 goal – it’s what we do best!Now Segura, now Hall, now Tarantino and Pike;
On Solis, on Cabinet, all employees alike.
We invite you to join us, move forward as one
Strong Sweetwater family, second to none!Our board is for real, so sincere and true blue;
They are doing what’s best for our students and you!
They listen and have vision, they show up everywhere;
They work well together, they’re all very fair!
As the semester winds down,
To you – a toast and a cheer,
Warm, happy holidays to all;
And a safe, healthy New Year!
- Thank you for the opportunity to serve and support each of you!
Thank you for the opportunity to serve and support each of you!
Karen Janney, Ed.D.
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