Author Archives: Allan

January 17, 2021

Howdy Everyone, Nineteen items of note for our 3-day student week: • COVID Updates – Here are eight COVID reminders and updates: • Fully Vaccinated Definition Change – The CDC, State of Oregon, and Lane County Public Health now consider “Fully Vaccinated” for adults 18 years and older to mean you’ve received your booster and […]

January 10, 2022

 Hi Everyone, This is our one and only full 5-day week with students for January. Fourteen items of note for this week: • COVID Updates – I did more contact tracing and quarantining of students last week than ever before in a single week. Here are some COVID reminders and updates: • REMINDER: Keep Seating […]

January 3, 2022

  Happy New Year, Everyone! Hope you all were able to relax during your break and maybe even forgot what day of the week it was at some point. Sixteen items of note for this week: • Jan. 3 Professional Development  – We’ll meet in the cafeteria for the Jan. 3 PD. 7:30-8:00 is an optional […]

December 13, 2021

Hey Holt Bolts, The week before winter break is usually a crazy one, with more than normal of escalated behaviors (kids and adults), so be prepared. Also, give yourself permission to just have fun with kids this week, which can lessen some of the undesired behaviors. That’ll also send kids off to winter break on […]

December 6, 2021

Hello All, It was fun seeing folks at the staff holiday party last week. I’m in full support of more Fridays at 4:00 and such if others are into that! Twelve items of note for this week: • PBIS Orange Ticket Bonanza! – Just 28 spaces to go in the Orange Ticket Board. Keep the […]

November 29, 2021

  Hey Holt Bolts, Just three weeks until winter break (with a 4-day week in the middle), but remember this can be a stressful time of year for many students and families (and us too) for a variety of reasons, so be prepared for uncharacteristic behaviors the next few weeks. Sixteen items of note for […]

November 22, 2021

Howdy Bolts, Fifteen items of note for this week: • Staffing Updates – Five staffing updates: • Behavior EA Job Posting & Interviews – Our Behavior Support EA Job Posting is now up and closes Tuesday. Hopefully I’ll get candidates on the 24th and can set up interviews for the following week, most likely on […]

November 15, 2021

Hi Everyone, Eight items of note for this week: • Staffing Updates – Two staffing updates: • CLD EA (Andrew Raasch) – SSD and HR have hired Andrew Raasch as our new CLC EA, filling the vacancy left by Jason. Andrew has worked as a Direct Support Professional in a group home setting as well […]

November 8, 2021

  Greetings Bolts, Thirteen items of note for this week: • Staffing Updates – Three staffing updates: • School Counselor Update – Max Taylor, our Behavior EA, was selected to take over as our school counselor for the rest of the school year. He’s already made great connections with some of our toughest kids and […]

November 1, 2021

  Hello Friends, We survived a week of Halloween excitement, so now we just need to survive this week’s sugar crash. Eleven items of note for this week: • Staffing Updates – Three staffing updates: • Molly Beick (CLC EA) – Molly has been subbing in the CLC most all of this year, but she […]