Author Archives: Allan

September 20, 2021

  Greetings Holt Staff, Twenty-two items of note for this week: • Staffing Updates – Five staffing updates: • CLC Teacher Interviews Monday – Kelsey and I are interviewing a candidate for our CLC Teacher opening on Monday at 2:40 in the school garden if any of you would like to join us. Let me […]

September 13, 2021

  Hi Everyone, Our first two days of school seemed to go well. There’s a few tweaks we may want to make, but overall things seemed to run quite smooth, so nice work, Team Holt! Twenty-four items of note for this week: • COVID: Staff Stay Home If… – A reminder from the 4J COVID-19: […]

September 8, 2021

  Hi All, Here is a special mid-week edition with thirteen items of note following a principal meeting this morning. • Stand-Up Staff Meeting TODAY @1:30 (cafeteria) – Below is a lot of new information, so I wanted to pull everyone together for a Stand-Up Staff Meeting at 1:30 in the cafeteria to answer any […]

September 6, 2021

  Hey Everyone, Hope you all had a good 3-day weekend. Twenty items of note for this week: • Staffing Updates – Three staffing updates: • Title 1 EA Updates – Lori Tingue was hired last week as a 2nd grade teacher at Gilham, so instead of reposting for her position, we’ve taken her hours […]

August 30, 2021

  Hello Holt Staff, Welcome back to the 2021-2022 school year! If you hadn’t read my prior announcement from earlier this month, be sure to go back and review those for info about this school year. Sixteen items of note for this week: • Staffing Updates – Three staffing updates: • Staffing Reduction – Last […]

August 23, 2021

  Howdy Everyone, The countdown to school has begun. Thirteen items of note for this week: • Staffing Updates – Two staffing update for this week and we are now fully staffed for the year! • Annie Carpenter (4-hour EA) – Annie is currently working as a Life Skills EA at ESY (Extended School Year […]

August 16, 2021

  Hello Fellow Holt Bolts, Hope you’re enjoying your final two weeks of summer. Although I’ve been back at work since July, I’m still getting time in to read and watch some good TV & movies. Best book of the summer was Quentin Tarantino’s novelization of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, best new shows […]

August 9, 2021

  Hello Holt Staff, I won’t say “Welcome Back!” because there’s still three weeks of summer, but I figured I’d share the back-to-school info I have so far.  For staff new to my weekly Allan’s Announcements, my intention is to send just one all staff email per week, so not to clutter up your inboxes. […]

June 14, 2021

  Howdy Holt Bolts, As weird and awful this school year was, I really did enjoy getting to know everyone and wanted to thank everyone for all your work and for making the best of a (hopefully) once in a lifetime school year. Twenty-four items of note for this week: • Class List Review – […]

June 7, 2021

  Hello Friends, We’re almost to the finish line! Nineteen items of note for this week: • Report Card Updates – Principals should get an update on Monday about how report cards will be send home, but what we do know: Report Card Blog Updated Soon – Brooke is sending me updated info to put […]