Saturday Upside…Change Creates Butterflies

Yesterday was not about saying goodbye….


Yesterday was my final day of work at Elm Creek School. I have been the principal there since September 2008, and have been very blessed to work with a wonderful group of teachers, educational assistants, and support staff. The building itself is a kindergarten through grade 12 school with a daycare and nursery school operating out of it, with 30 staff members and almost 200 students. It’s a vibrant place to learn and work, and I had a lot of mixed feelings yesterday while walking through the building. I enjoyed watching the continued Christmas activities of the students, with afternoon movies and games and skating. I very much enjoyed the annual delicious and lovingly prepared Christmas banquet for the high school, a full-meal-deal served at the church nearby: turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, corn, mashed potatoes, gravy, caesar salad, buns, butter, dozens of different desserts, coffee, tea, juice, water, and incredibly…

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