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Opening Day

As principal, I work hard to communicate my expectations for teachers on this all-important day. As a staff, we have already spent time together during our preplanning teacher workdays preparing for the arrival of another new group of students. Now, “spring training” is over and “opening day” has finally arrived. My constant message to teachers during this time is very simple and can be summed up in two words: relationships and expectations.