What is a 318Pride story?
The #318Pride stories section of our website is a chance for you to share your successes! Teachers, tell us about achievements in the classroom. Students, share your academic and athletic accomplishments. Families, submit your positive experiences at our schools. Staff members, offer your victories.
We want to celebrate all that you're doing for #318Pride! Just submit your success using our easy form and we'll look for ways to share it on our website, newsletters, social media sites and more!..More Information
I really appreciate how Bill Schaefer continually communicates with users! He’s so easy to work with and super positive. And, when things go wrong, he just calmly takes it in stride and works to fix it. Thanks Bill. You’re a hero!
Hats off to Angie Berg for coordinating a pretty awesome and heartfelt Veterans Day program. I think the crowd was bigger than ever and the event went off without a hitch. Thanks for teaching our kids to honor veterans!
Our new tech Chris Larson has done an amazing job so far this year. He is easy to get a hold of and is always letting you know where he is at in the process of solving your issue. When he is in the building he is friendly and everyone loves him! We are so lucky to have you on our team Chris!
Today, I saw a student who was having a rough time and carried this problem into school. And, I witnessed Hunter, another student at GRHS, demonstrate compassion, empathy, love, grace and mercy to this other student. Hunter processed the situation with him and really opened himself to this other student. I am so proud of all of our students and I know this is one reason why they will be successful as adults! I am a better teacher for knowing Hunter. ..More Information
Behind the Scenes
I think we sometimes forget how hard Lyn Rajala is working behind the scenes to make sure everything goes smoothly for us. I know whenever I have a problem or ask for a new report, Lyn is amazingly responsive and helpful. She’s a fantastic member of our team. Thanks Lyn!
I want to recognize our new principal Clayton Lindner. In just a few months, Mr. Linder has created a sense of pride in our students with his Good News Call of the Day on Facebook and Twitter. Our kids think it is really cool to be singled out for a picture with him!
I know that the Admin team has a lot on their plates, so I want to commend Rochelle for always taking time for a kind or supportive word. I know if I'm having a problem, I can count on her to help me find a way to solve it. Or to just listen. She has so many responsibilities, but never feels rushed if I need help. I think we're really lucky to have Rochelle be a part of our team!
That Extra Step
Glen is so kind and caring with the students and staff - he goes above and beyond his job duties. No matter the task he says "sure, no problem." He takes the time to listen to students and takes care of even what must seem the silliest tasks. We would be lost without Glen and are so grateful to have him at RJEMS!!
We are so grateful to Wayne Nelson, Bus #27 driver! Parents and grandparents report how kind he is to our Murphy students. And, last month, he parked his bus and walked into the building with a lunch that one of our kindergartners left on the bus! We really appreciate that he goes the extra mile for our kids!