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NJHS and NHS Chapters Give Back

This holiday season, students from across the country are coming together to spread festive cheer through service! Get inspired by:

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Ronn Nozoe

Taking Stock of Where We’ve Been—and Where We’re Going

With the holiday season and winter break fast approaching, you as school leaders have time to reflect on where your schools have been and where they’re going. This halfway point of the school year gives you a well-deserved breather where you can take stock of your accomplishments in serving your students, teachers, and communities and […]

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Brandon Ross

It Takes Everybody: Building Your School’s SEL Plan

When school buildings across South Carolina closed in March 2020 due to COVID-19, the impact went beyond academics. The class of 2020 was stripped of prom and the full celebration of graduation, and high school athletes competing in spring sports were stripped of their opportunities to shine athletically.

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Ronn Nozoe

A School That Celebrates and Honors Students’ Cultures

When Ronn Nozoe, the CEO of NASSP, and Gregg Wieczorek, NASSP President, toured Betty H. Fairfax High School in Laveen, AZ, in mid-November, it was an apt location for a school visit during Native American Heritage Month. The school enrolls a number of Native students, many from the nearby Gila River Indian Community.

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William Dallas

A Nurse in Every School: One School District’s Worthwhile Investment

At the onset of the pandemic, officials in the Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 did something that turned out to be a great use of money: They hired a full-time registered nurse for all nine of our schools. Larger schools like mine—a middle school with 1,100 students—also have a certified nurse assistant.

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Gregg Wieczorek

Wieczorek’s 50-State Tour Continues in the Midwest

NASSP President Gregg Wieczorek’s third leg of Leading Forward: The Listening and Learning Tour continued in late October with visits to four schools in three states: Illinois, Michigan, and Indiana. Below are brief highlights from the latest stops, one of which garnered a story in a student newspaper.

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Chris LeGrande

Shadowing Visits: An Eye Opener for Elected Officials

The first time I ever visited my U.S. senator’s office on Capitol Hill, it really piqued my interest in advocacy on behalf of NASSP and principals throughout my state of Oklahoma. But I realized that while a visit to an office in Washington, D.C., is great, why not have elected officials and their staff come […]

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