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  • Congratulations, Mrs. Lucy Andrews Kuszewski!

    District lead Counselor Daliana Goins states, Lucy, your school counseling efforts for our MCSD students, families, and staff have been noted among the numerous write-ups you received from your school colleagues, and you are well deserving of this recognition. As a quick back story for everyone, I’d like for you to all know that Lucy was actually in the final running for “Teacher of the Year” at HOB this school year which speaks volumes to the impact she has had on the teachers and staff. Lucy, I’m so sad that you won’t have an Employee Recognition Banquet to attend to receive this award (due to COVID-19). Today, your fellow school counselor and school social worker colleagues celebrate you!

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  • Monroe County School District's Back to School Task Force

    Monroe County School District is creating a task force composed primarily of education and public health officials, along with parent and community representatives, to assist in gathering input and formulating recommendations for reopening schools with the understanding that these plans may change depending on how the Pandemic evolves. The task force is being led by Theresa Axford, incoming Superintendent. Key elements the group will review include: density reduction, transportation, hybrid/blended learning models, and protocols for wellness and health reporting. Please Click “learn more” to view the entire press release for additional information.

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  • Are you Considering Virtual School for 2020?

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  • DR. KYLE SHEER NAMED GERALD ADAMS ELEMENTARY’S NEXT PRINCIPAL

    Current Gerald Adams assistant principal, Dr. Kyle Sheer, has been chosen as the school’s next principal, according to Superintendent Mark Porter. Sheer, will take over for current principal Dr. Fran Herrin, who moves to the district’s Executive Director of Teaching and Learning role beginning 2020-2021 school year. “Dr. Sheer has been a stellar educator in Monroe County for the past 12 years,” Porter said. “He is a natural leader, who encourages growth and development among his staff and students, alike. His exemplary work as GAE assistant principal, makes him the ideal candidate for the job.” Sheer has spent the last six years as Gerald Adam’s assistant principal, where he is revered for his dedication, focus, and calm demeanor, while purposely ensuring that each individual student can learn and develop as a whole child. Dr. Fran Herrin, who is more than confident in handing him the reins. “I have had the pleasure of working with Dr. Sheer for six years. During this time, Kyle has made a true impact on Gerald Adams School,” Herrin stated. “He is caring, genuine and has a true love of students and our staff. He is passionate about learning and providing all students with the optimal opportunities for success. I am thrilled that Dr. Sheer will lead this amazing staff to continued success.” Sheer and his wife Sarah, also a MCSD educator, have two children, Hudson (age 4) and Kennedy (age 2). He is honored to be selected as the new principal of the school where his children will start attending soon. “I am excited to be entrusted to carry on the long, rich tradition of Gerald Adams. Whole-child education has been, and will always be, the cornerstone of our school,” Sheer said. “We have a powerful team of educators who share an appreciation of diversity and believe that their students’ potential is limitless. I consider myself lucky to be part of this school community.”

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