From the desk of rick demasters

January 2018

As I look over the January calendar, a quote from Nathaniel Hawthorne comes to mind that says, “ Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.”  It seems like it was just yesterday that we watched students entering our campuses for the 2017-2018 school year, but in a blink of an eye, we find ourselves welcoming in a new year.

Over the past few months, we have watched our students grow academically through their involvement in extracurriculars such as academic contests, athletics, and a variety of theatrical and musical productions and competitions.  We’ve also watched our 2018 Senior Class progress closer to the end of their high school careers as they focus on submitting college applications, awaiting acceptance letters, and seeking those coveted scholarships that will help make their dreams come true.

Learning from the “shadows of our past,” Celina ISD Administrators, city leaders, business owners, and community members have joined efforts to evaluate our current facilities and to discuss what the future outlook holds for our district.  Discussions have centered around school organization as it pertains to campus sizes, feeder patterns, land acquisitions, and opportunities for partnering with the City of Celina. Focus was also concentrated on the future of non-academic facilities to include transportation, technology, CTE programs, athletic facilities, maintenance, and security. Throughout our committee meetings, it was evident that we are blessed to live and work with community... Click here to read full article.

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