Strategic planning has always been an important part of the Pine River-Backus School District.
The plan - which is the culmination of community, staff and consultative input - guides the district in decision-making and prioritizing.
This time of year, it's important to understand diversity and, even better, to celebrate humankind.
While it seems we live in a small, rural and somewhat homogeneous area, we really live in a huge, interconnected, divergent and global world.
Wow! Our last few weeks of school were packed with learning and fun activities. What better way to celebrate a good year?
And, as the year ends and summer begins, it's important to keep learning on the front burner.