Slowing down is one of the hardest concepts for me to embrace. I’ve always strived for constant growth. One of my favorite sayings from my high school days is from a poster that was hanging in the weight room which said, “Bigger, Faster, Stronger”. The Oakes Public Schools has enduredContinue reading… It is Okay to Slow Down – February 2018
Cold and flu season is upon us! Please monitor your students closely and follow the below guidelines when it comes to either staying home or coming back to school. Together we can work to prevent the spreading of germs.
This year’s elementary music concert was full of energy and excitement. I may be a bit biased due to having three sons in the program; however, it was spectacular and I tip my hat to our students, staff, and music program for their hard work and dedication. One part ofContinue reading… Get Back Up Again – January 2018
My brother and I live in two different worlds in relation to our careers. I chose to follow in my father’s footsteps and go into education while my brother chose to be a mortician. Near the end of a visit with family, my brother looked at me and said heContinue reading… Helping Others – December 2017
Check out the below video to see how Flex Mod is working at Oakes High School.
Last month after posting my blog I asked my wife what she thought of it. She replied, “meh”. I looked at her and said, meh? She followed with, “what happened to the emotion, people don’t want to hear the facts and figures of the school?” Her comment instantly took me back toContinue reading… Why Compare Yourself to Others? – November 2017
Volume No. 2 of Tornado Alley: Voices of OHS is now available. Click HERE to view it!
We recently updated the Oakes Public Schools’ Vision, Mission, and Commitments. I view our vision to be how we should look as a district as we fulfill our mission and our commitments to be what we focus on while accomplishing our mission. Our newly updated vision, mission, and commitments includeContinue reading… Our Vision, Mission, and Commitments – October 2017
Mr. Wentworth’s Mass Media class plans to publish an online newspaper of student perspectives each month. The first edition of that newspaper is now available by clicking HERE. All editions will be posted and can be viewed by clicking on the Tornado Alley: Voices of OHS link on the side bar menu.