Monthly Archives: September 2012

Houston, We Have A (Testing) Problem

So I flip on the television last weekend with the intention of watching a football game, and immediately get sidetracked by Apollo 13.  What a great movie.  My favorite part is the scene in which mission control is beginning to worry … Continue reading

Posted in Accountability | 4 Comments

You Know It When You See It

There are a lot of things in life that are hard to quantify.  But like great acting, obscenity, and good manners…you know it when you see it.  The same can be said for change within an organization’s culture.  Quantifying positive … Continue reading

Posted in Educational Psychology | 5 Comments

Shooting the Messenger

In the past, I have bemoaned the new federal guidelines that are creating such a tremendous challenge for our food service staff.  You can read the previous posts here and here.  It seems I’m not alone.  Some high school students in … Continue reading

Posted in School Nutrition | 3 Comments

When Life Gives You Lemons…

Last year at this time, I found myself writing a post about how the USDA was requiring the school district to raise its lunch prices while simultaneously increasing the dietary restrictions on the food we serve.  Not much has changed … Continue reading

Posted in Pinedale Schools, School Nutrition | 1 Comment

Oh, The People You’ll Meet

One of the things I like best about Pinedale is the hidden talents you find in so many of our residents and visitors.  Last weekend I found out that one of our head cooks built her own tow behind camping … Continue reading

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