Journey of a Superintendent: Keeping Our Eyes on the Prize!

Each year I have the privilege of congratulating nearly 1,000 graduates as they commence to the next phase in their life’s journey. It is so rewarding to be a small part of the accomplishments of our students, families, schools and community.

Superintendent Dr. Cynthia Lane at 2016 Commencement Ceremonies.

Superintendent Dr. Cynthia Lane at 2016 Commencement Ceremonies.

During convocation last August, we sent our employees off to begin the school year with a rewrite of the song, “Eyes on the Prize.” The lyrics included:

We have students who depend on you, to keep them focused and see them through . . . hold on, hold on. Keep your eyes on the prize, hold on.

Thinking back over the school year, it is clear to me, that no matter our challenges, we have kept our eyes on the prize – the future of our kids.

Our students and schools certainly kept their eyes on the prize as:

It has certainly been a school year filled with accomplishments! I must say that we kept our eyes on the prize. Thank you students, teachers, families, and community! It is clear, that our focus is on what matters most to our future – our kids. Enjoy the summer and remember, “It’s Up to Us!”

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