Principal's Back to School Message

Welcome Wildcats!
 August 2022
Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year!  We are so excited to be joining up as a learning community and jumping back into working and exploring together.  We are planning with purpose and enthusiasm to ensure each Wildcat has a successful year learning in an environment where they feel welcome and included.   Learning is a joyful journey and we are looking forward to working with you as we help guide your children on their learning pathways.
Pomerado is a No Excuses University school where all staff members are committed to ensuring each Wildcat is educated in a way that prepares them for college should they choose to go.  Our focus is helping each student discover and use personal strengths knowing that each of us has much to offer.  These strengths are shared, honored, and celebrated as we learn about others and ourselves.  Staff is committed to finding ways to help each student access curriculum and keep them engaged in learning.  Formal and informal assessments are done on an on-going basis and instructional decisions are driven by data.  Knowing that students need to feel safe to learn, social/emotional pieces are also addressed in an on-going and consistent manner with the help of a counselor who is on site five days a week. 
Building a strong partnership with all stakeholders is an important part of student success.  We look forward to working closely with our PAWs Foundation as they support students and staff with field trips, supplies, family experiences, and enhanced learning spaces.  Volunteers are welcome and appreciated, and we hope you consider helping at events, serving on committees, and helping in classrooms.  Please keep an eye out for volunteer opportunities that fit your personal interests, strengths, and schedules!  We know parents are also busy encouraging their children, discussing ideas and new learning, and checking those backpacks.  Thank you in advance for your help and support, and for entrusting us with you children!
Pomerado has been an amazing learning space for over 60 years and we hope you join us in celebrating this milestone this year.  We take pride in knowing that we continue to learn and grow as we make Pomerado an even more amazing school.  We are so excited to launch into a new year and journey, knowing that we will work together to create meaningful and safe environments where wonderful learning occurs for our Wildcats. 
Work Hard, Be Kind, No Excuses!
“The start of something new brings the hope of something great when anything is possible.”
Mrs. Crow

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