My First Official Hello

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Hello!  My name is Maxine Jordan and I am the new principal at Mariposa Elementary School. As I learn about the school community I realize that it is a “great place to grow.”  I am excited to be part of the MES team. 

Over the past few days I have had the chance to meet some staff, students and parents.  I have also been checking out the school (and yes getting lost at times in this big building), admiring the huge yard and enjoying the peace of the courtyard. I had fun spreading mulch with some staff on Monday as an outdoor learning area is in the works.  I get to do many things in a day—-that is one reason why I like my job so much.

As I spend time in the school, I am finding one important part missing—-the students!  I look forward to welcoming the students back on Tuesday, September 6th. I will work hard to learn names but please be patient as I might need to ask your name once, twice or maybe even three times. 

Thank-you to the parents/guardians for allowing me the opportunity to work with your child. 

I am looking forward to a great 2016/17 school year.