Young boy and his mother reading together on a park bench

Striving for Less Than Five Days Absent in DeSoto County

This year, more than 2,300 DeSoto County elementary school students participated in the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading’s Attendance Awareness Poster Contest, fully funded by The Patterson Foundation. The annual contest is held during Attendance Awareness Month to promote outstanding… Read More

Reflecting on Attendance at Atwater Elementary

Editor’s Note: Kirk Hutchinson is currently the Principal at Venice Elementary School. “Everybody at school, on time, and ready to learn!” joyfully rings out on the morning broadcast at Atwater Elementary — Every single day.   “It is our morning… Read More

Reflexionando sobre la asistencia en Atwater Elementary

Nota del editor: Kirk Hutchinson es actualmente el director de Venice Elementary School. “Todo el mundo a la escuela, a tiempo, ¡listos para aprender!” alegremente suena en la emisión de la mañana en Atwater Elementary. Todos los días. “Es nuestro… Read More