Been Caught Being Good!

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So Much Goodness Going On!

There were so many nominations for “Been Caught Being Good” that we could not possibly read them all during the morning announcements. Thank you to everyone who sent something in. Here are the remaining good things that our teachers and staff have been caught doing: 

Terri Burch: an outstanding enrichment teacher! Making learning awesome fun.

Janet Cross: endless enthusiasm and energy! Truly caring about each student and using very creative means to encourage each to be her-his best!

Herr Rooksberry and Herr Werling: They both treat students with respect and teach them responsibility.

Frau Birch: “Helps me learn better and she showed me a math rules workbook to help me with my math."

Frau Mitalski: "She's great because she created art club for students."

Herr Knudsen: "He helps me learn old music that I've never heard before."

Herr Rooksberry: great job with exchange program and German team.

Rachel Arlinghaus: flawless first year of teaching. Excellent job!

Stacy Koontz: supportive team leader. Thank you!

Ms. Brown: taking time out of her day to make sure her co-worker knew she was appreciated on a special day. 

Vanessa Andrews (para): showed how to be strong and positive & smile through a negative situation.

Ms. Judy (cafeteria): When a student spilled some of her food, she made sure she got filled up and helped her pick some other options.

Ms Lambdin: Taught her students how to have patience even when someone is purposely trying to irritate you & turn it into a fun situation to have a chance to laugh and have a giggle. 

Frau Mazzei: Offered to watch a friend's toddler to sure her friend was able to concentrate on something important without distractions. 

Frau Shen: Always smile and treat everyone equally. Reward wonderful behavior, not bad & helped teach an important lesson by being pessimistic.

Frau Mitalksi: Donated hours of personal time to make sure every single student had a very special piece of art. And make something special for every parent at Fairview. 

Ms McDade: Made sure a student going through a rough time was doing okay and also showing care that the family was doing well also. 

Ms Kaufmann: Taking personal time to go support a student and her family in a time of need. 

Herr Maile: Taking personal time to support a student and their family. Making sure all the Fairview staff knows how much they are appreciated and helping to have a successful and fun Teacher Appreciation Week.

Ms. Bush: Spending extra time making sure students with special dietary needs were able to participate in all the activities at camp (vegan s’mores).

Ms. Judi(office): Going out of her way to hold the door open for a parent who had their hands full, even though she was busy herself. 

Ms. Jody: Making sure all the students are safe by being professional and ensuring proper check in procedures for all visitors, but still making sure the parent felt at home at Fairview while volunteering. 

Herr Knudsen: Making sure Arts nights and future events at Fairview are fun for the whole family. Already helping and giving ideas to plan something new. 

Ms. Judi (office): Taking extra special care of a student & showing how important safety is taken at Fairview.

Mrs. Hudepohl: Making sure each teacher has something special for Young Authors Night. 

Ms. Quincy (cafeteria): Getting vegetarian options ready as she sees the kids coming. Knowing the kids & their diets personally.  Always smiling & so very sweet. 

Ms. Lambdin: Waiting to do an activity with entire class because two students were leaving & she didn’t want them to miss out.  

Ms. Vicky Price (cafeteria): Making special cheese sandwiches for a vegetarian student. 

Frau Shen: Special birthday chair & celebration to make sure each child feels special.  

Frau Mazzei: Putting special kindness notes on student's and teacher's desks. 

Frau Hudepohl: Writing words of kindness and encouragement with chalk at the entrance to Fairview. 

Amos (janitor): Helped a parent load her car off the clock. Always friendly. 

Frau Pollock: Welcomes a parent into her gym class anytime. Even if her child isn’t there. 

Anson (janitor): Always helps me carry things and constantly checks in to see if staff or parent volunteers needed any type of help. Always kind and fun!!!! 

Frau Mitalski: Came into Fairview several days last week after putting her kids to sleep to work on every students’ personal art work. 

Ms. Lambdin: Secret walker (treat for students) 

Dr. Cole (chess club): Very welcoming and thankful to the parents that helped with chess club. 

Frau Mitalksi: Even with an extremely busy week, she made sure things were moved around to prepare for Me and My Guy Dance. 

Ms. Bush: Helped a parent by listening to a concern about their child & helped try to ensure things worked out smoothly. 

Ms. Hetzel: Makes sure the younger kids don’t get overlooked at events & physically protected young ones from getting pushed aside & started to prepare changes for the future, so it doesn’t happen again.

Ms. Schmitt: Welcomed a parent volunteer and her 3 year old into her classroom & made sure they felt comfortable and respected even though the parent doesn’t have a child in her class. 

Ms. Judi (office): Made a younger sibling feel very comfortable at Fairview after a long day & gave very nice compliments. 

Frau Mitalski: Turned her personal efforts into a positive situation for the whole Fairview community by spending extra hours and hours turning arts night into a fundraiser that benefits every classroom at Fairview, not just art, and supports GEBAS. 

Ms. Lambdin: Volunteered her personal time to volunteer at arts night after working all day.

Ms. Smith: Working late hours, often leaving the building when it is dark.

Ms. Brown: Treating her students like they are her own children.

Frau Stall: Taking special care with the feelings and emotional well-being of her students.

Ms. Judi and Ms. Jodi: Remaining calm, patient and kind during the chaotic rush into school in the morning.

Ms. Bush: Very organized and hard-working.  Demonstrates incredible dedication to Fairview.  We are lucky to have her!

Mrs. Kreimer: “she always helps me when I don’t understand something.”

Herr Werling: “he always takes time to explain things to help us when we are learning something new.