Superintendent Cheryl Jordan and Board of Education President Chris Norwood greeted hundreds of Milpitas Unified School District staff with words of encouragement and appreciation during the annual Welcome Back rally held the morning of Aug. 12 at Milpitas High School.
“Together we help our students become who they are supposed to be,” said Superintendent Jordan as she reviewed the district’s strategic goals and offered examples of how staff and students have been accomplishing them. “Together, we are MUSD and 2019 is going to rock because we are a championship team!”
President Norwood, a sixth-year trustee who attended MUSD schools as a student-athlete and also both coached and volunteered during his 46 years and counting in Milpitas, described staff members as “modern, real-life, unsung and super heroes.”
“The Board of Trustees cares about you in ways you could not image. …At board meetings, we celebrate the children, your work and the community,” President Norwood said. “We are MUSD! We are the Culture of We! Welcome back!”
Milpitas High School students Salma Soudbakhsh, Catherine Navalta, Megan Clark and Angela Kim, supported by MHS videography teacher Champ Wrencher, also debuted their "The Culture of We is... " video. (click link to enjoy)
The first day of school for MUSD students is Thursday, Aug. 15.