Dear AESD Family:
On behalf of our Board of Trustees and Cabinet, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2023/24 school year!
I hope this letter finds you all in good health and high spirits as we embark on a new academic year filled with promise and excitement. It is with great pleasure that I extend my warmest greetings to each and every one of you as we reunite once again as a thriving and vibrant school community.
As your Superintendent, I feel privileged to serve such a remarkable District, where dedicated educators, supportive families, and exceptional students come together to create an environment that fosters growth, learning, and success. The past year has brought unprecedented challenges and unforeseen circumstances, but through resilience and unwavering determination, we have overcome obstacles and emerged stronger than ever.
I want to take a moment to express my heartfelt appreciation to our exceptional staff members who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication, adaptability, and creativity throughout these trying times. Your commitment to our students' well-being, academic progress, and overall development has been truly inspiring. The collective efforts of our administrators, teachers, support staff, and all members of our District have been instrumental in navigating the ever-changing landscape of education and ensuring a nurturing and inclusive learning environment.
To our remarkable students, your resilience and determination have been awe-inspiring. I applaud your ability to adapt to new modes of learning, embrace technology, and persevere in the face of challenges. Your enthusiasm, curiosity, and passion for knowledge are the driving force behind our continued commitment to providing you with the best possible education. As we embark on this new academic year, I want to assure you that the health, safety, and well-being of our students and staff remain our utmost priority.
Together, we will create an environment that promotes learning, growth, and success, while ensuring a sense of belonging and togetherness. I am eager to witness the growth and accomplishments that lie ahead for each of our students. Let us embrace this new chapter with open minds and open hearts, knowing that by working together, we can overcome any challenges that may come our way.
Our collective journey toward excellence and equity in education continues, and I am confident that the 2023/24 academic year will be filled with achievements and milestones we can all be proud of.
In closing, I want to express my deepest gratitude to our entire school community for your unwavering support, resilience, and collaboration. Our shared commitment to the success and well-being of our students is what makes our District truly exceptional. Welcome back, and let us embark on this new journey together. Let us Cultivate Creative Kindness together!
Mr. Michael Krause