Clinton Elementary School administrators are wrapping up the 2022-23 school year over the next few weeks and reflecting on the first normal school year since the 2019-2020 year.
On the WHOW Morning Show Tuesday, Principal Sasha Young pointed out this year's fifth-grade students had their first normal school year in their building since they arrived for the 2019-20 school year.
Still, Young thinks it was a great school year that saw many of the programs and activities brought back that make CES special.
One of the drawbacks of having fifth-grade students this past year that did not have a normal school year was the routine of school was largely new to them. Assistant Principal Ben Mooney says that was something they had to teach and re-teach.
Both administrators praise the staff of the building for working hard during COVID but then this past year to get kids caught up. Young says they saw excellent academic growth despite the circumstances and both were glad to see the year end with fun activities for all the kids.
Now it's off to new surroundings for Young and Mooney. Young was recently named the Superintendent of Central A&M schools while Mooney has accepted an assistant principal job in the Midwest Central school district. We'll hear more about that next week on Regional Radio.