SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 189
October 8, 1999
|FROM:||Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
|SUBJECT:||Virginia School Principals' Week for 1999-2000 October 18-22, 1999|
On behalf of the Department and the Board of Education, it is my pleasure to announce that Governor James S. Gilmore, III has signed a proclamation declaring the third week of October as Virginia School Principals' Week for 1999-2000. I hope that you and others throughout your community will join me in acknowledging the tireless efforts of our school principals across the state. Our school principals work diligently to help students and teachers excel, and their leadership and hard work are essential to the success of our schools. They deserve all the recognition and praise we can give them. Enclosed is a photocopy of the Governor's Proclamation for your review. Under separate cover, I would like to mail a copy of the Proclamation to each of your principals. Also, I hope that you and the other officials in your division will celebrate Virginia School Principals' Week for 1999- 2000 by planning a special community event or other function, as you deem appropriate. If you have questions or wish copies of the Proclamation, please call Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant for Board relations, Department of Education, at (804) 225- 2924. Thank you for your consideration and help in getting the word out to your community about Virginia School Principals' Week for 1999-2000. PDS/mnr/mfm Enclosure: A hard copy of this memo and its attachment will be sent to the superintendent's office. .