Celebrations mark the passage of time and are the acknowledgement of accomplishment. We celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, promotions and sports wins to name a few. In the world of school, spring marks the season for celebration. We celebrate each step of our students’ journey to adulthood. It is also a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year. It is important to take the opportunity to set aside time for these celebrations for these are the moments that make up our lives.
At Baldwin Elementary, each grade level plans a trip at the end of the year to culminate their studies and enjoy the company of their classmates. For ten months we work together, sweat together, and laugh together, so before parting ways, these trips allow us the opportunity to relax together as friends. We don’t often stop to think that we may never be together as an exclusive group again. With families more mobile than ever, the classmates we have today may not be with us throughout our entire school career. In addition to individual classroom celebrations: