Tiger Tales March 8th

Dear Colfax Community,

It is with a heavy heart that I write to let you know that due to a wonderful family opportunity, I will not be returning as the Assistant Principal at Colfax Elementary for the 2018-2019 school year. My husband, also an educator, was recently offered an opportunity to pursue his dream job at Alabama State University. Although it is an opportunity, we felt we could not pass up, [Read more…]

Tiger Tales March 1st

Dear Colfax Families,

This week I wanted to write about what bullying is and how you can help by being there for your child. First, for an action to be considered bullying it has to be three things: Aggressive behavior, power over another person, and repeated multiple times. Let’s take a closer look at what that means: [Read more…]

Tiger Tales Feb. 22nd

Dear Colfax Families,

This month, our students will have their routine screening tests for hearing, vision, height/weight, and a brief dental exam.  It is very important that your child participate, as we frequently identify a vision or hearing issue that can directly impact your child’s performance in school.  It isn’t only school life that is impacted, though if your child is unable to see the board, or hear instruction, he/she may feel challenged in other areas, as well. [Read more…]

Tiger Tales Feb. 8th

Dear Colfax Families,

Supporting your child to be a stellar student is important. But don’t limit learning to the walls of the classroom. Although the skills being learned there are crucial to intellectual and social growth, your child needs your help to open up the world of ideas. Creating renewed joy in discovery will transfer to schoolwork, and therefore academic achievement too!  [Read more…]