September 6, 2022
Dear Members of the Blind Brook Community,
Today was our first day of school for the 2022-2023 school year. It was so heartwarming to see children back in our buildings again! I took a walk through our buildings today and was thrilled to see children and adults eagerly getting to the work of learning. Everyone seemed grateful to be back in school!
At this year’s Superintendent’s Conference Day I focused on the theme of support. I wanted our faculty and staff to know that our administration is here to support them, but also say that we all need to support each other. I think that is an important message for us all. You as a community have been extremely supportive of the school district. You have helped us navigate a myriad of challenges including construction projects, a pandemic, and shifts in personnel. As the issues of last year resolve, new ones will inevitably arise. It is critical that we all look for ways to help each other when tough times occur.
This year there are several ways in which the school district is looking to support our students. As the Board shared in their letter, the district is beginning an initiative to highlight acts of kindness. We will be recognizing and celebrating the selfless acts that promote a positive environment in the district. We will also be continuing to support our students academically, socially and emotionally. I would invite everyone to come to the September 20th Board of Education meeting where I will be presenting this year’s district goals.
As the first day comes to a close I am looking forward to an exciting and productive school year! I look forward to seeing you all in the near future!
Dr. Colin M. Byrne
Superintendent of Schools