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October Newsletter

Letter from Mr. Ippensen, Principal Kim Collins, the 2003 World Champion in the 100m dash said, “Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection.”  This requires us to objectively look . . .

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August/September Letter

from The Hoofprint

Thomas Edison once said, “There’s a better way to do it. Find it!”  At Shickley Public School, we are continually working to find ways to make the educational process better and more effective.  This year, we have implemented . . .

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April/May Letter

As we prepare for the end of this year, and start looking ahead to the next, I wanted to share some of the changes we foresee for next year and beyond.   Our biggest change is going to be affected through the addition of technology. . . .

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Preparing Students for Success in College and Career

Defining College and Career Readiness

One of our administrative goals is to prepare students for success in college and career.  College and career readiness is referred to by the American Diploma Project Network “the content knowledge and skills high school graduates . . .

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November-December Letter

Letter from the Hoofprint

As we have progressed through this school year, we have been discussing the real reason for the school, and for the education of our students.  In these discussions, we have come to the conclusion that we exist to prepare students for . . .

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September-October Letter

Letter from the Hoofprint

As I prepared for the new school year, I considered what was going to make this a successful year: for me, for our teachers, and most importantly, for our students.  This led to an interesting thought to which I really didn’t have an . . .

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About Mr. Ippensen

Learn more about Mr. Ippensen

Name: Derek Ippensen Email Address: dippensen@esu6.org College(s) Attended: Doane College, University of Nebraska - Kearney Degree(s) Earned: Bachelors of Science in Biology and Music, Master’s Degree in Education . . .

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