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Principal of the #GatewoodGators in @Hopkins270. #GoodNewsCallOfTheDay #principalsinaction #KeepItNiceDaily. Past President of MESPA & MN 2015 NDP.

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I'd be happy and honored to contribute! https://t.co/m9USDSvVGhA6) Having enough time to do all the things I need to do and all the things I want to do. #MEMSPAchat https://t.co/Dr5ThJJVffA5) The students, families, and colleagues. #MEMSPAchat https://t.co/ykyzqp0GxqIf you are interested, @PrincipalFrench, @sheehyrw, and I wrote Principals In Action, and it's on sale now on Amazo… https://t.co/TEL95MuwI5
Retweeted by Mark FrenchA4) How to help students and adults manage conflict; how to support students and families who have experienced trau… https://t.co/PvgsUB5NiCA3) The focus now is on relationships, instructional leadership, supporting colleagues, innovative thinking. When I… https://t.co/uVUolYgS0DA2) I had a principal who was a great role model, mentor and friend. It was because of him that I wanted to become… https://t.co/wYHlnMFEaoA1) I don't ever remember seeing my principals in classrooms, on the playground, in the cafeteria or outside at arr… https://t.co/BXc8E3nwaYGood evening, #MEMSPAchat, Mark here, elementary principal in Hopkins, MN. My favorite part of the school day was r… https://t.co/rKJbHNTk3X
1/24
2020
No, we became 1:1 after I arrived. I've seen learning and engagement both increase! #BeTheOne https://t.co/alEOQ75blXA1) We are a 1-to-1 device school. I have seen teachers and students deliver engaging lessons, work and solve probl… https://t.co/b2pkUPYKsPHello, #BeTheOne, Mark here, elementary principal in Hopkins, MN.Here's the graphic I created of 300 #OneWord2020 selections I've collected! I'm still gathering more! #Read2Lead https://t.co/nC6lfCFqUdYes, I am! https://t.co/CsZmODXHrAI created this graphic of 300 #OneWord2020 selections. I need to update as I now have 403 words I've collected!… https://t.co/YkMvU28qEXA4) I have an accountability partner who I'll check in with on the 1st of each month! #Read2Lead https://t.co/bBpaHG8fTPA3) Yes, through social media and in person with others. #Read2Lead https://t.co/HCilGCwrZZI will stay connected! https://t.co/L8Ce5totfMA2) Have done some financial and budget planning with my husband anticipating my retirement in eighteen months!… https://t.co/d64Yhj555PYes, I keep my word for the entire year! #Read2Lead https://t.co/0pD71IhpkaA1) I wait for a word to come into my mind that strongly resonates with me. #Read2Lead https://t.co/frMULbugLSHello there! https://t.co/hNZ15eoaSxHello, #Read2Lead, Mark here, elementary principal in Hopkins, MN. Here's my #OneWord2020. https://t.co/EBakPa8L6X https://t.co/AH3n6lj3He @Slater_Curtis_ @brewerhm @CkslaterKim @_AndyJacks @brijslater @sheehyrw @PrincipalKap @GustafsonBrad @posickj Yes, please!
1/23
2020
I hope you enjoy it! https://t.co/wEdKWuTjNyToday, we held an administrative meeting on restorative justice and our “Young Men Standing Tall” group came in to… https://t.co/Uf1rZTkvna
Retweeted by Mark FrenchIt's Day #80 for our kindergartners and halfway to 1st grade. Zero the Hero flew in for a visit. Thank you for the… https://t.co/WThFwLqB1CPlease join me in thanking @PrincipalElse for moderating tonight's #PIAChat and for his focus on stillness and refl… https://t.co/cKgrbpIBnt @PrincipalElse has this CTA for tonight's #PIAChat. https://t.co/CnHoOdv3xlTonight's CTA of #PIAChat is up in one minute.A3) This year we are implementing Mindful Kids sessions for some of our students. #PIAChat https://t.co/bdrErd7UiKHere's Q3 of tonight's #PIAChat posed by @PrincipalElse. https://t.co/kKnKqLhpqaQ3 of tonight's #PIAChat is up in one minute.A2) My quiet, reflective time allows me to think and plan out my day. #PIAChat https://t.co/gduXmWBWkkThat is beautiful. I propose a #PIAChat retreat on Grand Lake! https://t.co/v9utqfhpcPHere's Q2 of tonight's #PIAChat posed by @PrincipalElse. https://t.co/jHMdnqFfuJIs that first half hour supported by coffee? #PIAChat https://t.co/Ww74XiqZVjQ2 of tonight's #PIAChat is up in one minute.I, too, love the early morning time! #PIAChat https://t.co/hXuz5edFbmA1) I've found it's amazing how much time you can gain for quiet reflection when you turn the television off!… https://t.co/40TaGeU6fkHere's Q1 of tonight's #PIAChat from @PrincipalElse. https://t.co/OvCneRpBrWIndiana, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Illinois, Kansas, Virginia, Minnesota, and Texas in the house so far for #PIAChat!Q1 of tonight's #PIAChat is up in one minute.Thank you for being part of tonight's #PIAChat. Mark here, elementary principal in Hopkins, MN. https://t.co/MqTt2tyIYyWelcome to tonight's #PIAChat. We're thrilled to have @PrincipalElse moderating. Let's start with introductions. https://t.co/OGRRb8yHzW @posickj You got that right, my friend!
1/22
2020
Join #PIAChat tonight at 8:00 CST. @PrincipalElse will be moderating. Spread the word! https://t.co/xGXmDvaldwJoin #PIAChat tonight at 8:00 CST. @PrincipalElse will be moderating. Spread the word! https://t.co/rhk7m02nXyLast week, a local publisher visited a group of @Ike_XinXing270 students to talk about the world of books. Mary Tar… https://t.co/36dwZs2Bhv
Retweeted by Mark FrenchWe didn't plan this, but my Principal for the Day showed up dressed like me! I get to show him that being an elemen… https://t.co/faS2VZyHvUJoin #PIAChat tonight at 8:00 CST. @PrincipalElse will be moderating. Spread the word! @mccall_kelley @posickjhttps://t.co/RsBN9aMgya
1/21
2020
@PrincipalKim @posickj @sheehyrw Thank you, Kim. I'm glad you enjoyed it.
1/20
2020
Good morning, #HackLearning, Mark here, elementary principal in Hopkins, MN.JOIN US for another BLOCKBUSTER #MEMSPAchat happening this coming Thursday, January 23 from 8-9pm (EST) with Princi… https://t.co/xgUtERaV9P
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1/19
2020
Good morning, #EduGladiators, Mark here, elementary principal in Hopkins, MN.
1/18
2020
@Hopkins270 African American Read In in celebration of Black History Month and the great contributions of African A… https://t.co/g1qohITxj8
Retweeted by Mark French @IamJoryJohn and @peteoswaldart, I am reading "The Cool Bean" to classes this month. This morning, after I read you… https://t.co/sb3Uw2JNO4Join us for Purse Bingo! Feb 9th. Benefits Gatewood Elementary https://t.co/v5kCbZpzxE @PrincipalFrench @HopkinsGatewood
Retweeted by Mark French @MHortonLeads @mradamwelcome @casas_jimmy @chrisemdin @docspeaks @ManuelScott @brewerhm @PrincipalKafelehttps://t.co/9wfLLtvUtbA5) Reach out to others in your district, state and across the country through your networks and on social media.… https://t.co/ebp6XHeGEb @_AndyJacks @dbc_inc @brewerhm @coolcatteacher @burgessdave @sheehyrw @burgess_shelley @JessicaCabeenhttps://t.co/pgXtpobK6LWe do this each day someone has their birthday. Weekend birthdays are celebrated on Fridays and Mondays. #MEMSPAchat https://t.co/S3IqyxjXLSA2) We've started Birthday Books this year. Each student gets to select a book on their birthday. #MEMSPAchathttps://t.co/GCiz19eLaJA2) I enjoy celebrating our Citizens of the Month with their families. This afternoon we recognized our December CO… https://t.co/zmEUEb3STQ
1/17
2020
It's a beautiful, sunny day with a feels like temperature of -17° at today's family dropoff! Refreshing! https://t.co/EzWawRQPrtThis week’s #art project at @HopkinsNJH270 provided students with peace of mind through #mandala stone painting. Th… https://t.co/5P8AHKA7K2
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1/16
2020
The #culinary students at @HopkinsHigh270 prepared a tasty meal for several staff members and visitors today! Cafe… https://t.co/bjrbV7PSdB
Retweeted by Mark FrenchWe are celebrating this amazing colleague who became a United States citizen yesterday! Nidhi, we are so proud of y… https://t.co/eU2yVeLi7z
1/15
2020
Hello, #VAESPChat, Mark here, elementary principal in Hopkins, MN. My favorite movie is E.T. https://t.co/KEzu94Z8MH
1/13
2020
A2) We need adults who demonstrate kindness toward others. #HackLearning https://t.co/FcTwttLodOA1) They will demonstrate kindness toward others. #HackLearning https://t.co/eygR3DS5wFGood morning, #HackLearning, Mark here, elementary principal in Hopkins, MN.
1/12
2020
My school is hosting a free community presentation about Mental Health. This info is too important not to share wit… https://t.co/rjb9LkABuu
Retweeted by Mark FrenchThat's a great word! Its the 397th unique #OneWord2020 I've collected! https://t.co/NM21DQ8jwR
1/11
2020
#hopkinsschoolmeals sure knows how to make pork carnitas from scratch! 👩‍🍳 We start with pork bottom roasts; we sea… https://t.co/vAkiDvNWKO
Retweeted by Mark FrenchThis is the organization that brings the therapy bunnies to visit! https://t.co/Uti7MccV6k https://t.co/XKPa0bLOMtWhat do learning spaces of the future look like? See for yourself! Secondary students provide a tour of the new fle… https://t.co/ktIWEM6IIo
Retweeted by Mark FrenchIt's a new year and a new decade! Hopkins has lots of exciting news to share in our first Royal Report of 2020 -… https://t.co/huDGdmDnL4
Retweeted by Mark FrenchThe only thing better than @Vikings Spirit Day is when the therapy bunnies are also visiting! #GatewoodGatorshttps://t.co/nmwA42iUEnWhat are you doing to cheer on the @Vikings today? We've got Vikings Spirit Day for our #GatewoodGators! https://t.co/q9K6zNzTzrA8) Teachers call the office for support, someone responds. We use walkie talkies to communicate with and reach our… https://t.co/B44EPcw5TJI'm older than all of you, so for me it's "Lovin' You" by Minnie Riperton. https://t.co/xLJnzQuCGA @joemullikin86 @jeffreykubiak @matthew_arend @jon_wennstrom @_AndyJacks @PrincipalKap @Slater_Curtis_ That's a great choice!A6) I lean on my supervisor, district and building colleagues, and PLN members for advice, ideas and support.… https://t.co/YpEQIWidgAIncludes me, counselor, social worker, psychologist, literacy coach, special educators, referring teacher. Teacher… https://t.co/MjqPwOmbNUA5) We problem solve with our Student Assistance Team. #MEMSPAchat https://t.co/vtUW1WsC4lA4) Establishing a positive relationship between the student and a caring adult for check-ins, breaks, support, rew… https://t.co/a9LpZxQiHEA3) Calmness, patience, listening, understanding, communication, empathy, collaboration. #MEMSPAchat https://t.co/wllxNla29dA2) Helping students manage and cope with mental health needs and those dealing with traumatic situations.… https://t.co/C9FSVUJPdDA1) Pizza lunches are one way! #MEMSPAchat https://t.co/eGCYohtlqs https://t.co/oc4eFIY8IXHello, #MEMSPAchat, Mark here, elementary principal in Hopkins, MN. This suit will be making a return appearance fo… https://t.co/7yyJ01d5O7Hello there, #MEMSPAchat, Mark here, elementary principal in Hopkins, MN. https://t.co/iJdPWkRnlf
1/10
2020
@jon_wennstrom @Jennifer_Hogan @Vroom6 @ifireup @GustafsonBrad @sheehyrw @jodiepierpoint @sandeeteach @BobbieFrenchhttps://t.co/ctDibYoUzDI had a great pizza lunch with these 5th graders to honor a bet I made with one of them on the December 23rd Viking… https://t.co/htfj9y3eSGThe #PIAChat stands for #PrincipalsInAction, leaders who promote and support each other in redefining the role of p… https://t.co/RLmXitIRXwOur exhibit hall will be buzzing — Watch for new activities and fun prizes at Institute 2020!… https://t.co/nrO3LLgBYu
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1/9
2020
Preparing our students for the future will require bold transformation to both learning and the student environment… https://t.co/qfmKaTUPds
Retweeted by Mark FrenchCongratulations to @Mr_Abbott_SC and @KatQuain for being the recipients of signed copies of #PrincipalsInAction fro… https://t.co/DLKfOFxXIqI ❤ your #OneWord2020! https://t.co/RbCQn2qwnFHow exciting to see two leaders you admire featured in the @NAESP Principal Magazine. Great job @PrincipalGarden an… https://t.co/xVrCDLgSXS
1/8
2020

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