Dear Fleming Countians,
As we approach Christmas and a new year, I want to extend my thanks and appreciation to all district employees, parents/guardians, and the community for your continued support of students in Fleming County. Over the past year, thanks to your continued support, our students are reaching new levels of success, and they are more competitive for college and the workforce. Christmas is the season to reflect on what an amazing year we have experienced individually and together as a district. Over the Christmas season, we must take time to express thanks for all of our many blessings, and they are plentiful.
To create the best learning opportunities and experiences for students, the village must be involved. Raising and educating a child does take a community and we continue to show that this holds true time and time again. As superintendent, I am impressed and heartened, each day, by the level of support our students have. Volunteering in our schools, donating resources, and allowing for internships and career shadowing, is invaluable to student success. Your commitment to our schools is paramount to the success of all students and we sincerely appreciate our partners in education.
Our students do amazing things, not only in the classroom but also throughout the community. This holiday season, our students have demonstrated a remarkable spirit of service. Students have collected canned foods to help needy families, donated toys, performed for the community, and given their time to numerous charitable causes and organizations. Though we may have an intense focus on student achievement, based on test scores, we also have an intense focus on growing tomorrow’s leaders and citizens. Our students are leading the charge in community service that transforms the lives of so many in Fleming County and surrounding communities. What separates our students from others in Kentucky is the passion that our students have for their futures. Our students want to stay in Fleming County after they finish high school, complete their military service or finish college to give back, which is a credit to parents, faculty, and staff, and the community.
I cannot say how appreciative I am to work with such a committed faculty and staff. All of the faculty and staff work tirelessly, often putting their students before their health and families. Many of the faculty and staff work long hours to make sure that lessons are relevant and strategic and to provide before or after-school tutoring for students who need extra assistance. In addition, many of our students would go without if it was not for the faculty and staff who purchase supplies with money out
of their own pockets so that ALL students have what they need to succeed. Thank you for your sacrifice, dedication, and determination for our students in Fleming County.
As the year draws to a close, I ask you to join Fleming County Schools in reflecting on our many blessings. I would encourage everyone to find a way to bring joy to someone else this holiday season, especially if you have the comforts of a warm home and a loving family. I want to thank everyone and members of the Board of Education for giving my family and me an opportunity to serve and live in this great community. We are all fortunate to live in such a great community and the greatest country, and we must never forget that.
On behalf of the Board of Education, I would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Take time to relax and rejuvenate. Finally, spend quality time with friends and loved ones.
Our Journey Continues…
Brian K. Creasman
Fleming County Schools