Author Archives: Sandy Risberg
This is a great letter that every school should include with students standardized test scores! The scores paint such a narrow picture of the whole child, yet they are often given too much power in the minds of state and … Continue reading
Very happy to share a link to a great publication. This month it includes an article I wrote with a colleague and friend, Laurie Curtis in the College of Education at K-State.
Great resource for military parents and educators who serve military connected students. Awareness of what services and programs are available is key.
A fellow military spouse writes, “This sight takes my breath away and puts a knot in my stomach. It will be ok, it will be ok. . .” A ritual that most military families go through. The living room full … Continue reading
Great article by a fellow MilSpouse, Jill Crider. Thank you Jill for setting the record straight. YDU: Don’t Believe the Spouse Sisterhood? | SpouseBUZZ.com.
Soldiers dressed in full Army Dress Blues filled the front seats of Mountain View High School graduation ceremony on June 7, 2014; a unique sight, even for a city located just outside a military installation. As Lluvia Loeza’s name was called, the Soldiers rose to their feet and rendered a salute. Continue reading
The Basic Black Dress.
Each year on the Friday before Mother’s Day is proclaimed as Military Spouse Appreciation Day. The most involvement I have had with this “day” was when I was a volunteer at Army Community Services and helped “put on” the activities … Continue reading
A great blog in honor of Mother’s Day. Something I have really thought about this week as others perhaps looked at me and I thought to myself, come on, judge me, I dare you! I have spent the last week … Continue reading