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Principal's Message 2016-17

“Every Minute Counts”


Welcome to McNair Elementary School where we believe that every minute counts. It is a pleasure to have each of you as a contributing staff member for this school year. Once again, we have an awesome task before us – facilitating the education of our youth-our future. Every staff member influences the students we service. Children watch everything. That is what makes this job special. We impact and shape lives by simply being here. Therefore, it becomes imperative that we determine the quality of here. What can you do personally and professionally that will positively impact our educational community? Please reevaluate your reasons for why you do what you do here. Reassess your personal and professional goals; adjust them if necessary – if no adjustment is needed ,continue to press for the mark. Whatever you do here, ensure that the impact you have produces quality young people who are committed to academic and social excellence.


Primary Goals:


* Attain a 98% goal in student attendance.

* Increase the number of students who meet or exceed standards in English Language Arts

* Increase the number students who meet or exceed standards in Math

* Implement a Positive Behavior System that is demonstrated by all students and staff

* Provide a systematic and explicit Response to Intervention system that will support all students


Your expertise, professional commitment and support sustain us in providing for the academic success of all students.


Once again thank you for being an integral part of our educational community. Have a great year! Let us make every minute count!




Rachel Collins