• Sunshine in a blue sky with fluffy white clouds

    Good Things

    are happening

    in Thompson!

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  • Sunshine in a blue sky with fluffy white clouds

    Respect comes

    From People

    Not Pieces of Paper

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  • school-reform for LW

    Students Needs

    Are the Focus

    Not Us Grown-ups!

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The Soapbox

Reflections on Thompson School Board

I realize that posts have been few and far between. If only there were a way to squeeze more hours in a day I could juggle family, work, and efforts to improve public education perfectly! The reality is that there… read more

K-12 Public Education

You & I Create Respect – With or Without a Contract

Negotiations this year had a new wrinkle: The passing of Prop 104 (70% of voters said yes). This new law means all discussions relating to district-union negotiations had to be conducted in public. It also means that boards can no… read more

Liberty Lessons

I Pledge My Life, My Fortunes, My Sacred Honor

Today we celebrate Independence Day and enjoy the gift of Liberty made possible by the vision and sacrifice of the brave 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence. The blessing of freedom has been passed on to each generation… read more

Government Issues

Podcast of Amy Oliver Show 1/7 & Ken Buck Interview

On January 7th I was the guest host on the Amy Oliver show so that Amy could watch her husband John Cooke be sworn in as a State Senator. CONGRATULATIONS Senator John Cooke! Here are the links to the podcasts… read more