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Tuesday, June 12, 2007

A message from Dr. Horton

To the students, parents, and staff of Talladega, I want to tell you how excited I am about the opportunity to serve as your superintendent. The Talladega City School System is an outstanding system and one which holds so much promise.

The people I have met in Talladega have been wonderful, and they have shared with me their hopes and dreams for our system. I am firmly convinced that our best days are ahead, and that if we work together, we have the capability to the move the Talladega City School System to a new level. We owe nothing less to boys and girls who walk through our doors each morning.

I look forward to working with each Board member and with all stakeholders in our community as we begin this journey together.

Joanne Horton


At 10:24 AM, Blogger Mark and Jeanne Rasco said...

As former PTO presidents and parents with two children in the system, we are so excited that you have decided to lead our school system. Talladega City Schools have so much to offer and we believe that you are the perfect person to help our schools be the best that they can be. We look forward to working with you and offer our help and support in any and every way. Thank you for coming to Talladega!
Sincerely, Mark and Jeanne Rasco

At 10:59 AM, Anonymous Alicia Laros said...

Hello Dr. Horton and welcome to Talladega City Schools! We have the best central office staff, hard working and dedicated administrators, amazing teachers and staff members, supporting parents, and bright, talented students who make us proud each and every day! As you read our school blog, you will find many positive things happening within all of our schools. Unfortunately, we have issues as does any system, and I truly appreciate your positive attitude and your decision to lead our system. I look forward to working with you and offer my help and support in any area. Good luck!!

At 4:04 PM, Blogger Pattie Thomas said...

I am excited to work with you. I agree that the Talladega City School System has much to offer our students.

You will quickly discover that the teachers and administrators are a dedicated bunch. There is also parent support throughout the district. Thanks for agreeing to come to Talladega City.

I believe in the quote by Helen Keller, "Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."

I look forward to serving under your direction and helping to move our schools forward.

Pattie Thomas
School Improvement Specialist

At 10:53 AM, Blogger Becky O'Brian said...

As a former employee of Dr. Horton, I am excited for all members of the Talladega City School System. You all have selected a canidate who will lead you all well. She is a wonderful person, mother, grandmother, and administrator. Good Luck! We will miss her in Baldwin County.

At 8:26 PM, Blogger Lee Messer said...

As the soon to be "former superintendent" of the Talladega City Schools, I am looking forward to working with Dr. Horton as we begin the transition process.

The Talladega City Schools will be in good hands.

Lee Messer

At 2:45 PM, Blogger Dr. Frank Buck said...

Welcome!I am looking forward to working with you. You will find many people are who are filled with hope and believe that our best days lie before us.

At 6:00 PM, Blogger Darren said...

Welcome to Talladega! I am sure our next tour of the community will be a bit more involving and quite a bit more official. If I can be of assistance during the transition, do not hesitate to call.

Darren Douthitt

At 9:20 PM, Blogger Kim Mitchell-FACS said...

Welcome. Dr. Horton it is great to have you with us here at Talladega.
I can not wait to meet you and share all the positive things we have going on in our school. From all of us in career technical education WELCOME!
Kim Michell
Family & Consumer Science Teacher
Talladega City Career Tech Center

At 3:29 PM, Blogger Sara Thompson said...

Joanne, we miss you in Baldwin County and look forward with interest to hearing about your new post as superintendent. Good luck and know that we are all proud of you and praying for your success. Don't forget us and let us know when you are in town. Affectionately, Sara Thompson


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