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The Direct Connection

November 16, 2018

Good Friday morning, Teachers, Staff and Administrators:


In preparation for Thanksgiving, we have reason to reflect on the many blessings we possess--our families, our friends, and the privilege of serving the young people of Volusia County. There are more than 7,500 employees in our district, and I appreciate the talents that each of you demonstrates daily through your hard work and energy. Regardless of the position you hold in our school district, I thank you for contributing to our students’ ultimate success. At every level and in every position, VCS employees provide solutions by working to make things better for our schools and for that I am grateful.  Ours is not easy work; yet, the end result is life-changing for our students.


Have a wonderful week off filled with the joys of family and friends and the memories created through spending time together. Be safe in your travels and laugh often.


Happy Thanksgiving,


Tom Russell


Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.

~Melody Beattie

James T. Russell
Superintendent of Schools
386/734-7190, extension 20210
Fax:  386/734-2842
Twitter:  @jrussell_t


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