“For us?” asks a Kate Bond Middle School teacher, as she eyed a spread of coffee and pastries, compliments of Superintendent Dorsey Hopson and the leaders of Shelby County Schools.
The district has struggled with low staff morale in recent years following the merger, budget cuts and more. However, it is now unveiling its first balanced budget in years and showing something employers now realize is key to a happy workforce – appreciation.
SCS leaders are saying thanks by stopping by all area schools over the next few weeks with a little morning Joe. It’s a small token with big value.