The physical education teacher also coaches boys and girls archery and basketball and drives a bus route each morning.
With no grants administrator, teachers find and write their own proposals for learning materials and educational field trips.
Others log on to Go Fund and list classroom needs, like the wobble chairs and bouncy balls used in one classroom so students can safely fidget as they focus on coursework.
When it comes to academics, human resources, finances, federal programs and more, Voss encompasses all administrative duties as the district’s superintendent and principal.
Many staff members, including Voss, hold multiple titles.
Teachers often volunteer in the school’s concession stand during basketball games and add advisor duties to their workloads.
“I would say talk to the 300 sets of parents at this school and you will hear this school is needed. There are those that want a smaller community school feel.”The K-8 school model dominated the nation’s public education landscape up until the middle of the 20th century, when reform mandated adding middle or junior high schools before students entered high school.
In recent years, the K-8 model has recaptured the attention as some districts — urban, suburban and rural — scrap middle schools in favor of K-8s.
Robin Hill residents are aware of the latest media reports of state budget woes.
At Norman’s annual Legislative Lunch earlier this month, Sen.
Proponents believe the model increases academic achievement and creates an atmosphere more conducive to learning.