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Farewell

Submitted by District Administrator Gary Hansen

In the closing days of my career, I’ve been asked by many, “Are you counting down the days?” or “How many days do you have left?”  To be honest, I truly don’t know. While I know the day is drawing near, my focus is still on the task at hand rather than on the finish line, as it is with mixed emotions that I am leaving. 

I began teaching at the Brandon School in 1974, and at that time I truly expected only to stay for a year and then move on.  I couldn’t have been more wrong.  By Thanksgiving of that first year, I had already fallen in love with the area students and citizens. I realized that this indeed is a Camelot of a school district.  It was back then, and it remains so today. 

While the Rosendale-Brandon School District has long been recognized as a highly successful school district, don’t think that Spartan successes came about by chance. This district is structured on the foundation of a lot of hard work and genuine concern, be it from our school board, administration team, staff, parents, citizens, and of course – most importantly – the students.  So as I move on to my next chapter, I encourage you, the citizens of Rosendale-Brandon, to continue to value the education your children are receiving. In my opinion, it’s the only way you are going to be able to continue such a marvelous district.  And while a date has not yet been set, the Rosendale-Brandon School Board and new Superintendent Wayne Weber will at some point in the near future be presenting a referendum to keep this district moving forward.  I am not asking you to blindly support the referendum, but I am asking that you take an active part in providing input, reviewing what is presented, and in the end providing your support. If not for your continued support, what has always been may not always be.

I am very blessed to have developed so many truly wonderful relationships along the way, and I am so very thankful to have experienced this Camelot.  I cannot thank you enough. I remember asking the superintendent before me, Ron Milton, how he knew it was time.  His response “You’ll just know” stuck with me. And so, while I still very much enjoy serving the students of this district, I know it is time for me to move on and spend time with our grandchildren.  As the saying goes, all good things must end someday.  My someday has arrived.

To each and every one of you, I thank you for your support and the kindness you have shown me. I wish you good health, happiness, and success for you and your family. 

Today and always, with Spartan Pride.
Gary Hansen
 

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