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From the CEO

February is typically a month that offers great reasons to stay inside — cold temperatures, televised football games, and Valentine’s Day. For those days you choose to stay in and relax, we have some great programs planned.

In 1961, the Norfolk and Hampton school boards got together to figure out how to use television for educational purposes. They created Home Room One to offer distance learning. A teacher would be set up in front of a camera and teach multiple classrooms at the same time. Home Room One eventually became WHRO, now owned by 19 school divisions.

Growing up in upstate New York, December always meant snow, cold, more snow, and more cold. And then some more snow. It also meant having a nice break from school and more time with my family.

Fall brings many good things with it—cooler temperatures, football, fall festivals, and a time of Thanksgiving when we can reflect on the people in our lives who are important to us.

October is a great time of the year as temperatures begin to cool and kids have been back in school long enough to settle into a routine of reading assignments and homework.