leaders eat last

This summer, I had the opportunity to read the book, Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek. Earlier this year, I showed my staff one of Simon’s Ted Talk, “Start with the Why”. Every time I read something from Sinek, I am inspired to self-reflect as a leader. If you are looking for a great leadership […]


When I think about all my experiences as a teacher, I often reflect back on the great moments. You know, the moment when a student finally experiences success either in the classroom or in life. Or when a student learns a skill they should have mastered a long time ago, and they begin to make […]

additional ways to get involved @ CMS

As a follow up to my last blog post, here are a few additional ways that students can get involved @ CMS. As always, please check out our website: caruso.dps109.org for more information!   Debate Club Description: Debate club is focused on preparing for three exciting and competitive debate tournaments.   As part of the preparation students […]

you can sit with us

  There is a new kid on the block. No, I don’t mean the band, although they were awesome in the 90’s, but there a few new kids at school this year. Take a minute to look around. The new kid is the excited 5 year old who can’t wait to finally ride the big […]