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@ ASU63 Directly taken from the GHS website:
Gilbert High School believes in:
• the worth and dignity of each individual.
• the ability of all students to learn.
• the use of teaching strategies that foster responsibility, critical thinking, and life-long learning.
• the development of skills that will enable students to compete in a global and technological society.
• the development of career and college ready students.”
It is the goal of GHS to teach young men and women to be a productive member of society, it does not say anywhere in the mission statement of GHS to allow kids to breeze through the education process in hopes that parents will give them the education and discipline they need. We send our young adults to school to learn and to become disciplined in hopes that what we as parents may have missed another strong adult leader may fill in. As an Alumni of GHS I can personally tell you that I learned so much from my teachers and coaches, things that I will never forget things that my parents may not have been able to teach me. I am thankful for every single teacher and coach, even the ones that were hard on discipline. For any teacher or coach to be slandered as Coach Rodgers and his staff have truly sickens me to my stomach. I believe I have seen and heard the term “monsters” used what a terrible thing to say! Rodgers and his staff only ever had the best interest of these young men; they wanted to see them excel not only in football but also in life. Parents have made the coaching staff look as if they had a hidden personal agenda, what a disgrace and disrespect to them. Would this have ever happened to Dunn? Would this have ever happened to Parker? This staff only wanted to bring back the days where GHS led the state in football, where students filled the stands and transfers were at an all time high. GHS has shown tradition and excellence since 1918, almost 95 years of being a leader in the in community. GHS has produced so many successful individuals, pro athletes, doctors, nurses, businessmen, veterans and even great teachers/coaches. Do you think any of these individuals would look back at GHS and complain about the hard times? I highly doubt it. All I can say is shame on the school leaders, shame on the school board and mostly shame on the parents that have slandered a respectful man’s name.
6 months ago