S: On your Retirement
1: I bet you've tied a million shoes and dried a million tears and given a million smiles as a teacher through the years. As both a teacher and VP you've definitely done your part and here's a gift to let you know You will always hold a special place in our hearts. From the staff and students at Plymouth School June 2011
2: Plymouth Consolidated School | Teacher Vice-Principal 1989-2011
3: Mme. Donaldson Teacher Mentor Leader Encourager Instructor Guide Motivator Inspiration
4: One of the many impacts you had on our staff, students and community... | “Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.” - Chinese Proverb
6: ... the dedication you gave whether it was organization, decorations, invitations, or a special lunch.
7: Thankful | Lest we forget
8: Never Forgotten
10: "A teacher affects eternity, she can never tell where her influence stops" - Henry Adams
12: C R E A T I V I T Y
14: "I'm not just a teacher, but an awakener." - Robert Frost
16: If a doctor, lawyer or dentist had 30 people in his office at one time, all of whom had different needs, and some of whom didn't want to be there and were causing trouble, and the doctor, lawyer or dentist, without assistance, had to treat them all with professional excellence for nine months, then he might have some conception of the classroom teacher's job." - Donald Quinn
18: Through the years we have made some memories we like to remember...
19: Twin Day | Planning activities to raise money for Haiti relief
20: Your last prom with colleagues...
21: ...and many many more memories.
22: There are also some things maybe we would like to forget???? | Flagpole...need I say more???
23: We all wish you the best of luck Yolande... We will miss you and the school will NOT be the same without you... You are welcome to come visit (and supervise ROAR for success) at ANY time...we're counting on it!!!
24: With a special gift for learning And with a heart that deeply cares You add a lot of love To everything you share And even though you mean a lot You'll never know how much For you helped to change the world Through every life you touched. You sparked the creativity In the students whom you taught And helped them strive for goals That never could be bought You are such a special teacher That no words can truly tell How very much you're valued For the work you did so well. Thank you for being you
25: What will the future bring? Relaxing mornings No MORE report cards No MORE parent-teacher nights ...or fun nights A new house A new grandchild | Wishing you a Happy Retirement ...you deserve it!