Springfield staff voices

“My footsteps echo down the empty halls each morning as I step into our darkened school. Last year at this time, we were experiencing the bustle and gleaming bright energy of teens interacting with each other. Now, I face a day with little actual human interaction other than my amazing custodians and secretary. Day after day, I peer into the computer, trying to make a connection with people who are physically not in the same space. As an extrovert, the challenges of this work are real, and precious communication can become lost in translation.

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