Who’s your star polisher? “All of my teachers,” writes Milly, a fifth grader at Columbia Valley Gardens, pictured with teacher Kelly Jaspers. “They help me learn through tuff and hard times in school.”

Kelly Jaspers and Milly at CVG

As part of our district’s focus on student connectedness, we shared part of a poem called “The Star Polisher” with our fifth grade students and invited them to consider how Longview Public Schools staff have made a difference to them. Read about more of our stars and star polishers here.