Cynthia Jackson and EmmaWho would you like to thank for being a star polisher?

“Mrs. Jackson,” writes R.A. Long 12th grader Emma Lindsey Gilchrist.

How did this person make a difference in your life?

Emma says, “She has always helped those who were sad, depressed [or] angry. She is a very trustworthy person. All the students appreciate [her].”

As part of our district’s focus on student connectedness, we shared part of a poem called “The Star Polisher” with our high school 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.