A Message from the Director
November 5, 2014
Dear Valley Academy Families,
I am thankful for the privilege to work with many of my best friends.
I am thankful to live in a free country.
I am thankful for a school board who shares the same passion for education, and for their time and effort in supporting all we do.
I am thankful for teachers who arrive early, stay late, and see a bright future for those they teach.
I am thankful for charter schools that are allowed the freedom to be more innovative, and that offer parents and students another option to better meet their child’s specific needs.
I am thankful for students who say, “Mr. Dunkley, This is has been the best day of my life.”
I am thankful for a staff that takes pride in a clean and comfortable building.
I am thankful for our lunch staff that prepare a healthy breakfast and lunch for our students.
I am thankful for teachers who remind me often as to “why” they teach here.
I am thankful for our PTO, they are dedicated, supportive, and keep our students and parents engaged and excited about school.
I am thankful for Southern Utah, beautiful weather, standing on a summit and seeing the world around me from places one can only get to on foot.
I encourage you to be thankful for what you have. It will make you CONTENT, and when you find contentment with your life you will find HAPPINESS.
Sincerely, Mr. Dunkley