As you may know, I put this page up in 1998 and have maintained
it since then. I have tried to provide information and photos
of interest. I have never, in those 11 years, missed a single event.
That includes parent night, meet your teachers and everything else.
There were photos of everything. In addition, we sent out a nightly
email and, during the winter, morning notices and SMS messages about
school closings and emergencies.
However, now that my wife, Christine Waltrip, has retired as
principal, I find that I no longer have access to the information I
need to maintain it. The staff at school that entered the menu and
calendar information can no longer do so. Nobody is able to take
photos of events.
So, it is with great regret that I must shut down the website. I
feel that it's misleading to show an empty calendar or menu and
not having pictures of events is just not a service to the
So, we shall stop the nightly emails too. I know many of you have
expressed your appreciation of them and I thank you.
Also, since we will no longer have info about snow days or early
dismissals, the SMS and alert emails have to stop too.
If you want to get to the "old" website to see your kids' photos,
this link. If the situation changes, we can,
of course, start up the page and enhancements again. I hope it
does but really doubt it. Email me if you have
With regret, John Kelly
Note on 09/22/2009 According to the superintendent, Les
Stevens, the "new" website is operational. Operational seems to
be a relative term. Here's the link: http://www.northgreene.com,
just in case you want to visit.