Testimonials for Eno Valley

What's good at Eno Valley Elementary

[NOTE: This article was originally posted on the blog of the Durham Association of Educators. Click HERE to read it and view the photographs.]

I’ve never worked in a garden myself, but the people in my life who tend to plants talk about the great satisfaction that comes with watching life evolve over a period of time. There’s a seed buried in the soil, then the tiniest bits of green that sprout up through the surface, and ultimately a full-grown frame bears fruit or blooms flowers for the world to enjoy. None of this, of course, happens without the addition of nutrients from the soil, water from the sky, and light from the sun. The process is both scientifically quantifiable and miraculous at the same time.

I think y’all know where this is going.

As educators, our task is to be the soil, the rain, and the sun, all day every day. We must protect, nurture, and catalyze the growth of the young people in our charge. It is the most challenging and exhausting work on the planet. But it is also the most joyful and rewarding work imaginable. The good folks at Eno Valley Elementary School understand this, and I’m thrilled to share their story with the world.

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Parent Sharon E.'s story

My child has attended Eno Valley since kindergarten and is currently in 3rd grade. We have had four wonderful years! The staff have been supportive and always addressed any concerns we’ve had. I look forward to 2 more years.

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Parent Natalie J.'s story

My child has been a student at Eno Valley since kindergarten and her elementary school experience has been outstanding! We could not have asked for a more supportive and nurturing group of teachers and administrators. Not only do they provide a quality education to the students; but they also welcome the opportunity and extend the invitation for parental involvement in the school.

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