December 2021: Good Buzz from Hive Society

Hive Society Mission

Hive Society is a collective dedicated to enhancing our climate and culture by recognizing the caring individuals committed to fostering belonging and connection in the Center family.


Happy Holiday Season, CSD!

Merry December CSD Staff! Your Hive Society is excited to spread some holiday cheer all month long!

  • 12.4.2021 Harvesters Mobile Pantry
  • 12.7.2021 District Holiday Party (virtual)
  • 12.8.2021 No-Stress Holiday BINGO begins!
  • 12.10.2021 Harvesters Mobile Pantry
  • 12.17.2021 Rest. Relax. Celebrate.

In this Issue:

Please take a minute to share your GOOD BUZZ with


What's Happening/Reminders

  • December 7: District Holiday Party (Virtual)
  • December 8: Hive Society's 2nd Annual No-Stress Holiday BINGO
  • December 16th and January 6th: COVID Vaccination Clinic (students and children 5-17; adult boosters and adult vaccines available. More information will be shared via email)
  • January 17th: Dave Ramsey's Total Money Makeover book study
  • January TBA: Health screening events at ICES and CMS


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Congratulations, Mr. Blake Loveless, CMS

Your Hive Society is so excited to announce November’s Employee of the Month. This person was nominated and voted on by his peers as someone who exemplifies our core value of safe and respectful schools. November’s Hive Society Employee of the Month will exemplify our core value of safe and respectful schools.

November’s nominee helps make Center School District a place where students and staff are free to be themselves and further discover who they actually are. This person helps everyone around them feel safe not only physically but also emotionally. This is someone who is respectful of everyone – no matter the circumstance.

Congratulations, Mr. Blake Loveless, College and Career Readiness Teacher at Center Middle School

Emotionally, Mr. Loveless fosters a safe and equitable environment for his colleagues and students. His thoughtful questions and commitment to diversity allow all learners and teachers to feel safe in his presence. This year Mr. Loveless has stepped in to help navigate and guide student conflict. He has been a crucial team member to help support our CMS community this year.


Nominate a Colleague for December's Employee of the Month

Please help us acknowledge the incredible gifts our colleagues bring to Center School District. We'll choose one district-wide nominee each month to honor in a BIG way.

December Hive Society Honor Roll

December: Someone that exemplifies our core value of: Lifetime community and family-centric relationships – this person is visible in our community, builds rapport with our families. This person has Center spirit!

Nominate Someone Here:

Mental Health: Free Help When YOU Need It

Your EAP provides countless resources to help you tackle some of the most stressful things in life. Use employer code "CenterSD" to access the New Directions site and resources.

December Kindness Calendar

Here is a fun way to celebrate kindness throughout December. These ideas are free, easy, and may just make your day!

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Top Left: Photo submitted by Chris Kohm (CMS)

Top Right: Photo of Tracie Loux (Boone)

Bottom Left: Photo submitted by Rhiannon Wolfe (CHS)

Bottom Right: Photo submitted by Marissa Morris (RBE)

(Prizes will be delivered next week.)

Hive Society Recognition Days: We look forward to celebrating the following groups/individuals District-wide per the calendar below. (We follow DESE's recognition day calendar.)
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Please let us know your Good Buzz, comments, feedback, suggestions.