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This is Mr. Bracy's third year at Red Jacket.  Mr. Bracy’s educational experiences encompass UPK to 12th grade. Before completing his masters in Educational Administration at SUNY Brockport, he taught at the middle school and high school levels.  His passion for teaching and learning continues each day because we are all lifelong learners.  

 

As a parent of two high school students, I fully understand the challenges and rewards you face every day as you work to ensure your child has the best educational experience. Supporting students, parents, and staff in this endeavor is at the forefront of my mind.

 

Dear Parents & Guardians,

 

It is my honor and privilege to introduce myself as the Red Jacket High School Principal.  The Manchester-Shortsville district is a strong community of learners and I am excited to be a part of this culture of excellence and immerse myself in this historic and proud community. 

 

When we as parents went to school the Three-Rs were, ‘reading, writing, and arithmetic’.  My philosophy includes high standards of academics, in a safe and nurturing environment, but along with academics, my Three-Rs now include ‘rigor, relevance, and relationships’.  Red Jacket prides itself on academic rigor and educating the whole child to achieve their fullest potential while working in partnership with the home.  Relevance is not simply teaching to the test.  It is how our amazing staff transforms the learning in the classroom into how it applies to the world around us.  Lastly, the importance of relationships between students, teachers, staff, and the community is necessary for success.  These positive relationships are critical to the development and support of all the children that walk through our doors.

 

I am excited to be working with you and your child(ren).  I look forward to meeting you throughout the year at our school sponsored events, sports competitions, and community events. 

 

With Red Jacket PRIDE,

Mark