Our beloved Mr "Rod" Rodriguez will be retiring from
First Avenue in June, after 20 years as our Assistant Principal. He has touched
the lives of thousands of students and made an indelible impact on the
Come join First Avenue Middle School as we celebrate and say farewell to Mr
Rod on Tuesday, June 8, from 3-5pm in the new music room (at the corner of First
Avenue and California Avenue). This will be an informal "open-house" style
event--with Mr Rod as the main attraction!
We're also creating a book the will include memories from students, teachers,
family, and friends. Here's how you can help--leave a comment (below) and share
your memories and messages about Mr Rod and how he touched your life. Please
include your name and the year you "graduated" from First Avenue.
Even though Mr Rod was a science teacher, grammar and spelling still
count! Please do our editors a favor and make sure your message is top-notch!