Making a point to meet regularly and work closely with parents is a mark of a vibrant, collaborative school community. The school was abuzz with eager parents who had come to hear about the progress of their children. These progress reports tell a more complete story of student progress than do traditional report cards. They provide parents with an accurate, meaningful description of their child’s learning through anecdotes, reflections, and observations. Parents and teachers alike have a lot to gain from such interactions, but it is the students, ultimately, who benefit the most, as we shall experience in the coming months.