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Let’s Be Thankful #KidsDeserveIt

Thanksgiving.  That time of the year when we take just a little more time to think of things we’re thankful for.  As I was making a list of things I was thankful for, our students kept coming to my mind.  And how we could view…

Some Have No One Else #KidsDeserveIt

This week I was reminded of the simple fact that we have children at our school that have no one else.  That we’re they’re only one. The only one who encourages them, celebrates them, believes in them. I have students come into my office every…

Learning from Others #KidsDeserveIt

This past week I had the experience of visiting a friend’s school and seeing what they were up to.  I’ve always been a believer in connecting with others online and learning from and with them. But that is only a piece of the puzzle.  To…

The Words We Choose #KidsDeserveIt

Every one of us know what is feels like when someone shows interest in who we are as a person.  When they truly care.  Each of us also know what it feels like when someone says something hurtful that feels like it cuts us to…

When We Choose to Serve #KidsDeserveIt

So many times I have seen how much our jobs are like those of servant leaders.  We must continually give of ourselves day after day not only to our students, but to their families, our co-workers, and our own families. Because of how our jobs…