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Quote of the Week: May 26th – June 1st

May 26, 2019

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you find out why.” -Mark Twain. No one will ever be able to doubt that the days in which you come into existence are the most important days ...

Quote of the Week: May 19th – May 25th

May 19, 2019

“No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings” -William Blake I like to think about this quote in the context of a certain greek myth about the Labyrinth creator, Daedalus, and his son, Icarus. In this myth, Da...

Quote of the Week: May 12th – 18th

May 13, 2019

“To the world, you are one person, but to one person, you may be the world.” -Unknown   This quote talks about how it doesn’t matter about how many people care about you- all you really need is just one person...

Quote of the Week: May 5th – May 11th

May 5, 2019

“Accept what you can’t change. Change what you can’t accept.” -Unknown This approach to life seems particularly meaningful in today’s world, especially in the wake of the student walkouts which occurred over a year ago. Th...

Quote of the Week: April 28th – May 4th

April 28, 2019

“Fall down seven times. Stand up eight.” -Japanese Proverb From Japan comes this week’s quote about perseverance. There is a saying by Benjamin Franklin which states “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, excep...

Quote of the Week: April 21st – 27th

April 21, 2019

“Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.” -Chinese proverb     This proverb from China was written by the doorway of 6th grade language arts class. Quite literally, one would have to enter through the...

Quote of the Week: April 14th – 20th

April 15, 2019

“At the end of the day, pawns and kings go back into the same box.” -Italian proverb     When I was first researching quotes to use to the school year, this proverb stood out a bit, if only because my phone was bing...

Quote of the Week: April 7th – 13th

April 7, 2019

“If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” -African proverb     This proverb shows where working alone and working with a group are needed. Working by oneself, a task can be accomplished...

Quote of the Week: March 31st – April 6th

March 31, 2019

“We didn’t all come over on the same ship, but we’re all in the same boat now.” -Bernard Baruch This quote is going to segway us into a mini-series of different proverbs from different nationalities during the month of...

Quote of the Week: March 24th – 30th

March 24, 2019

“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” -Mahatma Gandhi This quote can be interpreted a number of different ways, one of which is the power of peace. In times conflict, peace is never the immediate goal- usually we go ar...

Quote of the Week: March 17th – 23rd

March 17, 2019

“ I believe in process. I believe in four seasons. I believe that winter’s tough, but spring’s coming. I believe that there’s a growing season. And I think that you realize that in life, you grow. You get better.” -S...

Quote of the Week: March 10th – 16th

March 10, 2019

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” -Ian Maclaren Probably my favorite quote of all time, this quote shows just how crucial an act of kindness can be. We are all fighting battles all the time, t...

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