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

May 19, 2019

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“ 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

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“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...

Quote of the Week: March 3rd – 9th

March 3, 2019

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“To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone.” - Reba McEntire     This is a quote which uses three bones to define the structure as human being we need to live. The wishbone is not...

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