Tag Archives: Conestoga Middle School

Thanks For Being You

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” — John Fitzgerald Kennedy As the light peeked out upon the final day of school before Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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Congratulations!

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” — Confucius To the Whitford Summa 2012 graduating class of 8th graders, my son’s Zachary’s class … As you move into high school, if I could somehow magically speak for all of … Continue reading

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Advice For The Unemployed

“It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose your own.” — Harry S Truman When you’re jobless, it’s easy to turn inward, blame yourself, feel like a failure, and have no other desire … Continue reading

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The Critic Or The Coach

“Growth is the only evidence of life.” — John Henry Newman,¬†Apologia pro vita sua, 1864 There are a couple of ways to watch an entertainment event – through the eyes of the critic or the coach. The critic sees the … Continue reading

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A Hard-Working Heart Beats Better When It’s Appreciated

This post goes out to all the teachers and staff at my children’s schools on the last day of Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week. Thank you! Kelly is my daughter Tessa’s band director at Conestoga Middle School. Over the course … Continue reading

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Double Duty

I volunteered to help setup for a band contest at Whitford Middle School. I watched as the band director ran through her list, sending volunteers out to do various tasks. Then, when everyone was busy, she jumped into the fray … Continue reading

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