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The school year may be ending, but continue to make smart decisions.

"By diligence and patience, the mouse bit in two the cable." - Ben Franklin

"Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well." - Buddha

"To make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from." - TS Eliot

LEAP Testing - Don't be afraid to try.

“Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.” – Winston Churchill

“Great minds have great purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.” – Washington Irving

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - 1/16/17

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Mahatma Gandhi

“But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you," Luke 6:27

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi

"Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all." Romans 12:17

"The beauty of genuine brotherhood and peace is more precious than diamonds or silver or gold." Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” Mahatma Gandhi

"Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal." Martin Luther King Jr.

Moving into the New Year, remember it is only important to try your best each day.

Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing. ~Harriet Braiker

As mid-year approaches, many have yet to focus. A reminder:

“You can’t cross a sea by standing and staring at the water.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore