Looking Back, Moving Forward

  "Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other" ~ Abraham Lincoln   It's that time of year where you begin to see more and more blog posts reflecting on the past year and looking forward to the next. It's a time when many people make resolutions. You can find lots of strategies and suggestions for making and keeping your resolutions but I have always found that above all one of the most important strategies is to put them in writing. By committing your resolutions to writing, especially in a public space like a blog, will bring your focus and purpose together to make that commitment strong. If you don't have a blog, write them on paper and post them where you can see them often. Whether your resolutions are personal or professional the only way you will succeed is to find...
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A Christmas Wish

The last day of school before the Christmas break is always a day filled with excitement. Well, maybe not for everyone. In your school you may have students who are less fortunate than others and today won't be as happy for them. They come from families that don't have a lot of money for gifts or special trips or maybe they come from broken homes. This week I have seen the kindness of our staff reach out to those families with gifts of toys, clothes, food and most importantly love. The smiles on their faces lit up the school and made me proud to know the staff at Tweedsmuir P.S. So to all the teachers, administrators and support staff around the world I want to thank each and everyone of you for the hard work you put into every day so that the students in your care succeed. Have a great...
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