Staff Newsletter - Week of 03/28

4 Reasons Why we should Face our Fear of Failure

1. Failure is a learning moment.

Instead of being down on yourself for failing, learn what you did wrong. The next time the same situation arises you will be prepared.

2. Failure is a resting place.

Henry Ford said, "Failure is just a resting place. It is an opportunity to begin again more intelligently."

3. Failure takes courage.

Not everyone has the courage to take risks. Courage is what gets things done. While things in our career may look fearless, most will tell you we face constant fears. We have the courage to say NO when others simply comply. We have the courage to step up on stage in front of hundreds. We have the courage to make changes that no one previously wanted to do.

4. Failure should be embraced.

If we look at our failures as stepping stones, challenges or setbacks, we will set our minds on success. Each failure will yield results. It may not be the result you are looking for but something good will come out of it. Start seeing your failures as an opportunity to become better instead of letting them bring you down and disappoint you.

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Staff Development - Thursday, March 24th

* Regular scheduled hours - Professional dress *

All certified staff: Ciavarra Elementary library

- Light breakfast: 7:30am

- Empowering Writers workshop: 8:15am

All paraprofessional staff: Intermediate School (Kristie Riggs room)

- Research and collaboration workshop: 7:30am

Adele - STAAR Test parody :)

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Devine Intermediate School

Principal: Blain Martin

Assistant Principal: Lysandra SaldaƱa

Counselor: Cassie Brown

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