The Lance

November 2-15

Food Drive is Extended Through Tuesday, November 6

Thank you to all the families who have donated to our food drive thus far. We have made progress towards our goal of 10,000 items, but we are not quite there. With that being said, and the innate desire to reach our goal, we are extended the food drive through Tuesday, November 6. As you are out and about this weekend, if you want to pick up a few items for us we will gladly take them. Thank you in advance.

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Upcoming Dates and Events

Friday, November 2

  • end of the 1st quarter

Thursday, November 8

  • Coffee with the Principal: Mr. Swegles will be sharing our efforts on the Positivity Project and the impact it can potentially have on our students, staff, and community. The RSVP period is closed. I will make the information available to those that could not attend after the event is over.

Monday, November 12

  • Board Meeting, MS library, 5:30pm
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The Positivity Project

Next week we will explore the character strength of bravery. Co-founder of The Positivity Project, Jeff Bryan, tells us that "bravery refers to voluntary (not coerced) action in the face of a dangerous circumstance. This strength involves judgment; the brave person must have an understanding of the risks and consequences involved in acting. According to Socrates and Plato, forethought separates acts of valor from acts of rashness. This means that bravery isn’t simply fearlessness, but instead the overcoming of fear."

The weeks of November 12 and 19 we will practice the act of gratitude.

Check out the Positivity Project's website for more information.

Resource Worth Sharing

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Thank you for the Box Tops donation. They are greatly appreciated.