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Week of 2.10.20

Hello Brave Community! 
Happy Monday!  I can’t believe that it’s already February!  We have a full week ahead of us, including Valentine’s Day parties and a family dance on Friday evening.  I am thrilled to be on this DFT team helping to provide a teaching and learning experience that positively impacts and inspires each of our BRAVE students!
As a Leader in Me campus, we highlight one of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People each month.  Our habit of the month this month is Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, then to be Understood!   We teach our students to listen to others and to try to understand the views and feelings of others, even if they are different from their own.
Word of the Week (WOW): This week’s word is “ALACRITY”.  It is a noun that means quickness or eagerness.  Partner with us in focusing on our campus WOW.  Ask your student to use the word in a sentence or perhaps you could be very intentional in your use of our word.  Thanks for your participation!
Especially for …

Weeks of 1.27.20 and 2.3.20

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Happy Friday!  Today has been such an exciting day.  We started our day by announcing that (SLC teacher) Mrs. Sherrill Erwin is our Double File Trail Elementary Teacher of the year, and (SLC Educational Assistant) Mrs. Linda Richarte is our Double File Trail Elementary Humanitarian of the year!  I am thrilled to be on this DFT team with both of these deserving ladies providing a teaching and learning experience that positively impacts and inspires each of our BRAVE students!
As a Leader in Me campus, we highlight one of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People each month.  Our habit of the month this month is Habit 4: Think Win-Win!   We teach our students how to think of others when problem solving.  Our goal is to arrive at solutions that benefit everyone involved.
Word of the Week (WOW): The word of the week for 2/3-2/7 is “OMINOUS”.  It is an adjective that means the feeling that something bad is going to happen.  Partner with us in focusing on our campus WO…

Week of 1.20.20

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Happy Tuesday!  During this time of year, I make it a point to listen to and reflect upon the message in Dr. King’s inspirational “I Have a Dream” speech.  Heroic leaders, such as Dr. King, inspire my thoughts, as well as my actions.  It is my hope that my team and I provide a teaching and learning experience that positively impacts and inspires each of our BRAVE students!
As a Leader in Me campus, we highlight one of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People each month.  Our habit of the month this month is Habit 4: Think Win-Win!   We teach our students how to think of others when problem solving.  Our goal is to arrive at solutions that benefit everyone involved.
Word of the Week (WOW): This week’s word is “INQUISITIVE”.  It is an adjective that means very curious.  Partner with us in focusing on our campus WOW.  Ask your student to use the word in a sentence or perhaps you could be very intentional in your use of our word.  Thanks for your participation!
Scien…

Week of 1.13.20

Hello Brave Community! 
Happy Monday and Happy New Year!I hope that you had an enjoyable Winter Break! Last week was an exciting first week back.It was so refreshing to be back amongst our student body of amazingly smart and kind leaders.We are rested and ready to continue to provide an exceptional teaching and learning experience for all of our BRAVE students!
As a Leader in Me campus, we highlight one of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People each month.Our habit of the month this month is Habit 4: Think Win-Win!We teach our students how to think of others when problem solving.Our goal is to arrive at solutions that benefit everyone involved.
Word of the Week (WOW): This week’s word is “INCESSANT”.  It is an adjective that means constant, without a break.  Partner with us in focusing on our campus WOW.  Ask your student to use the word in a sentence or perhaps you could be very intentional in your use of our word.  Thanks for your participation!
Distinction: I am very proud to share …

Week of 12.16.19

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Happy Monday Evening!  I hope that you had an enjoyable weekend! This is a short week of learning.Our students will start their Winter Break on Thursday, 12/19 at 2:55 pm!They will be out of school for more than two weeks.During the break encourage your student to cozy up with a favorite book or even sharpen their math skills by logging in to DreamBox. We will welcome all of our BRAVE students back bright and early on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 to resume an exceptional teaching and learning experience!
As a Leader in Me campus, we highlight one of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People each month.Our habit of the month this month is Habit 3: Put First Things First!We teach our students to prioritize and spend time on things that are most important.
Word of the Week (WOW): This week’s word is “FESTIVE”.  It is an adjective that means cheerful and joyful during a celebration.  Partner with us in focusing on our campus WOW.  Ask your student to use the word in a …

Week of 12.2.19

Hello Brave Community! 
Happy Monday Evening!  I hope that you all had a restful and blessed Thanksgiving Break.  I took full advantage of the opportunity to relax and spend quality time with my family and friends.  While I enjoyed my week off, it feels great to be back on campus.  There is positive energy in the air; our staff seems refreshed and prepared to provide each of our BRAVE students an amazing teaching and learning experience here at DFT!
As a Leader in Me campus, we highlight one of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People each month.  Our habit of the month this month is Habit 3: Put First Things First!   We teach our students to prioritize and spend time on things that are most important.
Word of the Week (WOW): This week’s word is “PHENOMENAL”.  It is an adjective that means very remarkable or extraordinary.  Partner with us in focusing on our campus WOW.  Ask your student to use the word in a sentence or perhaps you could be very intentional in your use of our word.  T…

Week of 11.18.19

Hello Brave Community! 
Thanksgiving Break is right around the corner! With that in mind, I want to wish each family represented by our student body a restful and blessed holiday.School will resume on Monday, December 2, 2019.We will be refreshed and prepared to provide each of our BRAVE students an amazing teaching and learning experience here at DFT!
As a Leader in Me campus, we highlight one of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People each week.Our habit of the month this month is Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind!We teach and model for our students how to plan ahead and set goals.We emphasize the importance of being prepared.
Word of the Week (WOW): This week’s word is “PHENOMENAL”.It is an adjective that means very remarkable or extraordinary.Partner with us in focusing on our campus WOW.Ask your student to use the word in a sentence or perhaps you could be very intentional in your use of our word.Thanks for your participation!
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