Tag Archives: children

The Courage to Lead


This summer, a terrible ecological tragedy struck our school community when a tanker carrying jet fuel spilled it’s load into the Slocan River. Since July 26, our valley has been in tumult, dealing with the aftermath of this event.  One … Continue reading

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The most important 2 seconds in a child’s day


Your eyes, a smile, and a nod There is a vital moment in a child’s day which sets them up for success; their first meeting with the adults who hold them under their wing during the day.  When they are … Continue reading

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Learning to Watch and Listen Carefully


There were two important events this past week which helped move me forward as a leader in my school. When they happened, I wasn’t aware of their importance; it was only later that I understood what they meant to our … Continue reading

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