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What do You Want to be When You Grow Up?

Friday, October 17th, 2008

  How many times have you heard this in your lifetime?   When grandma and grandpa use to visit, they likely asked you this on and off. Maybe your parents asked. Maybe they already decided for you what they wanted you to become.  As a school counselor, I saw that happen often.  Sad but true.  As a […]

Hats off to…

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

We’ve all had one.  

Paypal Email not From a Real Pal…

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

Do you use the computer for ordering items through the internet? Are you a Paypal customer? If you are, be aware there are those out there trying to get your money and steal your identity by sending you a confirmation that they withdrew money from your account for something you did not order.

A Young Friend Who is Following Her Dreams

Monday, September 17th, 2007

I have a young friend, Betsy, who has always been a creative soul. She pours herself into whatever she does. Her family encourages her. She reaches for her dreams. She is committed to doing her best to make a difference in the world.

Encouraging Students to Follow Their Dreams…is it Right or Wrong?

Monday, September 17th, 2007

I’ve said many times in my 29 years as an educator that we do a pretty good job at teaching our children the basics and an overall lousy job of helping them decide what to do with it in our education system.