Treats for Teachers (& a November Challenge)

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As the day began, members of our student GRIT team began entering classrooms, handing teachers bags of treats.

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At first glance, a bag of candy.  But when you opened, you quickly realized it was more than expected.  There were slips of paper included…handwritten notes from students.

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The Student GRIT team has copied and dispersed these slips to all 1st period classes, asking each student to tell who and why they were grateful.

What a gift to read short, simple messages from some of your students / former students.

I was so grateful because it’s been a tough year.  Thank you, students for taking the time to do this for us.

They were genuine…and a treasure that has made me realize…I need to tell others thank you.  So, during the month of November, I challenge myself to write one note each day to someone to let them know they’ve made a difference to me.

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