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March 16, 2018
Week 27: Together we are better

This week our students experienced a greater fulfillment

March 9, 2018
Week 26: Together we're stronger

What happens when we lose our way?

March 2, 2018
Week 25: Surviving tough times

Do we put the blinders on during tough times, and only look at what is good for us?

February 23, 2018
Week 24: Reframing failure

Without failure we will never become who we were meant to be

February 16, 2018
Week 23: Thank you!

Those who work in schools are a special breed

February 9, 2018
Week 22: Embrace the unexpected

Hopefully we can find joy in the lessons that we learn

February 2, 2018
Week 21: All for One

Game gave Novi, Brighton students an opportunity to be part of something bigger than themselves

January 26, 2018
Week 20: We're halfway home

The school year has reached the halfway mark, but there's plenty more to do

January 19, 2018
Week 19: It's never too late

We – you and me – are here to make a difference

January 12, 2018
Week 18: Taking unpredictability out of schools

We can laugh at Michigan's unpredictabile weather, but our schools shouldn't be so uncertain 

December 22, 2017
Week 17: Wishing the merriest of holidays

With sincere apologies to Haven Gillespie, who wrote the lyrics to Santa Claus is Comin' to Town

December 15, 2017
Week 16: Unexpected gifts

Remember many of the gifts we enjoy are made possible by the hard work of others

December 8, 2017
Week 15: What do we live for?

May we all live our lives in such a way that other lives are made less difficult

December 1, 2017
Week 14: A world without labels

Look at people and appreciate their gifts

November 22, 2017
Week 13: Make today count

May your Thanksgiving be a day that counts for you and your family

November 17, 2017
Week 12: controlling our narrative

We don't have to let life become old, stale, boring

November 10, 2017
Week 11: A simple thank you is enough

Try to remember the kind things that happen to us

November 3, 2017
Week 10: Finding ways to work together

We can choose to complain about our problems or we can choose to do something

October 27, 2017
Week 9: Every day people get thrown away

Every day we have a chance to take a "throw away kid" and make them feel part of the group

October 20, 2017
Week 8: Embracing your opportunities

Each day we have a chance to be positive influences

October 13, 2017
Week 7: Focusing on the big picture

One mistake won't doom you, unless you let it

October 6, 2017
Week 6: If you see a need, step in

What we do or say can make a tremendous difference in the life of someone else

September 29, 2017
Week 5: We can't do it all

Dr. Matthews offers his Three Paragraphs for the week

September 22, 2017
Week 4: Adjusting the work load

If you find the load that you are carrying is getting too heavy, it's time to readjust the load

September 15, 2017
Week 3: Let's be mindful of others
September 8, 2017
Week 2: Opportunities for New Beginnings

Three Paragraphs by Dr. Steve Matthews