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Student Life: Our passion is to know our students, create an unforgettable high school experience, celebrate student achievement; and to empower every student to know themselves, own their actions, seek adventure, conquer challenges, lead others, and pursue balance.

ADVISORY AGENDA 2.19.19

“The best advice that was given to me was that I had to be 10 times smarter, braver and more polite to be equal. So I did.” –  Samuel L. Jackson Actor Samuel Leroy Jackson was born on December 21, … Continue reading

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ADVISORY AGENDA 2.14.19

“Gray skies are just clouds passing over.” – Duke Ellington Born 29 April 1899 in Washington DC, composer, bandleader, and pianist Edward Kennedy (“Duke”) Ellington was recognized in his lifetime as one of the greatest jazz composers and performers. A … Continue reading

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ADVISORY AGENDA 2.13.19

“We all have dreams. In order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort.”—Jesse Owens Jesse Owens is best remembered by sports aficionados as the man who upset Adolf Hitler’s Aryan … Continue reading

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ADVISORY AGENDA 2.12.19

“The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression.”—W.E.B. Du Bois William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was a noted scholar, editor, and African American activist. Du Bois was a founding member of the National Association for the Advancement … Continue reading

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ADVISORY AGENDA 2.11.19

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion.” -Nelson Mandela The South African activist and former president Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) helped bring an end to apartheid and has … Continue reading

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ADVISORY AGENDA 2.8.19

“If it is not possible for me to go somewhere and to be willing to encounter people with different views, then I’m really not doing my job.” –  Condoleezza Rice Condoleezza Rice was born on November 14, 1954 in Birmingham, … Continue reading

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ADVISORY AGENDA 2.7.19

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” -Maya Angelou Marguerite Annie Johnson Angelou (April 4, 1928 to May 28, 2014), known as Maya … Continue reading

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