If you have spent any time around me, you will soon realize my love for Texas Tech. A dollar per campus visit for showing the school hand sign is monetary evidence of my obsession.
In case you didn’t know, Texas Tech basketball reached the FINAL FOUR !!! As silly as it may be to some, I am VERY grateful for moments like these I can share with fans and family. Guns Up Red Raiders!
WHAT BRINGS YOU JOY?
Why are high school kids always tired? Why does this kid spend time between a tennis match with a bag on his head? I have NO CLUE, but I LOVE IT!!!! Your kids are so special and I am so grateful to spend a few moments with them.
My day is FULL of moments spent with your babies that bring me incredible joy. What Brings you joy? Do you get to practice it? Goodness, I hope so!
I L-O-V-E my job! Wylie ISD student performance is nationally recognized and serves as a big draw for why families move here. I believe it’s the core ethical values we share that keep families in our school district.
Serving you as superintendent is the blessing of a lifetime. If I haven’t expressed it in a while, thank you for allowing me to serve you as superintendent. I am grateful!
I wanted to highlight this statement. I mean it, I love this job and wanted to Thank YOU! Gratitude is about noticing, acknowledging and appreciating the good things in your life. Expressing thanks may be one of the simplest ways to show gratitude. As you might already know, expressing your gratitude towards people is something that will not only enrich your life but also enrich the lives of the person receiving this amazing gift.
RIPPLES OF HOPE
When you are kind, the act is like a pebble thrown into a pond. The ripples from your action foster hope that spreads across the water. This nine weeks, we are asking our kids and teachers to let each other know how their acts of kindness are Ripples of Hope in Wylie ISD. Please ask your kiddo if they have given or received a card. I LOVE THIS!!!!
MORE THAN A FEELING
Science links gratitude with happiness. Gratitude promotes positive emotion, enhances positive experiences, and can actually improve health. A consistent focus on gratitude builds coping skills that help in dealing with adversity and build strong relationships.
Being grateful is a habit. Researchers point to a few key habits to help you make gratitude a healthy habit:
Keep a gratitude journal. Make a practice of writing down three to five things you are grateful for—every day—and explain why each one makes you grateful.
Prayer and contemplation. Before going to sleep each night, call to mind one or two things you are grateful for.
Write a gratitude letter. Write a letter to someone in your present or past to whom you’re grateful. Wylie ISD will be passing out Ripple of Hope cards to help us boost our gratitude. Start thinking about who you would like to thank and look for these in your boxes in April.
Pay a gratitude visit. If you’ve written a gratitude letter or note, pay a visit to the person it’s directed to and read it aloud.
The gratitude we show each other become ripples of hope that just helps our heart. Please make a point today to show gratitude, it will make a difference.
Thanks in advance for showing gratitude, the Wylie Way!