Why? This is a question I ask daily

I keep myself sheltered as much as possible from daily negativity. It is never good for anyone’s health to keep negative influences in your life daily. However, it would help if you kept yourself informed of current events to support others and yourself. Statistics of the number of violent incidents, shootings, and crimes are onContinue reading “Why? This is a question I ask daily”

Note to self….

A handwritten letter appeared on my desk for the mail delivery. It was my Amanda from several years ago. I will call her to take her to lunch. “Mrs. Yoho I saved all of our journals, they saved my life.”

Are you afraid?

Do you have something you are afraid to try? Is there a job you would like to do? Maybe a new approach or strategy? What is holding you back? I understand! I am afraid of making mistakes or failing. Why? I don’t want others to think poorly of me. Is that it? Push yourself toContinue reading “Are you afraid?”

Hope, Do you have it? Can you teach it?

As we all faced the pandemic, the ripple effect across the country continues with mixed messages on what to expect. Will we go back to “normal?” What is that anyway? Everyone has a different opinion. It is not clear moving forward what will happen in education, the business world, or travel. The vaccine is beingContinue reading “Hope, Do you have it? Can you teach it?”

Thought for the day

One of my former Superintendent’s arrived early to work, and I did too. I would send out a “Monday Morning Message” of inspiration. He would usually be one of the first to receive it. Sometimes he would call my office, email me or call me down to talk about items for the week and myContinue reading “Thought for the day”

You are invited

“Who are you?” I am Mrs. Yoho, the new Principal. I hope we have a chance to get to know each other, Elijah. As we began the year, I got to know Elijah well. He was in Foster Care, and his sister was in a different home. Elijah was angry, trauma was a big partContinue reading “You are invited”

Stable Environments? Do we have those?

We have a great deal of talk about our environment in the news, especially when it involves a political race. Environmental talk is essential, but actions speak louder. However, the environmental discussion I think is vital for our future is our children’s daily exposure in homes and school settings. “The environment has a significant impactContinue reading “Stable Environments? Do we have those?”

March into Monday with purpose!

March right into a month of opportunities as we kick off the first week in March with Read Across America! Tomorrow we will celebrate the birthday of Dr. Suess! To find out more ways to support reading in your schools, communities and homes go to https://www.nea.org/professional-excellence/student-engagement/read-across-america I love reading! My grandchildren will tell you itContinue reading “March into Monday with purpose!”