There was an extraordinary NFL running back named Jim Brown. He possessed an unrivaled combination of speed, strength, and agility, which made him an unstoppable force on the football field. Jim grew up in a small town, dreaming of becoming a professional athlete. His passion for football ignited at a …Read More »
I only needed one word to make it to the wall!!! “You may not know how much you have influenced me, but I can’t thank you enough. Who would have thought that one word could change an average kid into a State Champion. Sometimes passion is all that matters. Thank …Read More »
"How do you know if a man needs encouragement? If he is breathing." - Truett Cathy, Founder, Chick-fil-A With so many people in the world telling us we can't succeed, we need to hear people telling us we can. I remember my high school English teacher telling me not to apply to Cornell University because they wouldn't accept me and even if they did I wouldn't be able to do the work. (It's funny that I'm a writer now). I almost didn't apply but a few days later I saw Ivan Goldfarb, a former teacher, in the hallway and asked him about Cornell. He said, "If you get in, then you go. You can do it." His words made all the difference. I applied, was accepted and majored in Lacrosse :).Read More »
By Robert McNeish, Associate Superintendent Baltimore Public Schools
We live in an area where geese are very common. We see them coming in the Fall and leaving early Spring. Their migration is an awesome sight. There is an interdependence in the way geese function.
FACT: As each bird flaps its wings, it creates an "uplift" for the bird following. By flying in a "V" formation, the whole flock adds 71% greater flying range than if each bird flew alone.