Category: August 2017

The Promise of a New Year

In just a few days, students will return to school and we will open the 2017-2018 school year. This is a great time, as every new school year brings the pleasure of reconnecting with familiar people and things, as well as the excitement of experiencing things that are new. This fall, we open two schools that reflect both of these themes for students and staff.

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Travel Tips, Tricks, and Hacks

I love to travel, which has become one the best unintended consequences of my life as a writer, speaker, and blogger. Travel always involves challenges. That’s why I have adopted an attitude that no matter how well I’ve planned, if something can go wrong, it probably will. And if it doesn’t, I consider that a travel bonus.

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The Risk and Reward for CrossFit Athletes

On August 26, 2017, male and female athletes of all ages will meet at the Tulare Ag Center to participate in the Central Valley Throwdown, a “CrossFit” event. Along with their coaches and box mates, these athletes are going to have the opportunity to determine the results of their training and mental preparation in an effort to set new PRs, and possibly stand amongst the area’s top athletes at this years Central Valley Throwdown.

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A Modest Heart

The New York Times printed an article entitled, “She’s Got to Be a Macho Girl.” It reads, “John Bernard is 16, strapping, handsome, a hormonal hot-pocket of a teenager. Guys like him were once every father’s nightmare. No longer. ‘The girls are way more aggressive than the boys,’ John said. ‘They have more attitude. They have more power. And they overpower guys more. I mean, it’s scary.’”

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