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5 Ways to Start Your Morning on the Right Foot

Vol. 17 No. 5

For most of us, January mornings are cold, dark, and downright hard. But using your morning effectively can be a great way to center yourself for the day ahead, ensuring you can give your best to your job and family. Read on for five ways to start your morning on the right foot.

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School Spotlight: The Westfield School Experiences 10% Enrollment Growth After a 10-Year Decline

Vol. 17 No. 5

Many factors impact enrollment: student experience, family perceptions, community involvement, and much more. But, as any School Head or Advancement Director will tell you, the issues of enrollment and re-enrollment drive many conversations and are a top focus for most of the Leadership Team.

The Westfield School, a coed day school in Perry, GA, that serves more than 540 pre-K through 12th grade students, was no exception. However, School Head William Carroll and his team had identified a troubling trend—enrollment had slowly declined for the past 10 years. The Westfield School knew it was time to make a change.

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Closing the Risk Gap for Sexual Misconduct

Vol. 17 No. 5

Accidents happen no matter how prepared your campus, faculty and staff, and students are. Sometimes bad things happen despite our efforts to prevent them. However, when the risks are culture-related, such as instances of sexual misconduct, there are many policies schools can implement to change those behaviors.

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Be a Healthier You in 2018

Vol. 17 No. 4

A new year signals that it’s time to list your resolutions for the coming months. However, approximately 80% of resolutions are abandoned by the second week of February, according to U.S. News. Don’t give up on yourself this year. Make resolutions for a healthier you that are obtainable and will make a positive impact on your life for 2018 and beyond.

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These Jobs Are on the Rise in the U.S.—Will Your Students Be Prepared?

Vol. 17 No. 4

Your school aims to give students the skills they need to flourish, eventually allowing them to find success in the professional world. But the professional world is changing as new fields and job categories emerge. How can you best prepare students to flourish in tomorrow’s job market?

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Why Senior Citizens Are a Vital Addition to Your Volunteer Pool

Vol. 17 No. 4

The holiday season is a joyous time, filled with friends, family, and giving. But, come January, many of us fall into our normal routine and there can be less focus on community.

One group that can feel this shift are local senior citizens. As you review your initiatives for the new year, consider whether you could enlist this group to be part of your school’s volunteer team.

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