Weekly Academy eNewsletters - 2019-2020

Academy End of Year Celebrations
“School’s out for the summer…” (Alice Cooper)
“We're all in this together Once we know... that we are We're all stars... and we see that We're all in this together And it shows... when we stand Hand-in-hand... make our dreams come true” (High School Musical)
“Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart.” (Roy T Bennett)
"When you wake up in the morning, Pooh," said Piglet at last, "what's the first thing you say to yourself?" "What's for breakfast?" said Pooh. "What do you say, Piglet?" "I say, I wonder what's going to happen exciting today?" said Piglet. Pooh nodded thoughtfully. "It's the same thing," he said." (A. A. Milne)
“Been homeschooling a 6-year old and 8-year old for one hour and 11 minutes. Teachers deserve to make a billion dollars a year. Or a week.” - Shonda Rhimes
“True friendship isn’t about being inseparable - it’s about being separated and nothing changes.” - Unknown
“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” (Albert Einstein)
"Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: 'What! You too? I thought I was the only one." (C.S. Lewis)
Greetings from a very quiet Salem Academy!
Academy News and Updates - Salem Academy Flexible Instructional Plan
“You will never find anybody who can give you a clear and compelling reason why we observe daylight saving time.” (Dave Barry, American writer, and columnist)
“1% of your day [is only] 14 minutes and 24 seconds. How you spend that time could change your life.” (One% Challenge)
“Life is long if you know how to use it.” (Seneca)
“You will hardly find [the] wrong people at [the] right places. Choose to be at the right places and you will find the right people who will inspire you to make it happen!” (Israelmore Ayivor)
“Don’t come to the Camino looking for answers. Instead, come with an open heart and you may be surprised by what you find.” (quotation associated with Camino de Santiago)
“School-life balance is important for optimal academic functioning. Students often prioritize academics at the expense of personal factors, including relationships and exercise. This can lead to a decline in academic performance, as general health and well-being are critical to optimal academic functioning.” (St. John’s University/Student Assistance Program website)
“So, for me, the town hall meetings are really an opportunity to engage in two-way dialogue with people, and they've been very helpful.” (Jack Markell, former Delaware Governor)
“Daring leaders who live into their values are never silent about hard things.” (Brene Brown)
“It seems like a necessary balance to life, being part of the community.” (Eddie Vedder, musician)
“Find out who you are, and do it on purpose” -Dolly Parton
“There’s no time like the present.”
“Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak.”
“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”
Educating girls since 1772, Salem Academy fosters compassionate and creative leaders, prepared for college and life, who chart their paths with character, curiosity, and courage.
“It is good people who make good places.”
“What are little girls made of? Sugar and spice And everything nice…”
“Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each.”
“My life was narrated for me by others. Their voices were forceful, emphatic, absolute. It had never occurred to me that my voice might be as strong as theirs.”
“I always knew this day would come We’d be standing one by one With our future in our hands So many dreams, so many plans…”
“In the end, girls’ schools should not be judged by the absence of boys, but rather by the presence - the self-assurance, poise, and derring do - of the girls themselves.”
“Crafting a plan is easy. Taking action will always prove to be the more difficult path.”
“Ed [Reed] was a difference-maker and a game-changer. And like all great players, he elevated his teammates’ play around him.”