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CIDE Update 05-16-24

Don’t forget to join us tomorrow morning for the final I&D Meeting of the School year – in the Teacher’s Lounge.

In today’s CIDE update, Mr. Shorter uses the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and a quote attributed to her, to remind us the importance of slowing down and taking the time to learn from those around us.

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CIDE Update 05-09-24

The school’s celebration of the SMOS ‘No Place For Hate’ program, sponsored by the Student Diversity Council, has been a great success this week. Themes have included Motivate Monday, Together Tuesday, Welcoming Wednesday, and Thankful Thursday.

In today’s CIDE update, Mr. Shorter uses a quote from Venerable Pierre Toussaint to remind us that in a society that encourages personal gain, we as followers of Christ, have an obligation to help the poor.

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CIDE Update 05-02-24

Remember that next week, May 6-10, St. Margaret of Scotland will be participating in the “No Place for Hate” program – which was created by the Anti-Defamation League and promotes school culture, anti-bullying, and inclusivity. Mr. Shorter has planned the week with his Student Diversity Council. Themes will include Motivate Monday, Together Tuesday, Welcoming Wednesday, Thankful Thursday, and Field Day Friday.

In today’s CIDE update, Mr. Shorter gives more detail about this important spirit week, and also provides some insight thanks to none other than The Rock, on the motivating factors of adversity.

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CIDE Update 04-25-24

We at St. Margaret have been an active participant in the No Place for Hate program for the past few years. This year we will celebrate the program with a weeklong spirit week. This spirit week will take place May 6th- May 10th. In today’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity – Corey Shorter, we learn about No Place For Hate – and get more insight into the “disease of hate” from a quote by India Arie.

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CIDE Update 04-18-24

In today’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity – Corey Shorter, we learn about Charles Darwin and the need AND importance of being able to adapt – not only to our surroundings, but to God’s will for us.

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CIDE Update 04-11-24

In today’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity – Corey Shorter, we find a quote from NASA Astronaut, Christa McAuliffe, which teaches us to remove the limitations from your dreams, accomplish your goals, and SOAR!

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CIDE Update 03-21-24

In today’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity – Corey Shorter, we check in on the life of Amelia Earhart — and through her words we learn the importance of taking flight with the opportunities you are given; and if you are not given them, creating your own opportunities from the ground up.

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CIDE Update 03-14-24

Through the strength shown by this week’s Featured Leader, Jaqueline Kennedy, we are taught to not let oneself to be overcome by sadness. It’s an important lesson in today’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity – Corey Shorter.

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CIDE Update 02-29-24

In today’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity – Corey Shorter, we learn about the first African-American, Native American, female pilot in the United States and through her story learn the importance of making a plan and sticking to it.

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CIDE Update 02-22-24

In today’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity – Corey Shorter, we are reminded about the importance of perseverance, with a quote from Nelson Mandela, who lived his life battling the seemingly impossible every day.

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CIDE Update 02-15-24

In today’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity – Corey Shorter, we have a lesson from our Featured Leader for this week, Malcolm X, who teaches us the importance of standing up for something that you believe strongly about – and that not doing so will cause us to settle in life.

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CIDE Update 02-08-24

Hoping to see all of you at the Inclusion & Diversity Committee meeting tomorrow morning at 8AM at School. We’ll be discussing all things Black History Month. In today’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity – Corey Shorter, we learn about Frederick Douglass and are reminded that sometimes we often think if we don’t have the right amount of people in our corner or we don’t have the tools or resources needed to be successful, but all that we really need is God.

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CIDE Update 02-01-24

News about the history of Black History Month, plus our positive quote of the week is from Langston Hughes who reminds us that dreams are very important – they help provide our purpose. All this and much more in today’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity – Corey Shorter.

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CIDE Update 01-25-24

As his birthday month approaches, we are reminded by Abraham Lincoln that you can choose how to live your life, making it one of purpose or not – that and much more all in this week’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (CIDE) Corey Shorter.

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CIDE Update 01-18-24

This week, we learn an important lesson from the King of Swat himself, Babe Ruth, who reminds us that the most courageous thing we can do is “try” – that and much more all in this week’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (CIDE) Corey Shorter.

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CIDE Update 01-11-24

Join us at the next Inclusion & Diversity Committee meeting on Friday, January 12th at 8am at the school. In this week’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (CIDE) Corey Shorter, we reflect on a quote from Dr. Martin Luther King about being of service to others as our true purpose in life.

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CIDE Update 01-04-24

In this week’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (CIDE) Corey Shorter, we are reminded (by the late Rosalynn Carter) that we will fall short of perfection in some areas of our lives and that’s just fine – Once we accept the fact of not being perfect, then we will gain confidence with doing the best we can.

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CIDE Update 12-14-23

In this week’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (CIDE) Corey Shorter, we are reminded (by the late Rosalynn Carter) that we will fall short of perfection in some areas of our lives and that’s just fine – Once we accept the fact of not being perfect, then we will gain confidence with doing the best we can.

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CIDE Update 12-07-23

Our ability to dream is beyond powerful and will one day dictate the greatness of our future. Dreams are visions given from God and with the right discipline and commitment they will become our reality- that’s what we learn in the quote from Eleanor Roosevelt in today’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (CIDE) Corey Shorter.

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CIDE Update 11-30-23

Happiness is a commodity to produce and consume – that’s the lesson from Helen Keller in today’s CIDE update from Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (CIDE) Corey Shorter. Also, details about International Day of Persons with Disabilities, as well as Hannukkah.

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