Monthly Archives: April 2012

She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful

Kenny Chesney sings a song titled, “She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful.” One line goes like this, “She don’t know she’s beautiful, [background] never crossed her mind.” The teacher/student relationship is somewhat like the message in the song: students don’t know … Continue reading

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Beauty at the Dallas Arboretum

There is almost endless beauty at the Dallas Arboretum.

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Mindset (III): Fixed and Growth

Is intelligence set in concrete at birth, or can it be nourished … developed … expanded … grown? According to Dr. Carol Dweck* two worldviews can be seen in the question above: fixed and growth. Fixed Mindset In this worldview … Continue reading

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MEF’s 3rd Annual Eat & Run (April 28, 2012)

MEF’s 3rd Annual – Love to Eat & Run (5K) race was held on Saturday, April 28, 2012. Over 300 people participated! It was a wonderful event. There were lots of smiles, good fellowship, running, walking and just good fun … Continue reading

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Christopher Columbus Awards

Ms. Christina McDaniel, Community Problem Solvers (CmPS) Sponsor, and her CmPS team (E3: ECO Education for our Environment) are one of 30 semifinalists in the Christopher Columbus Awards program. This is a national contest, and getting to the top 30 … Continue reading

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Vitovsky Elementary Earns Honor

J.A. Vitovsky Elementary School (Midlothian ISD) earned the distinction of a Distinguished Title I Campus by the Texas Education Agency. This is quite an accomplishment. We are very proud of the faculty, staff, students and parents of Vitovsky. The criteria … Continue reading

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Imagine More State Budget Cuts

Governor Perry’s “Texas Budget Compact” has consequences for public education. The five points in the compact are (1) Practice truth in budgeting, (2) Support a stricter constitutional limit on the growth of spending, (3) Oppose any new or higher taxes, … Continue reading

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