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Today I was greeted with a post-it note on my desk from my principal about my observation yesterday: "Being in your classroom was like a breath of fresh air. Your students are so lucky to have you."

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My heart expanded and got all warm and fuzzy just thinking about it! How validating to be recognized for all that you do. That note needs to be FRAMED! 😄

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The smallest gesture can go a long way! Thanks for sharing the positive vibes!

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That’s awesome praise !! Not sure this counts but one of my students yelled out “can you please fail all of us so we can have you again next year”

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We definitely need more principals like this! Mine does it every so often and it makes my day

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Congrats! That had to have felt good!

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That's awesome! What a huge positive in an otherwise tragic year!

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You are lucky that your principal values your work and worth. You are deserving of positive recognition! Mine looks away when I walk down the hall in order to avoid greeting me.

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Awesome job

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That is great!

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What a great feeling! 😀

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So glad to hear that!!!!

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That is the best eval I’ve ever heard ❤️

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Wonderful! I hope the breath if fresh air has you walking on air.

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Awesome and the sauce that goes with it!

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Congrats. Make sure you keep those notes. Sometimes they can get us through some rough times.

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That’s the best greeting ❤️

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That’s awesome!!!

Frame that!!! Awesome!!! Well done!!!!

Congrats!

Way to go!!!

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