2018-2019
Week 1 

  1. I will explore and share new ideas with my classmates. ~ Jaselle
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    I will explore and share new ideas with my classmates. ~ Jaselle
  2. I will work to provide more educational options for future generations. ~ Ernesto
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    I will work to provide more educational options for future generations. ~ Ernesto
  3. I seek to inspire the love of learning with authentic opportunities that require students to critically think and express their ideas creatively through peer collaboration, projects, and global audiences. ~ Sherman Asendorf
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    I seek to inspire the love of learning with authentic opportunities that require students to critically think and express their ideas creatively through peer collaboration, projects, and global audiences. ~ Sherman Asendorf
  4. I thrive knowing that my students can be all they can be when I believe in them.  ~ Sonia Escobedo
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    I thrive knowing that my students can be all they can be when I believe in them. ~ Sonia Escobedo
  5. I pledge to continue to live for equity for all of our students so they get the academic, social or emotional support, or the modeling they need. ~ Amy Rodriguez
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    I pledge to continue to live for equity for all of our students so they get the academic, social or emotional support, or the modeling they need. ~ Amy Rodriguez
  6. I pledge to provide parents and students with outstanding service. ~ Vanessa Encinas
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    I pledge to provide parents and students with outstanding service. ~ Vanessa Encinas
  7. I pledge to inspire my class, my team and the Bethune community! ~ Diana Noriega
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    I pledge to inspire my class, my team and the Bethune community! ~ Diana Noriega
  8. I pledge to be the best possible me now and in the future. ~Adrianna
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    I pledge to be the best possible me now and in the future. ~Adrianna
  9. I pledge that our students will respect each other and solve conflicts peacefully in the future. ~ Lorena Nuñez
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    I pledge that our students will respect each other and solve conflicts peacefully in the future. ~ Lorena Nuñez
  1. The art of problem solving begins with "I think I can!" ~Tracey Martinez
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    The art of problem solving begins with "I think I can!" ~Tracey Martinez
  2. I would like to encourage positive thinking. ~ Olga de Soto
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    I would like to encourage positive thinking. ~ Olga de Soto
  3. I pledge to ensure that all my students, past and present, receive a strong foundation to become a contributing member of our society. ~ Lisa Seyfried.
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    I pledge to ensure that all my students, past and present, receive a strong foundation to become a contributing member of our society. ~ Lisa Seyfried.
  4. I seek to teach my P.E. students how to support others with special needs. ~Diana Martinez
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    I seek to teach my P.E. students how to support others with special needs. ~Diana Martinez
  5. I will explore the world of pediatric medicine and work with children and their families.  ~Alyssa
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    I will explore the world of pediatric medicine and work with children and their families. ~Alyssa
  6. I pledge to never let a child go hungry and to be there for students when they need someone to talk to them or just to listen.  ~ Pat Woodruff
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    I pledge to never let a child go hungry and to be there for students when they need someone to talk to them or just to listen. ~ Pat Woodruff
  7. I want to be the anchor to keep the spirit of my family and VVA staff afloat. ~ Maria Ochoa
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    I want to be the anchor to keep the spirit of my family and VVA staff afloat. ~ Maria Ochoa
  8. I have a dream to design a game with my peers, to show the world that games are not a waste of time, but instead a valuable way to reduces stress, use critical thinking skills, and an outlet for safe fun. ~ Ramon
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    I have a dream to design a game with my peers, to show the world that games are not a waste of time, but instead a valuable way to reduces stress, use critical thinking skills, and an outlet for safe fun. ~ Ramon
  9. My aspiration is to one day in the future become a pediatrician and help the sick kids in the world and make it a better place. ~ Bayann Jadallah
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    My aspiration is to one day in the future become a pediatrician and help the sick kids in the world and make it a better place. ~ Bayann Jadallah

2018-2019
Week 2 

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2018-2019
Week 3

  1. I will create interesting Library themes to promote reading. ~ Laurie Smallis
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    I will create interesting Library themes to promote reading. ~ Laurie Smallis
  2. I will work to support the needs of all students and teachers.  ~ Jared Saunders
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    I will work to support the needs of all students and teachers. ~ Jared Saunders
  3. I pledge to ensure make sure that our students understand that our world isn’t made up of “bubble in the correct answer.  ~Vanessa Dickson
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    I pledge to ensure make sure that our students understand that our world isn’t made up of “bubble in the correct answer. ~Vanessa Dickson
  4. I am passionate about meeting all students at their current level and helping them to reach their fullest potential both academically and behaviorally. ~ T. Patton
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    I am passionate about meeting all students at their current level and helping them to reach their fullest potential both academically and behaviorally. ~ T. Patton
  5. I want each student to know that like a sailboat on the ocean, they need to adjust their sails with any shift of the winds. ~ Tanya McPeek
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    I want each student to know that like a sailboat on the ocean, they need to adjust their sails with any shift of the winds. ~ Tanya McPeek
  6. I intend to go to Cal State San Bernardino. ~Justin
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    I intend to go to Cal State San Bernardino. ~Justin
  7. I pledge to talk with other students using kind and respectful words. ~Amare
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    I pledge to talk with other students using kind and respectful words. ~Amare
  8. I choose to help instead of hurt, to help them build themselves than break them down. ~Julie
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    I choose to help instead of hurt, to help them build themselves than break them down. ~Julie
  9. I am committed to creating a safe and positive school climate for all students.  ~Rosa Gutierrez
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    I am committed to creating a safe and positive school climate for all students. ~Rosa Gutierrez

2018-2019
Week 4

  1. My aspiration is to bring everyone together and feel valued. ~Leo Villegas
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    My aspiration is to bring everyone together and feel valued. ~Leo Villegas
  2. I plan to be a successful, brave, and strong woman. ~Natalia
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    I plan to be a successful, brave, and strong woman. ~Natalia
  3. My aspiration is to attend Juilliard after High School. ~Jada
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    My aspiration is to attend Juilliard after High School. ~Jada
  4. I pledge to try to find the positive in each situation, to be a problem solver and a supporter to those in need. ~Shari Kirkpatrick
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    I pledge to try to find the positive in each situation, to be a problem solver and a supporter to those in need. ~Shari Kirkpatrick
  5. I seek to manage my time creatively in order to make my busy schedule work. ~ Nathan
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    I seek to manage my time creatively in order to make my busy schedule work. ~ Nathan
  6. I will provide ALL students with the tools needed to adapt to the challenges they will encounter long after they leave my classroom. ~ Jose Garcia
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    I will provide ALL students with the tools needed to adapt to the challenges they will encounter long after they leave my classroom. ~ Jose Garcia
  7. I will work to empower young adults to develop skills to the best of their ability in order to maximize their potential for a quality adult life in the areas of vocational training, social skills, recreation, and community participation. ~ Donna Ramirez
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    I will work to empower young adults to develop skills to the best of their ability in order to maximize their potential for a quality adult life in the areas of vocational training, social skills, recreation, and community participation. ~ Donna Ramirez
  8. I pledge to create a welcoming environment for all students through positive communication. ~ Joey Espinoza
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    I pledge to create a welcoming environment for all students through positive communication. ~ Joey Espinoza
  9. I pledge to work with students, parents & staff in a positive & respectful manner in order to build a trusting & professional relationship. ~ Olivia Flores
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    I pledge to work with students, parents & staff in a positive & respectful manner in order to build a trusting & professional relationship. ~ Olivia Flores

2018-2019
Week 5

  1. Flexible seating allows my scholars to have options, self empowerment opportunities and gives them the chance to find out what works best for them. ~ Nora Israelsen
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    Flexible seating allows my scholars to have options, self empowerment opportunities and gives them the chance to find out what works best for them. ~ Nora Israelsen
  2. I pledge to always provide a safe and comfortable environment for students to come and expand their minds and imaginations through reading. ~ Mary Garay
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    I pledge to always provide a safe and comfortable environment for students to come and expand their minds and imaginations through reading. ~ Mary Garay
  3. I will work tirelessly to create engaging lessons that promote critical thinking for all students! ~Luis Cortez
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    I will work tirelessly to create engaging lessons that promote critical thinking for all students! ~Luis Cortez
  4. When students tell me what they can't do, I pledge to show them what they CAN do! ~Matt Taylor
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    When students tell me what they can't do, I pledge to show them what they CAN do! ~Matt Taylor
  5. I pledge to have an open mind and be willing to try new things, as it will allow me to do what is best for my students. ~Michelle Williams
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    I pledge to have an open mind and be willing to try new things, as it will allow me to do what is best for my students. ~Michelle Williams
  6. I dream of being a nun and living with the sisters. ~Julianne
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    I dream of being a nun and living with the sisters. ~Julianne
  7. I will communicate with families in a caring and welcoming manner. ~ Lourdes
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    I will communicate with families in a caring and welcoming manner. ~ Lourdes
  8. My apiration is to become a Nurse Practitioner and use my ability to communicate and connect with patients effectively. ~ Samantha
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    My apiration is to become a Nurse Practitioner and use my ability to communicate and connect with patients effectively. ~ Samantha
  9. I intend to stay positive and be the best that I can be everyday. ~Darline Indacochea
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    I intend to stay positive and be the best that I can be everyday. ~Darline Indacochea

2018-2019
Week 6

  1. I will work relentlessly for students to have a clean and safe environment, in which their learning experience will be enhanced.  ~ Susana
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    I will work relentlessly for students to have a clean and safe environment, in which their learning experience will be enhanced. ~ Susana
  2. I seek to inspire students to be creative and allow their ideas to flow without reserve. ~Elizabeth Palafox
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    I seek to inspire students to be creative and allow their ideas to flow without reserve. ~Elizabeth Palafox
  3. I pledge to share our responsibilities in class to make sure all activities are implemented in a collaborative way. ~Trang Son
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    I pledge to share our responsibilities in class to make sure all activities are implemented in a collaborative way. ~Trang Son
  4. I pledge to communicate with with parents daily through ClassDojo to create parent involvement. ~Amy Hope
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    I pledge to communicate with with parents daily through ClassDojo to create parent involvement. ~Amy Hope
  5. I promise to listen, to be nice, and to be a good friend. ~ Tanya
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    I promise to listen, to be nice, and to be a good friend. ~ Tanya
  6. I pledge to collaborate, share, and ask questions in order to understand any task at hand with my students, team, and all who I encounter. ~Maricela
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    I pledge to collaborate, share, and ask questions in order to understand any task at hand with my students, team, and all who I encounter. ~Maricela
  7. I pledge to create a fun and nurturing environment where my students enjoy coming to school to learn every day. ~Yesenia Ceja
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    I pledge to create a fun and nurturing environment where my students enjoy coming to school to learn every day. ~Yesenia Ceja
  8. I pledge to brighten the world with color! ~Aurora
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    I pledge to brighten the world with color! ~Aurora
  9. I promise to provide our scholars with options to choose the games they want to play during their recess time." ~ Cynthia Perea
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    I promise to provide our scholars with options to choose the games they want to play during their recess time." ~ Cynthia Perea