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Colorado School Districts Show Resilience

Nearly a year after Hurricane Sandy battered the nation’s eastern shoreline, communities throughout Colorado continue to clean up from the damages left by September’s heavy rains and widespread flooding.

According to the Colorado Office of Emergency Management, as of September 30, eight deaths occurred as a result of the floods. Thousands of homes were destroyed and damage estimates surpassed $1 billion.


Answer to Yourself First

Remember the Queen in Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty who says:  “Mirror - mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all.”

While the wicked queen in Snow White may have frequently pondered her appearance, we should be pondering our appearance of how others see us as being morally and ethically fair or in balance.  And while the last thing you are probably thinking about when you get up in the morning or go to bed at night is whether or not you are an example of a moral and ethical leader for all those who surround you on a daily basis, you should be.   Reflecting on moral and ethical decision-making starts with and ends with those daily rituals like brushing and flossing your teeth.