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Leader in Me

Leader in Me is a whole school transformation process, based off of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Dr. Stephen Covey. The process that teaches 21st century leadership and life skills to students while creating a culture of student empowerment based on the idea that every child can be a leader. We sat down with students, staff and parents at Graham and Atwood to hear stories about the ...

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Hobby to Career

“The moment I walk in that room I am judged. I always want to come out on top to prove that it is a man’s world but I can do this just as good, if not better.” Amber (Bryce) Scotti is a woman in a male-dominated profession. Her confidence didn’t come overnight. It came from years of hard work and heart-to-heart conversations in a garage. Amber is a 2012 L’Anse Creuse High ...

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Dylan and Theresa Rheker

A Hero’s Happiness

  Theresa Rheker and her husband tried to smile through the tears streaming down their faces. They watched their 14-year old son Dylan receive a standing ovation as he walked across the stage to accept an award nobody saw coming. This was one of “those” moments. A moment Theresa says she would bottle up and play over and over if she could. This was a moment that personifies why Dylan is his ...

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Brooke Nadolny

Exceeding Expectations

"Softball is literally my whole life." Brooke Nadolny, a soon to be senior at L’Anse Creuse High School, is like most 17-year-old girls, sporting her Harry Styles concert t-shirt and professing her love for her dogs Daryl and Lacy. But there’s something else about her: she just keeps hitting home runs. Nadolny has hit so many home runs that she is breaking state records. Brooke was recruited to play softball at just ...

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From Crusader Nation to NFL

  Tyler Conklin waited, surrounded by family and friends and singularly focused. When his cell phone finally rang, he walked through the sea of people to take the call that would set the trajectory of his life. After a brief but impactful conversation, he walked back into the party to hear the words he had been waiting for. “With the 157th pick of the 2018 NFL Draft, our Minnesota Vikings select Tyler ...

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