Setting Goals

Future Goals

Our students are an inspiring lot. Last Friday, they brought in their goals for five different categories: Fitness, Future, Growth, Relationships, and Rhetoric (the subject I’m teaching). These goals speak for themselves.

Fitness

Fitness Goal
I’d imagine the serpentine diet could become rather unhealthy
Fitness Goal
From our resident scholar-athlete
Fitness
This student has a firm deadline – the year of her high school graduation

Future

Future Goal
An early start is essential (goal from a rising 9th grader)
Future Goal
Thurgood Marshall has history nipping at his heels
Future
A student after my own heart
Future
Athletic career and fallback career!
Future
Ambitious
Future Goal
At least the sticky note was Duke Blue 😥

Growth

Growth Goal
This little goal of mine, I’m gonna let it shine
Growth
Yes, a mythology lover!
Growth Goal
Oui, bien sûr! ¡Fantástico!
Growth Goal
Blessed are the meek
Future
This will be one f—ing successful student

Relationships

Relationships
A worthy goal indeed
Relationship Goal
What a great leader sets as her goal
Relationship Goal
There’s no deadline for making family the most wonderful thing in your life
Relationship Goal
This one makes my heart sing

Rhetoric

Rhetoric Goal
Music to a rhetoric teacher’s ears
Rhetoric Goal
A lesson we all have to learn and re-learn!
Growth Goal
“Speeches that Changed the World” is in our class library – one of my favorite anthologies
Rhetoric Goal
Someone mastered the S and T (for Specific and Time-bound) in SMART Goals
Rhetoric Goal
Headlines the next day: “Engaging speaker grabs audience, refuses to let it go”
Rhetoric Goal
And may your words sound like thunder
Rhetoric Goal
Chandler’s mission
Rhetoric Goal
Our friends in Washington could learn from this child!
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