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Ann Wright @awright55 Lees Summit, MO

Mom, principal @ St. John LaLande in Blue Springs. Lover of history, my kids and puppies. Reader, Optimist, Teacher

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Joined Twitter 11/30/08


Little acts of love and kindness go a long way. Take the next month to slow down a little, breathe it all in, and b… https://t.co/86BaLIfNNa
Retweeted by Ann Wright @beccamcinerny I love this.
12/4
2019
@beccamcinerny Me too.
12/2
2019
Catholic school graduates are more likely to vote, more tolerant of diverse views and more committed to public serv… https://t.co/mQRvgo3Zm0
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11/23
2019
Showing empathy to a #student doesn't mean you are weak and soft. It means you are strong enough to care about wh… https://t.co/ij1yRLUhsy
Retweeted by Ann WrightGoal: be the sort of adult that Harry, Ron, and Hermione would tell like 6 chapters earlier.
Retweeted by Ann Wright @MrsAmyElizabeth Love the Little Sisters. We were able to gift them with. Halloween candy! @ToddWhitaker That is a keeper! @beccamcinerny Oh no!
11/13
2019
@just_mac_it https://t.co/iFg9Smi4IZ
11/10
2019
Jane R. was my 1st student. I was 12, she was 9 & her mom paid me $1/wk for violin lessons. 4 years later, when sh… https://t.co/fIvEgPFfyv
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11/4
2019
Our Saints marching forth! https://t.co/6L14e9gu45
11/3
2019
@dilat28 @sarahmcinerny @stjohnlalande @TheEllenShow Oh my goodness! Thank you so much Diana!
10/31
2019
@sarahmcinerny @stjohnlalande @TheEllenShow Thank you!How we respond to someone who is rude and disrespectful says a lot about our #character. I’m always impressed by t… https://t.co/HsYalGRGja
Retweeted by Ann WrightSo this was fun! https://t.co/QQANMeGdpC
10/30
2019
If you know John or loved OHara don’t miss this edition! https://t.co/SExvSlkpfa
10/26
2019
Several principals from Diocese of KCSJ enjoying @ToddWhitaker and @BethWhitaker2 presentation #teachingsforlifehttps://t.co/MhAGrPHskv @OHaraTales Love keeping the OHS Celtic Pride alive!Couldn’t agree more! https://t.co/vRLzXlDe0JSee everyone tomorrow! https://t.co/CVPW3T8lle
Retweeted by Ann WrightOne of the best things a teacher can do for students is to find little ways for them to experience success. Success… https://t.co/tVMK5o4ijP
Retweeted by Ann WrightI recently asked a young administrator what he needed training in from his graduate program. He replied: “How to… https://t.co/w1VqDHbzMZ
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10/25
2019
Shoutout to teachers and administrators who don’t just believe, but also practice giving each #student an opportuni… https://t.co/N68bqbePkF
Retweeted by Ann Wright @engelworks Thanks Doreen! Great advice! @toddbgungoll Stop by and I’ll show you around. We are small but mighty!
10/24
2019
@engelworks And this. @engelworks Thank you. I needed this today.
10/23
2019
There’s nothing more difficult or challenging to hear as a parent than your child is struggling, either academicall… https://t.co/Rjy8az3v2T
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10/18
2019
“You cannot be a great principal if you do not love teachers. They do the core business of the school, and it is cr… https://t.co/10qqt0a7n0
Retweeted by Ann WrightI’m far more concerned about the type of people my kids are becoming than the grades they earn, the test scores the… https://t.co/ipan7QAJde
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10/17
2019
"Let nothing disturb you, let nothing frighten you, all things will pass away. God never changes; patience obtains… https://t.co/wRp0tdtJJw
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10/16
2019
“The work of the historian...is the work of the sleuth and the storyteller, the philosopher and the scientist....”… https://t.co/0Ugu0afTYl
10/6
2019
There are so many good kids in our schools! Sweet kids who make good choices. But it’s easy for the adults in the… https://t.co/7n7UFh51IA
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10/2
2019
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9/22
2019
#wherewereyou Listening to NPR driving to my school after dropping off our youngest at his. Thinking My God. Wantin… https://t.co/69hu6vmuiI
9/11
2019
"Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin." #MotherTeresa #EveryMomentMatters
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9/6
2019
I love this idea! International Baccalaureate (IB) program requires all Ss be given 5 min to look over exams before… https://t.co/hOosXPhjiN
Retweeted by Ann WrightKindergarten teacher to class: “Does anyone have any questions?” 24 kids raise their hands. Kindergarten teacher:… https://t.co/klrk9UtJIS
Retweeted by Ann WrightFrom our friends at St. Regis Academy--If Jesus came to dinner tonight, what is the first thing you would ask him?
Retweeted by Ann Wright @SteeleThoughts Amen. Stay focused.Life isn't always about reaching your potential or changing the world. Sometimes it's about waking up, going to wor… https://t.co/pr2thTy8b5
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9/5
2019
Check out our new and improved PBIS store. Start earning those way to go tickets to buy one of these awesome items!! https://t.co/REApuEnkUR
Retweeted by Ann WrightPeople who tend to be optimistic are likelier than others to live to be 85 years old or more, according to a new st… https://t.co/LvgFoe5P1V
Retweeted by Ann WrightStop Vaping! It's not cool, It's not safe! If you need help quitting see me. The Mysterious Vaping Illness That’… https://t.co/A4tBqig5xk
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9/3
2019
5 of 5 stars to The New Girl by Daniel Silva https://t.co/rr6Jf0TUbE
9/2
2019
@Mike_Rowe_22 Happy birthday!Some kids are worried about who they’ll sit with at lunch. We can’t ever lose sight of that.
Retweeted by Ann WrightI can’t imagine anything more crucial to a school’s culture than a foundation of trust between the teachers and administration.
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8/27
2019
@acottos Have a great one!It’s good to know the content. It’s great to know the pedagogy. It’s imperative to know the kids. https://t.co/r7I5LsK2GS
Retweeted by Ann Wright @BehaviorFlip @SteeleThoughts @sarahmcinerny Our mantra.The notes, wine and balloons from the staff made my day, month, year. #gratefulthankfulblessed #beststaffanywhere #stjohnsleads
8/26
2019
There’s nothing to lose by giving a #student a second chance. Nothing. Nada. Zilch. There’s only the possibility… https://t.co/UWrQb87nPV
Retweeted by Ann WrightAbsolutely! via @justintarte #HackingSchoolDiscipline https://t.co/Nzi7vjTG0N
Retweeted by Ann WrightWhat most adults will never experience in their jobs: A student visiting them years later to say thanks for being… https://t.co/9QssjdXn0Z
Retweeted by Ann WrightI’m a student of leadership. I believe it matters. All leaders set the tone, but good leaders unite; they don’t div… https://t.co/XHvoPF2Z76
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8/25
2019
What would happen if my entire staff wore "BE KIND" shirts every day? Perhaps parents wouldn't erupt when the car… https://t.co/cEqWetJtRJ
8/24
2019
What a lovely day to read outside. https://t.co/hSPDyCeOQD @engelworks All fixed! Mostly people just need a friendly ear and a hug.Car drop off. Success! Staff issues. RESOLVED! Roof. Ongoing! Cafeteria. Delicious Pizza today. #itsagreatday #happyFridayMass. Sanctified and celebrated. Parish Staff meeting. Check. Roof project. Started. Staff issue. Unresolved. Husb… https://t.co/F9OHLitEqc
8/23
2019
Upset parent. Calmed. Fundraising crisis. Resolved. Staff issue. Unresolved. Lunch. Covered. IEP meeting. Done. Day… https://t.co/pgg90NNoC9
8/22
2019
My role model as principal. My dog. He’s always glad to see me and makes me feel like the most important person on… https://t.co/OuX9lVzsSJSome of your colleagues might seem like they have it all together. They don’t. Everyone has struggles. Everyone… https://t.co/zOBHJR2hNf
Retweeted by Ann Wright @reenkberg Yes! We always do that! Gives our students and teachers some time for re entry. @engelworks Prayers for your dad.Since I know a lot of folks, not just teachers, will be interested but weren't able to get a physical copy, the Pul… https://t.co/xzLrAkRt5h
Retweeted by Ann Wright @JoyKirr A5: A few of my favorites: 1. Smile. How are you? 2. Have a blessed day! 3. Who was your Marigold today?… https://t.co/rrwaA9ArJV
Retweeted by Ann WrightChoosing to see the #positive isn’t about being oblivious & naive to the negative that exists. It’s about making a… https://t.co/kTFkErjBXi
Retweeted by Ann Wright @STMKCPrincipal Sorry to hear that!
8/20
2019
I just ordered from ST JOHN LA LANDE SPIRIT WEAR 2019 https://t.co/IlKlzSZLJD via @OrderMyGear
8/19
2019
I Corinthians 13 for Teachers https://t.co/kpxqhfw1pR
8/18
2019
I walked by and saw this notebook that a student had left open on a desk today. His priorities are certainly in the… https://t.co/aPvwf2aCiX
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8/17
2019
Teachers, please don't do these 5 things this year: * take away recess as a punishment * use silent lunch on whole… https://t.co/OvG5APlmC8
Retweeted by Ann WrightTerrific presentation on UDL by Doreen Engel! Thanks FIRE and St. Patrick’s for bringing her to the KCSJ diocese f… https://t.co/jGLmy6xB3z
8/9
2019
3 of 5 stars to Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok https://t.co/7xlKK5yd5d
8/5
2019
@beccamcinerny Cannot wait!The best teachers don’t always have the best lessons, but they always have the best relationships with kids.
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8/4
2019
While many kids are loving their summer break, there are some who are missing their teacher. They are missing thei… https://t.co/Qus0ZtsgQc
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8/3
2019
4 of 5 stars to Cemetery Road by Greg Iles https://t.co/f7TTsA3UIs
8/2
2019
@ChrisMurphyCT Good for you. I’m glad I never started.
7/28
2019
Some kids are beginning to get nervous about school starting. They wonder if they’ll have a friend to sit with at l… https://t.co/Lh3SYh9KHB
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7/24
2019
4 of 5 stars to Shamed by Linda Castillo https://t.co/hoHWa3qiQj4 of 5 stars to Shamed by Linda Castillo https://t.co/SEnlVivk0k
7/21
2019
4 of 5 stars to Trial by Fire by J.A. Jance https://t.co/75jEu5Yr4C
7/1
2019
Record Numbers Attend ACE’s Latino Enrollment Institute 2019 // ACE at Notre Dame https://t.co/t3iyNSCFQh via… https://t.co/ClRLT2iqLa
Retweeted by Ann Wright5 of 5 stars to Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly https://t.co/MQQpsH0Bhj
6/29
2019
So, Democrat candidates for President. The two debates are Wednesday and Thursday. How about you all agree to go, t… https://t.co/NogDfZRfgh
Retweeted by Ann Wright @engelworks I love this because my dad was born in 1919. He always wanted to live to be 100. Sadly, he didn’t so ch… https://t.co/Y7KB6nrBDpEducation is not data or curriculum driven and it is not even student driven. Education is relationship driven. Tea… https://t.co/1pRyC2raz1
Retweeted by Ann WrightFuture Huskies in the summer school 5th grade transition program had the opportunity to explore & tour Moreland Rid… https://t.co/zWi40WwWE7
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6/25
2019
5 of 5 stars to Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter https://t.co/mgoZ1bzGEN
6/24
2019
Has literally any single Republican member of congress said anything about the neglected children forced to care fo… https://t.co/ONJFRcJ3cr
Retweeted by Ann WrightThis should lead our news cycle instead of stories about what Trump or Biden said. @MSNBC @CBSNews https://t.co/0adKyCuX33Neat activity idea: At the beginning of the #school year, ask your students to write down adjectives they would us… https://t.co/0Bx1oJg1R6
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6/21
2019
Great takeaway from our last speaker today with @MichaelRZelenka at #LEI2019 “ The need is real, the time is now, the people are us”.
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6/19
2019
@kcmon4 @NotreDame @MaryParrish7 @awright55 @MrsAmyElizabeth @Dnolan12Dnolan Can’t wait to see the dreams of this w… https://t.co/9v7aF7k8tN
Retweeted by Ann WrightThe LEI has been amazing. Like my other KCSJ principals who are hereI am fired up! #lei2019 @dkcsjschools #CatholicEdChatLove learning about the madrinas program at LEI. #lei2019 #teachingsforlife @dkcsjschools
6/18
2019

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