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Ms. Guss

Dear ,

We're sending this note to say thank you! And hi!

And Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! Why?


Because ?Happy Teacher (who is also a cheerleader,

scientist, therapist, artist, and speed reader,

mentor and nurse and tech whiz and referee,

role model, roll caller, all-around MVP

who deserves our eternal) Appreciation Day?

takes such a very, very long time to say.

Wishing you love and support,

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It's teacher appreciation week! Thank you Ms. Guss, we've prepared a little surprise for your hard work.

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  • Arthur Ashe Charter School
  • New Orleans, LA
  • More than half of students from low‑income households

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My students specialize in dreaming big. They know what their academic goals are and the hard work it will take to achieve those goals. They know that hard work and perseverance will lead them to be successful readers. They know that their teachers believe they can achieve their goals, goals which will ultimately lead them to college. What my students don't know is that they are already 2 to 3 years behind their peers in more affluent school districts. They don'€™t know that their school serves predominately low-income children, most of whom receive free or reduced lunch. They also are unaware that by not having access to quality books at home, they are already climbing a very steep ladder to success. As their teacher, I'm not worried about any of these challenges, because I know how determined they are to reach their goals. I know that their determination, not their life circumstances, will make them successful readers. Now they just need the books to get them there!

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My students specialize in dreaming big. They know what their academic goals are and the hard work it will take to achieve those goals. They know that hard work and perseverance will lead them to be successful readers. They know that their teachers believe they can achieve their goals, goals which will ultimately lead them to college. What my students don't know is that they are already 2 to 3 years behind their peers in more affluent school districts. They don'€™t know that their school serves predominately low-income children, most of whom receive free or reduced lunch. They also are unaware that by not having access to quality books at home, they are already climbing a very steep ladder to success. As their teacher, I'm not worried about any of these challenges, because I know how determined they are to reach their goals. I know that their determination, not their life circumstances, will make them successful readers. Now they just need the books to get them there!

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