Entries for March 2011

Durable Leadership

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
These colleagues from across the country had the same thoughts we have; and they used the very same words we’ve been using in Michigan.
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Finding What We’re Losing

Friday, March 25, 2011
In my opinion, in a few years we’re going to be saying that we’ve lost some things in our schools that have been important to us; and we’re going to find them right where we lost them.
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Screening Participants

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
A recent tragedy has caused caring people to look at what reasonable things could be done differently to further reduce the already small number of deaths that occur in relation to student sports participation.
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Tournament Tweaks & Tweets

Friday, March 18, 2011
It remains our belief that the passion and performance of the competition on the court must be the primary focus of these tournaments, but we do want to increase the interest and enhance the enjoyment of spectators.
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Fresh Pain

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Since the national media descended on our state to cover the loss of one of the more prominent of many thousands of Michigan’s precious students, I’ve been reminding people to consider also . . .
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Foreign Student Eligibility

Friday, March 11, 2011
The challenge now before the MHSAA is to modify existing rules so that the opportunities for international students to attend MHSAA member schools apply equally to public and nonpublic schools. 
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A Speck of Humility

Tuesday, March 8, 2011
During March, the month of “one and done” in school and college sports tournaments, it’s very easy to think of games as life and death moments.  So it’s timely, I think, to provide a little perspective.
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Leading by Example

Friday, March 4, 2011
 The more essential qualities of a team leader are not physical – not being the biggest, fastest or best athlete. 
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Meet Them, However Far They Get

Tuesday, March 1, 2011
The teachers and coaches who make these requests of their students and athletes, as well as of themselves, are the teachers and coaches invited to the class reunions. 
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