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Students Earn Principal's "Stamp of Approval"


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A good principal makes his way around the building every day. As I made my daily trips to classrooms, I always noted the work that students were working on at the time. I also took time to notice and comment about the work that was displayed in the classrooms and on bulletin boards in the hallways.

After everyone had left for the day, I often returned to some of those display areas and either added written comments to some of the papers or used one of those self-inking rubber stamps to mark the paper with my "Principal's Stamp of Approval."

In many cases, students would thank me for the comments or stamp I added to their papers. They also told me how their parents had commented about those additions to their work.

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