People who work in or with schools are fortunate to have more than one new year. They get a new calendar year and a new school year during each 12 month cycle. Two chances to start over!
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We often hear complaints among school sports leaders that we lack the means to compete in the marketplace against the “big boys,” be they major college and professional sports or huge media conglomerates.
When Christmas came, the box was discovered and there was great joy as the girls tore through their treasures.
"One axiom of leadership I have come to appreciate reads, ‘leaders do not inflict pain, they bear it.’ In the same manner, leaders do not absorb praise, they re-direct it."
One of the ways the MHSAA has minimized the us and them divide is to provide for a governing board (the Representative Council) that allows most of schools’ diverse voices to be heard . . .
The potentially back-breaking issue unique to bowling is an awards program that tends to cause students to violate the amateur and awards rules of MHSAA member schools.
During a recent session in which I participated, a group of athletic directors introduced themselves, each providing his or her name and school. I am embarrassed to say I didn’t recognize the names of several schools ...
This “fall” meeting of the Council is usually one of much discussion and few votes. This is intended to be a meeting designed for Council members to think about issues without the tyranny of a quick vote to decide upon a course of action.
From the Director is the official MHSAA Blog which will touch on pertinent school sports topics periodically throughout the school year from various MHSAA Staff.