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posted Oct 29, 2014, 12:53 PM by Amy Lyon

Bernice Ende visited our school on her way to NY with her two horses.  She was brought up to believe that anything is possible if you have the attitude of "can-do-ness."  She's an amazing person who rides literally thousands of miles at a time with two horses.  She is an outstanding example of grit. Check out her website! 


perseverance / [pur-suh-veer-uhns] noun

posted Mar 7, 2014, 5:03 PM by Samantha Cleveland   [ updated Mar 7, 2014, 5:03 PM ]

Steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose;
especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles or discouragement
Example Sentence:
You need perseverance if you are going to push through those moments of frustration and attain your goal.

resilient [ri-zil-yuh -nt] / adjective

posted Mar 7, 2014, 4:58 PM by Samantha Cleveland   [ updated Mar 14, 2014, 1:55 PM by Amy Lyon ]

Per World English Dictionary: 
1.  (of an object or material) capable of regaining its original shape or position after bending, stretching, compression, or other deformation; elastic
2.  (of a person) recovering easily and quickly from shock, illness, hardship, etc; irrepressible
Example Sentence:
Jane was resilient in getting back on the trails after the accident she had last year.

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