In case you forgot how awesome you are, this is your reminder!
Q: Which is the longest word in the dictionary?

A: Smiles - Because there are miles between each s! 🙂
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Whether you think you can or can't, you are probably right.
It takes both the sun and rain for flowers to grow!
Happy Spring week! There are so many reasons to smile!
Broken crayons still color! Hang in there!
Have a happy day in every way! 🙂
What did the tree say to spring?

What a re-leaf!
Every person is a different kind of flower. All together, we make a beautiful garden!
"A kind word is like a Spring day." -Russian Proverb

“You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.” Wayne Gretzky
March is Women’s History Month: In 1959, Ruth Handler of Mattel Toys created the famous Barbie doll. Within 6 years Mattel had become a Fortune 500 company. Not only was Ruth Handler the President of Mattel Toys, she actually created and founded the company along with her husband back in 1945. It was originally based out of their garage in Southern California. Quite a successful Start-up!
Be the sunshine in someone's day today! ☺
Thank you everyone who has been nice this week. It helps have happy days!
March is Women’s History Month: “Practice creates confidence. Confidence empowers you.” — Simone Biles
March is Women’s History Month: “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
The BEST weeks start on Monday! 🙂
Founder of a global cosmetics company, Estee Lauder started her business in 1946. Known for her marketing skills, she built a beauty empire – including brands such as Bobbi Brown and Clinique – which eventually made her one of the richest self-made women in the world!!!
Make happiness a priority and be gentle with yourself in the process.
Every March since 1987, Congress and U.S. Presidents have designated the month of March as Women's History Month. It's a nice time to celebrate and honor a woman in your life with kindness.
"Start everything with kindness and the end will be ok." - Elijah James Knight
Don't give up, no matter what!
Thank you Mrs. Perez and Mrs. Brooks, and all of your Middle School Team for the Amazing 1st ever Middle School Wellness Conference! It was amazing and outstanding in every way imaginable!!!
February is Black History Month: “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.” —Booker T. Washington
"Like so many things, it's not what is outside but what's inside that counts." - from Aladdin movie
February is Black History Month: “There are two kinds of worries—those you can do something about and those you can’t. Don’t spend any time on the latter.” —Duke Ellington
February is Black History Month: “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” —Maya Angelou
No one is you, and that is your superpower!
Making someone smile makes me want to smile, too!
Did you know?? In nature, Daffodils are one of the first signs of Spring! If you see a Daffodil, Spring is not far behind!
“Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” – George Washington Carver
February is Black History Month: “Find the good. It’s all around you. Find it, showcase it, and you’ll start believing in it.” —Jesse Owens
Hope you have a happy day! (ᵔᴥᵔ)
February is Black History Month: "It doesn't matter what your background is and where you come from, if you have dreams and goals, that's all that matters."
— Serena Williams

Everyone is fighting their own personal battle. Be kind. Be supportive. Be understanding.
Thank you Teri Rademaker for all you do behind the scenes to support the students and all of us at Rancho!
Use every opportunity to UPLIFT another person! Never suppress a KIND thought!!
February is Black History Month: "We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, discipline, and effort."
— Jesse Owens

February is Black History Month: "Be the hardest working person you can be. That's how you separate yourself from the competition". — Stephen Curry

"The noblest art is that of making others happy." - P.T. Barnum
Thank you Mr. Scott Bramley (TIS) and Mr. Greg Gazanian (Strategy and Innovation) - and all of your TEAM! Your help and support is amazing. Rancho appreciates ALL of you!!
"You have to be able to accept failure to get better." — LeBron James
"Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong." -Leo Buscaglia
“Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey
Yesterday is now history. Focus on making today the best day!
Turn I WISH into I WILL!
Turn I WISH into I WILL!

Why do skunks love Valentine’s Day?

They are very scent-imental creatures.
February is Black History Month: Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

February is Black History Month: “In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.” – Thurgood Marshall
February is Black History Month: “Giving a child an education is by far one of the most important investments we can make.” – Usher
Thank you Ilene and Joann. Your support is always amazing!
February is Black History Month: Have a vision. Be demanding. – Colin Powell
If all I do today is try my very best, then that is good enough!
Change your perspective, change your day!

per*spec*tive: (noun):

2. a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view.
Mondays are new beginnings! Have a good week everyone!
February is Black History Month: If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress. – Barack Obama
Thank you to our Counselor, Mrs. Perez, our School Psychologist, Mrs. Brooks, and our Counseling Intern, Ms Vivian. You make Rancho a better place for everyone!!
Although National School Counseling Week only comes once a year, we love our Counselor every day of the year!
February is Black History Month: “Poetry, and art in general, means showing up with your best self. And whoever that may be, that – in and of itself – is beautiful. The more that we can bring our authentic selves, with hope, into the moment – the more that moment will show up for us.”
Amanda Gorman

Thank you Mrs. Perez, Mrs. Brooks, and Ms. Vivian. You help to make our world just right!!!
Thanks, school counselors, We appreciate you 🙂
Happy Counselors Week! 😀 I appreciate your hard work at helping us in so many things for the future!
Happy school counselor week
Thank you so much to our counselors!
Thanks to the Rancho School counselors! Happy counselors day.
February is Black History Month: How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. – George Washington Carver
“All things great are wound up with all things little.”
-Anne of Green Gables
On the occasion of National School Counseling Week, Feb 1-5, we have our AMAZING support staff to thank for all they do for everyone at Rancho!!! Thank you Mrs. Perez, Mrs. Brooks, and Ms. Vivian!!
February is Black History Month: We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Celebrating and appreciating the special help we all have! Happy School Counselor's Week!
Mrs. Brooks, Mrs. Perez, Ms. Vivian; YOU THREE ROCK! Thanks for enriching the community of Rancho Learning Center with all you do!!!
Thank You Mrs. Perez! You are such an amazing Counselor. Happy National School Counseling Week! If the National School Counseling Association wrote a job description for the perfect Counselor - it would be YOU!
Mrs. Brooks - you are a ROCK STAR! Thank you for helping all of our students, and thank you for all you do to make Rancho a better place!! We celebrate you this week!
February is Black History Month: Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. – Harriet Tubman
You can distinguish an alligator from a crocodile by paying attention to whether the animal sees you later or after while. 🙂 Hope you can smile today!
February is Black History Month: Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela
Happy School Counselor Week! Mrs. Perez rocks every week of the year!
TOGETHER, we can weather any storm!
February is Black History Month: Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Always be HUMBLE and KIND."
Thank you Ms. Vivian and Mrs. Perez for such a FUN and UPLIFTING End of Month celebration! And thanks to all the participants and talent! You bring such joy to the world!
People are like Snowflakes. Each one is different, but working together, they create a beautiful landscape! *********
Everyone smiles in the same language! ☺
"Every little thing is gonna be alright."
Let's CELEBRATE our AMAZING and AWESOME Counselor, Mrs. Stephanie Perez. Feb 1-5 is National School Counselor Week, and we're so lucky that Mrs. Perez is our Rancho Counselor. Mrs. Perez , THANK YOU for EVERYTHING you do for us! And Ms. Vivian - thanks for joining our Rancho Team this year as our Counseling Intern. We are lucky to have you with us! THANK YOU!
National School Counseling Week
National School Counseling Week 2021 (#NSCW21), "School Counselors: All In for All Students," will be celebrated from Feb. 1-5, 2021, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems. National School Counseling Week, sponsored by ASCA, highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students
MAKE today a good day!
"Remember you are the one who can fill the world with sunshine!" - Walt Disney
THANK YOU Leader In Me Student Led Team! I love your VIDEOS and I know it takes a lot of work. It's so fun just to see our classmates on our screen. I'm looking forward to seeing everyone again in person!
It is a great day to have a great day! 🙂
"Every moment is a fresh beginning." - T.S. Elliot
Be a LiGhT!
"The time is always right to do what is right." - Martin Luther King Jr.
Our Rancho Teachers and Support Staff is simply amazing! Thank you for all you do, day in and day out, to support the students of Rancho Learning Center. Here's to a great New Year - 2021! Let's do this together!!!