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Student Testimonials


"One day, one of my friends wanted me to skip classes with her that day. After hearing the message that morning, I decided not to."

  - 7th grader

"I've learned that we all have choices. We make choices. We make choices to do bad or right. I like that [Project Wisdom] talks about love and not hate."

  - 3rd grader

"Project Wisdom has helped me because it makes me think twice before doing something wrong."

  - 7th grader

"Makes me think about what I'm going to say before I say it. It gives me information about how to treat my friends and family and helps me make the right decisions."

  - 5th grader

"Some students have family problems, but hearing the words of wisdom in the morning helps them feel that they are not alone. It helps them feel safe and secure. It helps me believe in myself and be unique in my own special way."

  - 11th grader

"It teaches you about how to get along and to make good decisions. It's good for the school. If we listen to the messages we can represent our school in a good way and we can get along better and have more fun."

  - 5th grader

"I think the messages are pretty cool. It makes us feel better. I used to think I was big and bad, but after hearing the messages I have mellowed."

  - 7th grader

"Project Wisdom has really changed my school life, academically and socially. Last year I was struggling and could not seem to pull my educational weight. I could not seem to help myself from getting into some kind of conflict, physically, mentally, and/or verbally. This year Project Wisdom has really changed me. I am more open, I speak to people, and I make better grades. I can truthfully say that Project Wisdom is part of why I am adjusting well in school this year."

  - 8th grader

"I almost feel like I have a second parent who is reminding me to do what is right. I think it has really helped everybody think and rethink what we do before we do it."

  - 8th grader

"It has changed the way I view people around me, and made me more dedicated to service."

  - 11th grader

"The students have become more ethical, positive, and self-motivated as a result of the 'Words of Wisdom' program each morning. We are encouraged to help people out when they need a hand. We also try to look at bad situations as learning experiences rather than as failures. We have discovered that the only way to achieve our dreams is to go out and work hard for them."

  - 12th grader

"When you are being mean to somebody, you think about when the message said to be kind to people."

  - 1st grader

"Project Wisdom has changed my outlook on life. I am better at handling situations and problems. I have noticed a change in myself. I know I am becoming a better person."

  - 7th grader

"It forces you to think."

  - 6th grader

"It taught me how important it is to accept a person for who they are, not how they look."

  - 8th grader

"It teaches you that little words have big meanings, words like cooperation, brotherhood, and love. To me, Project Wisdom is the greatest thing any school could have."

  - 6th grader

"I think it's one of the best things in life. It teaches kids how not to get into trouble, and gets kids going in the right direction."

  - 6th grader

"I can definitely tell it has had an impact on our student body."

  - 12th grader

"Project Wisdom has encouraged me to be more optimistic and has helped me relate to what my peers are going through and has made me thankful for the many gifts life has given me: family, friends, love, and a world full of opportunities."

  - 7th grader

"This program has made a difference in my life by helping me discover that it feels good to serve others. I think Project Wisdom will help me become a wise and mature person who is able to survive in the real world. I am really thankful that we have a program like this at our school."

  - 12th grader

"Project Wisdom gets me off to a good start each and every day."

  - 7th grader

"One day I made a bad choice because I hurt my friend's feelings, but after listening to the intercom, it helped me with my relationships with my friends and my family."

  - 5th grader

"I know these words can help me a great deal in learning how to live a principled life."

  - 8th grader

"It has taught me how to act and how to be respectful to other people."

  - 4th grader

"Wisdom gives people a better understanding of our world and the things that affect our lives. The lessons that I hear each morning have given me new views on life and have encouraged me to be the very best I can be."

  - 8th grader

"If the day has begun rough, it soothes me to hear something so inspiring and uplifting, even if only for a few moments. People want to do the announcements now, it's an honor and people ask for the privilege."

  - 12th grader

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