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The 7 Habits
1. Be Proactive
- You're in Charge!
2.Begin with the End in Mind
- Have a Plan!
3.Put First Things First

- Work First, Then Play!
4.Think Win-Win
- Find a Common Solution!
5.Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
- Listen Before You Talk!

- Together Is Better!
7.Sharpen the Saw
- Balance Feels Best!
  • Summer Feeding Program
    What is the Summer Feeding Program?  The TCSS Child Nutrition Department is excited to announce that we will have 15 Open Summer Feeding Sites throughout the county this year.  Any child who is 18 years old or younger may eat at any of the 15 locations for FREE!  Each site will serve both breakfast and lunch from June 1, 2015-July 24, 2015.  Some sights will be open Monday through Thursday, while other sites will be open Monday through Friday (please see below).  Please check with a site for specific times that breakfast and lunch will be served.  We hope that your children will join us all summer!  
    Summer Feeding Sites:
    *Vance Elementary
    *Cottondale Elementary
    *Holt Elementary(July)
    *Matthews Elementary  (July)
    *Taylorville Primary
    *Brookwood Elementary
    *Maxwell Elementary
    *Echols Middle
    *Davis-Emerson Middle
    *Brookwood High
    *Holt High
    *Sipsey Valley High
    *Holt Elementary (June)
    *Walker Elementary
    *Matthews Elementary (June)
    *Lake View Elementary
    *Tuscaloosa County High
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  • What's for lunc
    h? Click the link below to find out what's on the menu for summer...
    June Summer Feeding Menu
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  •  The 7 Habits
    When planning your year, please remember...

    ALL of our students need to attend school daily and arrive on time.  Each time a student is absent from school he/she misses out on valuable instruction and the absence is also held against the school.  With new attendance regulations in place, Maxwell and all other schools will be penalized if our students do not attend daily.  Parents, it is critical
    that you have your child/children in school everyday. 
    Please do not plan family vacations while school is in session.  We have seen a considerable increase in absences on Mondays and Fridays. Maxwell Elementary School students and school personnel and Tuscaloosa County School District personnel as well as State and Federal personnel will be tracking daily attendance. 
    Please do your part to help Maxwell meet it's required goal of 96% school wide
    daily attendance. We appreciate your support as we move towards meeting the NEW attendance regulations.
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Book Study List

  • The 7 Habits of Happy Kids

    by Sean Covey Year Published:

    As the faculty and staff of Maxwell Elementary, we have a common philosophy:  our love and concern for kids. Sean Covey, the author of The 7 Habits of Happy Kids emphasis' that this book can help kids in three ways:  First, it will teach them about the power of living according to principles such as responsibility, planning ahead, respect for others, teamwork, and balance.  Second, it will equip them with a common language they can use with parents and teachers. Third, kids will identify themselves in one of the characters and as a result it will helps kids apply the 7 Habits to their own lives.
    Visit www.7HabitsKids.com for more information.

    The Leader in Me

    by Stephen Covey
    Maxwell faculty and staff participated in a book study called The Leader in Me

    The Leader in Me is a whole-school transformation model that acts like the operating system of a computer — it improves performance of all other programs. Based on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®, The Leader in Me produces transformational results such as higher academic achievement, fewer discipline problems, and increased engagement among teachers and parents. Better yet, The Leader in Me equips students with the self-confidence and skills they need to thrive in the 21st century economy.

    Visit the website for a short video about how The Leader in Me changed A. B. Comer Elementary School forever! www.theleaderinme.org
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