At the Eighth Grade Moving Up ceremony on June 23, BCMS Principal Sandy Morley encouraged students to consider their future opportunities carefully and to move forward with confidence when the right one comes along.
had been impressed by the 384 students who graduated Thursday throughout their time at BCMS.
said when she
looked at the class on Thursday, she
saw unlimited possibilities.
"More than any other time, you have the ability and the responsibility to make your own decisions," she
"You are truly on the brink of discovering who you are, what you will do, and what you will stand for in your life."
asked students to think about a set of three questions first posed Rabbi Hillell, a Jewish philosopher who lived from 30 B.C. to 9 A.D.: "If I am not for myself, who will be for me?
If I am not for others, what am I? And, if not now, when?"
is a very valuable resource, but it is not renewable," she
"Take a chance.
Try something new.