S: Millennial Scholar Academy 2010-2011
BC: "I see," said the blind man as he picked up a hammer and saw. | The person saying that it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it. | The world is like a puzzle and all the people are puzzle pieces. Each one is different, but all have a place in the world -Libby Cabrera | Not everything is a good experience, but that doesn't mean it's bad. | It is not our abilities that show who we truly are, but our choices. --Professor Dumbledore | Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself. —Eleanor Roosevelt
FC: Millennial Scholar Academy | Dare to Be One | 2010-2011
1: Millennial Scholar Academy 2010-2011 The mission of our New Commonwealth School is to support families as they focus on agency-based liberal arts education. We aspire to develop young adults equipped with the knowledge and desire to make life decisions based on true principles. The principles taught by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are our standard. We invite families of any faith to join us.
2: Dear MSA Students, E. T. Sullivan once said: "When God wants a great work done in the world or a great wrong righted, he goes about it in a very unusual way. He doesn’t stir up his earthquakes or send forth his thunderbolts. Instead, he has a helpless baby born, perhaps in a simple home and of some obscure mother. And then God puts the idea into the mother’s heart, and she puts it into the baby’s mind. And then God waits. The greatest forces in the world are not the earthquakes and the thunderbolts. The greatest forces in the world are babies.” You were once one of those babies. You were born to change the world! Some time ago, I listened to author Emily Freeman speak to a group of youth. She told them not to be afraid to be and to stand for what was good and right. In a bold voice, she declared “Dare to Be One!” That phrase stayed with me and I thought, “There’s a double meaning in that!” We must know both how to stand alone and how to stand together. We chose “Dare to Be One!” as our MSA theme because our purpose is all about making a real difference in the world. We are becoming leaders who can stand alone for what is right and true. We are also becoming leaders who can unite with others to make an even bigger difference in the world. Our impact is magnified and multiplied when we stand up together! I love each of you and your families. I love to see you grow and learn and become leaders. I am honored to stand united with you. Always remember to have the courage and love to make the world a better place. Dare to be different! Dare to be kind! Dare to stand up for what is right! Dare to be united! Dare to build Zion! Dare to Be One! Love, Sister Baker | Chairman's Message
3: Emma Baker | Benjamin Behymer | Nathan Behymer | Brooke Ewell | Libby Cabrera | Sofia Cabrera | Jadon Cutler | Natalie Davies | Brie Edwards | Rachel Behymer | Megan Cutler | Dallen Friebe | MSA Scholars of 2010-2011
4: David Friebe | Miriam Friebe | Claire Haderlie | Kraig Haderlie | James Hall | Evan Hartzell | Kaitlyn Lockyer | Marianne Hartzell | Gaby Hillier | Veronica Lockyer | Emma McBride | Whatever principle of intelligence we attain unto in this life, it will rise with us in the resurrection. And if a person gains more knowledge and intelligence in this life through his diligence and obedience than another, he will have so much the advantage in the world to come. The Doctrine and Covenants 130:18-19 | Thomas Greenwood
5: Corry Palmer | Dante Ortiz | Larkin Palmer | Heather Short | Taylor Tollestrup | Charlotte Pond | Brandon Short | Elizabeth Wallace | Elisabeth Tumlinson | Christian Wallace | Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ~Mahatma Gandhi
6: Youth Conference! | It's the circle of life! | Its the circle of life!
7: Dare To Be One | The seven inch rule | Be afraid. Be very afraid...
8: Key of Liberty class trip to Knott's Berry Farm | 3...2...1...SCREAM!!! | No matter what it looks like, we are KNOTT having fun. | What a great year! You have all done such an impressive job of working hard and learning so much about the founding of our country and the Constitution. Great job to all of you! ~Sister Greenwood and Sister Edwards
9: Pyramid Project Science Fair | Rudolph the blue nose reindeer? | That's messed up! | How late did she stay up doing this? | Is the bridge still standing? | We are so thankful to have had the opportunity to mentor your children this year. It has changed us all. Enriched our testimonies & our character. Thank you for entrusting your children to us. We love each of them. Love~ Sheree, Debbie, and John
10: Ta da! | There's fudge? Sign me up! | Hey look, a rocket!
11: The Shakespeare Festival | I solemnly swear... | We three peasants of Shakespeare are... | Ahhh! | She has a red nose! | ...Hungry
12: Classical Acting Process Drama~ King Lear | Is that Hot Chocolate?! | I am the Master of Disguise. | Nobody recognizes me. Right? | ...Oh, and pickles...don't forget the olives...extra tuna...AND NO HAM!!! | Don't cry! It's not like you're dying or anything! | Hey, we're all alive!
13: Classical Acting | I'm sorry, not everyone is as awesome as me / | Ask my dog. If he say aye, it will! If he say no, it will. If he shake his tale and say nothing, it will.
14: The Two Gentlemen of Verona | Oh my gosh its a girl!!! | Is that my hat? | It has been a wonderful experience for Becky and me to mentor such outstanding youth this year. They have all worked so hard with such positive attitudes. It has been exciting to see them stretch themselves and progress as scholars. ~Melanie Hartzell
16: Shakespeare Conquest~ The Comedy of Errors
17: For they say, every why hath a wherefore
18: Shakespeare Queens | Your students were AMAZING tonight! They put so much effort into the show tonight and it paid off. They were hysterical and the audience LOVED them!! ~Jenny, Katie, and Julie after Friday night's performance | Professional dancers! Oh wait, could that be the Shakespeare class?
19: Sword of Freedom | We love you, you're doing a great job, we're grateful for all your help in making this project a success! Thank you all!!! ~Sister Behymer and Sister Lockyer
20: Thomas Jefferson Youth Certification II and III | "Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checked by failure...than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” -Theodore Roosevelt | Let him that would move the world first move himself.” -- Socrates
21: Family!!! | From left: Baker, Behymer, Cutler, Davies, Edwards, Ewell, Friebe
22: From left: Greenwood, Haderlie, Hall, Hartzell, Hillier, Lockyer, McBride
23: From left: Palmer, Pond, Short, Tollestrup, Tumlinson, and Wallace
24: Benjamin Behymer | Emma Baker
25: Nathan Behymer | Rachel Behymer
26: Libby Cabrera | Sofia Cabrera
27: Jadon Cutler | Megan Cutler
28: Brie Edwards | Natalie Davies
29: Brooke Ewell | Dallen Friebe
30: David Friebe | Miriam Friebe
31: Thomas Greenwood | Claire Haderlie
32: Kraig Haderlie | James Hall
33: Evan Hartzell | Marianne Hartzell
34: Gaby Hillier | Kaitlyn Lockyer
35: Veronica Lockyer | Emma McBride
36: Corry Palmer | Dante Ortiz
37: Larkin Palmer | Charlotte Pond
38: Brandon Short | Heather Short
39: Taylor Tollestrup | Elisabeth Tumlinson
40: Christian Wallace | Elizabeth Wallace
41: To every man there comes a time, that special moment when he is figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a special thing, unique to him and fitted to his talent. What a tragedy if that moment finds him unprepared or unqualified for the work which would be his finest hour. ~Winston Churchill | I am a princess. All girls are. Even if they live in tiny old attics. Even if they dress in rags, even if they aren't pretty, or smart, or young. They're still princesses. All of us. -The Little Princess | God does not look on the outward appearance. I believe that He doesn’t care one bit if we live in a castle or a cottage, if we are handsome or homely, if we are famous or forgotten. Though we are incomplete, God loves us completely. Though we are imperfect, He loves us perfectly. Though we may feel lost and without compass, God’s love encompasses us completely. – Dieter F. Uchdorf | These four guides—prayer, obedience to God’s commandments, daily scripture study, and a commitment to follow the living prophet—may seem like small and simple things. Let me remind you of the scripture found in Alma: ‘Behold I say unto you, that by small and simple things are great things brought to pass. – Ann M. Dibb | When jumping is your sole option, you jump~ Fablehaven 3-- Brandon Mull | And they were all young men, and they were exceedingly valiant for courage, and also for strength and activity; but behold, this was not all—they were men who were true at all times in whatsoever thing they were entrusted. Yea, they were men of truth and soberness, for they had been taught to keep the commandments of God and to walk uprightly before him. Alma 53:20-21 | Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. - Helen Keller