Salzer’s quotes inspire

By Denebola
Published: September 2007

By Rebecca Goldstein

The Newton South main offi ce is now decorated with two inspirational quotes–one from Dr. Seuss and one from Ralph Waldo Emerson.

“I don’t like bragging,” Principal Brian Salzer said, “but I came up with the idea.”

A South parent offered to cut the materials and attach the quotes to the wall.

“What I really want,” Salzer said, “is student groups to come up with a quote meaningful to them to put on the wall so that when they come back as alumni they will go around and find their quotes and feel proud that they left their mark on South.”

The next location for the quotes will be the hallway near Southstage. According to Salzer, any student group can submit a quote to him and he will consider placing it on the wall.

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