“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” With the end of the first semester behind us, we press ahead to make 2015 even better than the past. I’m very pleased with the progress we’ve accomplished as a team, and I look forward to the new year and the excitement that it brings. Speaking of teams, I’m sure you all know by now that former Panther, Dez Bryant, wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys, is in the playoffs this weekend. He like so many others are success stories today because of people like you that influenced his life for good and helped him “X” out the negativity in his life. Yesterday, 300 Anderson Eagles, threw up the “X” to show support for Bryant from his former elementary school. You never know what influence you have on those around you, especially the little ones around you, and how you could be the difference to set his or her life on the right course. I wish you the very best in the new year and I suggest we all “X” out the negativity around us and look forward to creating a positive year!