This I Believe

"This I Believe," is Tower's capstone project for all 8th grade students, through which they combine reflection, academic skills, personal voice and public speaking skills to share the core values that guide their daily lives. Students write and refine their essay, then practice aloud before sharing with fellow middle school students at assembly.

I Believe Determination Matters More than All.

I Believe that Failure Can Be a Good Thing.

I Believe if You Put in the Work, You Can Overcome Anything.

I Believe We Should Give Up on Being “Perfect.” Just Be Yourself.

I Believe in Spending as Much Time with Family as Possible.

I Believe in Setting Our Goals High, No Matter What.

I Believe Multi-Player Games Create Opportunities to Connect and Work with Others.

I Believe Science Will Find a Way.

I Believe that Loss Is a Way of Growing.

I Believe in Focusing on the Present.

I Believe in the Power of Determination.

I Believe in the Impact of Small Gestures of Kindness.