EDITORIAL THANKING OUR TEACHERS.SURELY none of the 10 tremendous San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley
Valley, southern California, U.S. Northwest of central Los Angeles, the valley is bounded by the San Gabriel, Santa Susana, and Santa Monica mountains and the Simi Hills. teachers honored recently on the new Walk of Hearts ever expected this kind of recognition. For most teachers, the reward comes in the lives touched, in the young minds they excite (Excite.com, Irvington, NY, www.excite.com) One of the major search engines on the Web founded in 1995 and part of IAC Search & Media. Excite was acquired by Ask Jeeves, Inc. in 2004, which was acquired by IAC in 2005. See Web search engines. with a desire for learning, in the achievements and character of their former students.
But the educators among us need to be celebrated to let everyone - including potential future educators - know how grateful and indebted in·debt·ed
Morally, socially, or legally obligated to another; beholden.
[Middle English endetted, from Old French endette, past participle of endetter, to oblige we are. The Walk of Hearts isn't so much for teachers, but the rest of us. It's a way to say show our gratitude Gratitude
traditional symbol for gratitude. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 172]
because he had once extracted a thorn from its paw, the lion refrained from attacking Androcles in the arena. [Rom. Lit. to a group that too rarely gets the appreciation it deserves.