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BATON ROUGE- Students and teachers at Bains Elementary in West Feliciana routinely practice the "seven habits of highly effective people."

Here are the seven habits:

1. Be proactive
2. Begin with the end in mind
3. Put first things first
4. Think win-win
5. Seek first to understand, then to be understood
6. Synergize
7. Sharpen the saw

Every day the students recite these habits and talk about how they're living them out. A handful of students at the school are part of a leadership group called The Luminous Leaders.

"We just started something new, we would shake people's hands once they came in, greet them and make them have a happy feeling," says Devarre Dyson, a 5th grader at the school.

Dyson believes the habits have already sparked a change in the way he acts.

We salute you Bains Elementary, for having really great habits and making your school really cool.


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