Teacher's Inspirational Note to Students Goes Viral, 'Remember to Aim Far!'

PHOTO: Teacher in front of class.Getty Images
Teacher in front of class.

A teacher wanted to welcome her students to a new school year in a special way.

So the educator in Queensland, Australia, crafted a note packed with inspirational messages that's gone viral on Facebook with more than 14,000 people liking it.

"Welcome to year 4. I am so glad that you're here," begins the note by a 4th-grade teacher at Bowen State School. "Here's is a little goodie bag to help kick off the year."

"The eraser is to remind you that [it] is ok to make mistakes," the note continued. "We'll work and learn together, no matter what it takes."

"The stickers mean we'll stick together and work hard as a team. The puzzle shows how we fit together, working towards a common theme," the note continued.

PHOTO: A teacher at Bowen State School in Queensland, Australia, kicked off the new year by welcoming returning students with an inspirational note thats gone viral.Bowen State School
A teacher at Bowen State School in Queensland, Australia, kicked off the new year by welcoming returning students with an inspirational note that's gone viral.

The welcome letter ends by telling students, "Work hard and do your best. Remember to aim far!"

A Queensland Department of Education and Training spokesperson told ABC News that the teacher found a note online that she amended for her class. The department did not give the teacher's name.

"This is a great example of the welcoming atmosphere Bowen State School teachers and staff created for students as they started the school year," the spokesperson said in a statement. "The school’s dedicated teachers came up with a range of ways to make new and returning students feel welcomed and confident for the year ahead."

The internet seems to agree.