Another Reason to Take Pride in My School

When I started teaching at Mt. Blue sixteen years ago, it was a great place to get a solid education.  It was a great place to play sports and perform on the stage.  It was a great place to attend Continue reading Another Reason to Take Pride in My School

Keeping It Simple: A New Year Begins

IT BEGINS. My ninth graders land a few scant hours from now.  They will be pie-eyed and bushy-tailed and full of mirth and whimsy.  They will be jaded and broken and waiting for someone, anyone, to let them out of Continue reading Keeping It Simple: A New Year Begins

ACCEPT: 24 Hours in a Day

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ACCEPT:  There are 24 hours in a day.     No matter how many Facebook statuses we post wishing for another, how many tweets we tweet wondering where those last two-and-a-half went, unless we are spending everyday flying from Maine Continue reading ACCEPT: 24 Hours in a Day