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8th grade logic

This morning during advisory I asked my advisees how the year was going so far. They said it seemed alright, OK. Nothing brilliant or sparkling. Sure it was school I was asking them about and they were speaking in front … Continue reading

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What It Is

Each year, the 8th grade advisors get to select a book for each of their advisees which is given to them at their 8th grade graduation. This is always a daunting but satisfying task, figuring out which book to give … Continue reading

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More open at Open House

Last night was Open House, the time parents come to school, visiting all their child’s classes and teachers. I used to get all nervous about it, but for the last several years I have been increasingly laid back. Sometimes these … Continue reading

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Picking up crumbs off the floor

Scones yesterday morning in advisory. Because we have advisory in the carpeted drama room, we needed to get the crumbs all picked up before drama classes could begin. “OK. Everyone pick up a crumb or two.” “Where’s the vacuum cleaner?” … Continue reading

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