I haven’t written a post in nearly a month, but I guess thats just because I’ve been so busy!! I don’t have much time tonight to write a masterful piece of prose, but I just wanted to briefly check in to share what I’ve been up to. The few days before Thanksgiving break were largely … More Back to back breaks
Lately, there have been some Exciting Things happening at Hornsby Middle. Though they aren’t exactly Stranger Things… (Click the link if you haven’t yet begun to appreciate Netflix’s hottest new show about middle schoolers and the supernatural), they’re just as exciting for me, at least! I guess I’ll start with the championship football game, which Hornsby won … More Exciting Things
Believe it or not, it has been almost a month since my last real post! I have been so busy preparing for school and teaching violin that it has been difficult to find a lot of time for myself. Tomorrow is Test Day #2, however, and I do have a little bit of time tonight … More A Special Visitor
Some things are out of my control, and sometimes people do things that simply cannot be explained. This is just a reminder to myself to keep on plugging away and to keep believing in myself, no matter what. Others may try to bring me down, but I will never doubt myself!
Completed my first unit on Citizenship? ✔ Finished the “A Citizen’s Guide to Success” in-class project? ✔ Guided all four of my classes to A- average or higher on the unit exam? ✔ Overslept my alarm on the day of my first official admin observation? ✔. . . I mean OOPS!! This week was a crazy one, and I mean CRAZY! Things have … More First Unit in the Books!
I want to be quite certain this blog doesn’t become an anthology of selective memories. I think it’s incredibly important, especially for myself, to keep an honest account of my growth as I keep chugging along. Today was a rough day. In fact, this has been a tough week. I’ve been grappling with a … More Speed bumps
My heart is full with gratitude and excitement. I have much to talk about, but before I get ahead of myself, I figure I might as well get the not-so-great stuff over with right off the bat. So here goes… I guess I should start by saying that it is currently 6 pm on a … More A Grateful, Runny-Nosed Kickball Coach