Creating the Constitution: A HMS Escape Room Challenge!!!

It has been a little while since I’ve written anything here but I want to take a moment to share something I’m very proud of! Back in October, I applied for a competitive grant in my school district to support innovative teaching. I sat down to think of something I could create and implement in … More Creating the Constitution: A HMS Escape Room Challenge!!!

Winter Break #2

Today is our 5th straight day with no school. That’s a whole week of class! Last Wednesday, we got slammed by a coastal winter storm that deposited around 8 inches of snow in Williamsburg. Since that day, school has remained closed. It has been a pretty weird couple of weeks for me. I had a … More Winter Break #2

Exciting Things

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

A Special Visitor

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

Reminder for myself

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!