Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

December 6, 2018 Dear Families, My mother believed from the time I was six years old that I would be a teacher. Thus, I determined I would be anything but a teacher. Literally, anything else.  Her logic and observation provided the evidence she needed to support this belief.  My next door neighbor couldn't tell time … Continue reading Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

The Scarlett Letter, The Crucible, and Restorative Discipline

September 26, 2018 Dear Families, I first read the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne my junior year of high school in my AP English class. I distinctly remember the feeling of outrage I had over The Scarlet Letter. I remember at one point marching into the kitchen, slamming the book on the counter, and passionately expressing … Continue reading The Scarlett Letter, The Crucible, and Restorative Discipline