Monthly Archives: August 2020

Summer Reading Goof?

Well, today was the last official day of in-service time before Monday’s online start-up.  It was a day for recording videos, welcoming freshmen, and trying to get more classroom work done.  Still a bit that needs to get done tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Summer’s (TV Season) Ending

Well, the two network shows that have carried me through the summer are coming to an end next week.  First up is the conclusion of Stargirl on the CW and DC Universe app.  The show has been a great blend … Continue reading

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And It’s Only Wednesday

Sometimes you’re Calvin.  Sometimes your Hobbes.  Sometimes you’re both out. (image from gocomics.com)

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The Danger of Wordplay

Here’s a classic Peanuts strip that features Snoopy as a wanna-be writer.  Even when his work isn’t that great, Snoopy can get a good gag out of wordplay (at the husband’s expense). Today was one of our last big meetings … Continue reading

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Concurrently Speaking

We started a second week of preparation for the new school year today.  There are just so many things to take care of: cleaning out the gym after last week’s gatherings, checking in with student leaders, nurturing vital friendships, and … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Hypothetical Hobbes

This week’s classic Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson takes the spot today.  Always interesting to see Hobbes push back on Calvin’s schemes. (image from gocomics.com)

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Like Learning at the Kitchen Table

I feel like I spend a good chunk of my time in meetings as a naysayer, as a “wait a minute and slow down” kind of guy.  It’s not because I want to be a killjoy, not that I want … Continue reading

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