March 14, 2018

Today marks one month. One month since 17 lives were lost at my school. One month since Valentine’s Day changed forever. One month since high school students became the voice of a revolution. One month since I had to wipe the tears of my students. One month since I’ve slept well. One month since my … Continue reading March 14, 2018

March 9, 2018

Today was a better day. Crazy, as always, but better. My English classes wrote poetry. I instructed them to write one titled “Raising My Voice,” and the other(s) could be in the style and title of their choosing. I worked to finalize plans for my trip to New York next week. I’ll be attending CSPA … Continue reading March 9, 2018

March 8, 2018

Today started out to be a good day. My J1 classes began the opinions unit, and wrote letters to the editor using old issues of the school newspaper, Eagle Eye. I worked on sending back previously finalized pages for the yearbook. I have to send everything in again. Everything. Even if the spread was done … Continue reading March 8, 2018

March 2, 2018

Today ended our first week back to school. My Journalism 1 classes did some brief meditation. A few students sat around my desk and were discussing the events of 2/14. I couldn’t believe the things they saw, and the experiences they had. I got very upset and angry. They’re children. NO child should ever have … Continue reading March 2, 2018

March 1, 2018

I received a call around 6:20 from the producer of the Paul Castronovo Show on BIG105.9. Rob asked me if I’d be able to talk around 6:40. I told him I’d be happy to, and rushed to finish getting ready for school. The show called as I was driving to school. Paul introduced me as … Continue reading March 1, 2018