(a) Eighty-five degree classroom; student wears hoodie; hot questions are raised. (b) The solution for humid, non-airconditioned room? Have class outside.
Much to principal’s chagrin, students can read and interpret school rules.
(a) Students learn of Freud in childhood cartoons: the sound of blown minds. (b) Superintendent visit announced; we await with unbated breath.
Student assembly kills an entire block of class time; homework survives.
(a) This generation of internet narcissists welcomes Picture Day. (b) Student’s shoes, stinking of want and newness, now sit forgotten in class.
(a) Oscillating fan blows left; students on the right sweat for its return. (b) How to make a hard exam: start by asking the easiest questions.
(a) Senior confidence; Freshman fear; the “real” first day occurs when both fade. (b) Former students’ visits on first school day: reminders of teachers’ purpose.