Former students pay surprise vist, a needed balm for a rough week.
(a) Computer cart lap- tops are unreliable. Typical and sad. (b) Freshmen learn Alma Mater now, to prepare for their graduation.
Freshman girls promise “free twerks” for Student Senate votes. Where did we fail?
(a) Tuesday morning fire drill; I have coffee; kids drink air to wake up. (b) Allegory of the cave: Administrator sleeps, becomes shadow.
As a “welcome back” present, senior students give procrastination.
(a) Students workshop with Shakespearean actors and become stars on stage. (b) Merchant of Venice– a comedy, unless one laughs at the wrong jokes
(a) It’s not a real field trip until someone comes close to missing the bus. (b) Seeing Othello LIVE on stage teaches the full weight of tragedy.
(a) Excited chatter on field trip bus is never heard on normal days. (b) Principal’s charter bus farewell speech applauded by dying crickets. (c) West African mask behind museum glass wears faces’ reflections.
Teacher fact: planning for absence sucks– easier to just stay and teach.
(a) Well read, dog eared pages; younger eyes find new meanings, teaching the teacher. (b) After school lesson planning; every idea full of love for learning.