The school year officially started on Tuesday. The seniors processed in to Convocation, there were speeches, and then classes began. To be honest, I could use another week to get ready but, well, that's not happening. Also on Tuesday, we created a calendar to highlight potential displays (no to "National Popcorn Day", yes to "Centenary… Continue reading And we’re off!
Last year one of my colleagues told me that her students just couldn't face coming in to the library. They'd just finished an intense three week "research season" where they created a 5-7 page paper, and even though this was a n entirely different project in an entirely different field, the very idea of coming… Continue reading Be not afraid
Towards the end of the (academic) year, two of the best sixth grade readers and I challenged each other to see who could read more. The prize? Bragging rights. And maybe a baked good. In joking with their English teacher, I said I could beat them handily if I limited myself to YA books (lower… Continue reading A Summer’s Reading
It's the start of the year... officially. New students arrive today, tomorrow is the first day for our Middle and Lower School students, Friday is Upper School Convocation. The past four days were my last official days of Summer Break (if you don't count the Opening Meetings last week, which I'm not. Because summer.) (you… Continue reading You’ve got change coming