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Welcome to the Green-Walled Time Machine!

This is the first post in what will be a weekly segment here on the Green-Walled Tower. It will share selections from magazines ranging from 1908 to the 1930s and 40s and interesting insights into the culture and current events of the time. 518 more words


Set Back by Hardship, a Student Athlete Runs Up Against an Age Restriction by JIM DWYER


Lawyers arguing for Jason Puello, a student in Washington Heights who, at 19, is too old to play for the varsity basketball team, say that basing eligibility on when students’ birthdays fall in relation to July 1 means the city treats winter and… 14 more words


Karma is Real

Day 20 asks us to discuss the most important life lesson we have learned.

Mine is: Have at least five conversations with someone before you judge him/her. 346 more words

Take Chances!

“If someone offers you an amazing opportunity and you’re not sure you can do it, say yes- then learn how to do it later.” – Richard Branson…

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Math-team-matics Competition

A couple weekends ago, I was able to be a math coach for Rockford’s Math Club at the Math-team-matics Competition at GVSU. Earlier in the year, a group of students decided they wanted to bring the math club back out of retirement, where it has been for the last few years. 331 more words

79 Instrumental Songs

In my drama classroom we’re often developing scenes in small groups. Sometimes (particularly period 1 on a Monday morning) students are a little shy getting into the swing of things, so I like to have some music to play while they are working. 97 more words

Susan’s Playlist Nov 17 - 20, 2014 ~ The Unofficial Guide to the Nia Principles: Sharing What You Sense

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. 803 more words

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