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Signs of Affection

Flashing gang signs above your teacher’s head in a picture you insisted you take with her and your buddies is a sign of affection, right?? 28 more words

The Crumpett Files

Class Relax says Shalom to Semester 2

Shalom to Semester 2

A quiet June morning. The sun streams through the windows of our lovely sanctuary in the library.

The plan was for a small celebration, a little food, a little talk, some art and some meditation.  867 more words


Boxing Up The Year

12:00 in the afternoon, summer vacation started.  I arrived at work this morning around 7:00.  The Girl and I stopped at Starbucks; we celebrate the last Friday of every school-month.   903 more words

Creative Non-fiction

Make Your Year End a New Beginning

As this school year wound down, I found myself swamped packing things up. At my school, packing up is pretty significant as my school makes classrooms available for summer school courses. 524 more words

Best Practices

My word is bond (not to be confused with James...)

It’s such an interesting time of year, isn’t it? I used to think it was just teachers who were crawling to the finish line in June, ready to throw marking into the air willy-nilly style (what would that look like, I wonder…?) 305 more words

Ideas Brewing

Commissioned - Sonnet

Commissioned for an end of year assembly. Sonnet had to be a parody of Sonnet 29 by Elizabeth Browning, containing humourous references to students, positive ending and mention of 11D.  110 more words


Tax Tips #1 - 2017


Do you come to the end of each tax year dreading the time it’s going to take to get your records together to lodge your return? 471 more words