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Students on a Mission

On May 6th, our Social Justice (elective) class, led by teacher Dominic Altieri, visited the SF/Marin Food Bank.  It was not only fun but left us with a good feeling knowing we helped people who are hungry get a meal. 362 more words

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Rites of Passage

Raise your hand if you’ve ever had a hard time understanding a middle school student?

A long time ago (I wont mention how long because it could make some of us feel old) the transitional period between childhood and early young adulthood didn’t exist. 634 more words

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Book Talk: Suddenly!

Spoiler alert: You’re gonna want this one.

Another brilliant find at my local used book store! Preston Pig was simply walking home one day and SUDDENLY! 228 more words

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Hello, old passion; meet new passion...

Shortly after I graduated from college with my degree in education, I landed a long-term substitute job at a rural middle school. My first thought was, ‘$70 a day! 420 more words


The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy

Oh my heart! This book. I was a dreamy-eyed teenager again when I read it. Such a sweet story of family, friendship, loss, and gain. 195 more words

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That is NOT a Good Idea!

Well, it’s Mo Willems, so you know it’s going to be entertaining. What I love about this one is its versatility for upper grades as well. 204 more words

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