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I can statements on steroids

When I was last in my high school classroom, I graded for learning.  I had one general scale that I used for all of my I can statements (learning targets): 461 more words

Middle school offers grief counseling after death of 11-year-old Torrington boy

TORRINGTON, Conn. (WTNH)– Grief counselors will be available at a Burlington middle school Thursday after a 11-year-old Torrington boy passed away.

Police say on Tuesday, officers and medical personnel responded to a home on the East Side of Torrington for an unresponsive 11-year-old boy. 88 more words


Profile of a Librarian

It is seven thirty at Columbia Falls Junior High, and, already, five or six kids line the walls, waiting for the doors of the library to open. 934 more words

See You at Harry's by Jo Knowles

Middle school shouldn’t be a time for people to be put under so much stress. But, Fern, a twelve-year-old girl, has to deal with much more than she should. 343 more words

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The Big "R" word

        Snickers, turned faces, turned away hearts real or imagined torment us.  All the earth faces rejection the enemy seeks to propagate it, fortify it and invites us to slay others with rejection. 432 more words

Magda's Passionate Same-Sex Marriage Plea: "More Than Just Love"

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The actor fought back tears during an emotional segment on… 3,736 more words


The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Perez

The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez (9780425290408, Amazon)

Malú doesn’t want to move with her mother to Chicago, even if it is only for a couple of years and not permanently. 309 more words

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