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Restorative Relationship Building

I cannot even tell you how many times a week I sit down and say to myself – “Wow, I love my job”. Now, this usually takes place amidst the tears of a stressful hour/conversation/day/week or the funny stories about my kids trying to convince me to “crack my belly button”, but nonetheless, even on my worst days, I come home in awe of the opportunity I have been given. 1,038 more words


The Man, The Myth, The Legend: The Story of Michael Brinkman

On Wednesday, September 20th, I had the opportunity to sit down with Mr. Brinkman, the newest addition to the Beechwood High School counseling department. Many students know him as the man who greets everyone with a warm “good morning” everyday, but there is so much more to Mr. 550 more words

High School

Mr. Kennedy goes to the assistant principal's office

by Megan Harrington

The news has recently been announced that Mr.Kennedy will no longer be teaching his media and AP Language classes. He has gotten an awesome opportunity to become the new GHS assistant principal, which means him giving up one of his passions: teaching. 179 more words

Student Life

A new start for Madame Zahn

Co-written by Stuti Upadhyay  

After spending four years teaching at an international school in Boise, Idaho, new French teacher Janissa Zahn decided to start a new chapter in her life 680 miles away in Cupertino. 631 more words

Teaching 101

In India, September 5th is celebrated as Teachers’ Day. It is the birth anniversary of Dr. S Radhakrishnan, independent India’s second president.

Coincidentally, I started my first job as a teacher/lecturer only yesterday. 251 more words

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Alongside my fears in my previous post, I promise I’m well excited about my first, NQT year! There are so many “firsts” I can’t wait to experience and rather than boring my mom over and over again with random spurts of excitement over the same things, I thought I’d compile them here and share them with you too! 345 more words

Slice of Life: Getting Ready to Teach

I’ve always been that person who asks far too many questions and tries to prepare well in advance. Well, in this past week, I’ve come to realize that the latter is not exactly possible in the life of a teacher. 242 more words

Slice Of Life