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Letter of the Day: Collective Voice a treat for readers

Readers of the StarPhoenix over the past few months have been treated to the opinions expressed in “Collective Voice.” These columns, each of them unique, cover a wide variety of subjects. 130 more words


Being the adult

As I’m hiring for the next school year, I’m starting to see a key teacher quality I hadn’t recognized before: the ability to be an adult around teenagers. 627 more words

Bronx High School

Book Review | All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin

Book Description:

Nina Browning is living the good life after marrying into Nashville’s elite. More recently, her husband made a fortune selling his tech business, and their adored son has been accepted to Princeton.

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Book Reviews

How to Talk to Your Teenager About Money

Teenagers are at an important stage in life. They are no longer children, nor are they necessarily adults. The teen years are an important time to begin providing adult advice, and one of the most important subjects to discuss with these future adults is money. 345 more words

Victor Notaro

Trumpism, Not Donald Trump: Part I

I’m not a Politician

I’ve been cautioned in my own spirit as a given rule not to write about anything political in nature. My reasons are manifold. 1,445 more words

The Best Cure For Middle Age Is Teenage

I saw the above passage in my Facebook feed yesterday and promptly copied and saved it because I love it when other people write my feelings succinctly and turn it into an inspirational post so I don’t have to. 288 more words


Rooney, Sally. Normal People.

London: Hogarth, 2018.

This is a fascinating book, but it’s difficult to explain why. It’s the story of two young people in Ireland and their on-again, off-again relationship over a period of about four years, from roughly their last year in secondary school through their time at Trinity College in Dublin. 386 more words

Character Study