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Last Quarter!

So, we’ve made it to the fourth quarter of the year!

Unexpected Event

To all my students, I would ask you all to be forgiving of me for the next few weeks as a grieve for my father.  I am deeply saddened by his death and am likely to tear up for no clear reason as the…

NaNoWriMo is Coming!

It is that time of year again– November is National Novel Writing Month = NaNoWriMo! I’ve already signed up and made my pledge for this year.  If you are interested in participating this year, and possibly earning some Q2 bonus credit, you need to…

No Volcano to Speak of…

While the worry was about getting “trapped” on Bali due to a volcano explosion, that did not happen. What did happen was some surfing.  I managed 10 surfing session in the seven days of vacation- so that was pretty good.  Here is an image…

Proud Mama

I would just like to say how PROUD I am of the IB year 1 class. You have really blown my mind with the quality of your work in the poetry smack down today.

Bali…

So.. for the October break, Mr. Harris and I are planning to go to Bali. Well guess what is happening in Bali right now- There is a volcano that is threatening to erupt! VOLCANO!!!! Should we make bets about if my vacation will be…

The Value of Experiences

I strongly encourage you all to have experiences.  This means that you need to be able to plan in advance so that you are not stuck doing your homework on a night.  To drive my point home, here are some highlights from “The Chainsmokers”…

Flavors of the USA

Every once in a while, living away from home gets a little tough and I start missing the foods that I normally eat there.  Here is a little video about one of those very American flavors: Ranch dressing. Growing up, I loved putting this…

Getting Ready for Summer

Hello all. The site has changes a bit as I get ready for the 2017-18 school year.  If you are looking for something specific, try using the search bar to the right.  None of the previous posts are deleted, they are just hidden from…

Welcome Back and Happy New Year

Late Work Due Date

Late Work will not be accepted after December 12, 2016 for Semester 1.  Please check in Plus Portal to see if you have any missing assignments that need to be sorted out or turned in.  If you bring me something Tuesday, December 13th… I…

Getting to the End

Here is some inspiration for you as you reach the end of your NaNoWriMo journey…