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The Ecstasy and the Agony

There are days when I wonder why I try. All right, I don’t really wonder why I try. I try because it’s my job. I try because I am not a quitter. But, most of all, I try because I care about the kids and want them to succeed, even if they don’t yet know […]

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Feels Like Moving Away

Being a high school teacher in a small school is a little like suddenly gaining 120 nieces and nephews. I share their joys when they plan their quinceaneras, I rib them when they haven’t read their confirmation class materials, and I listen as they cry in frustration. Despite what some students may think, being a […]

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