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Jan 21, 2020

ELVIS, TYM & A FEW TOE TAPPING TEENS

By |2020-01-21T10:02:15-08:00January 21, 2020|, |

True confession: I can’t sing and in spite of a few valiant attempts, I cannot play a musical instrument. Among other things I inherited from my mother is the inability to carry a tune. However, I also inherited a love of music from my father. I have discovered that the two are not incongruous and [...]

Sep 17, 2018

TYM VERSUS THE WEEDS

By |2018-09-24T20:26:07-07:00September 17, 2018|, |

I am an admitted “neat freak” and I am okay with that. Regularly, I get razzed for how organized my office is. “You can’t be very busy because your office is always neat and clean.” The truth is, I just cannot work when there is disorganization. By the way, if you ever come into my office [...]

Jun 19, 2018

TOP 10 (AND A FEW MORE)

By |2019-06-19T09:22:14-07:00June 19, 2018|, |

Being in the middle school is an opportunity to see students grow and change almost daily. My favourite memory this school year was sailing with one of the grade 8 classes. I was witness again, to students growing confidence and a willingness to try something new and difficult. Some students climbed higher in the shrouds [...]

Jan 16, 2017

Barbies, Fairy Tales and Overhead Doors

By |2018-04-15T22:06:50-07:00January 16, 2017|, |

Just before Christmas, I wandered around the middle school campus, observing students and teachers. It’s one of my favourite things to do during the day--so cool to be a witness to learning! I was struck by how incredibly busy our halls are, reinforcing for me the fact that our hallways really are extensions of our [...]

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