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Sep 17, 2018


By |2018-09-24T20:26:07-08:00September 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


By |2019-06-19T09:22:14-08:00June 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 |2018-04-15T22:06:50-08:00January 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 [...]

Nov 14, 2016

Silly Answers to Good Questions

By |2018-04-15T22:07:06-08:00November 14, 2016|, |

I was taking a first year Canadian history course and my professor asked the question,“Why do you think there was a law in Lower Canada that prohibited the cutting down of oak trees?” I thought to myself, “Oh, I know this one!” A little background is needed here. I was almost finished my degree, but [...]

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