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Bullets are for Gangstas – Announcements Episode

What up, party people? It’s been a while since I’ve just talked to you. This time of year is always crazy. For a teacher, the couple of months before the big, bad STANDARDIZED TEST (which I secretly like to refer to as bastardized test) are always ramped up. Between that and the Minions starting up …

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Because Keeping a Box of Sadness is Totally Normal

Yesterday at work, I was digging around in the Drawer of Random Crap when I uncovered my old 2006 calendar/organizer. Inside was these: The word that came to mind was “detritus.” The words mark the beginning of a turn, and as insignificant as the scribbles are, the lines and swirls represent a snapshot of a …

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Tables: An Aiming Low Non-Con Experience

An excerpt from a post titled “Let’s Converse About Bullying” that I wrote in March on Aiming Low Miss Unlimited: On the first day of sixth grade, I showed up in red hi-top Converse All-stars, a black and white houndstooth skirt, white t-shirt, and a red blazer. The other girls wore biker shorts, giant gold …

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He said "binder," but maybe what he meant was "corset."

Did you watch tonight’s debate? That was jolly good fun. So was Aiming Low’s Non-Conference, which I’ll write about tomorrow when I have the time. For now, just know that I want to go back. I met so many amazing people. I laughed. I cried. I cried because I laughed. It was the recharge that …

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Awesomeness Does Happen Attribute: My Kid (Probably) Has ADHD

I mentioned a while back that we were considering having Kaelyn tested for ADHD. We’ve played the “watch and wait” game for the past couple of years and stayed in close contact with her Pre-K and Kindergarten teachers. Both of them had the “Well, maybe, but she’s so bright and isn’t too much more active than …

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