The yearbook will not be postponed!

It was a week that began with a full moon and ended with Friday the 13th. The week before, our school secretary joked that we all needed to prepare for a doozy of a week. Little did we know it would literally be the last week of traditional school. Sigh. When we left school Friday,Continue reading “The yearbook will not be postponed!”

Virtual Learning: Week 2 of ?

For many teachers and students, last week served as the most unusual and uncertain spring break in history. As a teacher and communications director for our school, I teach five classes and handle the school’s publications and social media. I spent my spring break walking my dog, doing spring cleaning, spending quality time with familyContinue reading “Virtual Learning: Week 2 of ?”

The Power of a Podcast

Last November, I participated in my first ever podcast. I was excited and nervous and truly did not know what to expect. Will they only ask me questions about being a journalism teacher? What if they ask questions I don’t know the answers to? Will anyone really listen to this podcast? As I waited inContinue reading “The Power of a Podcast”

Filing Cabinet Finds: Part 1

In my garage stands a filing cabinet that has remained closed for over three years, but a few weeks ago on a sunny, Saturday afternoon, I opened the drawers, one at a time to inspect the contents– to sort the items to keep from those to recycle or donate. Three years ago every item IContinue reading “Filing Cabinet Finds: Part 1”