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The Nomad Meets the New Familiar Faces. Part 2

I decided it may be a good idea to start off with some background to my story before I get into further details.

So, here goes. 1,242 more words


8th Grade Trip to Costa Rica

Every year, Synergy 8th graders take a week-long trip as a capstone to their final year. For the last few years, students have gone to Costa Rica with  1,226 more words

Community Service

Students on a Mission

On May 6th, our Social Justice (elective) class, led by teacher Dominic Altieri, visited the SF/Marin Food Bank.  It was not only fun but left us with a good feeling knowing we helped people who are hungry get a meal. 362 more words

Synergy Community

Rites of Passage

Raise your hand if you’ve ever had a hard time understanding a middle school student?

A long time ago (I wont mention how long because it could make some of us feel old) the transitional period between childhood and early young adulthood didn’t exist. 634 more words

Middle School

Book Talk: Suddenly!

Spoiler alert: You’re gonna want this one.

Another brilliant find at my local used book store! Preston Pig was simply walking home one day and SUDDENLY! 228 more words

Book Talk

Hello, old passion; meet new passion...

Shortly after I graduated from college with my degree in education, I landed a long-term substitute job at a rural middle school. My first thought was, ‘$70 a day! 420 more words