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Oh Great Middle School Yearbooks

Below are a the few and the great; the perfectly aged and cultivated stories of old. What I give you are clippings of my middle school yearbooks. 364 more words

Middle School

Teaching When They Least Expect It

So, yesterday in Algebra one of my students managed to staple himself.  

Yes, that’s what I said.  Staple . . . himself.

This may not be odd or exciting news for those of you who have been teaching a while, but this wasn’t your typical “barely break the surface” kind of a stapling incident.   896 more words

Junior High

In Between the Drop-Offs and Pick-Ups

We sat in the parking lot with our mouths open wide, every parental fiber wanting to march in there and drag our son back to the car. 587 more words

Christian Motherhood

Athletes of the Week, Volleyball season begins!

Westside School began the 2015 Volleyball season last weekend. There are five teams this year, and four of them were in action. The fifth grade girls played their first game against a really tough Guadalupe team. 213 more words

Middle School

Experimenting With Weather in 6th Grade

Sixth graders had fun completing a weather rotation lab this week. The four mini labs included making a cloud model with cotton balls, observing and recording the weather using weather instruments, making a pet tornado in a jar and tornado tubes in two liter bottles, and then finding the dew point in a metal can. 55 more words


Heap House, by Edward Carey

Heap House
Edward Carey
2013 by Hot Key Books
ISBN – 9781471401565
Genre – Dark Fantasy
Age – Middle School, High School

3.8 Stars

Clod Iremonger lives at the Heap House. 304 more words

Young Adult Lit

Special Guest in 8th Grade Humanities

Kent Travis, Chair of our Humanities Department, visited our 8th grade classes this week to help our students become better writers.  Students have been learning how to write essays, and Mr. 66 more words