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About htwilson

born in brooklyn, raised in queens, massachusetts, that's where I be.

November Quick Hits

  Every once in a while I find a bunch of interesting things that aren’t necessarily related, and I don’t think I can write a whole post about any one of them, so I bunch them together and share them … Continue reading

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Recommended Readings from Hispanic Heritage Month

(Note: This was supposed to be posted by Oct.15th, but I forgot)  I’ve discussed my ambivalent and somewhat strained relationship with Columbus Day in the past (October, 2008 & again in October, 2013). Suffice it to say, that this “holiday” … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Hispanic Heritage Month

Did you know that September 15th through October 15th is Hispanic Heritage Month? Like other “monthly” celebrations, this one first began as a week-long acknowledgment of one group of “Americans” in an attempt to raise everyone’s awareness of their contributions1. … Continue reading

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New to our shelves, October 2019

(Yes, this was posted in September … but I couldn’t wait) While we are still waiting for our new books to arrive from our orders, that doesn’t mean that we don’t have additions to our shelves. Thanks to our generous … Continue reading

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Freshman Orientation

I love welcoming our new students to the Library Media Center (LMC), introducing myself and talking about what we have available. This year, Ms. Parent and her freshman classes were the first to visit the library to check out books, … Continue reading

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Welcome back, Hillies! 2019 edition

The 2019-2020 school year has begun and we have noted many changes. I want to welcome all the new faces, incoming freshmen, transfer students, and new faculty and staff, to Haverhill High. We also have new programs, copiers, room assignments, … Continue reading

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Reflecting on what I teach

            Whenever I am invited nowadays to teach a class (yes I know I wrote about this last time, but now I am reflecting) about doing online research, I’m conflicted as to what I should teach. On the one hand, … Continue reading

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