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Welcome Back 2014

Summer vacation seems like it happened long ago now, and I hope you had a great break and feel ready for a new school year. I want to welcome all our new staff members and our freshman class. I look … Continue reading

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Welcome Back, 2012-13

Hello everyone, and welcome back! It has been more than four months since my last post; my longest absence/ silent period since starting this blog in December 2007. The reason for this, is mostly due to my own inability to … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Freshman Orientation

               I just reread what I wrote last year  about my talk during freshman orientation, and I think it’s close enough to the script that I still use. So far, this year, I’ve already talked to more than a dozen … Continue reading

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What I Tell Students at Freshman Orientation

          Every year, since I arrived at Haverhill High School in 2003, I’ve been inviting the Freshman English classes down to the library for what I call a general orientation. It’s my way of welcoming the new class of fresh … Continue reading

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