With A.P. exams beginning next week and the state SBAC hitting right after that, our leadership students surprised and delighted the campus this morning with a fresh way to relieve some stress – they blanketed the quad with bubble wrap and invited everyone to pop away. Continue reading

October and November are the cruelest months for new teachers, NPR tells us. The honeymoon phase is over and all of that shiny new year optimism has been replaced with the reality of lesson planning, paper grading, parent handling, administrator mind-gaming, and student motivating. Feeling as wrung-out as a bar towel at 2 a.m.? You’re far from alone. Continue reading