A Principal’s Reflections

EducationLanesha Tabb from Education with an Apron approached me last 12 months with the GREATEST idea ever! Many college students that attend or have attended Lee-Davis, including myself, don’t take into account the Confederacy to be part of their heritage, or, in the event that they do, they don’t take pride” in it. I like many issues about Virginia, and may find many issues about its historical past and tradition to be happy with, however its leadership in the Civil Struggle and its continued tendency to defend and whitewash the Confederacy is not amongst them.

She was my kindergarten teacher, and now in her forty-second yr of instructing, she epitomizes what it means to like children, and I don’t recall a single day that she didn’t smile at us. As a third grade trainer, I tell my students I like them typically even when they don’t say it first, and #lovenoteFriday is a favorite custom of mine and the students I serve.

He said of Straus, As an alternative of siding with the individuals of Texas—and, as a Republican, siding with Republicans of Texas—he has determined to assist the insurance policies of Barack Obama, who stated, ‘I want boys and girls in each shower in every faculty in the nation.’ ” (Obama by no means stated this.) Patrick then added a remark aimed straight at Abbott: Tonight, I am making it very clear, Governor.

Probably it’s the first thing they’ve finished in a long time.” If that is true, then one can only imagine the twinge of risk they feel as they see something they made work, as they gain respect from adults whom they respect, as they begin to think about—tentatively, anxiously—a different form of life for themselves, fashioned by way of hand and mind.

One boy, in particular, was having a tricky time of it. A minimum of a half dozen youngsters reported minor rule violations on his part inside a matter of minutes, so I had a one-on-one chat with him, reminding him of the agreements he had made, telling him what the other children had said to me, asking if there was anything I might do to help him bear in mind his agreements.