On March 20, 2020, Governor J.B. Pritzker issued the first stay at home order which declared that all schools in Illinois close their doors and commence online learning. Since nothing is open and I have nowhere to go, I thought I’d take this opportunity to journal about my experiences during this social quarantine from April 1 to April 30.
Open campus lunch has its pros and its cons. The pros of this include things like giving high school students the chance to stretch their legs. It can also teach valuable life skills such as conserving money and spending...

Should Art be Graded?

A common class to take in schools is art class. It is quite common because some kids view it as “an easy A”. But no grade should be given at all. Art is “the expression or application of human creative...
I know this may sound a little harsh, but on a weekly basis, I get three headaches just because of the hallway music.
Our school district is to blame for being too incompetent to call a proper HVAC technician to distribute cool air across the school in the midst of what I would call the hottest back-to-school season in my 11 years of education.

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