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About a field trip

This entire week I have been away from school on the eighth grade trip to Québec and Montréal as part of our students experience studying French at the middle school. An administrator attends this trip along with the teachers every … Continue reading

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About parent involvement: Not important? REALLY?

It’s been two days since the New York Times published a piece entitled, “Parent Involvement is Overrated“.   It was written by two researchers who are soon to publish a book based on their study with the intriguing title: The Broken … Continue reading

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Bully Prevention – Walk the Talk!

Last weekend, some middle school staff participated in a Bully Prevention 5 K Race at Sunken Meadow Park sponsored by CAPS (Child Abuse Prevention Services). I wasn’t able to run because I had tickets to the Giants game (talk about … Continue reading

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