Create. Conquer. Achieve.

August 17, 2014 by · No Comments · Weekend Word

work hard

Seniors! Get Busy!

August 16, 2014 by · No Comments · Education, Uncategorized

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Beginning with the Class of 2015, Tennessee Promise will provide Tennessee high school graduates the opportunity to attend a community or technical college free of tuition and fees.  You have until November 1 to apply for the Tennessee Promise program.  Find out more information at this LINK and follow them on Twitter at @TNPromise.

You Think You Know Struggle

August 8, 2014 by · No Comments · Uncategorized


Because You Can

July 29, 2014 by · No Comments · Service Learning

One of my students should apply for this. You are more than capable. You’ve seen the impact you can make. Apply today (before August 1) to be part of the NYLC Youth Advisory Council.  Here’s the LINK to the application.  Do it!



July 24, 2014 by · No Comments · Technology

The name sounds like a new action movie title, but I bet many of you could use this to increase success in your language classes.  All it takes is a library card (see me for more info.) and it’s free.  Click here for more information..



July 21, 2014 by · No Comments · Technology

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“In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” ~Charles Darwin


Weekend Word

June 4, 2014 by · No Comments · Weekend Word

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It’s not the weekend.  It’s summer.
So I’m enjoying the fact that it kinda’ feels like the weekend.
This quote reminded me of many of the students from 2013-2014.
Seeing you step out of your comfort zones, try something new, express dreams and ideas through poetry — these were all steps toward making you braver.
These were all steps helping you become your authentic self.

Keep it up!

Just Tryin’ to Help

May 3, 2014 by · No Comments · Fun

starbucksIn case you are having a difficult time deciding what to do to celebrate
Teacher Appreciation Week.