Month: October 2018

WELCOME BACK

“The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man” ― T.S. Eliot Have you ever seen the movie A Bronx Tale? Robert DeNiro plays a gangster in the Bronx… Read More ›

TIME FOR A PALATE CLEANSER

Schools are about reading, writing, and arithmetic, but they are also about so much more. Public schools serve an essential role in our democracy and the building of community. They serve as a place where we can forget about our differences… Read More ›

HOPE THE HIGH ROAD

I know you’re tired And you ain’t sleeping well Uninspired And likely mad as hell But wherever you are I hope the high road leads you home again – Jason Isbell, Hope the High Road “You know, it was a… Read More ›

THIS TOO SHALL PASS

“How much longer is this going to continue?” “Surely they won’t be here past Christmas.” “What is it going to take before somebody finally does something?” “Nobody is ever going to do anything.” “When are they leaving?” That’s the chorus I… Read More ›

A POWERFUL VOICE

Today, MNPS Board member Amy Frogge posted a piece to her Facebook page calling out the way that Director of Schools Shawn Joseph conducts himself with women. It’s a powerful piece and one that I am sharing without permission because… Read More ›