A few years ago, an English teacher at Wellesley High School in my home state of Massachusetts delivered a rather “special” commencement address on the occasion of Wellesley’s graduation. While the message of David McCullough, Jr.’s speech was very funny, very memorable, and merits frequent repeating (watch the speech here), it has actually been McCullough’s… Read More On Commencing
Happy Saturday! 3 or 4 inches more.
Last night, our new superintendent (who has to be worried he’s getting an early and undeserved “soft on cold” rap) cancelled the third day of school this winter due to extreme low temperatures. When projected highs can’t climb out of the negative singles (and wind chills take us negative thirty or forty), we do the… Read More Scenes from The Polar Vortex, part deux…
A few weeks ago, as school was winding down, our Principal reminded us that our town’s Chamber of Commerce would be sponsoring a 5K/8K Run. There are many of us on the faculty who run, and she thought it might be nice for us to stretch our legs to benefit an organization that annually sponsors… Read More 5K About Town
Congratulations, Class of 2013. Thanks for allowing us to be a part of your journey.
“Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at length the season of summer does come.” -Thomas Carlyle