Kids devour chips that are ‘bag-licking good’

So, I’m sitting in my fourth period grading some tests. The class is the longest of the day. We spend our time talking about social issues and playing educational games. It’s kind of what geezers like me would call homeroom. We pass along announcements, messages, and so on it to the kids. It’s near theContinue reading “Kids devour chips that are ‘bag-licking good’”

Dead mentors leave clues as to when I feel like a real teacher

I knew my days in newspapers were almost over when I wrote the obituaries for Ken Fuson and Robert D. Woodward on the same day. Ken was the best writer any of us at the Register have ever known. He may have been the best writer in the history of the Register. He was aContinue reading “Dead mentors leave clues as to when I feel like a real teacher”