My Education Experience

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Sunday, May 12, 2024

The Unathletic Group

Each freshman and sophomore were assigned to one of the two gym teachers, Mr. Binds or Mr. Fritz. I was assigned to Mr. Fritz for freshman year. To me, it did not matter who one was assigned to. For the most part, interaction with both gym teachers was even. There were times when the gym class would... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, May 10, 2024

No Boarding

When the time came to apply to high schools, boarding schools were not a consideration. I did not want to be away from home. Overnight field trips in elementary and middle school led to home sickness. The thought of being away from home for many days at a time did not appeal to me at all. I wanted... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, May 5, 2024

Going Into Sophomore Gym

I was not looking forward to going to sophomore gym. I had one reason why I was not looking forward to gym: Mr. Binds. The stereotypical militant gym teacher had been a bane to my school existence. A great part of stories is when the difficult teacher is won over. I can say that no such thing... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, May 3, 2024

Locker Room Violence

In my middle school, the configuration for the gym locker room was the lockers in the front and bathrooms in the back. Most people got dressed in the lockers. I would go into the bathroom to get dressed. Guys would horse around pretty violently, and I didn't want to accidentally get hit. I was and... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, April 28, 2024

Dr. Andrew Morris: New Principal

Dr. Andrew Morris has been named my high school's next principal. He will officially assume the job on July 1st, replacing the soon-to-be Florida bound Mr. Stenner. You might recall Dr. Morris was not mentioned as a contender for principal. I had figured the next principal would be in-house. The... Sign in to see full entry.

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