My Education Experience

Thursday, July 22, 2021

School Spirit

When I started at my high school, school spirit was at a low. Students did not go to sporting events. You had your students and faculty who talked about school pride. Most of those fell on deaf ears. People were apathetic about it. To remedy this, the school instituted Spirit Shirt Day, which I have... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, July 19, 2021

Available if Needed

There were times when students would forget a sports coat, tie or even a dress shirt (the latter of which would occur when people mixed up spirit shirt days). Have no fear. For a buck, student could rent one of those items. The buck went into the school's campus ministry fund. I never had to use it,... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, July 16, 2021

Five Things You Didn't Know About...The De La Salle Brothers

The De La Salle Brothers receive paychecks. If you're familiar with religious orders, you might be thinking, How can they have a vow of poverty and receive a paycheck? The answer is that their paycheck goes to the order. They do receive a stipend each month to be spent on essentials like toiletries... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021


Dork was a strange tradition at my high school. Normally in the cafeteria, if someone dropped their chair - it was more of a thing than I would have expected -, students would yell out, "Dork." I never dropped my chair. Chuck Grazzi, a friend of Fred's, once did it and basked in the "adulation,"... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, July 10, 2021

The Backpack Policy

he school had a policy I did not understand. During the school day, we were not allowed to have our backpacks in the library. Mr. Dell told us students had accidentally taken books, forgetting to check them out. The policy would have made sense had the library not allowed backpacks in before and... Sign in to see full entry.

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