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Making Time for ME in the New Year

Winter break ended on January 2nd, 2019, and upon returning to my high school classroom, I tore away December from my school-year desk blotter. Whew! That was a hectic month. I felt cleansed to get the overbooked page into the trash and see the clean face of January.  

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It’s a Wonderful Life: Christmas Classic Inspires Teens

I have been showing Frank Capra’s movie, It’s a Wonderful Life to my middle and high school English students for twenty years. This is a Christmas classic that many kids have never seen, so I feel privileged to be in a position to share this with a young, impressionable audience. I realize the timeless value of this film, it’s powerful messages, and thought provoking characters and can’t imagine a Christmas season without it.  

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Springsteen on Broadway – Born to Run, Rock, and Roll to the Soul

Springsteen on Broadway was one of the most personally touching  shows I’ve ever seen. I’ve been a fan of The Boss since 1984 when I was a twelve-year-old girl.  Going to twelve concerts prior to his Broadway show set me up for the glory I anticipated. Image may contain: Donna Snyder-Lucas, smiling

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