I have a skirt that I bought my sophomore year in high school. It's a cool skirt, dark green with funky little Mayan-looking symbols on it, but it is over thirty years old. I am a culler, not a hoarder, so why on earth would I keep something that long? It's because, as we women… Continue reading The Excellence Czar.
"Are there any additional announcements?" It was the final faculty meeting for the year. Headmaster Chuck stood on the floor of the theater looking for takers. Seventy anxious faculty glanced back and around; no one wanted the mike. "I DO!" I shouted. And up from my traditional front row seat, I snagged the microphone and stood… Continue reading The Three “Ss” of Successful Schools