Category Archives: Just Thinking

Let’s Be Clear: This is Child Abuse!

My wish for the above picture of Adrian Peterson is that it could have been a mug shot taken as he was arrested and locked up for child abuse. For those unaware, the All Pro running back for the Minnesota … Continue reading

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Taking from Robin Williams

I promised in a Tweet a couple of weeks ago that I would do a new post on this blog as I had taken the summer off to recharge and was thinking that a great way to get back into … Continue reading

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A Tribute to a Giant: Mary Anne O’Leary

My world and the educational world as a whole got some bad news this week with the passing of Mary Anne O’Leary. I sit here tonight, the night before attending her funeral, and needed to stop and consider the context … Continue reading

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30 Years…Looking Back

Everyday I walk into my office I am greeted by 9 serious looking faces staring down at me. No not our secretaries, (they are lovely and often too busy to pay much attention to me). I am greeted by 9 … Continue reading

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Enough is enough…for now

When I started writing this blog in anticipation of assuming my new role as principal, I intended this to be a space for me to chronicle my impressions, struggles and victories in the job.  At first I found it very … Continue reading

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Look to the future while honouring the past

I attended three “events” this week that caused me to reflect on the state of education and just my own philosophy about things. I gained some clarity this week through a Parent Engagement evening centring around social media, a Student … Continue reading

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What’s Love Got to Do With It?

I show this video featuring the late Rita Pierson because it captures a good bit of my week since we got back from Christmas break. It has been a busy time but a very rewarding one in so many ways. … Continue reading

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