I must apologize for my lack of posts and replies. I am swamped at school with final, reviews and angst over the results of the Ohio Graduation Test taken by our sophs. We are analyzing them trying to see if we get to keep our excellent rating.
I am also the girls soccer coach at school and I'm busy meeting with parents, players, boosters etc., trying to set my summer schedule with the team before they scatter for the summer. We meet in the mornings to workout in preparation for the season in the fall. I told my senior captains that I'm giving them a lot of responsibility for the team in the summer and for the coming season. That lit a fire under them. Now they're pumped for the season.
At the end of next week I go to Kentucky for a week to read and grade Advanced Placement US history essays. That's time consuming but it's a great time to readjust the teaching and to get information to help my students pass the the Advanced Placement test. They have some great speakers, mostly emminent historians, and it is a time for some great interaction with fellow teachers of AP US history.
I'll try to post something this weekend, but I didn't want anyone to think I was out of commission. I'm just a little busy now.
Thanks for the comments on the last post, it is great to hear from people who understand the sacrifice necessary to keep America the great country we all love.