Snippets from school assemblies

Every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, my entire high school (of 400 something people) gathers in the auditorium for announcements/worship/speaker/whatever crazy scheme the adults come up with. Usually, it's a recipe for comfortable mundaneness, but on occasion, it creates some pretty funny moments. A lot of the time it results from the principal's wry sense of… Continue reading Snippets from school assemblies

How school actually applies to real life

Right now in geometry class, we're doing proofs, and honestly, I highly doubt anybody will ever have to use what we're learning after they graduate college. Unless he or she becomes a mathematician and wins a Nobel prize (jk: there's no Nobel for math). For example, my sister is a fashion designer, and the only… Continue reading How school actually applies to real life

Miscellaneous thoughts for back to school

I love the word "miscellaneous." (But obviously not enough. I had to check to make sure I spelled it right. Which I didn't. I used an "i" instead of the second "e.") It's so useful for when you don't have a whole post's worth of words about several tiny things individually, so you just smash… Continue reading Miscellaneous thoughts for back to school