Monthly Archives: April 2010

Cane and Abel

I was invited to my first Security Committee meeting today. It’s the first time I’ve met with the principal in the entire three years that I’ve been a dean. Why today then? Simple. There was an important visitor in the … Continue reading

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The Sage

“How you doin’ Louis?” I said as I gave a pound to a student walking down the street near the school. “Eh, things could be better.” “Well things could always be better, I guess,” I sagely reminded him. “Yeah, well … Continue reading

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Wildin’ Wednesday

It began with Geban. Fatima Geban. Over the course of her two years at Patriot, Fatima has followed the predictable arc of  most Bengali students. When she first arrived she was as nervous as a prisoner of war. And it … Continue reading

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