New Beginnings

August 30, 2016 Mission & Values
Welcome back to the Fall 2016 semester! One of the things I love about working in education as a teacher, is that every year we get to begin again and build on the lessons of the previous academic year. We enfold into our new classes the good things we want to build on, as well as adjust the things that didn’t quite work as well as we thought. As human beings we appreciate the chance…
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supplies for studying

Gearing Up

August 25, 2016 Academic Resources
A New Academic Year Summer? What summer? Can you believe that the new academic year is about to begin here at Maria College on Monday, August 29? As a student and a teacher throughout most…
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Junk Drawer Treasures

August 19, 2016 Just for Fun
When my husband and I moved into our house about twenty years ago, I did not plan on having a kitchen junk drawer, but one just materialized over time and is now filled with …well,…
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closeup of colorful crayons

Relax and Color

August 11, 2016 Just for Fun
As I prepared to write a blog entry during the first days of August, I stumbled across the fact that August 2 of each year is National Coloring Book Day. It seems that a company…
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Book page in heart shape with library background

Reading to Children

August 1, 2016 Service to Others
I am an English teacher who truly believes in the power and importance of language and the value of reading!!!  But I am definitely not alone…not by a long shot! The value of reading, no…
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