During my time as a student, I was blessed with a plethora of talented teachers.
Like many of you, I spend a lot of happy energy getting ready for the holiday season.
Halfway through my sixth grade year, I was accepted into Flare, the gifted program. I was beyond excited because
Not that long ago, I sat down to lunch with the CEO of our company and a prominent attorney in Mississippi who provides legal counsel for almost every school district in the state.
Growing up in Mexico city, when I was in elementary school, one of the things that excited me the most about going to school was the art class. Creating something that reflected my personality was very important for me, and still is. Field trips to museums to see some of the most important pieces in the art world inspired me to become the artist that I am today, and also why I'm an advocate and supporter of STEAM.
When starting a project, excitement and optimism always run high. New ideas always seem to have a certain positive effect on our initial work and productivity, injecting an amount of energy that almost never sees itself it all the way through to the end.
You are in fifth grade. The last bell rings, and as your herd is trampling into the hall, YOUR MOM suddenly appears right there at Mrs. Harper’s classroom door. Oh, the sheer panic, as you murmur Why is SHE here, but let’s be honest, you already know what you did, and now you are busted.