Articles for tag: Teacher of the Year

Karla News

Should Students Dress Up for an Award Ceremony?

An award ceremony is a great opportunity to celebrate one’s accomplishments. For students, the question of how to dress for an award ceremony can be tricky. Factors such as the type of awards being given and the location of the ceremony must be considered. In general, recipients of special awards should probably go out of ...

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West Hills High School (Santee, CA)

Located on the edge of Santee, a midsized city in the County of San Diego in California, West Hills High School is one of two public high schools in the city. The school is part of the Grossmont Unified High School District and has around 2,000 to 2,500 students in any given year. Most of ...

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Inside Gatto’s Mind on “Against School”

In “Against School,” a piece written by John Taylor Gatto, a former New York Teacher of the Year. The piece shows his view on “How public education cripples our kids and why.” Gatto taught for thirty years in what he refers to as some of the best and worst schools throughout Manhattan. He claims the ...

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Top Ten Fictional High Schools from Movies and TV

If your diploma comes from any of these schools – you’ve been watching way too many movies. While many movies and television programs try to realistically recreate the high school experience – they often create a fictional high school to avoid ay issues with rights and releases. Some, like Springfield High School from The Simpsons, ...

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Chalk Movie Review

Chalk is a mockumentary, but more realistic than most. It’s done in the style of, say, The Office, where it’s implied that there is a film crew shooting people as they go through their work day, where that material is then supplemented by interview clips of those same people giving commentary. But whereas that format ...

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Parricide: Perfect Family, Mass Murder

Perfect Family, Mass Murder The average parricide is one who has been severely abused physically, sexually or verbally through their entire early childhood and view murder as the last alternative. (Heidi). But when there is no abuse present, what would drive a child to kill their parents? These two categories only create less than ten-percent ...