THE HAPPY LIST Wednesday Blog
We love emojis. I think they are great. One image conjures up all the "swell" feelings...well, this week, I had to say Congrats so many times to each student who happened to tell me where they had been accepted to...I smiled. I also know I heard one or two rejections. But as easily as I can smile at an acceptance, it is hard to console those who did not make a preferred choice. I say please allow it to wash off a duck's back, slide and forget about it. My 25 years of cou
"The January Student" Wednesday Blog
We had a few students who had to leave this Spring 2018 and face the frigid cold. Jakeem Nicholson headed off to Liberty University to study Aviation. The good news is that he got there before his roommates did. So he gets first "dibs" on bed selection, closet corners and bathroom layout. Good for him! I do hope I can forward to John our blog's artistic designer, a copy of the video, Jakeem sent us. Have a good semester. Jakeem. You went through a whirlwind of visa procur
"CLASSES EN SUITE" Wednesday Blog
So we started off classes today, Montego Bay last Sunday...felt good to be back in the classroom.. We are in the throes of things. St. Mary's University from Canada will be visiting us on February 12, 2018. Do not be square, be there. SSAT exam was sat last weekend. Students said it felt better than the December one - go figure....results in 10 days! I must say it feels odd to be teaching SAT so early in the year, when realistically, this should have been the "down period"
NEW START, NEW YEAR
Well, we made it over. It is 2018. I always fall for that mistake when writing cheques and erroneously put 2017. A hard habit to kick to the curb. An article came out recently about dwindling numbers for enrollment in the US schools. To be expected....What with Leader Trump, language of division, displacement of many, vulgarization of ideals. Thus, a repulsion towards things American. It became the norm to now hear junior and senior high school students say, "I would lik