Thursday, June 22, 2017     Volume: 18, Issue: 16

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Take a hike: The Benchwarmer thinks everyone should opt for more time outside

If you aren’t a teacher you’re going to be wildly annoyed by the following sentiments, but I just can’t help myself—it’s summer break. After just finishing my third year of teaching, I have dubbed this post-school bliss as the “summer glow.” Don’t get me wrong, I love teaching and enjoy teaching high school students (cue shocked scoffs and eye rolls), but these periodic brea... [ Read More ]