Procrastination… is it an illness that strikes us all? Directly or indirectly, we are all affected.
STAAR scores show continued struggles in math, reading Texas public student scores in standardized testing continue to improve since the pandemic, but more than half of those taking the test still struggle with math and just under half read below grade-level, the Texas Tribune reported. Students in grades three through eight took the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness tests in math and reading last spring. The results were released last week by the Texas Education Agency.
Every day, whether here in Mexico or in the US, I take a walk. Walking in the morning would be nice, but that’s when I write, so, in the afternoon, I head out to see what the world looks like.
Lamesa Family As we start the 2023-2024 school year, I want to say thank you. I feel blessed every single day I wake up to be entrusted with this position of leadership and I will do my best to make you all proud.
Ilove children! I love the way their minds work. I love their imagination. I even love how then keep me on my toes when I teach Sunday school. Over the many years I’ve taught, I’d heard some of the funniest things.
Sometimes it’s good (and fun) to just be silly. I guess today is one of those days for me. So here goes.
One of my favorite uncles was the late George Renard. He was a bombardier pilot during World War II. He participated in training exercises with Doolittle’s Raiders on the shores of Lake Murray in my hometown of Lexington, SC.
Forecasters for the National Weather Service are anticipating a more active hurricane season this year because of record-warm ocean surface temperatures, the Texas Tribune reported.
So, I got a cold. If you catch a cold in the winter, everyone is sympathetic. They tell you to drink hot tea and put on another sweater. A cold in the winter just seems like part of the season, and I can turn the thermostat up and wait it out.
Wyoming is the place where the traditional Texans still live. The people who live “out there,” much like the ones near Van Horn or Fort Davis. A place where people (except in Jackson Hole) live in small towns, if any, have miles between them and anyone else, do not ask much from the government except for it to leave them alone, and revel in what they consider freedom.