All Ready for the First Day of School

On Tuesday, we officially open our newly renovated high school. All of us have been busy, unpacking boxes, learning how all of the new technologies can be used, trying to figure out the new flow and character of new space. I look forward to seeing how the students begin inhabit the space. I look forward to seeing the new ways that we can collaborate.A school does not feel right without students and teachers living, making magic every day. IMAG0118, a photo by vvsquared on Flickr.

Beloit College Mindset List Released

Each fall, Beliot College releases its Mindset List. This list provides reminders, culturally, to what the incoming freshmen class have experienced in their lives. It is a wonderful reminder of how things have continued to change. You can access the full list at, but here are the handful of my favorites from their list of 75 items: The Mindset List for the Class of 2015 Andre the Giant, River Phoenix, Frank Zappa, Arthur Ashe and the Commodore 64 have always been dead. Ferris Bueller and Sloane Peterson could be their parents. The only significant labor disputes in their lifetimes have been […]