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Owning the First Day of School

I talked to Jeramie yesterday and it sounds like she had an awful first day back at school. If not awful then at least not ideal. Apparently she had to deal with the same kinds of things we had to deal with in earlier years, but she’d thought she had helped her school past them. I, however, won the first day of school. Excluding one minor to-do (floating the idea of me putting on a male beauty contest similar to the one I did in Continue reading →

Training to be the very best

I’m not sure if you’re aware, but my school is pretty much the best at English in the area. You want proof you say? Well, how about the fact that we’re sending two students to the national olympiad competition next month. On;y the first place students in each grade level at the oblast level move on to nationals. So yeah, we’re kind of a big deal. Anyway, it’s fallen into my hands to be the one who works on the speaking portion of the test with the two Continue reading →