Category Archives: Partner schools

With the Blink of an Eye

And with the blink of an eye, it all came to an end. That is the only way I can describe this semester. Time always flies by fast, but this semester it was just unbelievable. I feel like it was … Continue reading

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Reflections From The Real World

“Education is not preparation for life, education is life itself” -John Dewey This concept phrased so well by an educational reformer and philosopher is one that is not reflected commonly in a classroom.  It is all too often that students … Continue reading

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Motivation

There are times when you feel like you have no motivation to do anything anymore and that the work that you are doing is not benefiting anyone. Times such as these make you want to give up on the tasks … Continue reading

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A Missed Opportunity

This week was a huge disappointment on my part for this project. Our class visited the MacDill Airforce base in Tampa and were able to explore it hand! They got to try on bomb squad suits, test flight simulators, check … Continue reading

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Coming to a Close…Kinda.

This past Monday our class took a “field” trip of sorts, and in some sense it was a celebration for our successes and efforts. We took a trip to the MacDill Airforce Base, where we visited the post office to … Continue reading

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Mixed Views

For all those who have been following along with our project, we have some great news to share!!! This past Monday we reached and surpassed our goal of 120 boxes for the semester! Actually, we were able to collect a … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown

Today Zoe and I went back to Freedom High School to pick up boxes that Mr. Leitzke said he had waiting for us; although that was not the only thing on our To-Do list. When we got there at 8am … Continue reading

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The Fruits of Our Labor

Today was a day that ended in much personal satisfaction for our class; it was packing day. Packing day is always wonderful because we get to see the physical fruits of weeks of labor for working with our drives for … Continue reading

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Appreciating the Hard Workers

For the past two semesters, I have been more involved in community and relief efforts than ever before in my life. As I sit down and reflect on how two years ago this was something I only dreamt about since … Continue reading

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Before you know it

You ever hear that saying, “Before you know it?” Perhaps, “Before you know it, you won’t have any more excused absences,” or, “Before you know it, all your friends will have left you.” There’s always this sort of negative connotation … Continue reading

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