Spring Is In the Air

I can always tell when the school year is beginning to wind down by looking around campus.  The campus explodes with an array of colors.  The flowers are beginning to bloom, students spend more time outside and you are likely to find one or more classes taking advantage of the large trees that dot the…

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What Is Your End Goal? (Part 1)

More specifically, one of my readers recently asked the following: “[W]hat exactly is your end-goal/interest in how Confederate commemoration evolves and is acknowledged?”  It’s a fair question.  My response to it may help some people better understand how a boy from the beaches of Atlantic City, New Jersey ended up with an interest in the…

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“The History Boys”

Imake my acting debut this year in our school’s student production of “The History Boys.” I’ve been given the role of headmaster.  The story is set in a private school in England in the mid-1980s and follows a small group of history pupils who are preparing for their entrance exams for admission to Oxford and…

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