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This Year

“Has this year made it harder or easier to write, Mrs. Ripp?” We are sitting in circle today (a restorative justice process we use to communicate), and the question now hangs between us, fourteen kids staring at me, waiting for an answer. I know what she is asking me; has […]

Teacher's Corner

On Turning Older

Birthday card from a student today – one year closer to death, I love it I turned 37 today. Every year I receive an email from myself on my birthday, a letter from the previous birthday reminding me of what is important. Asking myself the questions we tend to ponder […]