Yesterday was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. A U.S. Federal holiday that many companies, businesses, and school districts observe by cancelling this day of working…except my district. Don’t get me wrong, students were off, but teachers had the great pleasure of attending more Professional Learning classes also called Professional Development. Weeks prior to this
School begins tomorrow, September 11. We already had our first day of school on August 21 (The day of the Lunar Eclipse), but that week was cut short by Hurricane Harvey. Thursday, August 24, was the last day of school for that week.
Let’s continue to learn from each other, let us agree to disagree, but always be there for each other even when there isn’t destruction. Let’s make the dream a true reality and not a dream deferred.
Harvey came in quite differently than his brother Ike from nine years ago. He wants to stay awhile and not be overlooked. Harvey is surely attempting to not be looked at as just the younger brother that came and went. His older brother Ike didn’t come to play games either and changed how people thought Hurricanes were supposed to behave, just as their older twin sisters Katrina and Rita did in 2005. Harvey is out to prove a point. He is the “long night”.
Today in America, the sounds of laughter entangled with music and good times will be heard all around. The air will be…