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Diving at Oneonta

I love to go to swim meets that are not at Maine-Endwell.  You see, my son is a diver, not a swimmer.  He does occasionally swim exhibition heats but he does not swim much.  He dives.  So why do I dislike going to home meets?  Maine-Endwell does not currently have a diving board for diving during swim meets. When my… Continue reading Diving at Oneonta

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Homecoming

Well, last weekend was homecoming at my two son’s high school.  This means there was a week of events at school and then homecoming Saturday.  All fine and good but the weather, for the first time in my memory, canceled the annual parade. Homecoming week starts off with the Junior-Senior Reversal game.  The junior and… Continue reading Homecoming

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More Instructional Time

I understand that teachers feel they need more face time with students.  Between testing, music lessons, sports, students tend to leave class almost as much as they are in class. I also remember the studies in the late 80’s and early 90’s and some even more recent that say that teenagers need more sleep.  That… Continue reading More Instructional Time