The Mathochist Me

calculus

One beautiful Sunday, I took a few hours from my university studies to meet friends for brunch. [ Read More ]

Teacher Appreciation Day

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A bulletin issued at a secondary school contained this notice.  I’m sure many teachers can appreciate this! 😉 [ Read More ]

Library Heist [VIDEO]

Mikey’s friend discovers that the school library has a rare record in their collection worth thousands of dollars.  But is it worth stealing? “Library Heist” was told at Smiles For All’s Live Story Night! [ Read More ]

The Dean’s Spot [PODCAST]

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Gregory tells the story of his parking adventures in college. You won’t believe what a lucky streak he had! [ Read More ]

Strawberry Goes To College [VIDEO]

Justin tells the tale of getting a turtle as a little kid and learning that turtles live a VERY long time! He’s outgrown the pet and now has no idea what to do with it.  So, what does one do with an old turtle?  Send it to college! [ Read More ]

Passing Judgement

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Did your high school have judges? This one did. And the job of High School Judge had its ups AND its downs. [ Read More ]

The Honest Artist

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When my sister was in kindergarten, she was instructed to draw a picture of her family.   As the family artist, Emily couldn’t wait to get her hands dirty.  She immediately began drawing my parents and me in crayon.   [ Read More ]

Welcome Back Tips for Young Adults Living at Home

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Now, more than ever, graduates are moving back home after school. This experience can be very jolting for both parents and their kids.  In this economic climate, recent college graduates don’t have it easy.  After four years of partying, eating junk food “because it’s cheap,” and going to class three days a week, the jig … [ Read More ]

Benefits Of English

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One morning a police car with flashing lights pulled me over near the secondary school where I used to be a part-time teacher. As the officer asked for my registration and license, my students began to drive past. [ Read More ]

The Wrong Car

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It had been a hard day at school. I had moped my way through English, been shouted at in Math and doodled in Geography. [ Read More ]

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