So Jim, did you always want to be a high school math teacher? J:I always wanted to be a teacher, from a very young age, and originally I thought I’d wind up being a physics teacher, physics was my favorite subject in high school. It turns out that when I went to become a teacher … Continue reading Teacher of the Month: Mr. Jim Napolitano
So we’ve heard that you used to play basketball. Can you tell us a little about that? Well I grew up in the Bronx and my father was my first basketball coach in the seventh and eight grade and he gave me a big head start over a lot of people because he taught us … Continue reading Teacher of the Month: Mr. Chris Potter
‘Out of sight = out of mind’ is the written foundation for living a carefree, American life. The American life? Well, it is America and its government that has proclaimed this message to all its citizens, telling them that if those prisoners in Guantanamo bay are not escaping or killing guards then why think about … Continue reading Guantanamo Bay Forgotten Again
“Rise and Fall of BSGE:” Five words that have created a buzz among BSGE’ers; teachers, students, secretaries, school aides- even the nurse has had a say on this article. But people agree and disagree all the time, it’s no big deal! Why then, has the previous Op-Ed by a fellow BACCrag writer Daniel Fridman provoked … Continue reading Editorial: Response to last month’s “The Rapid Rise and Fall of BSGE”
Megan Coulter, a thirteen year old girl, attends the Mascoutah Middle School in Mascoutah Illinois. It just so happens that a little over three weeks ago she was caught hugging two friends and was sent to two days detention. Megan and her parents were both equally infuriated by this preposterous rule but complied with Megan’s … Continue reading I Heart Hugs
How preposterous of me to say so. Indeed, this is the message we announce, tattooed on our foreheads with the invisible ink of forgetfulness, as we live on, ignoring the world outside our own. The world in which kids our age, mothers, grandmothers, and fathers like ours, are being brutally killed everyday. Wait, I’m confused, … Continue reading I Will Not Save Darfur
Is it just me, or do you dread being asked what school you go to? Aunts, uncles, friends, ask you innocuosly, not knowing that this question will take them by the hand and lead them into a further state of bewilderment. You tell them where it is, you tell them that it is ‘The Baccalaureate … Continue reading Baccalaureate School for Global Education Say What?!?