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Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.”

Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Joseph Conrad

“To a teacher of languages there comes a time when the world is but a place of many words and man appears a mere talking animal not much more wonderful than a parrot.”

Joseph Conrad
Richard Yates

“Never say anything that doesn’t improve on silence.”

Richard Yates
Louise Erdrich

“We do know that no one gets wise enough to really understand the heart of another, though it is the task of our life to try.”

Louise Erdrich
Mr. Pogreba

Mr. Pogreba

AP Language, Debate, and Word Clues

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The Most Important Information for Third Quarter: The Four Houses of AP Language

As we move into our second quarter of House competition, it’s finally time to unveil the most important information from the classes. My apologies for the delay! Click on the image for full-size display.    

Grades: Please Read

Students- Grades are almost entirely updated at this point, with three straggling revisions left in one folder for me to correct. Please review your grades on PowerSchool for any grades that seem incorrect or missing. Tests As I was entering grades, I encountered a surprising number of missing tests and quizzes that should have been […]

And Some Photos from Greece

Greece is a lovely place to visit.

Some of My Photos from Turkey

I’ve posted a few of my photos from Turkey on my travel blog for any of you who are interested in checking it out. Greece to follow!

Debate: Potential Existentialism Test Questions

Explain Camus’s Myth of Sisyphus and explain how it applies to modern life. What does he say about our existence and how can we resist? Explain what Jean Paul Sartre meant when he criticized living in mauvais foi (bad faith). What is this bad faith, and how can we live our lives with authenticity? Be […]