Category: teachers

  • Hail, the Conquering Hero!

    I am thankful for Joe Boris, a history/sociology teacher at State College Area High School. He is retiring this year, after 40 years at State High. The number of students he’s touched is in the tens of thousands and there isn’t one who knows Joe at all that doesn’t love him. Or at least will […]

  • Inspiration is Where You Find It

    I am thankful for quotations, like one I found today that tickles me deeply. “I teach. What’s your superpower?”

  • A Pre-Mortem Tribute–Because we should honor folks BEFORE They pass

    I am thankful for the opportunity to visit my high school alma mater today for Alumni Day. In many ways, the school was much the same. In some respects that’s very sad. Some of those classrooms haven’t been renovated since they were built in the ’50s. In other ways, it simply demonstrated the cycles of […]