Tag: teacher

  • 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 […]

  • Confirmation of Compassion and Witness for Wisdom

    I am thankful for the Compassion and Wisdom displayed by numerous professional in yesterday’s School shooting. For the teacher who told the children that the reason for all the¬†hullabaloo¬†at the school was because “a wild animal found its way in the school (no lie there, imVho), and the police officer(s) who told the children to […]

  • On Being Challenged

    I am thankful that I am being challenged, forced outside my current comfort zones, given the opportunity to grow. I serve as a community Chaplain, focusing on youth. I have been involved in Scouting for years. The two interests merged when I began teaching the Protestant Religious Awards program (formerly called God and Country)–this year […]