Monthly Archives: January 2011

MLK/Young Heroes Opening Day

Opening Day has come and gone. The Young Heroes were unveiled to the Manchester community as well as to State Representatives of New Hampshire. Although Senator Ayotte and Senator Shaheen were unable to attend, they had letters read on their … Continue reading

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And with the blink of an eye January is nearly over

I listen to the soft beats of a remixed Bob Marley song and consider the fact that in little over a week the month of January will be complete. This month has been filled with some truly eye opening experiences … Continue reading

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Dr. King’s Legacy: Our Own Beloved Community

“Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You don’t have to know about Plato and Aristotle to serve. … Continue reading

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Counting The Seconds…

Its only been one week since I got back from winter break, yet it seems like I never left New Hampshire. Although I admit it was a lot harder to come back then I assumed it would be before I … Continue reading

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Taking in the New

For 2011 bring me peace a bucket of fresh water an hour of poems a white dragon to shovel bring me peace love in your deepest push blue a world together breathing in Our dance is golden                                     bring with you a … Continue reading

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“When I Change The World”

“When I Change The World” I’ll borrow tranquility from a moon lit starry night I’ll borrow gracefulness from a bird in flight I’ll borrow passionate gentleness from a child’s hand and dispense to the world at my delight __________________________________ I’ll … Continue reading

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Previewing a Book

I was inspired today by one of my third grade students. We were in readers workshop previewing Marvin’s Birthday by Sally Murphy and had the following conversation. Student: “Marvin’s Birthday. Oh Mr. Ricardo, I see why birthday’s are important. Mr.Ricardo? … Continue reading

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