Month: July 2014

Class of 2018: You’re The Reason Why We Come to Work Everyday

By: Christian Guerrero

Excerpts from the Stepping Up Ceremony on June 25, 2014 Humanities Department Chair John Harrison’s address: Moving from middle school to high school is symbolic of your journey into the world of us grownups, where you will finally earn the freedom to make decisions for yourself, to control your own destiny.  Unfortunately, with this freedom […]

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I’m Taking My Talents…to Inwood

By: Christian Guerrero

During the summer, Inwood Academy for Leadership made #thedecision to add needed talent to the staff roster.  We reached out to Lebron James and Kevin Love, but we couldn’t match their offers.  However, we found the right people with the desired experience despite not being able to dunk a basketball. Here are the fab four: […]

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Farewell and Hello

By: Christian Guerrero

It’s not easy to say goodbye. This summer we are parting with an old friend: our dear little mini-building on Nagle Avenue. For the last two years, we’ve been living in two different locations. Our 5th and 6th grades were in our first little space that we called “Nagle” and our 7th and 8th grades in […]

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Teacher Appreciation: From Annual Event to Daily Reality

By: Christian Guerrero

“Teacher Appreciation Week” is frankly one of the most troubling weeks of the annual academic calendar. I realize that sounds a bit cynical so let me explain. It simply smacks of a culture needing to be reminded to do something it should be doing all the time. Truth be told, my wife and I don’t […]

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3 Ways To Help Your Child Avoid The "Summer Slump"

By: Christian Guerrero

For me, the summer of 1994 had to be one of the most exciting summers on record. Between Jim Carrey’s The Mask coming to theaters, the Rangers winning the Stanley Cup, and Weezer releasing their first album, I had an awful lot of things to distract me. But the fact is, all those distractions took […]

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