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Festina Lente

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Festina Lente

Festina Lente. “Make haste slowly.” A classical adage and oxymoron to remind us to find the balance between the need to meet a deadline and to do things well. I almost made a hasty decision […]
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Love to Give

Friday, February 16, 2024

Love to Give

As we focus on Valentine’s Day this week, I wanted to share some things that our community loves about the Cooper School! With that being said, I wanted to share mine first. The Cooper School […]
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Powerful Moments

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Powerful Moments

On Monday, our Middle Schoolers had the pleasure of meeting with Dr. Anthony James, the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at USC. With Dr. James, the students discussed “Ouch!”, a strategy used to resolve conflicts […]
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Middle School As Literature

Friday, February 2, 2024

Middle School As Literature

Our 8th Grade class has been moving through the literary classic To Kill a Mockingbird, and I was giddy to see the kids encounter this piece for the first time. What I didn’t anticipate was […]
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No…No…No…

Friday, January 26, 2024

No…No…No…

“Ms Lindsay can I….?” My response, “No, no, no.” “Should I say this ridiculous thing out loud? Again, my response, “No, no, no.” Run in the halls? Response, “No, no, no.” To be frank, I […]
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Cooper Kids

Friday, January 19, 2024

Cooper Kids

While recently listening to a song about growing up and reflecting upon my past years of teaching, it hit me that the students that I taught during my student teaching are now in college and/or […]
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New Beginnings!

Thursday, January 11, 2024

New Beginnings!

“Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” – Carl Bard As we head into the new year, this is […]
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Twas the week before the break…

Friday, December 15, 2023

Twas the week before the break…

Twas the week before the break, when all through the school, Every creature was stirring, not following the rules (J/K)The backpacks were hung on the hooks with care, In hopes that the students soon won’t […]
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The Season of Sprints and Spirit

Friday, December 8, 2023

The Season of Sprints and Spirit

All the holiday preparations, upcoming breaks, trips planned, and gifts wrapped can send one into a spin. It’s always so funny to cap off a fast flying, busy year with the busiest month ever. However, […]
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Persisting and Persevering

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Persisting and Persevering

I could think of lots of other “p” words for this time of year – peace, patience, and puffed up (post-thanksgiving AND winter coats). In the short 2.5 weeks we have between now and Winter […]
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