Learn to Speak the Local Language

In addition to the literary vocabulary you’ll develop over the year, there are a few words and phrases you need to know if you want to communicate well here: Student, Studenting (v., part.): to student is to perform the behaviors that result in learning; these are the characteristics of effective…

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Everything You Need to Know to Own Mr. McAteer’s Class

The students who have preceded you have reported that entering our classroom is like entering a strange world where everything you thought you knew is put to question. They say that the first sign of strangeness is the bathroom rule, the one where you’re not allowed to ask permission; you…

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This Week in Mr. McAteer’s Class: Sept. 29-Oct. 3

Maybe you didn't know just how much your teachers plan over the weekend, but every detail matters.

I’ve finally planted Phase One of my new lawn, tweeted my love for Coach Marinelli on win number 300 (though I’ve yet to congratulate him on his new granddaughter, born this weekend), and picked out my outfits for the week (Monday’s red for NCFB, Tuesday’s black for the WPHS swim…

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