Tag Archives: teaching

What’s Wrong (And Right) (But Mostly Wrong) With The 5-Paragraph Essay

April 10, 2023


Ah, the 5-paragraph essay.  It’s so great, isn’t it?  It creates a perfect essay, every time. And amazingly, no matter what you want to say – no matter what your point, how simple or how complex, you need exactly 5 paragraphs to do it.  It’s astonishing!  How to make pasta? 5 paragraphs.  Explaining how to calculate […]

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Welcome Back, Teachers! Try Not To Freak Out!

August 26, 2013


**From the desk of the Principal.** Dear Teachers, Welcome back, staff of Lakeshore High!  I hope you had a terrific summer and you’re excited for a great year!  Remember how important your job is, and that our community respects and appreciates what you do here.  Some of you may feel discouraged after last week’s “Teachers […]

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Welcome Back, Students!

September 4, 2012


Howdy, Laksehore High Panthers! I hope you had a great summer and are ready for another year of Panther Pride!  RAAWR! As you’re getting ready to put away the flip-flops and break out the new school shoes, here’s lots of good news and a few tips to help you prepare for how to make the […]

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Mr. Byronic? I’m Worried About My Grade…

June 14, 2012


Hey, Kyle, what’s up?  Ah, you’re worried about your grade.  I see.  You realize today is the last day of the term?  Uh huh, sure, I guess now would be a good time to worry, that makes sense.  No, I don’t know what it will do to your grade if your final gets a bad […]

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