2016 Letter to Students
I painted my fence a TARDIS blue this summer. I thought it would be a one day job. I purchased a gallon of paint and a paint brush and planned to start painting early the next morning.
You see, I knew that the work would be worth it.
But you will keep at it.
You will work hard.
You will be proud.
You will be inspired to do more.
Don't expect your junior high school teachers to do all the work. We are here to make you critical thinkers. YOU will revise your work. We will point out areas that need more attention. And YOU will revise your work. We will ask probing questions that make you critically look at your progress. And YOU will revise your work. We will NOT paint the fence for YOU!
Our expectation is that you paint your own fence this year. Your creativity and ever-changing personality will determine the color, colors, or mural that will go on your fence. You will write for long periods of time. Sometimes the writing process will be easy, other times it will require more attention, and still other times you will need a helping hand on that knotty wood. But, remember, YOU are the PAINTER. The work will be worth it!
Mrs. Jennifer Scott
Compton Jr. High
English Teacher and Technology Leader
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2015 Letter to Students
2014 Letter to Students
2013 Letter to Students