For Friday read chapter 2 “Why are we here?”
This is a test to see if the email program is sending blog posts again. You can ignore it or you can use it as a reminder that your teachers do really work all night long trying to make the world a better place for you. Really. They do. Really.
Screening at 2:00 on the 19th. Admission is $8.00.
The Moxie has offered us a private showing of the documentary “I am Not Your Negro” written by James Baldwin. This documentary has received high praise and we urge you to go.
James Baldwin was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. His writings and work are important and moving. At some point in your high school career at u.school we will discuss James Baldwin so this would be a good insight into his life and allow you to think deeper about his work.
The showing is this Wednesday at 1:00. The cost is $8 per person. The documentary is rated PG-13. Please sign up here if you wish to go: Movie sign-up.
Parents are welcome to come as well.
Read to Chapter 5 for Wednesday’s discussion.
Check out the site from Iowa Big Schools. Many of these projects could be modified to your community: http://projectbbq.com/BBQ/public.php
This looks like an interesting class from the University of Pennsylvania. It is free and self-paced and should take around four weeks to complete working 3-4 hours per week on it. Check it out: