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A message to the graduating class of 2017
You are the last group I taught as a high school English teacher. With everyone asking you about your future plans, you may feel a bit scared even as you are excited… Trust me when I say, I totally get it… I've been there. (Hell, with the transitions I'm going through in my own life right now, I am there...)
My guess is that some of these thoughts are running through your head:
You may also have read all the online articles and memes (which circulate yearly at this time) about what we teachers FAILED to teach you in school.
Get over it.
I was hired to teach you English Language Arts. And along the way I tried to sneak in LIFE LESSONS whether you realized it or not.
But the truth is there is no way I can possibly teach you EVERYTHING you need to know to be prepared for...
I don’t have all the answers. No one does. Let's face it, half the time I am making it up as I go along...just as you are, and will be, doing.
But because I love you with all of my heart, here’s a few things I think that you are finally ready to hear now that you are young adults:
Samantha Eve, a