Dispatch #020

The Article By Rosie Katz  I don’t know if Quarantine will ever be over. I don’t know if I want It to be over. I get extremely terrified when I see people. Perhaps one day it will be normal. I’m quiet now. I use to be loud, now I’m hesitant to ask my parents aboutContinue reading “Dispatch #020”

Dispatch #019

ZOOMING WITH STUDENTS By Sofia Scoppettone a kindergarten teacher in Washington DC When I speak to the kids on Zoom I try not to be filled with gloom,  To not think about  How I’m filled with doubt  That I will see them any time soon.  Instead I just try to be there  To be presentContinue reading “Dispatch #019”

Dispatch #018

ESCAPE! By Laura Reyes 9th Grader at Lowell High School, San Francisco, California “Escape!” yells a student from outside our classroom. It was 7th block English when things took a turn. With no knowledge of what was happening on the outside, my whole classroom transformed into a lock-down protocol. Thoughts of a potential intruder roamingContinue reading “Dispatch #018”

Dispatch #017

April 28 2020 case number: 0819999 | save what dates? | case number: 0812000 By Dena Rod missing: the pleasure that comes from the pressure of bodies against your own in the dark bass pulsing and sweat sticking. last seen at new year’s eve shrieking amongst its kingdom as it waved through the party. anyContinue reading “Dispatch #017”

Dispatch #015

April 29 2020 CONSCIOUS TEACHER OF A COVID19 WORLD By Nicole Henares None of us were prepared for the announcement during 7th Block on March 5th- A student’s family member had tested positive for COVID19, our school was closed.  That day my students were watching the episode “Hope” from the television show Blackish because they hadContinue reading “Dispatch #015”

Dispatch #014

April 17, 2020 Dear Administrator, I suggested a pass/fail system weeks ago, but did not pursue that path since all of us have been trying to figure out remote teaching. I am also in favor of the Moorestown Friends model. Whichever system we choose, we need to stand by it. Moreover, as a faculty weContinue reading “Dispatch #014”

Dispatch #013

2 Poems By Caitlin Krause explaining to my dog about coronavirus   she doesn’t understand anything about this time except maybe the joy that I have become her new best friend always around, always beside her in a way neither of us expected I find myself crawling on all fours, tongue lolling out, my playfulContinue reading “Dispatch #013”