Student D. Started the school year an My dog ate my lesson plan shirt outsider by choice, eschewing gossip and cliques and exclusionary friendships. No self-confidence as a student in any class. But thoughtful, empathetic to a painful-to-herself extent, carrying the burdens of the world on her shoulders.
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In our class, found herself drawn to My dog ate my lesson plan shirt and sitting with others who did not look like her but with similar characteristics. Not scholars but real thinkers; caring people who wanted to do something with themselves beyond what most peers were doing.
This table was always too loud, always had food on it against the My dog ate my lesson plan shirt rules, but it was such a time before lunch for them and always though sometimes trying to hide it doing some of the most insightful and creative thinking about the things we were reading in class.